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post #17791 of 17800 Old 11-22-2014, 10:04 AM
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So WLNY (virtual 55) is owned by CBS but carries CBS programming only on a secondary basis, having most of its programming just be syndicated shows? And its signal covers only Long Island and a small portion of Connecticut, the same portion of Connecticut that is at the heart of the dispute between WJLP and WFSB over whether WJLP can use Channel 3 as its virtual channel number?

Meanwhile, it's not clear for how long WZME will continue to serve the NYC market as a Me-TV affiliate.

Man, having so many markets (Connecticut, NYC, Jersey, Philadelphia) packed so close together makes for a lot of complications in assigning RF allocations and virtual channel numbers and deciding what slots the stations get on cable systems.
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Meanwhile, it's not clear for how long WZME will continue to serve the NYC market as a Me-TV affiliate.
Until WJLP gains broad coverage (Satellite, TWC, CV, Comcast). Right now only FiOS is carrying it.
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WLNY is 55-1 (RF47) in Riverhead out on Long Island. From anywhere except Long Island and Connecticut, WLNY is a long shot and very hard to catch.

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not so trip, Richmond hill south part of queens wlny is routinely watched ota. parts of bklyn too.
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Any ideas as to why WCBS does not use 2.2 to carry alternate programming as other channels do?

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Any ideas as to why WCBS does not use 2.2 to carry alternate programming as other channels do?
Because cable and satellite systems do not carry CBS+ 2.2.
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no carriage by cable means no mula no advertisement revenue..
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Is Ch 3.10 still on the air? I haven't been able to pick up even a hint of the station the past 2 days. Weird since it was usually very reliable for me.
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Is Ch 3.10 still on the air? I haven't been able to pick up even a hint of the station the past 2 days. Weird since it was usually very reliable for me.
yes is on the air I been experiencing lots of pixelation. METV signal wise is usually pegged using a insignia stb. windy conditions and heavy rain last night had something to do with it.
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VHF Lo ?

I too have had this. Interestingly, the higher frequency stations are either clear or pixelated. I have an ideal reception situation for VHF 3, I have a roof antenna with VHF lo elements, aimed at NYC with a line of sight. I'm 40 or so miles up river, but the accident of geology means I have a direct view.

I get 3 with an 88% on the diagnostic screen, and it is never a problem to tune...yet, I get about twice an hour pixellation. I'm guessing there may be an airplane involved, as the space between them and me is also busy airspace.

Otherwise, between vintage Batman and 5-0, the DVR is busy ! I applaud the business model, and hope they get their channel 3 listing. Hey, none of any of this makes sense....

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no carriage by cable means no mula no advertisement revenue..
Indeed, the moolah is a thing of which any self-respecting revenue seeking businessman is more than somewhat fond. And let it not be said that such a man should abandon VHF, even if he does have to nominally locate himself in Jersey upon completing so arduous an eastward expedition.

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