ISBN-10:
0240802780
ISBN-13:
9780240802787
Pub. Date:
07/29/1997
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
The Broadcaster's Guide to RBDS / Edition 1

The Broadcaster's Guide to RBDS / Edition 1

by Scott Wright
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ISBN-13: 9780240802787
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/29/1997
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION 1-WHAT IS RDS, OR RBDS, OR SMART RADIO?; WHY SHOULD I IMPLEMENT RDS'WHAT ARE THE RDS FEATURES?;Listener Features ;Data Related Features; Other Advantages of RDS; THE IMPORTANCE OF STANDARDIZATION 2-GENERAL MANAGERS OVERVIEW; FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS; RDS IS DIFFERENT THAN ANY OTHER SUBCARRIER; DO I HAVE TO GIVE UP AN EXISTING SUBCARRIER TO TRANSMIT RDS?; CONCLUSIONS; 3-SUMMARY OF CHANGES IN THE NEW STANDARD;PROGRAM TYPE NAME (PTYN;FAST
PROGRAM SERVICE (PS) NAME; LOCATION AND NAVIGATION (LN); OPEN DATA APPLICATIONS (ODA; ENHANCED RADIOPAGING; LANGUAGE IDENTIFICATION; DECODER IDENTIFICATION (DI; EXTENDED COUNTRY CODES (ECC; PROGRAM IDENTIFICATION (PI) CODES; ANALOG SCA CROSS REFERENCING; ID LOGIC RDS (IRDS) UPDATING; PTY CODE TABLE; DIFFERENCES BETWEEN RDS AND RBDS; SUMMARY OF DIFFERENCES BETWEEN RDS AND RBDS; 4-RDS VERSUS COMPETING
SUBCARRIER TECHNOLOGIES; THE RDS SUBCARRIER;LEASING YOUR RDS SUBCARRIER;MBS/MMBS PAGING SYSTEM; Other factors involving MMBS; 5-REGULATION OF THE RBDS STANDARD; THE NRSC RBDS SUBCOMMITTEE; THE RDS STANDARD; THE RDS FORUM; CONSUMER ELECTRONIC MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION (CEMA; THE RDS ADVISORY GROUP; FCC RULES CONCERNING SUBCARRIER USAGE;
LEARNING MORE; 6-CONSUMER; RECEIVERS; CONSUMER RDS FEATURES; SELECTING AN RDS RECEIVER; PARAMETRIC MEASUREMENTS OF RDS PERFORMANCE; RECEIVER OPERATION; Alternate Frequency Selection; Judging the quality of the AF feature; Receiver Memory; Program Identification Search; AF or RDS?; Radiotext; Operation; Traffic Announcements; Traffic Announcement Volume; Operation during an announcement; Program Type Mode; Program Type; Watch or Interrupt Mode; Program Type Name (PTYN) display; Emergency; Warning Feature; HOME RECEIVERS; 7-PROGRAM IDENTIFICATION CODES AND EXTENDED COUNTRY CODES; DETERMINING THE PI CODE FOR YOUR STATION; Exceptions to the calculated PI codes; CHOOSING
A PI CODE FOR STATIONS CARRYING IDENTICAL PROGRAMMING; CHOOSING A PI CODE FOR NATIONALLY OR REGIONALLY LINKED RADIO STATIONS; How regional PI codes are utilized;How consumer receivers utilize regional PI codes; A NETWORK STUDY - THE CANADIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION; Multiple regional programs; PI CODES FOR CANADA AND MEXICO; EXTENDED COUNTRY CODES; Location of Extended Country Codes; 8 PROGRAM SERVICE NAME; MARKETING YOUR STATION THROUGH THE PS FEATURE; HOW THE PS INTERACTS WITH OTHER RDS FEATURES;RULES FOR IMPLEMENTING THE PS FEATURE; CHOOSING A PS; CHARACTER LIMITATIONS; 9 PROGRAM TYPE AND
PROGRAM TYPE NAME; HOW TO USE THE PTY FEATURE; SPECIAL PTY CODES; NEWLY DEFINED PTY CODES; HOW AN RDS RECEIVER USES THE PTY FEATURE; Program Type Seek or Search Mode;Program Type Watch or Interrupt Mode; Program Type 31, Alert mode;THE DYNAMIC PTY INDICATOR; LIMITATIONS OF THE PTY FEATURE;THE PROGRAM TYPE NAME (PTYN) FEATURE; Rules for use of the PTYN feature; How the PTYN feature is utilized in receivers 10-RADIOTEXT TRANSMISSION; HOW RADIOTEXT IS TRANSMITTED; THE TEXT A/B FLAG;HOW FAST CAN TEXT MESSAGES BE CHANGED?; 11-CONSIDERATIONS WHEN TRANSMITTING TEXT; DISPLAY SIZE CHARACTER GENERATION; DISPLAY TYPES; 12-IMPLEMENTING TRAFFIC SERVICES
