WFWA new sub channel.

Discussion in 'Over the Air TV By RabbitEars.Info' started by danristheman, Jun 7, 2019.

  1. danristheman

    danristheman Topic Starter SatelliteGuys Pro

    Joined:
    Jan 25, 2011
    Posts:
    3,019
    Likes Received:
    1,039
    Location:
    85w
    PBS 39 WFWA will be adding a weather radar channel on 39.5. Is this do to atsc 3.0 or better encoders?
     
  2. Tower Guy

    Tower Guy SatelliteGuys Pro

    Joined:
    Nov 1, 2005
    Posts:
    630
    Likes Received:
    15
    A low motion channel such as a weather radar takes much less bandwidth than a full motion station.
     
  3. comfortably_numb

    comfortably_numb Dogs have owners, cats have staff Pub Member / Supporter

    Joined:
    Nov 30, 2011
    Posts:
    7,078
    Likes Received:
    7,171
    Location:
    Missouri/Kansas
    They can divide up the bandwidth however they like (unless the owners have specific rules). We have a station cluster here, WROB/KCKS/KMJC that has 12 subchannels, each about 1.5 mbps.
     
    N5XZS, danristheman and charlesrshell like this.
  4. Mgsports

    Mgsports SatelliteGuys Pro

    Joined:
    Mar 28, 2016
    Posts:
    326
    Likes Received:
    11
    Location:
    Overland park
    And has channels Onlne like Biz can watch.
     

Separate names with a comma.

More...