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JP5622366B2
JP5622366B2 JP2009087187A JP2009087187A JP5622366B2 JP 5622366 B2 JP5622366 B2 JP 5622366B2 JP 2009087187 A JP2009087187 A JP 2009087187A JP 2009087187 A JP2009087187 A JP 2009087187A JP 5622366 B2 JP5622366 B2 JP 5622366B2
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    • HELECTRICITY
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    • H04N21/40Client devices specifically adapted for the reception of or interaction with content, e.g. set-top-box [STB]; Operations thereof
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    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
    • H04N21/00Selective content distribution, e.g. interactive television or video on demand [VOD]
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    • H04N21/23Processing of content or additional data; Elementary server operations; Server middleware
    • H04N21/238Interfacing the downstream path of the transmission network, e.g. adapting the transmission rate of a video stream to network bandwidth; Processing of multiplex streams
    • H04N21/2383Channel coding or modulation of digital bit-stream, e.g. QPSK modulation
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
    • H04N21/00Selective content distribution, e.g. interactive television or video on demand [VOD]
    • H04N21/40Client devices specifically adapted for the reception of or interaction with content, e.g. set-top-box [STB]; Operations thereof
    • H04N21/41Structure of client; Structure of client peripherals
    • H04N21/426Characteristics of or Internal components of the client
    • H04N21/42607Characteristics of or Internal components of the client for processing the incoming bitstream
    • H04N21/4263Characteristics of or Internal components of the client for processing the incoming bitstream involving specific tuning arrangements, e.g. two tuners
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
    • H04N21/00Selective content distribution, e.g. interactive television or video on demand [VOD]
    • H04N21/40Client devices specifically adapted for the reception of or interaction with content, e.g. set-top-box [STB]; Operations thereof
    • H04N21/43Processing of content or additional data, e.g. demultiplexing additional data from a digital video stream; Elementary client operations, e.g. monitoring of home network, synchronizing decoder's clock; Client middleware
    • H04N21/442Monitoring of processes or resources, e.g. detecting the failure of a recording device, monitoring the downstream bandwidth, the number of times a movie has been viewed, the storage space available from the internal hard disk
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Description

  The present invention relates to a level checker for measuring a reception level of a television broadcast wave.

  2. Description of the Related Art Conventionally, a level checker used for adjusting an installation direction when installing a reception antenna for a television broadcast wave, and for checking signal levels in each part of a system performed in a joint reception system, a CATV system, or the like is known ( For example, see Patent Document 1).

  In recent years, as a level checker corresponding to digital broadcasting, not only signal level measurement but also a built-in tuner module for demodulating a received television broadcast signal, modulation error ratio (MER) from information extracted at the time of demodulation It is also known that the transmission quality is measured by obtaining the bit error rate (BER) of the bit string obtained by demodulation.

JP 2006-295363 A

  By the way, when a television broadcast wave receiving antenna is installed, it is necessary to actually confirm (hereinafter referred to as “video confirmation”) whether or not an image is displayed on the television receiver by a received signal from the installed receiving antenna.

  However, in order to perform video confirmation in a television receiver compatible with terrestrial digital broadcasting, a channel search must be executed by a tuner (hereinafter referred to as “terrestrial digital tuner”) built in the television receiver.

  Specifically, all physical channels are sequentially selected by a terrestrial digital tuner, and a channel on which digital broadcasting is demodulated is extracted as a receivable channel and registered in the channel list. That is, in the channel search, a channel where digital broadcasting is not demodulated is ignored.

  For this reason, if it is not possible to extract all channels that can be viewed in the area by channel search, it is necessary to readjust the direction of the receiving antenna and perform channel search again. is there.

However, if a channel search requiring a long time is performed every time the direction of the antenna is readjusted, there is a problem that the working time increases.
In particular, when the antenna and the television receiver are installed at positions separated from each other, there is a problem that it is difficult to perform adjustment work of the antenna alone.

