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Forum: HDTV Technical   02-21-2017, 11:45 AM
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Posted By SFischer1
Some stations have talked, O&O lawyers have said...

Some stations have talked, O&O lawyers have said keep quiet in general.

https://www.rabbitears.info/blog/index.php?post/2017/02/09/What-We-Know-Incentive-Auction-Results

PBS
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Forum: HDTV Technical   02-19-2017, 09:47 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,880
Posted By SFischer1
Do you know that the frequency response is less...

Do you know that the frequency response is less for HD FM Radio than normal FM radio?

I got one when the only radio station I listen to went off the air (Format change) and it took two (2) Years...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-19-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,880
Posted By SFischer1
Right on! Except for that ATSC 3.0 would be a...

Right on! Except for that ATSC 3.0 would be a easy rollout.

The biggest problem for me will coming up with a solution that works as well as the two PCI tuners that have time shifting / pause of...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-19-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,880
Posted By SFischer1
4K demanders will lead the way

The HDTV transition was driven by people (Right here on AVS) that wanted HD and they wanted it NOW! They would not allow any delays and you see what we got as a result.

It was not until a...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-18-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 14,632
Views: 1,108,852
Posted By SFischer1
Who posted? 2/18/2017 list

User Name Posts

Larry Kenney 2,028
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SFischer1 1,302
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bobby94928 266
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Forum: HDTV Technical   02-17-2017, 02:27 PM
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Posted By SFischer1
They never have fallen and are very poor and were...

They never have fallen and are very poor and were right from the start. Ever hear of Cesar Chavez? The compound south of Bakersfield, CA? The program California's Gold hosted by Huell Howser (RIP)...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-17-2017, 12:48 PM
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Posted By SFischer1
With the successful test of MPG4 I sure think...

With the successful test of MPG4 I sure think that KQED Inc. will take the $100M for KQEH going off the air and add several 16:9 streams to KQED.

KQED members may be getting the word soon. One...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-17-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 14,632
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Posted By SFischer1
Strange, KMMC VC 40 RF 40 has NO PSIP 11:23 AM...

Strange, KMMC VC 40 RF 40 has NO PSIP 11:23 AM 2/17/2017. My new Sony HDTV produces no picture on 40 (No Sub channel shown) but my better HDHomeRun will stream a KPOP video to VLC Media Player so I...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-16-2017, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3,173
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Posted By SFischer1
Remember the viewers LTV stations are directed at...

Remember the viewers LTV stations are directed at now may be so bad off that they may not have any TV when NTSC ceases.

Those analog signals are still on the air because there are viewers, just...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-16-2017, 09:26 PM
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Posted By SFischer1
PBS Stations Spreadsheet

The PBS Stations Spreadsheet is growing very fast!.

With 105 entries (But only KRCB in market 6) the PBS stations are not silent.

SHF
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-15-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 14,632
Views: 1,108,852
Posted By SFischer1
I will be very interested in the KMTP payout,...

I will be very interested in the KMTP payout, they stated when they tried to take over KCSM that their only money coming in was from cable companies that carried their signal.

They got KMTP from...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-14-2017, 11:22 PM
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Posted By SFischer1
I keep thinking that KRCB might be going to...

I keep thinking that KRCB might be going to VHF-Lo, looking has found nothing to support that idea except the $72M payout.

For other PBS stations the money is much less and there seems to be a...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-14-2017, 07:21 PM
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Posted By SFischer1
NO. It was a paper on how to transition...

NO.

It was a paper on how to transition from ATSC 1.0 to 3.0 and the comments showed some problems that the initial author did not cover. You had to read down many posts before you got to the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-14-2017, 06:14 PM
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Posted By SFischer1
British arrested people must answer questions, we...

British arrested people must answer questions, we in the US do not.

It's who makes the law that dictate what we must do, Lawyers can over write the intent of the law. And advertise on TV for...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-14-2017, 12:32 PM
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Posted By SFischer1
Thumbs down The fact that "NEW" ATSC 3.0 HDTV's will need to...

The fact that "NEW" ATSC 3.0 HDTV's will need to be purchased. And they will need a method to update the firmware or they will be another huge rip off.

My new Sony which was built in May does...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-14-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 14,632
Views: 1,108,852
Posted By SFischer1
Chuck or somebody, can you provide a link back in...

Chuck or somebody, can you provide a link back in this thread for the ATSC 3.0 transition post that comments are better that the original post.

I want to ensure that the ATSC 3.0 thread has a...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-13-2017, 09:27 PM
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Views: 1,108,852
Posted By SFischer1
KRCB moving to VHF

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1aguZjdAo2On8B2cUUtyroLjBwXvKVjvJre-XdH4yaZo/edit#gid=0

$72M

SHF
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-13-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14,632
Views: 1,108,852
Posted By SFischer1
Well, Mt. Allison ( RF 35) might be closer to...

Well, Mt. Allison ( RF 35) might be closer to Oakland and SJC than Sutro thus some person in Garden City (choose your state) thought they were helping.

It would take some more research to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-13-2017, 05:33 PM
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Posted By SFischer1
CSV for Spreadsheet and Databases

I wondered how hard it would be to convert Larry's "Digital Television DTV - HDTV Channel List" to a spreadsheet / database format to keep track of the repack activity.

Turned out to be very...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-12-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3,173
Views: 274,733
Posted By SFischer1
The problem with KTNC being on RF 14 is that the...

The problem with KTNC being on RF 14 is that the Land Mobile services on the same tower are repeaters and those repeaters are listening for transmitters miles away and thus are very sensitive and...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-10-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,880
Posted By SFischer1
I suggest reading the FCC document: ...

I suggest reading the FCC document:

http://transition.fcc.gov/Daily_Releases/Daily_Business/2016/db0426/DA-16-451A1.pdf
...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-10-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3,173
Views: 274,733
Posted By SFischer1
Good words. KTNC has more problems than...

Good words.

KTNC has more problems than just their signal, they are on Mt. Diablo (The Devil's Mountain) alone which is in a different direction for most of the market(s) for the other stations....
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-10-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,880
Posted By SFischer1
I do not think so in the specific case of KTNC,...

I do not think so in the specific case of KTNC, they cleaned up their signal with the filter, removed any old un-used attached parts, cleaned up and painted any suspected parts and other things the...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-10-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3,173
Views: 274,733
Posted By SFischer1
And even with the expensive extra filtering that...

And even with the expensive extra filtering that may not be enough, in the San Francisco area we have a station that cannot run with full power and has given that up and has not filed the proper...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-10-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 14,632
Views: 1,108,852
Posted By SFischer1
OTA Reception bad? Call city hall

Sunnyvale: Neighborhood wants city to study television reception issue

http://www.eastbaytimes.com/2017/02/10/sunnyvale-neighborhood-wants-city-to-study-television-reception-issue/

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