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Listing of Digital stations in the Washington / Baltimore Region: (Revised January 15, 2015)
  1. 002-01 (38) ABC WMAR-DT HDTV DD5.1 Local news in HDTV
  2. -----02 ----------- WMAR-DT Live Well Network SD
  3. -----03 ----------- WMAR-DT Bounce TV SD
  4. 004-01 (48) NBC WRC-DT HDTV DD5.1 Local news in HDTV
  5. -----02 ----------- WRC-DT CoziTV / Washington Non-stop
  6. 005-01 (36) FOX WTTG-DT HDTV DD5.1 Has local news in HDTV
  7. 007-01 (07) ABC WJLA-DT HDTV DD5.1 Has local news in HDTV
  8. -----02 ----------- WJLA-DT MeTV
  9. -----03 ----------- WJLA-DT Live Well Network
  10. 009-01 (09) CBS WUSA-DT HDTV DD5.1 Has local news in HDTV
  11. -----02 ----------- WUSA-DT Bounce TV
  12. -----03 ----------- WUSA-DT WeatherNation / local First Alert Weather (Washington, DC)
  13. 011-01 (11) NBC WBAL-DT HDTV Has local news in HDTV
  14. -----02 ----------- WBAL-DT MeTV / WBAL Plus
  15. 013-01 (13) CBS WJZ-DT HDTV DD5.1 Has local news in HDTV
  16. 014-01 (15) UNI WFDC-DT HDTV
  17. -----02 ----------- WFDC-DT GetTV: Sony Picture Entertainment: feature films
  18. -----03 ----------- WFDC-DT GRIT
  19. -----04 ----------- WFDC-DT Escape
  20. 020-01 (35) MyNet WDCA-DT HDTV
  21. -----02 ----------- WDCA-DT MOVIES!
  22. -----03 ----------- WDCA-DT MundoFox
  23. 022-01 (42) PBS WMPT-DT HDTV Maryland Public Television DD5.1
  24. -----02 ----------- WMPT-DT MPT 2
  25. -----03 ----------- WMPT-DT MPT V-me
  26. 024-01 (41) MyNet WUTB-DT HDTV
  27. -----02 ----------- WUTB-DT GRIT
  28. 026-01 (27) PBS WETA-DT HDTV DD5.1
  29. -----02 ----------- WETA-DT UK (British)
  30. -----03 ----------- WETA-DT Kids
  31. -----04 ----------- WETA-DT TV 26
  32. 030-01 (24) MHz WNVC-DT MHz1 MHzDC
  33. -----02 ----------- WNVC-DT MHz2 NHK World - Japanese news and information
  34. -----03 ----------- WNVC-DT MHz3 CCTV News Channel
  35. -----04 ----------- WNVC-DT MHz4 RT - Russia Today
  36. -----05 ----------- WNVC-DT MHz5 Blue Ocean Network - Chinese news and information
  37. -----06 ----------- WNVC-DT MHz6 CCTV Documentary
  38. 030-07 (30) MHz WNVT-DT MHz7 France 24
  39. -----08 ----------- WNVT-DT MHz8 Russia Today (in Spanish)
  40. -----09 ----------- WNVT-DT MHz9 CNC World News - Chinese News
  41. -----11 ----------- WNVT-DT MHz11 SUR (in Spanish) (English website)
  42. -----12 ----------- WNVT-DT MHz12 Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (in Amharic) (English website)
  43. 032-01 (33) PBS WHUT-DT HDTV
  44. -----02 ----------- WHUT-DT SD
  45. 045-01 (46) FOX WBFF-DT HDTV DD5.1 Has local news in HDTV
  46. -----02 ----------- WBFF-DT Weather Nation / local Weather Authority (Baltimore)
  47. -----03 ----------- WBFF-DT ThisTV SD
  48. 050-01 (50) CW WDCW-DT HDTV DD5.1
  49. -----02 ----------- WDCW-DT AntennaTV SD
  50. -----03 ----------- WDCW-DT ThisTV SD
  51. 054-01 (40) CW WNUV-DT HDTV SD
  52. -----02 ----------- WNUV-DT GetTV: Sony Picture Entertainment: feature films
  53. 062-01 (28) PBS WFPT-DT HDTV Maryland Public Television DD5.1
  54. -----02 ----------- WFPT-DT MPT 2
  55. -----03 ----------- WFPT-DT MPT V-me
  56. 066-01 (34) ion- WPXW-DT Ion Television Network
  57. -----02 ----------- WPXW-DT qubo
  58. -----03 ----------- WPXW-DT ion Life
  59. -----04 ----------- WPXW-DT ShopTV
  60. -----05 ----------- WPXW-DT Home Shopping Network
  61. -----06 ----------- WPXW-DT QVC
  62. 067-01 (29) PBS WMPB-DT HDTV Maryland Public Television DD5.1
  63. -----02 ----------- WMPB-DT MPT 2
  64. -----03 ----------- WMPB-DT MPT V-me

