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post #4561 of 4582 Old 01-15-2015, 02:27 PM
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I lived in Ellwood City, PA for years, and used an outdoor antenna. I was able to get Channel 4, but it was sometimes hit or miss.

As for reliability, I didn't have any issues. I did mount the antenna next to a window on the 2nd floor, to the side of the house, and didn't bother with a roof install. Perhaps that helped it last better.

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My first post, not sure if I'm posting in the correct thread,..but here goes. I live in Cranberry Twp, North of Pgh, Pa. I need to cut the cord this year due to financial reasons. I have a newer Samsung hdtv that has a built in tuner. I will be happy if I can get cbs, abc,nbc,and fox with an indoor antenna. Yesterday went to local Radio Shack and the guy told me the amplified RCA 1650f antenna will get those channels--so bought it there for $40. Note that I do not want an outdoor antenna because I foresee problems due to the harsh winter weather here, etc. and, therefore, further costs to have someone come to always upkeep the outdoor antenna. So, only want an indoor or attic antenna. Well, positioned the RCA 1650f antenna everywhere in the room (first floor is where tv is) and I have not been able to get Wtae/channel 4/abc no matter where i put it. I can get cbs, nbc and fox clear and stable--but channel 4/wtae just has snow/fuzz. Therefore, I'm going to return the RCA 1650f. I looked on the Mohu site, put in my zipcode of 16066 and it had that the Mohu Sky 60 attic/outdoor antenna will get me the basic network channels including Abc/wtae. Anyone have any experience using the Mohu sky 60 OR have found any other indoor/attic antenna that will get me the basic network channels, including the elusive abc/wtae/channel 4 in the Cranberry Twp or North of Pgh areas? Thank you for any responses
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COZI TV is now on the air.
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Changes to the WEPA Stations

I noticed this morning on WEMW, and for the rest of the WEPA stations, that the line-up and PSIP has been changed as follows:

xx.1 - WEMW, WEPA, WPCP, etc. (COZI)
xx.2 - Movies
xx.3 - RTN

Not sure why they are using the old name for Retro TV when .3 was IDing as RTV before the change. Also, they did not replace Live Well on .4 with other programming, so it has been deleted.
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Does anyone else have an issue with WEPACD3 flickering and cutting out? I have great signal strength and no real receive errors.
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Wasn't KDKA 2.1 to have a new subschannel by now? I thought 2.2(UHF Channel 25) was supposed to be up and running by now.
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I also have noticed a spotty signal on RETRO-TV. The station is aware of the problem, but as yet have not corrected it.Also, I would like to know if anyone is getting a on-screen program guide for WEPA,is it them or my television? The new KDKA channel is set for late May
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Kdka 2.2 decades tv

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Wasn't KDKA 2.1 to have a new subschannel by now? I thought 2.2(UHF Channel 25) was supposed to be up and running by now.
I just turned on my tv, scanned thru the channels and discovered KDKA 2.2 Decades tv in 480i I guess CBS decided that it brings in more revenue. Does anybody know if WPCW is going to add any sub channels in the future?
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WTOV FOX 9 is broadcasting SD on Directv. WTRF OTA has removed FOX and has now CBS HD and MyTV and ABC 480i.


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Do you know if WTRF MyTV is in 480i? It was great that WTOV 9.2 FOX is in720P.It doesn't appear to take away from 9.1 1080i Boy it would be great if Jamboree In The Hills 2015 would be on their 9.2 station,but I doubt it.
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WTRF my tv is in 480i


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WPXI is adding LAFF as a sub-channel. No start date given. Also,WTRF-MYTV is available in 720i on WVTX-28 in WHEELING. But this is a low power station,so might be hard to pick up.
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LAFF, will start on April 15,on 11.3 WPXI
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Thanks for the answer Firemantom,I only ask because I used to receive WTRF , but not at all anymore. It would come in handy to have an extra CBS station.
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WPXI is adding LAFF as a sub-channel. No start date given. Also,WTRF-MYTV is available in 720i on WVTX-28 in WHEELING. But this is a low power station,so might be hard to pick up.
Thanks for the heads up on WVTX 28. I'll try to receive it.
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Thanks for the answer Firemantom,I only ask because I used to receive WTRF , but not at all anymore. It would come in handy to have an extra CBS station.

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Hello All,

ANOTHER newbie here & an "old" one also. I live in Youngwood, south of Greensburg, PA. I currently have Directtv & need to cut that cord. I live in a 2 story house & want to mount an external omni-directional antenna approx 35-40 ft above ground level, as it seems that according to TVfool.com, I have channels coming from 3 out of the 4 directions.

My question is: What omni-directional antenna would be recommended that will withstand our climate & give me the best quality & most amount of channels?

Thank you
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LAFF, will start on April 15,on 11.3 WPXI
Has anyone heard when 11.3 will come into existence?
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According to the LAFF website, it will begin in JUNE on COMCAST. The WPXI site has no mention of it at all.
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WPMY-22, has changed it's call sign to WPNT. No reason given.
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Wpcw

Apparently, WPCW Channel 19 (virtual 11) is up to its old tricks again with the jagged edges. This seems to happen a lot to that channel and its sister station KDKA.

Before we work on artificial intelligence why don't we do something about natural stupidity?
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i just checked - the comcast feed is like that too

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for sure, I noticed last night that channel 19 has the dot matrix look. 3rd time this issue has to be reported. You guys beat me to posting this.

My God, someone at Ch 19 / KDKA is supremely incompetent. They make amateur hour look good.
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Does anyone know if the Derry Twp (Westmoreland County) repeater (RF 21) is on the air for WPXI? I live in southern Indiana County, my TV Fool report says their my strongest signal, but nothing.
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