  In addition, when installing only antennas in mountainous areas or remote areas where there is no television receiver, not only a level checker but also a television receiver and an AC100V power source for operating it are necessary. There was also a problem that it was very troublesome to carry the device.

  In order to solve the above-described problems, an object of the present invention is to provide a level checker that enables an antenna installation direction adjustment operation to be easily performed in a short time.

In order to achieve the above object, the invention according to claim 1 is characterized in that an input terminal connected to a transmission line for transmitting a television broadcast signal, and a designation means for designating a physical channel of the television broadcast signal to be checked. Level measuring means for measuring the signal level of the television broadcast signal input via the input terminal at the designated channel, with the physical channel designated by the designation means as the designated channel, and the signal of the designated channel Based on the information extracted when demodulating the signal and the bit string obtained by the demodulation, the quality measurement means for measuring the transmission quality in the designated channel, the level measurement means, and the measurement result by the quality measurement means are displayed. display means and, with respect to the converter provided in an antenna for receiving satellite broadcasting, connected to said input terminal by transmission line to A feeding circuit for feeding current through, at the level checker that includes a battery for supplying power to each section of the device, and decoding means for generating image data by decoding the bit stream obtained by the quality measurement unit, the And display control means for displaying on the display means a video based on the video data obtained by the decoding means.

  According to a second aspect of the present invention, in the level checker according to the first aspect, the display control unit applies the image based on the measurement result from the level measurement unit and the quality measurement unit or the video data from the decoding unit. It is characterized by comprising switching control means for alternatively displaying a video based on an external command.

  According to a third aspect of the present invention, in the level checker according to the first or second aspect, the display control means adds the level measuring means and the quality measuring means to the video based on the video data from the decoding means. The image forming apparatus includes superimposition control means for superimposing and displaying an image based on the measurement result from.

  According to a fourth aspect of the present invention, in the level checker according to any one of the first to third aspects, the television broadcast signal includes at least terrestrial digital broadcast.

  According to the level checker of the first aspect, the video of an arbitrary physical channel designated through the designation unit can be displayed on the display unit provided in the level checker. It is possible to check the video without having to perform. As a result, not only can the work efficiency of adjusting the antenna installation direction be improved, but no device other than a level checker (such as a television receiver or an AC power source) is required for the adjustment work. It is possible to greatly reduce the labor for transporting the necessary equipment, and the work itself can be carried out by one person.

  According to the level checker of the second aspect, the image based on the measurement result and the video based on the video data can be appropriately switched and displayed on the display unit, which is suitable for the work depending on the work to be performed. The screen can be selected as appropriate.

  The level checker according to claim 3 displays on the display means a screen in which images based on measurement results are superimposed on a video based on video data, that is, a screen on which information necessary for work and the like is collectively displayed. Can be made.

According to the level checker described in claim 4, it can be used for the operation of adjusting the installation direction of the receiving antenna for terrestrial digital broadcasting.
The TV broadcast signal is not limited to a terrestrial digital broadcast signal, but may be a satellite digital broadcast signal or a CATV broadcast signal.

The block diagram which shows the whole structure of a level checker. The flowchart which shows the content of the main process which a control part performs. The flowchart which shows the content of the measurement process which a control part performs. Explanatory drawing which shows the example of a display of the measurement result image set for every measurement mode. Explanatory drawing which shows the display content for every display mode.

Embodiments of the present invention will be described below with reference to the drawings.
<Overview>
FIG. 1 is a block diagram showing an overall configuration of a level checker 10 to which the present invention is applied.

  The level checker 10 receives a signal (hereinafter referred to as “broadcast signal”) transmitted using a channel for terrestrial digital broadcasting (UHF band), and outputs a signal for each designated physical channel (bandwidth 6 MHz). The level and transmission quality (BER, MER) are measured.

  In addition, the MPEG2 system is applied to the broadcast signal, and TS (Transport Stream) packets are used. This TS packet is encoded by a convolutional code and a Reed-Solomon code, and is further transmitted from a broadcasting station in a state of being modulated by OFDM.

