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post #4201 of 4209 Old 06-24-2014, 03:00 PM
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I started recording CW on my tivo OTA and it reports 720p on Native, where Directv sends out 1080i on Native

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WALA Fox 10 is the only VHF station in our area. They should change to UHF, since all the newer antennas are designed for UHF. UHF sucks in the new HD digital format. I have 120 mile range outdoor antenna 30 feet high and I am about 30 miles from the broadcast tower and I can barely get Fox 10. WALA needs to up its power or do something or they will probably go out of business, since not many people can receive it.

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I doubt WALA-TV would "go out of business" just because some folks cannot receive their programming with antennas. I am sure most of their viewers and/or listeners receive their programming through cable TV and satellite TV and local businessmen would continue to have their businesses advertised in their programming in spite of the problems some folks have in receiving their programming. I am also sure their broadcast signal would improve in the future.
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I have a small flat wave antenna in the living room now, about 7 feet up. I get 3, 5, 15 and 55 at about 75% on the roamio, and it records fine of course. I get around 55 on 10, which is green, and it seems to be recording OK. I would like to see better performance from them.

My tv and directv am21 wont get 10 at all.

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New channel alert - getTV is now live on WFGX 35.2... It's owned by Sony and seems to be focusing on older/classic TV and movies.
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Sinclair signed an agreement with getTV to add it to most of their owned/operated stations. There are some exceptions where there is no viable option to add it
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Here is a link to a report about WFGX-TV's return to having a digital sub-channel:

"News from the Mobile TV Examiner for Sunday, July 6th, 2014"
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On my Mass Wild Guessing for local TV in Mobile...

WJTC will carry ThisTV on 44.2 or so as for WPMI for 15.3... Maybe WEAR for 3.3.

Since WFGX get GetTV on 35.2, maybe the said station will remove ThisTV programs in favor of airing more Syndicated shows. Would that be great?

Alabama Public TV will carry V-me on x.4 (42.4)

ION Television will buy WPAN.

Since WPAN having signal and picture problems and TBN bought out one of the stations in Jackson, MS that other year. ION would be interested of buying WPAN and make it a O&O Ion affiliate once after WPAN gets revived. (ION bought out one of the stations that used to be PBS long ago in Pittsburgh in past 4 years.)

WFNA will have 10pm news from Foxten.

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Does Swami have a crystal ball? 😂


Those are some adventurous predictions.

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