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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-18-2015, 02:42 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
I get WKBN virtually 24/7 here in the Parma...

I get WKBN virtually 24/7 here in the Parma antenna farm - with an indoor "Silver Sensor". I keep it propped up on boxes aimed squarely in the direction of Youngstown. I get all the locals and most...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-13-2015, 11:01 AM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
I got WPBT in Miami and KPRC Houston, both...

I got WPBT in Miami and KPRC Houston, both channel 2's sometime back in the 80's on my '74 Zenith 25" "click tuner". Probably a Sporadic E (especially the Houston reception since it was in and out...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-11-2015, 01:40 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
W35AX was never on analog ch 6. Only ch 6 can be...

W35AX was never on analog ch 6. Only ch 6 can be a "Franken FM". If the stereo pilot on a TV was triggered than W35AX had the MTS (aka BTSC) Stereo frequency of 15.734 k. (the stereo subchannel is...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-11-2015, 12:10 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
My Samsung 26" HDTV picks up analog 6 just fine,...

My Samsung 26" HDTV picks up analog 6 just fine, but in mono. The reason for this is the stereo pilot tone for FM stereo is at a different frequency than analog TV stereo. Since WLFM is a...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-07-2015, 03:08 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
"WI9XJY" does not show up in the FCC database. ...

"WI9XJY" does not show up in the FCC database. It looks like a ham call-sign.

Is this supposed to be the new WRAP?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-29-2015, 04:27 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
You meant this: ...

You meant this:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RzcTgDLCnxs

I can't find "I love Chicago, Chicago my home" on You Tube. "The Enforcer" is the "spastic horns".
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-29-2015, 02:24 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
I bet that 19 Action News sounder (the spastic...

I bet that 19 Action News sounder (the spastic horns, I presume) might have had lyrics on a Chicago station and Snowdog might have heard it that way first so the words are stuck in his head.

A...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-21-2015, 03:47 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
WKBN's contour map shows coverage from parts of...

WKBN's contour map shows coverage from parts of Cleveland through to parts of Pittsburgh! Local terrain is why many on the outskirts never get it. But if you are on high ground a "coat hanger"...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-15-2015, 10:43 AM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
16 might as well not have any guide (or clock) at...

16 might as well not have any guide (or clock) at all, it has not been correct since the day they singed on. 7 (virtual 53) never had any data but at least they finaly went true HD.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-14-2015, 11:10 AM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
Yep, Hepburn predicted it:...

Yep, Hepburn predicted it: http://www.dxinfocentre.com/tropo.html (http://www.dxinfocentre.com/tropo.html)(see Apr. 14 1200 UTC)

It's gone now :(

It will return (although not as strong)...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-09-2015, 05:48 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
There is a ridge just south of Bismark's location...

There is a ridge just south of Bismark's location that keeps the Akron and Youngstown signals out of reach. He'd need an awfully tall tower to overcome that ridge. It's messing with OTA TV from...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-02-2015, 10:57 AM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
Last night during the 11 PM "Big Bang Theory"...

Last night during the 11 PM "Big Bang Theory" there appeared to be a lot of pixelation during the show. I first thought it could be a Dish Network issue, so I switched to my TV's OTA tuner.. Sure...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-26-2015, 03:26 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
Yep. Hams are the primary reason for that site's...

Yep. Hams are the primary reason for that site's existence. TVDX is secondary.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-25-2015, 02:19 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
Thanks! That was it. CHCH and CKCO were...

Thanks! That was it. CHCH and CKCO were interesting catches in that they were not just another CBC feed like CKLW & CFPL.

BTW: Here's some interesting trivia about Canadian TV that I observed as...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   03-25-2015, 12:05 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
The only satellite radio I own is the one that is...

The only satellite radio I own is the one that is a part of the SYNC System in my car. I was getting the Premier channels since day one (March 2013) even though they sold me Select.

I did not...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-25-2015, 10:04 AM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
I grew up in Euclid and was an avid TVDX'er back...

I grew up in Euclid and was an avid TVDX'er back in the analog days. In fact I began my interest in DX as a youngster ~6 years old. My parents just bought a brand new Zenith "Space Command" TV. As...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   03-24-2015, 10:24 AM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
My radio just did an update and now 208 is gone...

My radio just did an update and now 208 is gone too.

Checking the SXM website it appears that the "Premier" package is no longer available, it's now "All Access" with internet streaming. I...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   03-23-2015, 04:51 PM
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Views: 308
Posted By Michael P 2341
I'm not a lifetime sub, but my yearly is not up...

I'm not a lifetime sub, but my yearly is not up until September. This just happened to me last Saturday. When I did the refresh I lost nearly every channel above 200 except for 208 (PGA), I used to...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   03-23-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By Michael P 2341
Radio lost subscription

On Saturday my Sync Sirius radio gave me a message that I was not subscribed (my due date is in September). I went to the web page and found the instructions to do a refresh. After the refresh I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-19-2015, 10:26 AM
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Views: 409,820
Posted By Michael P 2341
I was referring to WKBN, not the Parma farm. The...

I was referring to WKBN, not the Parma farm. The contour "circle" includes Lake County but the southern ridge I called "Little Mountain" blocks anything from Youngstown.

I now see that the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-18-2015, 05:46 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
"High ground" in your case is higher than "Little...

"High ground" in your case is higher than "Little Mountain" which is the terrain obstacle that shadows Mentor.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-17-2015, 04:37 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
I get WKBN-DT virtually 24/7 with an indoor...

I get WKBN-DT virtually 24/7 with an indoor Silver Sensor on a stack of boxes. Their service contour reaches from parts of Cleveland to parts of Pittsburgh! If you are on high ground inside the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-16-2015, 02:57 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
Not only is the clock wrong on W16DO-D, the...

Not only is the clock wrong on W16DO-D, the program guide is messed up as well. Sunday morning the guide said "Bonanza" but "Tarzan" was the actual program. I wonder if the standard time clock...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-16-2015, 02:53 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
As of last night they were still showing W35AX...

As of last night they were still showing W35AX Cleveland (along with WAOH-CD 29 Akron) on their digital ch 16 signal.

I found their app listed by their analog call:...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-12-2015, 04:36 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
W16DO's clock is still set to standard time. I...

W16DO's clock is still set to standard time. I just scanned it into my Sammy and hit the info button. It was 6:15 for ch 16, 7:15 on the rest of the channels.

I see the bluriness that others...
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