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Paul Walinsky, Arye Rosen, Arnold J Greenspon: Method and apparatus for high frequency catheter ablation. RCA Corporation, Joseph S Tripoli, Robert L Troike, William H Meise, February 10, 1987: US04641649 (370 worldwide citation)

A medical procedure for treatment of tachycardia (rapid heartbeat) or cardiac disrhythmia uses a catheter which includes a flexible coaxial transmission line (coax) terminated by an antenna. The antenna and coax are introduced into a chamber of the heart. The antenna is brought into contact with a w ...


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John J Hayes: Parental control for CATV converters. RCA Corporation, Paul J Rasmussen, Peter M Emanuel, Richard G Coalter, January 5, 1988: US04718107 (353 worldwide citation)

A controller in a CATV converter provides three operating modes comprising: (1) a family viewing mode in which conversion of selected channels is blocked; (2) an enter access code mode for selecting the channels to be blocked from family viewing; and (3) a parental control mode in which all channels ...


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Billy W Beyers Jr: Television system scheduler with on-screen menu type programming prompting apparatus. RCA Corporation, Eugene M Whitacre, Paul J Rasmussen, Peter M Emanuel, February 3, 1987: US04641205 (343 worldwide citation)

Programming apparatus for a scheduler of a television receiver or VCR for automatically tuning the system to channels corresponding to future programs requires, in its simplest form, only a single programming key for initiating the programming operation and digit keys for normally entering channel n ...


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David J Duffield, Billy W Beyers Jr: Tuner control apparatus having tune-by-label capability. RCA Licensing Corporation, Joseph S Tripoli, Peter M Emanuel, Thomas F Lenihan, September 25, 1990: US04959720 (333 worldwide citation)

A tuning system is provided which allows a user to enter text labels associated with respective channels or television programs to be tuned so that, thereafter, a channel or program to be tuned may be selected by the user by entering its label. Scheduling of television programs by label is also prov ...


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Arye Rosen, Paul Walinsky: Percutaneous transluminal microwave catheter angioplasty. RCA Corporation, Joseph S Tripoli, Robert L Troike, William H Meise, February 17, 1987: US04643186 (292 worldwide citation)

Percutaneous transluminal electromagnetic (EM) catheter angioplasty is performed using radio frequency (RF) or microwave frequency power. The catheter includes a coaxial transmission line terminated at its distal end in an antenna. The antenna includes an extension of the coaxial center conductor pa ...


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Fred Sterzer, Robert W Paglione: Nonsymmetrical bulb applicator for hyperthermic treatment of the body. RCA Corporation, Samuel Cohen, Robert L Troike, Christopher L Maginniss, January 19, 1982: US04311154 (292 worldwide citation)

Apparatus using microwave energy for the therapeutic and hyperthermic treatment of an internal body organ such as the prostate gland. An irregularly shaped coaxial applicator having a narrow portion and a wide portion is inserted through the male anus into the rectum such that a substantially maximu ...


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Michael S Deiss: Remote controlled receiver with provisions for automatically programming a channel skip list. RCA Corporation, Eugene M Whitacre, Paul J Rasmussen, Peter M Emanuel, January 22, 1985: US04495654 (287 worldwide citation)

A remote control system for a television receiver includes a remote control transmitter with keys for initiating a scan type channel selection operation and a memory for storing a list of preferred channels and non-preferred channels. During a scanning operation the non-preferred channels are passed ...


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John B George, William J Testin: Tuning mode arrangement useful for restricting channel selection to certain channels. RCA Corporation, E M Whitacre, P J Rasmussen, P M Emanuel, October 19, 1982: US04355415 (278 worldwide citation)

A television tuning system includes a memory for storing tuning information with first and second groups of memory locations for storing different tuning information for the same group of predetermined channels. A mode switch, in a first mode, allows memory locations in the first group to be address ...


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Theodor E Bart, Ronald A Mills: TV Graphics and mixing control. RCA Corporation, Eugene M Whitacre, W H Meagher, Ronald H Kurdyla, August 19, 1980: US04218698 (275 worldwide citation)

A system employed in a television receiver for decoding and displaying graphics information such as may be encoded on a broadcast video signal. The system includes a graphics signal decoder supplied with the encoded video signal, and a plurality of transmission gates responsive to logic control sign ...


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Mark A Harger, Joseph E Amaral, Harold Blatter: Remote control transmitter arrangement for one or more television devices. RCA Corporation, Eugene M Whitacre, Paul J Rasmussen, Peter M Emanuel, January 21, 1986: US04566034 (237 worldwide citation)

A microprocessor for use in individual remote control transmitters for controlling respective different devices and for a unified remote control transmitter for controlling all the devices is programmed in the same manner for each in order to reduce inventory and testing costs to the manufacturer an ...