<Configuration>
As shown in FIG. 1, the level checker 10 inputs an input terminal 11 connected to a transmission line for transmitting a broadcast signal, a display unit 12 for displaying measurement results, and various commands for the level checker 10. And an operation unit 13 for performing the operation.

The input terminal 11 is composed of a connector of the same type as the broadcast signal input terminal provided in the television receiver or tuner.
The display unit 12 is a well-known device including a liquid crystal display (LCD).

  The operation unit 13 is composed of a key matrix or the like, and in conjunction with the display on the display unit 12, at least the designation of the channel / frequency to be measured, the switching of the measurement mode that defines the measurement content, the measurement result, etc. An input operation for switching the display mode when displaying on the display unit 12 is configured.

  Further, the level checker 10 extracts a signal of a physical channel (hereinafter referred to as “designated channel”) indicated by the channel setting signal Sch, measures a signal level LV thereof, and a signal of the designated channel. A transmission quality measurement unit 17 that performs demodulation, error correction processing, and the like to generate a bit string representing a TS packet, and measures transmission quality (MER, BER) of a designated channel using information obtained at the time of demodulation, and an input The signal level of the broadcast signal input via the terminal 11 is increased / decreased according to the gain adjustment signal Sgc to adjust the level, and the level-adjusted signal is measured according to the operation selection signal Sse. And an input level adjusting unit 15 for supplying to any of the units 17.

Further, the level checker 10 decodes the data encoded by the MPEG2 method included in the bit string (TS packet) supplied from the transmission quality measuring unit 17 to generate the MPEG2 decoder (which generates video data VA of the designated channel). (Hereinafter referred to as a unit “decoder”) 18 and a video data DB processed so that an image specified from the superimposed signal Sod is superimposed and displayed on a video based on the video data VA generated by the decoder 18. And a video synthesis output unit 19 and an image (hereinafter referred to as “measurement result image”) showing information such as a measurement result in the signal level measurement unit 16 and the transmission quality measurement unit 17 and a currently selected designated channel. Any one of the image data DA to be displayed on the image data 12 and the image data DB supplied from the image composition output unit 19 It is selected according to the display switching signal Sdm, and a display switching section 20 supplies the display section 12, in accordance with various instructions input through the operation unit 13, and a control unit 21 for controlling each part of the apparatus.

  Further, although not shown, the level checker 10 is fed with power through a transmission line connected to the input terminal 11 to a battery for supplying power to each part of the apparatus and a converter provided in an antenna for satellite broadcast reception. And a power feeding circuit for performing the above.

<Signal level measurement unit>
The signal level measurement unit 16 is a well-known device including a channel selection circuit that extracts a signal of a designated channel, a detection circuit that detects an output of the channel selection circuit, and the like.

  However, the signal level LV measured by the signal level measuring unit 16 is adjusted by the input level adjusting unit 15. That is, the signal level LV does not represent the actual signal level, but is supplied to the control unit 21 as information necessary for obtaining the actual signal level.

  The signal level measuring unit 16 has a preliminarily defined input level range (level measurement allowable range), and the level checker 10 is set to have a wider measurable range than the level measurement allowable range. Has been.

<Transmission quality measurement unit>
The transmission quality measurement unit 17 generates a bit string by directly demodulating a signal of a specified channel, and generates a TS packet (error-corrected bit string) by performing error correction processing (here, Viterbi decoding) on the bit string. To do.

  Further, error correction processing is performed on information necessary for calculating the MER extracted at the time of demodulation (for example, amplitudes of I and Q signals), a bit string (bit string before correction) obtained by demodulation, and the bit string. Information necessary for calculating the BER obtained from the corrected bit string (corrected bit string) (for example, the number of bits subject to measurement and the number of bits subjected to error correction) is obtained and supplied to the control unit 21. It is configured.

  In addition, the transmission quality measuring unit 17 predefines a measurable input level range (hereinafter referred to as “quality measurement allowable range”). Moreover, an optimum input level for measurement (hereinafter referred to as “optimum level”) is defined in advance in accordance with the signal level of the input signal to the level checker 10.

