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post #6961 of 6970 Old 01-11-2015, 07:44 PM
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Hello Austinites!

I just wanted to say that come January 20, you will be without a weather subchannel; KVUE is replacing the weather info on 24-3 with the new Justice Network:
Yep....one less reason to screw with 24.anything .

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New sub-channel coming this summer. Buzzr TV

http://tvradio.blog.austin360.com/20...air-in-austin/
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New sub-channel coming this summer. Buzzr TV

http://tvradio.blog.austin360.com/20...air-in-austin/
How much revenue do they make from these subchannels? How much quality are we sacrificing to the main HD Channel? Will HDTV go the way of music (I.e. mp3's)...where 720p/1080p regardless of bitrate is acceptable?

At no point in your rambling, incoherent post were you even close to anything that could be considered a rational thought. Everyone in this forum is now dumber for having read it.

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How much revenue do they make from these subchannels? How much quality are we sacrificing to the main HD Channel? Will HDTV go the way of music (I.e. mp3's)...where 720p/1080p regardless of bitrate is acceptable?
I don't think so....when ATSC was in the crib, Rupert Murdoch said he intended to do NO HDTV, but instead split his 6 mhz up into multiple subchannels. He was informed by several honchos in Congress that if he did that, they'd see that he didn't get any digital spectrum. Of course, Congress has recently become much more bidness-friendly, but Fox's 720p is here to stay.

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New sub-channel coming this summer. Buzzr TV

http://tvradio.blog.austin360.com/20...air-in-austin/
I wonder if DirecTV folks will even see this one! It didn't add either 62.3 or 62.4.

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Hi. Does anyone in central Austin, Brentwood/Crestview area get Kbvo or any of the Kcwx channels? As of today I can pick up a new station to me, Retro TV using a Mohu Leaf.
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Not seeing anything new here, near Slaughter and Manchaca Road. I've got an outside Clearstream 2V pointed directly north. What's the channel number for that RetroTV that you're seeing?

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Not seeing anything new here, near Slaughter and Manchaca Road. I've got an outside Clearstream 2V pointed directly north. What's the channel number for that RetroTV that you're seeing?
17-5 RTVE

And another new one to me:

17-6 REVN

Revin as in cars. It shows car stuff all day. I really want KBVO and KCWX which is 2 2.1 and 2.2.
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OK, that's going to be KVAT-LD, licensed to Garfield. That's down southeast of the airport.

As for KBVO, it's coming. Right now it's only a light bulb (75 watts), but KXAN has a license to upgrade it to about 13,000 watts IIRC, so hopefully it will soon cover most of Austin, as opposed to about three feet around it's current transmitter.

As for KCWX, its digital signal is on channel 5, so it must have faced many of the challenges that KTBC had in getting ATSC to run properly over VHF. Wiki reports that it has filed an application with the FCC not only for a power increase from 24kW to 83kW, but also has applications in for fill-in translators in both San Antonio and Austin. There appears to have been an application for a delay in construction of this facility ( http://data.fcc.gov/mediabureau/v01/...n/1654171.html ). The owners apparently want to make sure that if they build it, it won't be shut down after the repacking process, where the FCC is trying to reclaim spectrum.

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Hi All,

I have a Ceton tuner card with TWC - for maybe the last three weeks 'channel 12' has been tuning the SD version.

Any advise?

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