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Re: Re: It's the End of SatCom as we know it ...
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From: Terry Cowan <tcowan@knlr.com>
Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2018 08:35:15 -0700
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Internet delivery may facilitate the Deep State in controlling what is disseminated.  Assume that all satellite and terrestrial broadcasting is eventually eliminated in favor of internet delivery/net-casting.  It is conceivable that with a couple of key strokes programming could be changed or stopped by the Deep State.

How's that for a conspiracy theory?

Terry Cowan
KNLR/KNLX

Just because I'm paranoid doesn't mean someone isn't out to get me


On 07/31/18 07:43, Andy Larsen wrote:
And this is really my largest concern about this whole mess. If it were just program content, that would be one thing. Programming can be pushed out days in advance. There are a number of programs that we take via internet only, because that's the only way they are offered. Rarely is there an issue because programming can be posted and downloaded weeks or even months in advance, then used as needed. Live feeds are another story altogether.

We left a news service a couple years ago that was trying to go cheap and replace live C-band delivery with Internet only delivery for "live" news. I'm sure that streaming could prove to be a better alternative than posting a file every hour and requiring stations to download it, but as others have said, it's not on the same page with C-band for reliability.

Andy


On 7/30/2018 1:59 PM, Alex McKenzie wrote:

I realize that live content delivery isn't quite as simple, but given the fact that most teenagers can live stream pretty reliably from their cell phones, we should be able to come up with a consistent method with multiple layers of redundancy.




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