Hyphenated numbers, formatted 0XX-0X, are "virtual" channel numbers
Numbers in parenthesis, (XX), are actual, FCC broadcast channel assignments
DD5.1 indicates Dolby Digital 5.1 capable stations


Online HDTV Program Guides:
HDTV Magazine - Lists only HDTV channels.
Titan TV -Also contains an antenna direction page like antennaweb.
Zap 2 It - Online channel lineups.

Other Links of Interest:
DCRTV.COM - DC Radio/Television News site.
DTV Answers - a NAB site that gives consumers information about the upcoming discontinuance of Analog television broadcasting.
TV Fool - Silly name, but it sums up a lot of us. This site has a great Antenna aiming tool and Google Broadcast coverage maps for each station. Well worth the look.
Antenna Web - Will tell you. 1. What stations are available to you. 2. Where to aim your antenna to see the stations. 3. How strong of an antenna you need.
2150 - Calculates Distance and Direction to nearby Digital stations.
Urbana Electronics - TV Repair / Antenna service.
Mark Electronics - Electronics Store in Beltsville which has many antennas and parts.
Radio Shack - Parts and accessories.
Solid Signal - Online Antenna retailer

Local Antenna Installers:

Fairfax AVI - Formerly Fairfax Antenna
Action Antenna - Washington/Baltimore DMA, plus...

Local Cable Companies:
RCN Cable - (DC, Bethesda & Gaithersburg) Formerly StarPower
COX Cable - Cox in Northern Virgina.
Comcast - Maryland Comcast/Xfinity Verizon Fios - Verizon's TV service.
Antietam Cable - Serves Hagerstown, Maryland

Satellite Companies:

Dish Network - DISH Network carries the most foreign language channels.
Direct TV - DirecTV carries the most premium sports channels, including the NFL Sunday Ticket.

Links to the previous Washington/Baltimore threads:
Wash / Baltimore Thread. March 2005 - January 2007.
Washington, DC / Baltimore, MD - HDTV. July 2003 - March 2005.
DC Metro HD Thread Kickoff. March 2002 - June 2003.

Local broadcast television station notifications submitted by members (2001-2012): Warning: Spoiler!
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Hello,

I'm trying to receive OTA signals in the Church Mills subdivision of Sterling, VA (near Church Rd & Sterling Blvd) but am not having any luck. I'm up on a hill and can receive analog just fine, but don't pick up a single digital channel.

I have the "TERK HD-TVS Slim Profile Outdoor HDtv Antenna" (medium directional) attached to a Sony Bravia TV. I've tried the roof of my two-story house as well as the attic, using the orientations specified by AntennaWeb, as well as pretty much every angle in the general direction of D.C.

Has anyone in my area had luck with OTA? What should my next step be, a pre-amp?

