There are other versions of TECO.
Where's TECO? Screen editors are for wimps with poor memories and the inability to write their own screen editor as a TECO macro.
In 1963, the FCC made almost all land mobile (two-way FM radio) radio equipment obsolete when they mandated new channel spacing and FM deviation standards to make more efficient use of the radio spectrum. Users had to buy new radios that complied with the new standards, at their own expense.
The FCC computer models for coverage assume that the receiving antenna is on a 30' mast. Rabbit ears are not going to work in fringe areas.
Digital TV was invented in the USA. It's the implementation that has taken forever.
The government didn't take anything away from you. It has no obligation to compensate anyone for hardware that has become obsolete or useless due to new laws and regulations. This isn't the first time that this sort of thing has happened.
Much of it is just greed. Auto mechanics have been ripping people off for many decades. It's just too easy to feed the average customer some bullshit and make some quick and easy money.
You can save a lot of money by switching to an economy plan, instead of the normal local unlimited plan. The optional calling features are a complete rip-off.
Right, the "Vast Western Conspiracy" to talk trash about China. That's the sort of thing I hear from Chinese students who have little experience with other societies.
The sad part is all the people who get crippled by playing high school and college sports, motivated by the very unlikely prospect of a professional career. They are cannon fodder for a system that makes big profits for the schools and TV networks, and does little for the athlete.
There's a big difference between historical facts and predictions of the future.
It isn't the cost of the box, it's the generation of the chipset. The latest chipsets do a much better job of handling multipath. So a cheap box with a current chipset may trounce older and more expensive boxes.
It's on the FCC web site, in excruciating detail.
I'd be interested in how the American soap operas compare to their counterparts in other countries. From what I've read, telenovelas are very popular in Latin America. When I lived in Hawaii, a local TV station used to play a Samurai soap opera series from Japan.
According to the article, the projectile had a hollow center, and the target was a cylinder that fit inside the hollow center of the projectile. That's the opposite of most descriptions of the weapon.