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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 (368 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 (352 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 (340 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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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 (289 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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Arye Rosen, Paul Walinsky: Percutaneous transluminal microwave catheter angioplasty. RCA Corporation, Joseph S Tripoli, Robert L Troike, William H Meise, February 17, 1987: US04643186 (288 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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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 (284 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 (276 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 (263 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 (235 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 ...


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Christopher P Kocher, Abe Abramovich: Television remote control system for selectively controlling external apparatus through the AC power line. RCA Corporation, E M Whitacre, P J Rasmussen, A J Jacobson, May 31, 1983: US04386436 (229 worldwide citation)

A remote control system utilizes a portion of television receiver system to control an external appliance through the AC power supply line. The user enters an appliance control command into the keyboard of the television remote control unit. Inside the television receiver, the appliance control comm ...