<Input level adjuster>
The input level adjustment unit 15 includes an amplifier, a variable attenuator, and the like, and adjusts the signal level in units of 0.1 dB by increasing / decreasing the amount of attenuation in the variable attenuator according to a command from the control unit 21. It is the well-known thing comprised.

However, the output portion of the input level adjustment unit 15 is provided with a 1-input 2-output selector that operates according to the operation selection signal Sse, and these two outputs are the signal level measurement unit 16 and the transmission quality measurement unit 17. Connected to either. Also. Regardless of which output is selected, the pass attenuation amount in the selector is configured to be the same.

  In other words, the input level adjusting unit 15 has the input level of the signal level measuring unit 16 within the above-mentioned specified range (measurable range), and the input level to the transmission quality measuring unit 17 is the above-described specified level (optimum level). It is provided to enable adjustments to be

<MPEG2 decoder>
The decoder 18 generates a video data VA and audio data by decoding the data encoded by the MPEG2 method included in the TS packet (corrected bit string) supplied from the transmission quality measuring unit 17. Here, only the video data VA is used.

<Video composition output section>
The video composition output unit 19 outputs the video data VA from the decoder 18 as it is as the video data DB when there is no superimposition signal Sod input, and when there is an input of the superimposition signal Sod, the well-known on-screen. It is configured to output a video data DB obtained by processing the video data VA using a display (OSD) function.

<Display switching part>
In accordance with the display switching signal Sdm, the display switching unit 20 displays based on the image data DA supplied from the control unit 21 (measurement result image) and displays based on the video data DB supplied from the video composition output unit 19 (video only). Or a video on which a measurement result image is superimposed).

<Control unit>
The control unit 21 includes a known microcomputer mainly composed of a CPU, a ROM, and a RAM. The control unit 21 measures measurement conditions according to measurement processing for measuring signal levels and transmission quality and displaying measurement results, and operations on the operation unit 13. The main process etc. that perform the setting and start / stop of the measurement process are executed.

In addition to a program for executing main processing and measurement processing, which will be described later, the ROM stores a table (not shown) that indicates the relationship between the signal level of the input signal to the level checker 10 and the optimum level in the transmission quality measuring unit 17. At least an optimum level setting table is stored.
<< Main processing >>
Here, the main processing executed by the control unit 21 will be described with reference to the flowchart shown in FIG.

This process is executed while the power of the level checker 10 is on.
In S110, it is determined whether or not a measurement instruction operation for instructing the start or end of measurement has been performed on the operation unit 13. If the determination is affirmative, the process proceeds to S120. If the determination is negative, the process proceeds to S130.

In S120, if the measurement process to be described later is already executed, the measurement process is stopped. If the measurement process is not executed, the measurement process is started and the process returns to S110.
In S130, it is determined whether or not a channel specifying operation for specifying a physical channel to be measured is performed on the operation unit 13. If the determination is affirmative, the process proceeds to S140. If the determination is negative, the process proceeds to S150.

  In S140, the channel setting signal Sch representing the physical channel (that is, the designated channel) designated by the channel designation operation is output to the signal level measuring unit 16 and the transmission quality measuring unit 17, and the process returns to S110.

  In S150, it is determined whether or not a mode specifying operation for specifying the measurement mode and the display mode has been performed on the operation unit 13. If the determination is affirmative, the process proceeds to S160, and if the determination is negative, the process returns to S110.

  As the measurement mode of the level checker 10, the antenna direction adjustment mode used for antenna direction adjustment, the level measurement mode mainly used for confirmation of the signal level, the BER / CN ratio measurement mode mainly used for confirmation of the signal quality, mainly the constellation. There is a constellation display mode used for confirmation.

  As display modes, there are a result display mode for displaying only the measurement result image, a video display mode for displaying only the video of the designated channel, and a superimposed display mode for displaying the measurement result image superimposed on the video of the designated channel. .

