An examination of the potential impact of cable on UHF independents, concluding that "cable seems likely to help nonnetwork UHF stations in a modest way through the 1970s. Cable's small negative impact in the 1980s will probably be unobservable — lost in the static of more decisive developments." This report goes beyond the author's previous work on the impact of cable by explaining the model more fully, discussing possible qualifications, and analyzing newly available data.
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