THROUGH RDS;OVERVIEW; ONE BIT, TWO BITS, THAT ALL IT TAKES; THE TRAFFIC PROGRAM (TP) BIT; THE TRAFFIC ANNOUNCEMENT (TA) BIT; SPONSORED TRAFFIC; SETTING THE TP AND TA BITS ON THE RDS ENCODER; REMOTE TRAFFIC FEEDS; SHARING TRAFFIC INFORMATION THROUGH THE ENHANCED OTHER NETWORK FEATURE; EON Traffic - A case scenario; Setting up the RDS EON feature; Automation requirements for EON traffic; Providing localized traffic announcements; Providing local and localized traffic information via EON; 13-ALTERNATE FREQUENCY FEATURE; DESIGNING AN AF TRANSMITTER NETWORK;COVERAGE OVERLAP;TRANSMITTER CONFIGURATION; PARTIAL SIMULCAST NETWORKS;Case 1- Static, identical RDS data; Case 2 - Static RDS data with differing program service (PS) names; Case 3 - Regional Variant PI codes;Utilizing the regional variant feature;Utilizing regional variants with loosely affiliated networks; National Public Radio; Syndicated programs; Case 4 Linking stations with differing PI codes; EXTENDED GENERIC LINKAGE (EGL; CODING OF ALTERNATIVE FREQUENCIES; AF CODE TABLES AND SPECIAL MEANINGS; 14-ENHANCED OTHER NETWORKS(EON); 15-OTHER RDS FEATURES; MUSIC/SPEECH
(M/S) SWITCH CODE; DECODER IDENTIFICATION AND DYNAMIC PTY INDICATOR / DI CODES; PROGRAM ITEM NUMBER (PIN) CODES; LANGUAGE IDENTIFICATION RDS AND THE EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM (EAS; AM RDS; ID LOGIC AND IRDS UPDATING; 16-OPEN DATA CHANNEL;USE OF OPEN DATA APPLICATIONS; APPLICATION IDENTIFICATION FOR OPEN DATA; APPLICATION DATA GROUPS;
OPEN DATA APPLICATIONS - GROUP STRUCTURE; Choosing the proper data group for your application;LOCATING YOUR ODA;MULTIPLE APPLICATIONS; APPLYING FOR AN APPLICATION IDENTIFICATION CODE;DATA RECEIVERS; 17- RDS GROUP STRUCTURE; INFORMATION WORD; CHECKWORD AND OFFSET WORD; SYNCHRONIZATION OF BLOCKS AND GROUPS; GROUP STRUCTURE; RDS GROUP TYPES;GROUP REPETITION RATES; 18 RDS DATA GROUP CODING;CONSUMER RECEIVER ORIENTED APPLICATIONS; Type 0 groups: Basic tuning and switching information; Type 1 groups: Program Item Number and slow labeling codes; Type 2 groups: Radiotext; Type 4A groups : Clock-time and date; Type 10A groups: Program Type Name;Type 14 groups: Enhanced Other Networks information; Type 15A groups;Type 15B groups: Fast basic tuning and switching information; SERVICE ORIENTED DATA GROUPS; Type 8A groups: Traffic Message Channel or ODA; Type 9A groups: Emergency warning systems or ODA; Type 7A group: Radio Paging or ODA; Type 13A groups: Enhanced Radio Paging or ODA;DATA TRANSMISSION; Type 5 groups: Transparent data channels or ODA; Type 6 groups: In-house applications or ODA; Open data applications;
Type 3A groups: Application identification for Open data; Open data
application data groups; Open Data Applications - Group structure;
19-RDS BROADCAST EQUIPMENT; BROADCAST RDS ENCODERS; STATIC VERSUS DYNAMIC RDS DATA; COMMUNICATING WITH ENCODERS - THE UNIVERSAL ENCODER PROTOCOL (UECP); SUBCARRIER FREQUENCY; PHASE ADJUSTMENT; INJECTION ADJUSTMENT; A case study on RDS injection levels; MONITORING RDS BROADCASTS; 20-LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS; 21-GLOSSARY OF TERMS; BIBLIOGRAPHY

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