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Cable TV Technology Podcast

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  • What is a dB?

    29/01/2023

    What is a dB? RF and Cable Basics :: Brady Volpe and Ron Hranac discuss RF and cable basics in a new series designed to help those who are interested in understanding RF and Cable TV technology a little better. In this first episode we cover what is a decibel (dB). This is a fundamental The post What is a dB? appeared first on Volpe Firm.

  • OUDP Leakage Detection

    27/01/2023

    Brady Volpe, John Downey, Jason Miller (Cisco) and Flavio Marcon (Effigis) discuss how OFDM Upstream Data Profile (OUDP) test burst in cable modems are used in the measurement of cable leakage tests in high-split cable plant. • What is leakage testing and why do we need it? • How is leakage testing done today • The post OUDP Leakage Detection appeared first on Volpe Firm.

  • OFDMA Capacity Estimation

    13/12/2022

    OFDMA Capacity Estimation, pre-eq, LTE & 5G Ingress and more! Your questions answered Brady Volpe and John Downey discuss OFDMA Capacity Estimation, pre-eq, LTE & 5G Ingress and more! In this episode we cover incoming questions from our listeners covering a wide variety of topics. Be sure to join and ask your own questions in The post OFDMA Capacity Estimation appeared first on Volpe Firm.

  • What is Possible with a DOCSIS 3.1 Modem Today

    24/10/2022

    Brady Volpe and John Downey discuss what you can expect to get out of DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem today. How many modems can transmit in a 6.4 MHz OFDMA channel? How much life is in the DOCSIS 3.1 modem for your network. Also a SCTE EXPO overview and wrap. What is Possible with a The post What is Possible with a DOCSIS 3.1 Modem Today appeared first on Volpe Firm.

  • DOCSIS Softwarization in a DAA and Virtualized Network

    12/09/2022

    As technology continues to evolve, DOCSIS Softwarization in a DAA and virtualized network is a necessity. What does this mean exactly? Join Brady Volpe with special guest Tadeusz Ciesielski, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer at Falcon V Systems as they discuss the evolving technology hurdles cable operators face as DOCSIS hardware becomes increasingly more The post DOCSIS Softwarization in a DAA and Virtualized Network appeared first on Volpe Firm.

  • Understanding Cable Network RF Return Path Signal Levels and Balancing

    17/08/2022

    Brady Volpe and John Downey discuss the theory of operation of return path signal levels in the return path. Why does the transmit power increase, rather than decrease like the downstream? How do two way splitters impact upstream and downstream signal levels? Why is the return always higher than the value the of tap The post Understanding Cable Network RF Return Path Signal Levels and Balancing appeared first on Volpe Firm.

  • Full Band Capture Troubleshooting by Impairment Type

    19/07/2022

    In this episode Brady Volpe of Nimble This and The Volpe Firm, and John Downey (of Cisco) discuss portions of the document "Understanding Cable Network RF Spectrum Displays". This document, created by CableLabs and SCTE Working Group 7 (WG7) is a masterpiece of understanding full band capture (FBC) and the impairments found with FBC. We have The post Full Band Capture Troubleshooting by Impairment Type appeared first on Volpe Firm.

  • Technology Questions Answered SNR, OFDMA and more

    06/06/2022

    In this episode Brady Volpe of Nimble This and The Volpe Firm, and John Downey (of Cisco) answer viewers questions about upstream SNR / Diplex filters / OFDMA / ICFR Want to know what might be interesting and useful to you? Join in on the discussion and ask questions in the chat in another power hour The post Technology Questions Answered SNR, OFDMA and more appeared first on Volpe Firm.

  • Cable Next Gen Highlights, DOCSIS 3.1, DOCSIS 4.0 Roadmap

    14/04/2022

    In this episode Brady Volpe of Nimble This and The Volpe Firm, and John Downey (of Cisco) talk the latest technologies and trends in the Cable industry, especially around DOCSIS 3.1 and 4.0. We will be focused on key topics from Light Readings Next-Gen Technologies & Strategies. Want to know what might be interesting and useful The post Cable Next Gen Highlights, DOCSIS 3.1, DOCSIS 4.0 Roadmap appeared first on Volpe Firm.

  • Upstream Transmit Power with OFDMA

    14/03/2022

    In this episode Brady Volpe of Nimble This and The Volpe Firm, and John Downey (of Cisco) discuss Upstream Transmit Power with OFDMA and elaborate why a cable modem’s transmit power is extremely important. It not only determines if the cable modem will be able to come online and register with the CMTS (cable modem termination The post Upstream Transmit Power with OFDMA appeared first on Volpe Firm.