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post #7201 of 7375 Old 11-30-2011, 04:12 AM
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I kept thinking about the analog station in Santa Clara and could not remember the RF channel.

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So, with Channel 1 on the air, we can safely conclude that the Santa Clara analog station is off the air.

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I thought Larry was referring to that channel 6 that is acting as a radio station.

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I will do my very best. Which two stations are you referring to?

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K45HC and K49EO.

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Channel 22 KAXT-CA & Santa Clara - San Jose Low power analog 56 ERP kW...
So, with Channel 1 on the air, we can safely conclude that the Santa Clara analog station is off the air.
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Yes, KAXT channel 22 analog went off the air shortly after they went on the air with their digital signal on channel 42 (virtual 1). The remaining analog station, as Trip mentioned, is KBKF on channel 6 in San Jose, which I've never received up here in San Francisco. I understand that it's being used mainly as an FM station, not really a TV station.

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Congratulations.

Hopefully you will be able to turn your passion into a long lived career. Nice getting paid to do stuff you love.
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Congratulations.

Hopefully you will be able to turn your passion into a long lived career. Nice getting paid to do stuff you love.

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K45HC and K49EO.

Tnx - Chuck

As far as I know, Luken does not own either of those.

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... The remaining analog station, as Trip mentioned, is KBKF on channel 6 in San Jose, which I've never received up here in San Francisco. I understand that it's being used mainly as an FM station, not really a TV station.

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Hi,

My main antenna is blocked in that direction by my metal roof so there is no way for me to receive RF 6.

Someone else will have to confirm if it is on the air.

How do you try and get it using a FM radio?

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How do you try and get it using a FM radio?

Tune to 87.7 MHz (if you have an FM radio that tunes that low). KBKF is actually on 87.75 MHz, but sounds fine on 87.7 MHz.

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Tune to 87.7 MHz (if you have an FM radio that tunes that low). KBKF is actually on 87.75 MHz, but sounds fine on 87.7 MHz.

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Hi,

Got it on my FM radio. "Christian music from the K-LOVE" was heard and I just heard the TV call letters KBKF-LP.

So I can confirm KBKF-LP a low-power analog television station in San Jose, California, IS on the air.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

KBKF-LP is a low-power analog television station in San Jose, California, broadcasting to the South Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area on VHF channel 6 from Loma Prieta Peak. The station is owned by Venture Technologies Group, LLC.

Operating as an FM radio station, KBKF-LP utilizes the 87.75 MHz audio carrier to broadcast Contemporary Christian music from the K-LOVE radio network.[1] As a result, the station's audio signal can be received on most FM radio receivers.
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What does an NTSC TV show, just a slide?

EDIT: I was able to tune to Analog RF 6 with one of my tuners.

FM audio was noisy but present and the video was colored snow. 12/02/2011 9:30 AM


SHF

Now if I just could get KDFC I would be so happy. Web used to listen since the station moved to Angwin (94508) which is too far away from me.
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Luken got a good one...

That they did...and perhaps yet to be discovered by Trip is that he's now in the HQ city of Krystal Hambugers. About 20 or so of them are the start of satisfying meal. Once he gets setlled into Luken, maybe he can persuade the corporate powers down the street to open a few more locations here in Texas!
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That they did...and perhaps yet to be discovered by Trip is that he's now in the HQ city of Krystal Hambugers. About 20 or so of them are the start of satisfying meal. Once he gets setlled into Luken, maybe he can persuade the corporate powers down the street to open a few more locations here in Texas!

I didn't even know such a chain existed until I had to find free wifi for the first few days I was living here. I didn't think the food was all that amazing, really, but then, I don't like fast food much at all.

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i didn't think the food [at Krystal] was all that amazing...

Heretic!

(But I still sent you a new TS Reader scan of D/FW anyway, Trip).
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I ate the Krystal in Carrollton a few times before it closed. Never saw why people thought it was so good (and apparently neither did anyone else, which is why it closed). I'll take In-N-Out over that any day .

Congrats on the new position, Trip. Do your best to line up affiliations on stations that aren't broadcasting HD .
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i didn't think the food [at Krystal] was all that amazing...

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Heretic!

? More like realist. If you've ever had White Castle, you'd know Krystal is *** ****.

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I ate the Krystal in Carrollton a few times before it closed. Never saw why people thought it was so good (and apparently neither did anyone else, which is why it closed). I'll take In-N-Out over that any day .

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In-N-Out is in another league altogether.

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I have no idea what any of you are talking about.

And thanks, coyoteaz. I'll do what I can.

