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. I'm sure the Dallas Times-Herald will have a front page story in their Sunday edition about this historic milestone in the annals of D/FW telecasting.
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Surprised to learn that KVFW/38 is again broadcasting an ATSC signal. I'd heard that the NY Spectrum Holding Co. was gathering LPTV licenses for an experimental service (similar to the now-defunct MediaFLO), so I'd basically just quit checking RF 38. Guess that idea hasn't worked out for them so far, and they decided to put their bandwidth up for lease like most of the other LPTVs.

BTW, their signal is a real powerhouse, isn't it? Keeps dropping out here in S. Garland.

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Sorry, but I preferred to wait on Eddie Barker on KRLD TV for my news. I do remember waiting on my front porch in NE Dallas on Monday afternoons so I could peruse the NFL stats and look forward to seeing "Dallas" at the top of the NFL Eastern Division standings.
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Surprised to learn that KVFW/38 is again broadcasting an ATSC signal. I'd heard that the NY Spectrum Holding Co. was gathering LPTV licenses for an experimental service (similar to the now-defunct MediaFLO), so I'd basically just quit checking RF 38. Guess that idea hasn't worked out for them so far, and they decided to put their bandwidth up for lease like most of the other LPTVs.

BTW, their signal is a real powerhouse, isn't it? Keeps dropping out here in S. Garland.
Turned on my DTVPal DVR this morning and it had added KVFW-LD 38.1 overnight. But when I try to tune to it, "0". Once in a while the signal will come up and show color bars. Looks like I have my pluge grayscale and colors about right.
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Same here. Every once in a while it will just barely lock in. All other LPTVs are OK, so I get the feeling KVFW isn't operating at a full 15 kW.

BTW, you can find more reliable color bars at KPFW/18.4.

Breaking News: K31GL has added 31.2 back. Still a complete waste of bandwidth, er, simulcast of 31.3.

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