Thanks for helping out a newbie!
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I am going to add the VHF conversion info soon. Mushusker was asking me about that just last month. I'm also going to pull Adelphia out of the grid soon and that should make it easier to read. I've already done this in the nationwide grid over in the HD Programming forum. (Of course I'm going to add AT&T over there so I don't gain much space there).

Buri, There are several Sterling posters here, so I'm sure you will get an answer soon. I do know that Terk antennas have terrible reputations. You may want to try an antenna from Radio Shack. A good outdoor UHF only antenna is only about $25 from there. And if you can return it if it does't help. Just make sure to keep the packaging in good shape. (you'll also need a 75oh transceiver (a ~$5 part) to connect that antenna to a coax-cable.

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A friend of mine recently got FiOS and did a cost comparison. I'd attach the original Excel spreadsheet but it's not a valid file type I can upload.

 

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Rock on ... thanks for settling this nicely, Cyclone, Mike, David

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In case you all of you having problem with WBAL last night missed it in the short lived thread, markbulla posted that WBAL's PSIP problems appear to be fixed but 11-2 at the time doesn't have audio.

I currently don't have audio on 11-1 either... I tried deleting the channel and re-adding it, and I had audio for a couple of seconds, but it went away... Strange.

Mark

I just checked on another receiver, and the audio was there. It's got to be some sort of PSIP problem that effects some receivers and not others...

Mark
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1/19/2007: bbt: Comcast posted in the Frederick Post that on Feb 12, 2007 that HDNet and HDNet movies would be replaced with TNT-HD, CSN-HD, and NGC-HD.

Will this be for Comcast subscribers in Harford county?

I really wish that I had OTA DishTV since they have so many HD channels and I also wish that I had Verizon FIOS for their 15Mbps internet connection. Hopefully Comcast will step it up over the next few months or they will start losing subscribers.
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I'm trying to receive OTA signals in the Church Mills subdivision of Sterling, VA (near Church Rd & Sterling Blvd) but am not having any luck. I'm up on a hill and can receive analog just fine, but don't pick up a single digital channel. ... What should my next step be, a pre-amp?

No, not that. Either you have multipath or signal overload. Tell me, is there "ghosting" on the analog channels (duplicate images to the right of the primary picture)? If so, there's your problem.

Not a lot of DTV tuners in TVs can handle multipath too well. Go and try the RadioShack VU-75 XR antenna for $40 (though it's pretty much designed for attic use only), and yes, do retain the packaging. I suggest trying the Samsung DTB-H260F HD tuner if a new antenna doesn't work. Though they're hard to find, you might have luck finding one at a Circuit City store.

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A good outdoor UHF only antenna is only about $25 from there. ... (you'll also need a 75oh transceiver (a ~$5 part) to connect that antenna to a coax-cable.

Man, you go around talking about VHF conversions then tell buri to get a UHF-only antenna? Are you an alien out to take scrap antenna metal, so you can build a flying saucer?

CycloneGT, I don't want you to relinquish your entire post, just the OTA info once my list is relatively done. I'm working on the Baltimore list and will further enhance the DC list a bit. The Baltimore list should be up by the State of the Union address tonight. No, it won't be total vaporware like 7-3/SportsNow. (I know, I know, it's supposed to be available tomorrow, but didn't Mr. Forsyth say it was going to come on some Monday months ago? )
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I'm trying to receive OTA signals in the Church Mills subdivision of Sterling, VA (near Church Rd & Sterling Blvd) but am not having any luck. I'm up on a hill and can receive analog just fine, but don't pick up a single digital channel.

I have the "TERK HD-TVS Slim Profile Outdoor HDtv Antenna" (medium directional) attached to a Sony Bravia TV. I've tried the roof of my two-story house as well as the attic, using the orientations specified by AntennaWeb, as well as pretty much every angle in the general direction of D.C.

You should be getting at least some of the DC stations with that antenna. I assume you have done a digital channel scan with flat face of the antenna aimed at DC?

