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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 21, 2012

BNC Connector - Bayonet Neill-Concelman Connector

BNC connectors are round plugs with a bayonet-style locking system, used to terminate coaxial cables.  The miniature quick connect/disconnect RF connector minimizes wave reflection/loss for analog and serial digital interface video signals. The connector is named after its bayonet mount locking mechanism and its inventors:   Paul Neill of Bell Labs, inventor...

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NOVEMBER 14, 2012

Take a Look Inside a Coax Cable ...

Coax Cable is used to distribute TV signals from the Cable Company to your TV set and to connect the Dish to the Settop for satellite services. Coaxial cable is named because the cable has a center conductor that is centered in a outer conductor, separated by a insulation material called...

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NOVEMBER 12, 2012

DBS - Direct Broadcast Satellite

Isn't it amazing that DBS television programming is distributed via a Satellite that is 22,300 miles in space?  Who were the Satellite Broadcasting Pioneers that brought Satellite TV into our homes? In 1969 Ted Turner purchased UHF television station, Channel 17 in Atlanta, which he called WTCG.  In 1976, the FCC...

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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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