Old NTSC tricks: 240p?

Michael Holley swtpc6800 at comcast.net
Tue Mar 17 15:20:31 CDT 2015

The French standard is SECAM, which stands for "System Essentially Contrary
to American Method"


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On Tue, 17 Mar 2015, Dale H. Cook wrote:

> At 12:24 PM 3/17/2015, Paul Koning wrote:
>> When people refer to NTSC as a color encoding scheme, that?s a shorthand
for ?the color TV standard defined by the NTSC?.
> "NTSC" is National Television Standards Committee, which determined 
> analog TV standards in the US. The digital equivalent for current 
> receivers is ATSC - Advanced Television Standards Committee.

Today I learned that NTSC doesn't actually stand for Never Twice Same Color.


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