However, if you can return the Terk HDTVs antenna, I would. There are zero specs on the Terk website on this antenna, but that is Terk for you. There are much better antennas available at lower costs. For example, I can get the DC stations with a $25 indoor Silver Sensor UHF antenna, if I set it up with a clear view towards DC.

I live in the northeast part of the Cascades in north Sterling, only several miles from you. I have a Channel Master (CM) 4221 4 Bay bowtie in the attic crawlspace of my townhouse and I get 17 digital TV stations - the DC stations, six Baltimore stations, the MPT stations in Frederick and Hagerstown(!), and several others. I also have a CM 7777 pre-amp, but I don't need the pre-amp to get the DC stations. I have the pre-amp to make up for local obstructions including the top of 3 townhouses down the row between my antenna and the direction of Baltimore.

I'm happy with the performance of the CM 4221. The CM 4221 is around $25 online plus ~$15 shipping from on-line dealers solidsignal.com and warrenelectronics.com. BTW, Lowes is useful for antenna mounting parts and RG-6 cables.

If you want to buy locally and are only interested in getting the DC stations, try Radio Shack or Lowes. The only antennas at Best Buy and Circuit City that I would recommend are the Philips and Terk copies of the Silver Sensor. Check http://www.hdtvprimer.com/ISSUES/erecting_antenna.html for info on antennas.
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I currently don't have audio on 11-1 either... I tried deleting the channel and re-adding it, and I had audio for a couple of seconds, but it went away... Strange.

Mark

I just checked on another receiver, and the audio was there. It's got to be some sort of PSIP problem that effects some receivers and not others...


Mark, do you have any contact info for WBAL if and when this happens again. Very hard to get hold of...I tried last night.
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Mark, do you have any contact info for WBAL if and when this happens again. Very hard to get hold of...I tried last night.

I sitll have no audio on WBAL 11.1 or 11.2 on my HR10-250 receiver.

Is there something I should do to restore it?
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mikemikeb: I don't get any noticeable ghosting -- actually the analog channels are almost comparable to what I get with my normal Comcast cable service.

afiggatt: I did a digital scan at 5 degree increments all the way around the 180 degree field pointing at DC on successive days and got nothing.

Thanks, Cyclone, mike, and afiggatt for your purchase suggestions. I'll give them a shot!

Regards,
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I was going to post this as response to Washington Post story about the guy's $1,399 HDTV, but the thread was closed before I could get to it. I thought this was funny as well.


http://www.baltimoresun.com/features...ome-columnists
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mikemikeb: I don't get any noticeable ghosting -- actually the analog channels are almost comparable to what I get with my normal Comcast cable service.

I'd say that you're having overload issues. With that in mind, try an attenuator at RadioShack. That might be all that's needed, not a new antenna. Speaking of the antenna, mount your current one indoors to maximise the attenuator's effect.

afiggatt, any UHF-only antenna, like the Silver Sensor, might have difficulty receiving channels 7 and 9. The 4221 isn't too good with gain for channels 7 and 9, according to the HDTVPrimer site you linked to.

Anyway, the Baltimore list is preliminarily up, although I'm not done with it. For example I have some questions:

1. Is 2-3 a weather radar only like 9-2, or is it a multipurpose channel like 7-2 / Doug Hill's WeatherNow?
2. Is the order of the MPT channels correct? If not, what is the correct order?
3. Are people watching WMPB or WFPT getting their HD programming in DD5.1? I know that WMPT viewers can.
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I really doubt that overload is an issue in Sterling, especially with a Terk. Weak signal is more likely the issue.
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Look to the skies on Wednesday.

I assume the test pattern on 7.3 means that something might actually happen tomorrow.
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I still hold out hope for NewsChannel8. But there is no way that will happen.

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Hello,

I'm trying to receive OTA signals in the Church Mills subdivision of Sterling, VA (near Church Rd & Sterling Blvd) but am not having any luck. I'm up on a hill and can receive analog just fine, but don't pick up a single digital channel.