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For the life of me, I'll never see what it is about In-and-Out that has people so enthralled. The burger patties they use can't be much bigger than what you get at White Castle, then they hide it between two full-size buns and bury it under veggies. Then throw undercooked french fries into the mix... no, thank you.

But, folks from Little California Ahwatukee line up for it.
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3 words: fries well done.

When the first Texas locations of In-N-Out opened back in May, there was a 4 hour wait from when you got in line till you got your food. In a thunderstorm. And it was worth the wait.
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3 words: fries well done.

When the first Texas locations of In-N-Out opened back in May, there was a 4 hour wait from when you got in line till you got your food. In a thunderstorm. And it was worth the wait.

Sounds like Cookout here on the east coast. When the one in Richmond opened a year ago, the cars lined up closed a fairly major thoroughfare. We have 10 Cookout's in the area and there is always a line to them.

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I always liked Roy Rogers which is slowly expanding again in Virginia and Maryland after a failed Hardee's merger. Wish they would return to Greensboro and the Carolinas. But Charlotte and Greenville do have Jack in the Box.
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The best burgers come off a charcoal grill. I am not impressed with cook out other than their onion rings... Five Guy just opened up across the street here from cook out, but I have heard both positive and negatives. They really know how to create traffic jams in my city opening these chains on both sides of the street.
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The best burgers come off a charcoal grill. I am not impressed with cook out other than their onion rings...

There's NO WAY their onion rings beat Sonic's...

IMHO...
Best burger: Whataburger
Best fries: McDonalds
Best onion rings: As stated above, Sonic
Best Dessert: Dairy Queen's Blizzard (with M & Ms )

But I do agree on one thing... The very best homemade burgers do come off of a charcoal (mesquite) grill...

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This thread is becoming the Food Network!
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Back in the 70's, Krystals were good. They were in fierce competetion with Blue Circle for the burger biz. Three inch squared burgers with real beef in a steamed bun with onions. Nowdays, the beef is the size of a postage stamp, and weighs even less. But the real charm of Krystals has to be the employees, the C minus restaurant ratings, and the often near-slum locations of the facilities. Makes McDonalds like like up-scale dinning. Now back to television.....

Will the last subscriber leaving Dish Network please turn off the satellite.
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This thread is becoming the Food Network!

...and to think that 'lil 'ol me started this with a mention of Krystal because of Trip's move to Chattanooga. If his road trips on behalf of Luken ever take him to Corpus Christi (MAKO's HQ), even though he doesn't care for fast food, a visit to Whataburger (with HQs there) is a must.

See? I mentioned two broadcast companies in this message so it's topical!
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I just wish that Trip would go on a diet or a hunger strike!

This is CRAP, a station in Canada!
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I just wish that Trip would go on a diet or a hunger strike!

Hey, I've been on a diet since I last saw you!

I find it sad that this thread has had more activity today than in the last few weeks, and it's all completely off subject...

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Hey, I've been on a diet since I last saw you!

I find it sad that this thread has had more activity today than in the last few weeks, and it's all completely off subject...

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I think that it just shows that most of us have two passions... TV (especially HDTV) and food. Is this a great country or what???

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As the starter of this thread, I have only this to say in regards to the food off-topic posts...

When are you all going to invite me for dinner?

Yeah, things are slow on the full-power OTA side of things. This is, after all, about the transition. We might be getting close to have it power down, with the next hot thread being "stations repacking after the FCC shuts off 32-51"...

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Yeah, things are slow on the full-power OTA side of things. This is, after all, about the transition. We might be getting close to have it power down, with the next hot thread being "stations repacking after the FCC shuts off 32-51"...

To try to steer this back to topicality (as the guilty party), a market not too far geographically from where Trip is now located is Huntsville.

Since this thread is is about channel changes, what prevented WAFF from flash-cutting to channel 48 (where they'll end up when they build out the CP) when the transition occurred?
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As the starter of this thread, I have only this to say in regards to the food off-topic posts...

When are you all going to invite me for dinner?

Yeah, things are slow on the full-power OTA side of things. This is, after all, about the transition. We might be getting close to have it power down, with the next hot thread being "stations repacking after the FCC shuts off 32-51"...

Nah. No need to power down this thread... "Repacking"="Transition".

Although, not one we were seeking...

As far as an invite... Com'on down. Make yourself at home. We'll throw some steaks and shrimp on the grill, mesquite charcoal of course, fix some beans and some rice, wrap up a few ears of corn, stuff some jalepenos, and open a Lone Star beer for ya.

Oh, and for an added incentive, gas started selling for under $3 ($2.98/gallon) around here at most stations yesterday...

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