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In an effort to keep our customers abreast with the ever-changing telecommunications industry, Toner Cable Equipment provides press releases detailing our newest technologies and equipment.

NOVEMBER 07, 2012

EAS - Emergency Alert System

Emergency Alert System (EAS) is a national public warning system in the United States put into place on January 1, 1997.   The system enables the President to address the public during a national emergency, and state and local authorities to broadcast severe weather and local alerts (SILVER or AMBER).   Corporations,...

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NOVEMBER 05, 2012

FCC Aeronautical Frequency Regulations in a Bandwidth

Did you know that in recent weeks, the FCC has begun an enhanced focus on Multichannel Cable Distribution Systems? They're looking for systems that emit or "leak" frequencies in the 108-137 and 225-400 MHz bands. These are the frequencies used by cable channels 14-16, 25-53, 98-99. Outside of the shielded cable delivery...

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OCTOBER 30, 2012

Fiber Optic Test & Cleaning Kit Advice from Indiana University

Chris Vanhook is a Campus Cable Technician at Indiana University.  Chris recently purchased a Toner Fiber Optic Test & Cleaning Kit to clean a connector which resulted in a drastic improvement in picture quality. Chris wrote the testimonial below to let other technicians know about the benefits he experienced using the...

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OCTOBER 26, 2012

CATV - Community Antenna Television

The first Cable TV systems started in Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania.  In the early days a Cable TV offered approximately 12 channels to their customers where TV signal reception with an antenna was not possible. Today most people get TV service from their local cable company.  CATV or Cable TV as we...

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OCTOBER 26, 2012

Do You Know What This Is?

The Jerrold Starcom 36 Cable TV Converter was lastest and greatest techie gadget in the late 1970s.  A relic from the pre-1,000 digital Cable TV days. The cable converter was mounted behind the television set and connected to the remote by a wire.  The viewer DID NOT have to get up...

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OCTOBER 25, 2012

Digital Signage Solutions ... Automating Public Information

Digital Signage is able to deliver state-of-the-art multimedia via broadband networks to digital menu boards and displays. Content distribution solutions have the ability to display television programming, menus, information and advertising in retail stores, hotels, restaurants, corporate buildings, grade schools and universities. Today's digital signage is much more than just an...

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OCTOBER 23, 2012

Connectors

Connectors must be installed on the ends of coaxial cable in order to connect it to your TV or another device. This connector is called a F connector and it is the only connector used in the USA. The connector that is put on the end of a cable is...

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OCTOBER 17, 2012

What is a Yagi Antenna?

The Yagi Antenna is a directional antenna with narrow bandwidth and a high gain (greater than 10dB). It is named after one of its inventors, Hidetsugu Yagi who developed it with his colleague Shintardo Uda of Tohoku University, Japan in 1926. A Yagi antenna is a directional antenna typically composed of...

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OCTOBER 15, 2012

SCTE Cable Tec Tradeshow 2012 in Orlando, FL

Toner Cable Equipment Booth 1231 Exceptional People Steve Deasey, Sales Manager David Totten, Sales Representative Liz Helling, Sales Representative Ted Tozzi, Director of Engineering Exceptional Products Featured in Booth 1231 ADTEC Digital EN-20 HD/SD Dual SDI MPEG2 Encoder with QAM Modulator Automatically detects video and audio from two sources (combination of HD and SD acceptable), encodes,...

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OCTOBER 11, 2012

Video, Voice & Data Linked In & Linked Out

Do you need Video and Sound on every monitor in your facility? How about distributing channels to TVs in your facility without a digital cable box at every TV? Do you want to include non-TV channels on your cable line-up? Have security cameras that you want to modulate to certain channels on your...

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