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Anyone having problems with KVIA and KTSM picture pixilating and audio breaking up? Have it on OTA straight to tv and OTA on Dish Box -1 and on Dish local -0

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KFOX breaking up like crazy during Cowboys and Packers games. Picture and sound going in and out OTA and Dish.

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And I thought it was my OTA antennas (2 different ones), but they were broadcasting it in Spanish in channel 5-1 (SD) and the picture also broke there... I think it was FOX the satellite feed, because the 14.2 sub was fine.

Crappy for FOX, isn't the SB on FOX this year? I forgot

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KFOX is going "brand new" studios, transmitters, etc starting today, I hope the Sunday glitch was because of this changes. I called a friend and he's reporting clearer, better quality on KFOX right now, I hope this will be noticed on primetime shows, NFL games and the World Series is also coming.

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KFOX is going "brand new" studios, transmitters, etc starting today, I hope the Sunday glitch was because of this changes. I called a friend and he's reporting clearer, better quality on KFOX right now, I hope this will be noticed on primetime shows, NFL games and the World Series is also coming.
Read this a while ago. Sinclair Broadcasting who owns KFOX also bought KDBC and built a brand new facility to house both of them. I have a HD OTA video recorder and the PSIP time is off about 8 hours fast. I'm going to try a factory reset, if that doesn't fix the times then I will wait until DST ends.

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Yesterday I saw a little bit of the KFOX news at five and it looked really clear like they went HD or something. I also noticed that 14-2 is in 16:9 and the shows are in 4:3. Also 4-2 is now in 16:9 and they are showing everything in Stretch-o-Vision.
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Let's see how the picture is gonna look on NFL and MLB, hopefully not that grainy, but I think that's FOX in general

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Checked out the weekend channel 4 news (5:30PM) and it looks even more amateurish than it did under KTSM. Sure won't be watching it.

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Did anyone notice Blue Bloods on KDBC Friday night? they repeated the last 10 minutes and never showed the end of the show. Had to go on CBS and watch the end of the show.

Today the missed the Jason Garrett show and are showing Toyota Nascar week.

I hope all this is just new equipment and people co-ordination jitters

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Better check my recording. May have to watch for a repeat to get it recorded (I don't watch until the season is over and then take 2-3 days to watch the entire series).

Lost the signal for about 9 minutes during Madame Secretary. Can probably expect to lost it again during The Good Wife with the storm moving thru.

Lost the signal on KTSM for about a minute just shortly after Manning set the record.

Edit: Just checked my recording of Brooklyn Nine Nine from last night. KFOX also went down for a short period just before 8 PM.

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Let's see how the picture is gonna look on NFL and MLB, hopefully not that grainy, but I think that's FOX in general
I saw the NFL games on CBS & Fox and the picture look more sharp. I know my HDTV was detecting 1080i for CBS and 720p for Fox but both feeds look good OTA.

In general ABC and Fox are transmitting on 720p per network requirements and the resolution could not be so sharp like CBS & NBC.
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Last night during the storm at least channels 4, 7 9 and 13 went out, power must have gone out in their antenna sites, 14.1 was fine (weird because they suppose to share 4's hardware, right?)

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Did anyone notice Blue Bloods on KDBC Friday night? they repeated the last 10 minutes and never showed the end of the show. Had to go on CBS and watch the end of the show.

Thanks for the heads up. Have it on DVR, just checked "tape" and sure enough missing the last act. Can watch the episode over at cbs.com
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Last night during the storm at least channels 4, 7 9 and 13 went out, power must have gone out in their antenna sites, 14.1 was fine (weird because they suppose to share 4's hardware, right?)
They may be on the same studio facilities but different transmitter sites: http://www.tvfool.com/index.php?opti...pper&Itemid=90
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Since yesterday KVIA has been showing the CW in 16:9.
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Too bad it is still 480i. The picture quality is not all that great. In fact, looking at the logo there is slight echo.

Not yet good enough for me to ditch basic cable. But they are on their way.

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KDBC is still screwed up. Tuesday instead of showing Person of Interest, they replayed a promo block for 5 minutes then showed Stupid pet tricks or some lame arse show for 10 minutes (I scanned thru it) before starting POI at 915pm. Needless to say, the DVR didn't like the time shift so no watchy channel 4. Can watch on cbs.com.


With sweeps month starting the end of next week, they should probably fire some folks and get their act together before they wake up and wonder why their ratings are so low (can't watch shows that aren't broadcasted when they're scheduled).


Appears at channel 4, even they don't watch their own channel to see that they aren't showing what its scheduled.
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They've been doing the same thing the past 2 Saturdays for CBS This Morning. The first 15-20 minutes is something else.

This makes the 6th primetime show on either 4.1 (KDBC) or 14.1 (KFOX) in the last 10 days that have been bad. I usually don't have that many for the whole season on all 5 networks. Gonna have to keep a close eye on repeats so I can get the bad ones recorded whole before I watch them next summer.

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