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post #7111 of 7128 Old 01-11-2016, 07:36 AM
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Given the amount of work now being done over at KXAN, I'd be surprised if we see 54-3 and 54-2 anytime soon.

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I hope we see as few subchannels as possible--the blocky motion artifacts during football on KXAN are vomit-inducing, and even games on KEYE look bad to me now. (Not macroblocking, but sudden shifts in detail level and color.) I'm on TWC if that matters. KXAN's issues are not new, but can anyone confirm that the PQ on KEYE has also taken a dive (particularly football)?
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Yeah KXAN during football is horrible since they've added 36-3, any large amount of movement the graphics for the score go very soft/out of focus.
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I moved my Mohu Leaf from outside wall to taping onto window glass. Showing 100% signal on most channels. Worst picture is when the wind is up. Wonder if the wind shakes the tower and stuff.
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Hi guys...looking for a little assistance. I love out in Briarcliff(Spicewood). I just cancelled Uverse TV, kept the internet and bought a Roku4. I'm going to try a Leaf50 inside first and see if I can get ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox. If it doesn't work, I'll look for a bigger attic mount HD antenna. Right below the attic space was the garage which I've converted into a home theater. In it I have an Epson 5020 mounted with HDMI run to it. As long as I can get locals in one of the 3 rooms(HT, Living room, or bedroom), I'll be happy. So if the Leaf doesn't work, what would I need for the attic setup to the Epson? Besides the antenna, would I just need a converter box with HDMI output? So I'd mount the antenna in attic, run coax down the front theater wall to the converter box, then HDMI to the Epson? If this sounds right, what is a solid, recommended HDTV converter box/digital tuner with HDMI out......like Homeworx etc? Thanks in advance.

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Well, I now understand that 54-2 and 54-3 will light up sometime on Friday, exact time still uncertain. The signals are in house the equipment is in, now all they have to do is finish the hookup. Grit TV and The Laff Channel will occupy the two, but no word on which is which.

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Kevin, if your attic doesn't allow for a large vhf/uhf antenna, you can mount in on the garage ceiling. (Just don't look up.)
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Hi grit. Plenty of room in the attic for a large HD antenna. I'm trying the leaf 50 tomorrow inside and if that doesn't work good enough, I'll be looking into a bigger one for the attic with something like the Channelmaster DVR+ and run it to my projector.



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As promised, KXAN got 54-2 (Grit TV) and 54-3 (Laff) up and running this afternoon. Video on both looks pretty good at first glance.

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Getting CW 54.2 & 54.3 but the signal strength has dropped to around 32% from the 80's. I live in Kyle. Anyone else notice the drop in signal strength ? Is there plans to up their power ?
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Getting CW 54.2 & 54.3 but the signal strength has dropped to around 32% from the 80's. I live in Kyle. Anyone else notice the drop in signal strength ? Is there plans to up their power ?
Getting 54.2 & 54.3 on Mohu Leaf from Oak Hill area (about 9 or so miles from KXAN tower) with about 86-85% signal strength.
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The leaf 50 is optimized for UHF so it may not work very well on ch 7
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Getting CW 54.2 & 54.3 but the signal strength has dropped to around 32% from the 80's. I live in Kyle. Anyone else notice the drop in signal strength ? Is there plans to up their power ?
I'm not able to pick 54-1, -2, or -3 at all in Georgetown. I can get the translators at 28 and 15, but on one TV Grit and LAFF map to 28-4 and -5, respectively, but the other TV maps both to 0-0, instead 28-xx.
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Given the amount of work now being done over at KXAN, I'd be surprised if we see 54-3 and 54-2 anytime soon.
54-2 GRIT and 54-3 LAFF started broadcasting last Friday afternoon, Jan 29. 7-4 METV will be in March.
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The leaf 50 is optimized for UHF so it may not work very well on ch 7
Winegard FL5500A is designed for both UHF and VHF.
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Agreed. Winegard has some good options that work for both uhf/vhf bands.
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Well, I now understand that 54-2 and 54-3 will light up sometime on Friday, exact time still uncertain. The signals are in house the equipment is in, now all they have to do is finish the hookup. Grit TV and The Laff Channel will occupy the two, but no word on which is which.
Is anyone getting guide data for 54-2 or 54-3 yet? It's been on the air 2 weeks now and Tablo still doesn't have it. Tablo support told me their guide provider gets it from s Schedules Direct. Somehow www.TitanTV.com has the data, but Tablo doesn't use it, so I have to do manual recordings.
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No guide info from Tivo either

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