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Fig. 1: The setup for D-Book-conformant precompliance tests is limited to an R&S®BTC broadcast test center, a remote control device, a remotely switchable power supply, and a Windows PC for configuring and controlling the tests.
211 | Broadcast and media

Automatic precompliance testing of D-Book-conformant TV receivers

The D-Book, a technical specification from the UK’s Digital TV Group (DTG), provides a detailed description of the technical hurdles that a DVB-T / DVB-T2 receiver must overcome in order to be sold in the United Kingdom. However, manufacturers are known to use the same test specifications for equipment destined for other regional markets. A new, fully automated solution from Rohde & Schwarz provides an elegant way to perform these tests using a single measuring instrument.

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