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Virginia CLO – File Based Uploading Procedures

 

•     The FTP site will be used to receive and automatically process content for playback on the Cox 9 in Roanoke, Cox 11 in Hampton Roads and NOVA.

•     Users can use a web GUI for small files (< 3GB) or connect with an FTP client for large files.

•     Login and connection information:

–     Web Based FTP Client http://ftp.coxclo.com

–     FTP Server (use with FTP client) ftp.coxclo.com

■     FTP Username: virginia 

■     FTP Password: Nd9F475 

•     It is critical that you follow the following naming convention:

–     Longform Naming Convention format:

■     two letter state abbreviation indicating location of origin/playout destination

■     abbreviation of show title

■     episode number

–     An example:

»     Sam the Cooking Guy show number 158 would be: VA-SCG158

»     Weekend Explorer show number 45 would be: VA-WE45

–     Sports Programming Naming Convention format:

■     two letter state abbreviation indicated location of origin

■     abbreviation of event title

■     6 digit month, day, year abbreviation

–     An example:

»     Orange County High School Football game would be: VA-HSFB091516

SUGGESTED HD SPECS

 

AUDIO:

Format: AAC

Channels: Stereo (L R)

Rate: 48.00 kHz

Quality: Normal

MPEG-4 AAC Target Bit Rate: 128

VIDEO:

1080i 

Codec: H.264 preferred but many types accepted

Wrapper: mov

Resolution: 1920x1080

Ratio: 16x9

Frame Mode: Interlaced (top field first)

Frame Rate: 29.97

720p 

Codec: H.264 preferred but many types accepted

Wrapper: mov

Resolution: 1280x720

Ratio: 16x9

Frame Mode: Progressive

Frame Rate: 59.94

SUGGESTED SD SPECS

 

Format Constraints: DVD (MPEG 2)

Stream Type: Program

Total Data Rate: 7687 Kilobits /Sec

AUDIO:

Codec: MPEG Layer 2 Audio

Data Rate: 192 Kbps

Sample Size: 16

Sample Rate: 48000

Channels: Stereo

VIDEO:

Codec: MPEG-2 Video

Method: 2-Pass VBR

Data Rate: 7500 Kbps

Format: NTSC

Frame Size: 720 W 480 H

Frame Rate: 29.97 Frames/Sec

Pixel Aspect Ratio: 4:3

Field Encoding: Bottom Field First

I Frame Rate: 6 Frames

• If you encounter FTP upload issues, please call Arizona Master Control at 623-328-1925.

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