Buri, I live across the Blvd from you, I'm on the street in front PVHS...

I have 2 UHF Antennas, 1 is a Channel Master #4228 & the 2nd one is the cheap UHF antenna that came in the box with my ATI HDTV Wonder Tuner Card,

I have the #4228 (not ampified) mounted outside on the chimney & connected to my STB & my computer and I'm getting all Digital signals from DC & Balt'more..

I have the cheap antenna (inside on dresser) connected to my Vizio HDTV in the Bedroom and I'm getting all the DC stations crystal clear....

I have both pointing to 115 degrees ..

I once had a problem with the brand new coxial cable that E* used when setting up my dish service, found out there was a unseened break on the copper line in the cable and give me bad reception. You might want to make sure your coxial cable to up to par...

If your need help setting up just drop me a note, I have all the necessary devices to find out the best signal for you...


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I'd say that you're having overload issues. With that in mind, try an attenuator at RadioShack. That might be all that's needed, not a new antenna. Speaking of the antenna, mount your current one indoors to maximise the attenuator's effect.

afiggatt, any UHF-only antenna, like the Silver Sensor, might have difficulty receiving channels 7 and 9. The 4221 isn't too good with gain for channels 7 and 9, according to the HDTVPrimer site you linked to.

I agree with fmsjr. Overload at the 16+ miles distance to Sterling is unlikely. The Terk antenna should be receiving at least some of the DC stations. Heck, I got most of the big four DC stations with a UHF loop antenna when I was starting out with OTA.

buri, I would check everything starting with a read of the manual. Verify that the antenna is connected to the correct digital RF port, the cable connections are good, that the antenna is aimed at DC at around 110 to 115 degrees (from magnetic north), and that do a full digital scan with the ATSC over the air tuner. Another possibility is that the digital tuner in the Sony is defective. I think you will want to get a better antenna, but that Terk should be at least detecting the big four in DC.

mikemikeb, the CM 4221 is a UHF antenna, but it has decent performance for the upper end of upper VHF. I get WWPX-DT 60 which broadcasts on VHF 12 out of Martinsburg at 46 miles to the rear. I also get good picture quality for the analog signals WJLA 7 and WUSA 9 out of DC. The analog reception for WBAL 11 and WJZ 13 is rather noisy, so I expect I may need to add a upper VHF antenna to get those 2 stations in 2009. But the CM 4221 should be ok for the DC stations in 2009.
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WBAL is still a mess.

My TV (Sony) has no sound on 11.1 and 11.2 but 59.1 and 59.2 are still coming in clear.

My HR10 (DirecTivo HD) has no sound on 11.1, 11.2, 59.1 and 59.2.

My HR20 (DirecTV DVR) has sound on 11.1 and 11.2. (Can't tune 59.1 or 59.2 because it is not in the guide.)

What a mess.

Does ANYONE know how to contact WBAL Engineering? Somehow I doubt they know things are broken (and may think it is all fixed).
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OK, last I checked during the State of the Union speech, 7-3 was a test pattern, as biker19 reported. Looks like Mr. Forsyth's fulfilling his Wednesday promise.

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I really doubt that overload is an issue in Sterling, especially with a Terk. Weak signal is more likely the issue.

So his analogs are clean and yet he can't pick up any digitals? Wow, digital signals must not be too robust! And the fact that his analog signals are comparable to those from the cable company? Wow, those cable signals must be really snowy.

Now that I think about it, buri, two things: What year was your Sony HDTV made, and what's its model number? The reason you're not getting HD signals might be amazingly simple: your TV might not have a digital OTA tuner!

If you're sure that your Sony has a DTV tuner, do channels 26, 32, and 50 have multipath, or are those signals clean? See, if your PQ for the big 4 nets are good, and the UHF signals have multipath, then there's the issue, as all DC locals currently digitally broadcast over UHF, not VHF like the Big 4 analogs. Perhaps it's an overload issue, and a refundable way to find out is to get a three or six dB attenuator at RadioShack. Maybe the attenuator will control any multipath and deliver a lock, or maybe not. Who knows? In any case, I still contend that if it's not a matter of having a tuner in the Sony, it's a matter of overload at your place.