In S160, each part of the level checker 10 is set so that measurement and display in the measurement mode and display mode set via the operation unit 13 are performed, and the process returns to S110.
The measurement mode setting result is used to determine whether or not transmission quality measurement is necessary in the measurement process described later, and the display mode selection result is used to set the display switching signal Sdm and the superimposed signal Sod.

  Specifically, the display switching signal Sdm is selected so that the image data DA is selected by the display switching unit 20 in the result display mode, and the video data DB is selected by the display switching unit 20 in other cases. Is set. The superimposition signal Sod is set to be supplied to the video composition output unit 19 only in the superimposition display mode.

That is, in the main process, according to the operation applied to the operation unit 13, the measurement conditions are set and the measurement process is started and stopped.
<< Measurement process >>
Next, the contents of the measurement process started and stopped by the process of S120 will be described with reference to the flowchart shown in FIG. Note that this process is repeatedly executed at regular time intervals until a stop operation is performed when a start operation is performed.

When this process is started, first, in S210, the selection signal Sse is set so that the output source of the input level adjustment unit 15 is the signal level measurement unit 16.
In S220, an input level adjustment process for increasing / decreasing the gain adjustment signal Sgc is performed so that the input level of the signal level measurement unit 16 is within the specified range.

  In S230, data necessary for calculating the signal level is acquired. Here, the measurement result of the signal level measurement unit 16 is measured three times, and when the variation is equal to or less than a preset allowable value, the average value is used as calculation data.

  In S240, the signal level and C / N are calculated based on the calculation data acquired in S230 and the gain in the input level adjustment unit 15 adjusted in S220, and the calculation result is stored in the RAM.

In S250, it is determined whether or not transmission quality measurement is to be performed. If transmission quality measurement is to be performed, the process proceeds to S260, and if transmission quality measurement is not to be performed, the process proceeds to S300.
Whether or not to perform transmission quality measurement is determined according to the set measurement mode. Specifically, a negative determination is made in the level measurement mode, and an affirmative determination is made otherwise.

In S260, the selection signal Sse is set so that the output supply destination of the input level adjustment unit 15 is the transmission quality measurement unit 17.
In S270, the optimum input level is obtained according to the signal level calculated in S240 and the optimum level setting table stored in the ROM, so that the input level of the transmission quality measuring unit 17 becomes the obtained optimum level. The gain of the input level adjustment unit 15 is set by the gain adjustment signal Sgc.

In S280, transmission quality calculation data used for transmission quality calculation is acquired from the transmission quality measurement unit 17.
In S290, MER, BER, etc. are calculated based on the data acquired in S280, and the calculation result is stored in the RAM.

  In S300, the measurement result display image data corresponding to the set measurement mode is obtained according to the measurement result calculated and stored in S240 and S290, and the physical channel of the measurement target selected via the operation unit 13. At the same time, the switching signals Sdm and Sod are set so that the display according to the display mode set in S160 is performed, and this processing is terminated.

  Here, a display example of the measurement result image prepared for each measurement mode is shown in FIG. However, (a) is an antenna direction adjustment mode, (b) is a level measurement mode, (c) is a BER / CN ratio measurement mode, and (d) is a constellation display mode.

  As shown in FIG. 4, each measurement result image includes “measurement mode”, “measurement target band name”, “measurement target channel”, “measurement target frequency”, “modulation method”, “battery remaining amount”, “booster power supply presence / absence”. Etc. are displayed.

  Further, in the measurement result image, “signal level bar graph”, “reception confirmation mark”, “C / N value”, and “BER value” are displayed as actual measurement results in the antenna direction adjustment mode ( In the level measurement mode, “signal level bar graph” and “signal level value” are displayed (see FIG. 4B). In the BER / CN ratio measurement mode, “BER bar graph”, “BER value”, “C / N value” are displayed (see FIG. 4C), and in the case of the constellation display mode, “constellation variation diagram” “MER value” Is displayed (see FIG. 4D).

