Olympic Proportions: February Events

It may be the shortest month of the year, but February is jam-packed with important ATSC meetings and events. Noteworthy happenings this month include the Winter Olympics broadcast in 4K UHD using ATSC 3.0 in South Korea.

February meetings, events and dates of interest to ATSC members, industry colleagues and key stakeholders:

Feb. 1

TG3/S33-3 Ad Hoc Group on Interactive Service and Companion-Screen

TG1-10 Ad Hoc Group on ATSC 3.0 Transition

TG3/S34-1 Ad Hoc Group on Video for ATSC 3.0

Feb. 2

Groundhog Day

Feb. 5

TG3/S33-1 Ad Hoc Group on Service Delivery and Synchronization

TG3/S37 Specialist Group on Conversion and Redistribution of ATSC 3.0 Services

TG3/S34-5 Ad Hoc Group on Accessibility

Feb. 7

TG3/S32 SFN/STL Small Group, Specialist Group on Physical Layer

TG3/S34-4 Ad Hoc Group on Runtime Environment for ATSC 3.0 Applications

Feb. 8

TG3-6 Ad Hoc Group on DASH-IF

ATSC 3.0 broadcasts of Winter Olympic Games Opening Ceremonies, South Korea

Feb. 11

Thomas Edison born in 1847

National Inventor’s Hall of Fame launched in 1973

Feb. 12

TG3/S36, Specialist Group on ATSC 3.0 Security

TG3/S33-1 Ad Hoc Group on Service Delivery and Synchronization

Abraham Lincoln born in 1809

Feb. 13

TG3/S33 Specialist Group on Management and Protocols

Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday)

Feb. 14

TG3/S32 SFN/STL Small Group, Specialist Group on Physical Layer

Ash Wednesday

Valentine’s Day

Feb. 15

TG3/S33-3 Ad Hoc Group on Interactive Service and Companion-Screen

TG1-10 Ad Hoc Group on ATSC 3.0 Transition

TG3/S34-1 Ad Hoc Group on Video for ATSC 3.0

IBM founder Thomas J. Watson born in 1874

Feb. 16

Lunar New Year

Feb. 19

TG3/S37 Specialist Group on Conversion and Redistribution of ATSC 3.0 Services

TG3/S34-5 Ad Hoc Group on Accessibility

Presidents’ Day

Feb. 21

TG3/S32 SFN/STL Small Group, Specialist Group on Physical Layer

TG3/S32 Specialist Group on Physical Layer

TG3/S34-4 Ad Hoc Group on Runtime Environment for ATSC 3.0 Applications

Feb. 22

George Washington born in 1732

Feb. 26

TG3/S36 Specialist Group on ATSC 3.0 Security

TG3/S33-1 Ad Hoc Group on Service Delivery and Synchronization

Public Media Summit, America’s Public Television Stations, Washington DC 

Feb. 27

Public Media Summit, America’s Public Television Stations, Washington DC

State Leadership Conference, National Association of Broadcasters, Washington DC

Feb. 28

TG3/S32 SFN/STL Small Group, Specialist Group on Physical Layer

TG3/S31 Specialist Group on System Requirements

Public Media Summit, America’s Public Television Stations, Washington DC