According to the HDTVPrimer website, afiggatt, the CM 4221 has better gain over channels 11 and 13 than 7 and 9, so it's probably a matter of weak signal over distance that provides the analog signal situation with WJZ and WBAL. That said, maybe the CM 4221 would do for buri IF channels 7 and 9 could be digitally received in 2009. I hope they are, and it seems like it.
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I will try mailing the person who responded to me from WBAL today when I get to work in the morning, I don't have the address at home. I contacted them via the form on their website this morning and got a response fairly quick and also a follow up when they had the PSIP generator back online.

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I will try mailing the person who responded to me from WBAL today when I get to work in the morning, I don't have the address at home. I contacted them via the form on their website this morning and got a response fairly quick and also a follow up when they had the PSIP generator back online.

I did the same and got no response.
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I wonder if WBAL's PSIP problems have anything to do with why my Media Center box thought it recorded Heroes but somehow spit out an empty file.

Didn't get any warning about signal loss or system problems, and I could still watch 11-1 OTA live. Strange.

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Will this be for Comcast subscribers in Harford county?

I really wish that I had OTA DishTV since they have so many HD channels and I also wish that I had Verizon FIOS for their 15Mbps internet connection. Hopefully Comcast will step it up over the next few months or they will start losing subscribers.

Comcast Harford Co. customers already have those channels.

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Mike,

You DO come across like that! An example is your "help" to Robert Forsyth by telling a station engineer how to encode his DT streams last Nov and not letting go of it. And then calling his 7-3 "vaporware" is just down right rude. The fact that he posts anything here at all is his way of feeding the DT junkies like us and your pushing him on engineering and calling him out as vaporware are not going to endear him to post anything more and give us heads up of what is going on.

And then the "gravity" threads were a little out there.

Anyway, why is it necessary to try and hijack the thread. Go start another if this one doesn't work for you.

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Sorry if I came across like that. I don't intend to be one; I just want to help people.

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I'm also not getting audio on 11.1 or 11.2. I didn't discover the channel was missing until I tuned into the last part of Studio 60 and found I had a blank screen on all three of my HDTivos. I ended up missing Heroes and Studio 60 as a result. I found the predecessor thread to this one yesterday and discovered the PSIP issue. I then rescanned all of my local channels on all three HDTivos and can now receive 11.1 and 11.2, but still no audio as of last night. Fortunately, I also have a Channel Master 4228 aimed at DC so I changed over all of my HDTivo season passes for 11.1 to WRC-4 (4.1) until they get the problem ironed out. Apparently WBAL is still having issues that have not been resolved yet.
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Fortunately, I also have a Channel Master 4228 aimed at DC so I changed over all of my HDTivo season passes for 11.1 to WRC-4 (4.1) until they get the problem ironed out. Apparently WBAL is still having issues that have not been resolved yet.

I am not currently setup to get WRC but I may have to consider it if WBAL can't get their act together (and if they don't stop doing that dumb stretch thing on SD broadcasts).
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I was going to post this as response to Washington Post story about the guy's $1,399 HDTV, but the thread was closed before I could get to it. I thought this was funny as well.


http://www.baltimoresun.com/features...ome-columnists

That's just plain mean .... hehehehe

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1. Is 2-3 a weather radar only like 9-2, or is it a multipurpose channel like 7-2 / Doug Hill's WeatherNow?

I haven't looked at 7-2 in a while, but channel 2-3 is called "WeatherNet Digital", and has the seven day forecast at the bottom, current temps at different locations on the left, and a window at the right that has different things - local radar, "live" forecasts, national radar, local and national temperature maps, etc., so it's probably more like 7-2 than 9-2.

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