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post #5761 of 5774 Old 09-12-2016, 09:01 PM
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Video on 15.1 and 15.2 looks fine to me, but I'm also interested to see what it looks like when there's sports on 15.1.

Charter has some work to do (what else is new, right?).

15.2 is now showing up in HD on Charter cable channel 616.

57.1's SD feed moved from channel 2 to channel 6. 15.2 is supposed to be on channel 2, but it's currently showing 15.4.

Anyone know if DirecTV / Dish and Uverse have picked up 15.2?
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Video on 15.1 and 15.2 looks fine to me, but I'm also interested to see what it looks like when there's sports on 15.1.

Charter has some work to do (what else is new, right?).

15.2 is now showing up in HD on Charter cable channel 616.

57.1's SD feed moved from channel 2 to channel 6. 15.2 is supposed to be on channel 2, but it's currently showing 15.4.

Anyone know if DirecTV / Dish and Uverse have picked up 15.2?
3.1 and 15.1 were already bad for macroblocking with football. Maybe the new encoder at 15 will help.

WISC (3.1 and 3.2) would benefit from a new encoder. Also, I don't know why they haven't switched 3.2 (TVW) to 16x9 480i. A number of local subchannels, notably both WPT ones are now in that format.

I have Dish and they never carried any of the local subchannels, only the main ones. They don't even carry 3.2, TVW. Maybe they'll carry 15.2 now if they can reach a carrier deal.
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Anyone know if DirecTV / Dish and Uverse have picked up 15.2?
I just checked Dish and they do carry 15.2. They placed it at channel 57 and moved WBUW to 58. Strange. Their channel assignments may change in future.
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I wonder if in the near'ish future WBUW will pick up another affiliation (possibly Spanish), stay an Indy, or just be auction fodder? Any thoughts?
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I wonder if in the near'ish future WBUW will pick up another affiliation (possibly Spanish), stay an Indy, or just be auction fodder? Any thoughts?
Not Spanish, maybe go to a Godcaster (TBN/TCT/Daystar)?

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Not Spanish, maybe go to a Godcaster (TBN/TCT/Daystar)?
Don't know if a dedicated religious network would be affiliated with a Madison full power station. OTOH, ION or a whole bunch of diginets (MHZ or Buzzr anyone?) may be a good fit for the area. My gut however is still saying auction bait.
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If WBUW ends up going away, I wonder what is going to happen regarding the 99 year lease the station owners have with the WMTV owners. That is income for the station that contractually is still there, unless of course there is an out clause covering such a situation.

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Wasn't the tower and ground equipment brought outright by Grey/ WMTV outright a few years ago?
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That I do not know. If they did, that would solve the problem. BTW, what ground equipment?

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I did a capture of the mux and ran the output thru TSReader and created a mux line chart.

Unfortunately I totally forgot about it and didn't do the capture until there was only the game on NBC. The line chart starts @ 9:57 pm.

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Please God do not turn 57 into a religious crap channel.

If WISC is gonna live in the Stone Age and not turn 3-2 into an HDTV channel. Move it to 57! Sick of sports on TVW in stretched 480i

Tonight's Packers game on 15-1 is sorta decent. Don't see the tiling like with old MPEG-2 but still my NFL GamePass 4.5meg video Airplayed from my iPad to Apple TV looks better for the same game. Not 60FPS but still better PQ

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If WISC is gonna live in the Stone Age and not turn 3-2 into an HDTV channel. Move it to 57! Sick of sports on TVW in stretched 480i.
Since I do not watch, I have no idea what their setting is for the SD stream. Other than sports, is the other stuff correct?
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I'm busy watching the Emmy awards and capturing the backhaul feed, so can't capture the game.

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Since I do not watch, I have no idea what their setting is for the SD stream. Other than sports, is the other stuff correct?

I'm busy watching the Emmy awards and capturing the backhaul feed, so can't capture the game.
3-2 had a football game over the weekend that was widescreen 480i.
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3-2 had a football game over the weekend that was widescreen 480i.
Did it not display correctly because WISC had the display info set wrong, or because your equipment displayed it wrong?

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