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Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Wed Jan 4 19:15:49 UTC 2006


ramirault at erols.com wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Bill Vodall"
> Subject: RE: [aprssig] The best resolution of ---
> (snip)
>> If the real world worked on that prinicple we'd all
>> still be watching Black and White TV.
> (snip)
>
> Good example ... when color TV was designed and approved .. it was 
> specifically DESIGNED TO BE COMPATIBLE with existing (black & white) 
> technology. You can still buy B&W TV's today that work just fine .. 
> thank you.
>
> Richard Amirault              N1JDU
> Boston, MA, USA          Go Fly A Kite
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Actually this may now be a poor analogy, considering that the transition 
to digital TV IS going to render EVERY existing TV unusable for 
off-the-air reception, when they pull the plug on analog NTSC 
broadcasting in another two or three years.   (If the DTV fiasco 
proceeds on schedule.....)









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