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post #3331 of 3349 Unread 05-16-2016, 11:08 AM
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Some sub-channels have been added to WOFT-LD 8
8.1 -Black no signal
8.2- Seems to be an infomercial
8.3- What was on 8.1 just playing The Illene Silverman show 24/7
8.4- Color Bars
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We now have something on WOFT 8.1 Not sure if it's a Network but right now it's the 1963 Cary Grant film Charade playing 8.2 still has infomercials and 8.3 and 4 are color bar. No commercials
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I'll have to check and see if it reaches over here to the Space Coast.

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I'll have to check and see if it reaches over here to the Space Coast.
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Depending on where maybe with an outdoor Antenna,
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I tried. I do have an outdoor antenna, pretty high up and nothing. Maybe it's like 35.3 in that I can only pick it up in the dead of night, so if that's the case I'll try to stay up and see what happens when I scan.

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If anyone has Facebook I made a video of the channels I was able to get OTA, I tried to upload another one to Youtube but got blocked worldwide so I deleted right away, oh well,
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I have an attic-mounted antenna with an amp. I can get 54 channels down here in Melbourne, but not 8-1.

Maybe with a roof-mount. I may be trying that in the near future...
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I managed to get it but I'm wondering if the weather is playing a factor. I'll keep an eye on it when TS Colin is out of here and the sun returns.

Since I am kind of couch-bound today, I decided to play around and manually punch in numbers to see what I could get. I did find many repeats of the main channels located elsewhere, but besides the 8.1 group nothing new.

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I'm in Melbourne and before I put my antenna outside I had it leaning against the wall in my bedroom and managed to get almost everything (I think I have 62 channels, only watch a couple of them though). Are there any you want but can't get?

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I'm in Melbourne and before I put my antenna outside I had it leaning against the wall in my bedroom and managed to get almost everything (I think I have 62 channels, only watch a couple of them though). Are there any you want but can't get?
I've lost the WDSC PBS channels (15-1, -2, -3) completely and the WRBW channels (65-1 "MyTV," 65-2 "Movies!," 65-3 "H&I," and 65-4 "BUZZR") are intermittent (although they are coming in well during this rainy weather).

I have fooled around with various homemade antennas on a broomstick outside. As soon as I raise the antenna higher than the roof eave of my house (approximately 8 ft) I start picking up Miami/West Palm Beach stations as well - even on the north side of the house and the roof is still blocking the line-of-sight to Miami.

The only thing holding me back is properly grounding a rooftop antenna. A few years back a tree near our house's water supply line was struck by lightning and as the charge dissipated into the ground it was picked up by the copper water pipe and brought into the house. Even though it was only a small fraction of the lightning bolt's charge, this blew out 2 TVs and to zapped my my wife who was touching our electric stove - threw her across the kitchen! So, I'm kinda paranoid about antennas and lightning...

With a rooftop antenna I think I'd lock in the stations I have better and maybe end up with a few "bonus" selections.

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Grounding is very important, especially here in FL! Learned that lesson long ago myself . I can't pick up any Miami/WPB stations, though I get the others you mentioned very clear.

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Hey!

What happened to 43-2 (Get TV) and 43-4 (Escape)? They just disappeared! I did a re-scan and I'm still getting 43-1 (WOTF, UniMas). So it's not a loss of signal. They just stopped broadcasting their sub-channels for some reason. Weird. Are they dropping all of the English-language programming permanently?
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I just checked and yep, they're gone . That stinks, I liked Escape and Get. Hopefully someone else will pick them up.

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I just checked the official Get TV and Escape websites.

They both still list 43-2 and 43-4 as their Orlando OTA channels.
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Wrote something about the loss on Get TV's FB page, so we'll see if they answer. I'll check the other's pages as well.

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Just did another re-scan. They're back.

  • 43-1 WOTF - UniMas
  • 43-2 Get TV
  • 43-3 Bounce
  • 43-4 Escape
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Glad I missed GET TV being off, WSWF 10 has disappeared now all 4 channels gone
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On Severe Weather Center 9 (WFTV 9-3) they're running a graph every now and then saying that starting on August 1, 9-3 will become Escape. The Escape channel is currently on WOTF 43-4. I guess there's no profit in running a weather radar map with weird music & ads in the upper left corner, but is Escape going to do any better? And then what happens to 43-4? Either something new or it will just go off.
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On Severe Weather Center 9 (WFTV 9-3) they're running a graph every now and then saying that starting on August 1, 9-3 will become Escape. The Escape channel is currently on WOTF 43-4. I guess there's no profit in running a weather radar map with weird music & ads in the upper left corner, but is Escape going to do any better? And then what happens to 43-4? Either something new or it will just go off.
Well Escape is doing OK, KATZ has signed them and GRIT up for Nielsen Ratings. There are plenty of Networks we don;t have in Orlando yet like Decades and Justice Network or are on unreliable stations like WSWF which is still off, Depends on what Network the Univision owned networks makes a deal with. Thanks for the update.
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