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Fig. 1: R&S®SLG, the compact multichannel signal generator for satellite TV.
209 | Broadcast and media

Multichannel signal generator simulates satellite TV band with full channel load

While cable TV channels have always been close together, terrestrial programs must now squeeze tighter together in view of the digital dividend. In the case of satellite TV, it is also necessary to make efficient use of the available spectrum, although the frequency bands appear to be very ample. The full load, minimized guard bands and small rolloff factors make special tests necessary for the receivers and broadcasting equipment. The new R&S®SLG satellite load generator is the ideal signal source.

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