  FIG. 5 is a display example in each display mode, where (a) is a result display mode, (b) is a video display mode, and (c) is a superimposed display mode. However, in the superimposed display mode, a part of the information displayed in the result display mode (here, “measurement band name”, “measurement target channel”, “BER value”, “C” / N value ") is displayed in the corner of the screen.

<Effect>
As described above, according to the level checker 10, not only the measurement result image but also the video of the designated channel (physical channel to be measured) can be displayed on the display unit 12. Video confirmation can be performed without performing a search. As a result, not only can the work efficiency of adjusting the antenna installation direction be improved, but no device other than a level checker (such as a television receiver or an AC power source) is required for the adjustment work. The time and labor for transporting necessary equipment can be greatly reduced, and the work itself can be performed alone.

  Further, according to the level checker 10, an image based on the measurement result, a video based on the video data, and a video based on the video data superimposed with the image based on the measurement result are appropriately switched and displayed on the display unit 12. Therefore, a screen suitable for the work can be appropriately selected according to the work to be performed.

<Correspondence with Invention>
In this embodiment, the operation units 13 and S130 and S140 are designation means, the signal level measurement units 16 and S230 and S240 are level measurement units, the transmission quality measurement units 17 and S280 and S290 are quality measurement units, and the display units 12 and S300 are The display means, the MPEG2 decoder 18 corresponds to the decoding means, the video output section 19 and the display switching section 20 correspond to the display control means, particularly the display switching section 20 corresponds to the switching control means, and the video output section 19 corresponds to the superposition control means.

<Other embodiments>
Although one embodiment of the present invention has been described above, the present invention is not limited to the above embodiment, and can be implemented in various modes without departing from the gist of the present invention.

  For example, in the above embodiment, in the superimposed display mode, the measurement result image displayed in the result display mode is simply superimposed on the video displayed in the video display mode. (For example, reduced, rearranged) may be superimposed.

  In the above embodiment, the transmission quality measuring unit 17 is adapted to the modulation method and coding method of terrestrial digital broadcasting. However, the transmission quality measuring unit 17 is applicable to the modulation method and coding method of CATV, BS digital broadcasting, and CS broadcasting. A corresponding one may be used. Also, a plurality of types of transmission quality measurement units 17 may be provided and configured to be switched and used as appropriate.

  DESCRIPTION OF SYMBOLS 10 ... Level checker 11 ... Input terminal 12 ... Display part 13 ... Operation part 15 ... Input level adjustment part 16 ... Signal level measurement part 17 ... Transmission quality measurement part 18 ... MPEG2 decoder 19 ... Video composition output part 20 ... Display switching part 21 ... Control unit

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  1. An input terminal connected to a transmission line for transmitting a television broadcast signal;
    A designation means for designating a physical channel of a television broadcast signal to be checked;
    Level measuring means for measuring the signal level of the television broadcast signal input through the input terminal at the designated channel, with the physical channel designated by the designation means as the designated channel;
    Quality measuring means for measuring transmission quality in the designated channel based on information extracted when demodulating the signal of the designated channel and a bit string obtained by the demodulation;
    Display means for displaying the measurement results of the level measuring means and the quality measuring means;
    A power supply circuit for supplying power via a transmission line connected to the input terminal to a converter provided in an antenna for satellite broadcast reception;
    A battery for supplying power to each part of the device;
    In the level checker used for the adjustment work of the antenna installation direction ,
    Decoding means for decoding the bit string obtained by the quality measuring means to generate video data;
    Display control means for displaying on the display means video based on the video data obtained by the decoding means;
    A level checker characterized by comprising:
  2. The display control means includes
    A switching control unit is provided for selectively displaying an image based on the measurement result from the level measuring unit and the quality measuring unit or a video based on the video data from the decoding unit in accordance with an external command. The level checker according to claim 1.
  3. The display control means includes
    2. A superimposing control unit that superimposes and displays an image based on a measurement result from the level measuring unit and the quality measuring unit on a video based on video data from the decoding unit. 2. The level checker according to 2.
  4.   The level checker according to any one of claims 1 to 3, wherein the television broadcast signal includes at least terrestrial digital broadcast.
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