Electronic Mass Media History And Analysis Review

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Study guide for the Electronic Mass Media History and Analysis Quiz. All questions are fill in the blank. Please answer in the following fashion:"The three primary colors are _____________, _______________, and ________________. "Your answer should be written as: Red Yellow BlueDo not add punctuation if the answer does not call for it.


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  • 1. 
    _______________ invented the radio (in the American sense) in _____________.
  • 2. 
    What major event spurred the development and evolution of radio?_____________________________________
  • 3. 
    In 1934 the FCC began to regulate radio.  They stipulated that everything east of Mississippi would have call letters beginning with a _____ and everything west of the Mississippi would get a ______.
  • 4. 
    The seven designations of frequency, going from lowest to highest are, ________________, _________________, ______________________, ________________________, ____________________, ______________________, and ________________________.
  • 5. 
    The Low Frequency designation ranges from ________ kHz to __________ kHz and were primarily used for ________________________ communication.
  • 6. 
    The Medium Frequency designation ranges from _______ kHz to ________ mHz and is primarily used for _____________________.
  • 7. 
    The High Frequency designation ranges from _______ mHz to ________ mHz and is primarily used for ____________________.
  • 8. 
    The Very High Frequency designation ranges from _______ mHz to _______ mHz and is primarily used for _____________________.
  • 9. 
    The Ultra High Frequency designation ranges from _______ mHz to _______ gHz and is primarily used for ___________________.
  • 10. 
    The Super High Frequency designation ranges from _____ gHz to _____ gHz and is primarily used for ___________________.
  • 11. 
    The Extremely High Frequency designation ranges from ________ gHz to _______ gHz and is primarily used for __________________________.
  • 12. 
    The bandwidth of an AM station is ______ kHz.
  • 13. 
    The channel width of an AM station is _____ kHz.
  • 14. 
    If the channel width of an AM station is 10 kHz how many AM stations can fit on the AM range?___________
  • 15. 
    What are the three types of channels that the FCC would assign to an AM station?_____________________, ____________________, ________________________
  • 16. 
    A Clear Channel, designated by the FCC has the ________________ coverage area with a power designation of _______ kW to __________ kW.
  • 17. 
    A Regional Channel, designated by the FCC has the __________________ coverage area with a power designation of ______ W to ________ kW.
  • 18. 
    A Local Channel, designated by the FCC, has the _________________ coverage area with a power designation of ________ W to ______ kW.
  • 19. 
    The three different types of FM stations, as designated by the FCC, are _____________, ___________, and _______________.
  • 20. 
    Class A FM stations, as designated by the FCC, have a service area of ___________ miles, a power requirement of  ________ W to ________ W, and an antenna height of __________ feet.
  • 21. 
    Class B FM stations, as designated by the FCC, have a service area of _____________ miles, a power requirement of _________ kW to __________ kW, and an antenna height of ___________ feet.
  • 22. 
    Class C FM stations, as designated by the FCC, have a service area of ____________ miles, a power requirement of _______ kW to ______ kW, and an antenna height of __________ feet.
  • 23. 
    Where on the Very High Frequency do the frequencies used to carry television signals for channels 2,3, and 4 reside specifically?_______ mHz to ______ mHz
  • 24. 
    According to both NTSC and ATSC what is the designated bandwidth of a television channel?______________
  • 25. 
    __________ was the radio first station in Cincinnati and one of the biggest radio stations in the United States.
  • 26. 
    Frequency is measures in _____________.
  • 27. 
    The Low, Medium, and High Frequencies are are _________________________ frequencies, meaning they have a very large wavelength.
  • 28. 
    Within the Medium Frequency between what specific frequencies does Amplitude Modulation, as designated by the FCC, reside?Between _______ kHz and _________ kHz.
  • 29. 
    How many lines of resolution are there in an NTSC broadcast?__________
  • 30. 
    A _____________ station is a VHF station that is carried by a UHF station because that VHF station is not available in a specific area but the UHF station is.
  • 31. 
    Using digitization and compression there can be up to _________ channels within on frequency.
  • 32. 
    Over the Air television still exists mainly due to its effectiveness in ____________________ situations.
  • 33. 
    ______________ is the standard designation of Coaxial Cable.
  • 34. 
    RG6 calls for a Coaxial cable to have _________ Ohms of impedance.
  • 35. 
    Coaxial cable has a bandwidth of ________ mHz.
  • 36. 
    Given compression, at maximum how many digital channels can fit into one coaxial cable?_____________ channels.
  • 37. 
    Coaxial cables are split into four bands to help cable engineers deal with the several hunderd channels.  These bands are _______________ Band, ________________ Band, _______________ Band, and __________________ Band.
  • 38. 
    _________________ is the standard designation for Fiber Optic cable.
  • 39. 
    ITUG.651/2 calls for a Fiber Optic cable to have an attenuation (resistance) of _________ Decibels.
  • 40. 
    ________________ is what travels through a Coaxial cable.
  • 41. 
    ______________ is what travels through a Fiber Optic cable.
  • 42. 
    The Nyquest rate of frequency for sampling is ________________ kHz.
  • 43. 
    The two types of compression are ____________________ and ___________________.
  • 44. 
    What are the three important frames?___________ Frames, ____________ Frames, and ____________ Frames
  • 45. 
    The I Frame is known as the ___________ Frame.
  • 46. 
    The P Frame is known as the ________________ Frame.
  • 47. 
    The B Frame is known as the _______________ Frame.