The DSS uses a descrambler to decode the digital feed from the DSS Dish.
These signals are encoded in MPEG-2 format; the highest compression ratio
that will still give clear, crisp pictures. They have a compression rate of 30:1 bits,
so this increases the clarity and speed even more. Making it faster and
clearer than some Cable TV broadcasts.
Other Links of Interest:
- MPEG-2FAQ version 3.7
- Direct Broadcast Satellite Kiosk (broken link)
- DBS Tech Page
- A FAQ about DSS (broken link)
- How Digital direct-to-home satellite TV works. (broken link)
- Introduction to small satellites and technology.
- DSS FAQ Answer sheet from Tandy.com. (broken link)
- Alvanos Electronics: Dish Network (broken link)
- Satellite TV and TVRO Info. (broken link)
- Information about DSS (broken link)
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