Dictionary of Electrical Engineering

Commonly used terms in the Electrical industry.

National Television System Committee (NTSC)
a body that recommended the standard for colored television broadcasts in the U.S. in 1953. NTSC video contains 525 lines, a field rate of 59.94 fields/second, a horizontal frequency of 15,734.264 Hz, and an interlaced color subcarrier frequency of 3.579545 MHz. The NTSC format is also in use by many countries other than the U.S.