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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-14-2016, 07:01 PM
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Views: 61,852
Posted By blackcap93
Another QAM reshuffle, this time involving VOD...

Another QAM reshuffle, this time involving VOD and Internet. VOD is now at 450-489 MHz and Internet, at 624-720 MHz.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-10-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10,485
Views: 675,655
Posted By blackcap93
WCNC signal strength at my location is in the 70s...

WCNC signal strength at my location is in the 70s (on a 0-100 scale).
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-08-2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10,485
Views: 675,655
Posted By blackcap93
They had trouble the night of a Sunday night game...

They had trouble the night of a Sunday night game on NBC, too.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-08-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 61,852
Posted By blackcap93
They've got one now, but it's in the TWC...

They've got one now, but it's in the TWC division, rather than the Charter division.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-08-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10,485
Views: 675,655
Posted By blackcap93
I'm so close to the WCNC transmitter site I...

I'm so close to the WCNC transmitter site I wouldn't be able to tell which transmitter is being used.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-08-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10,485
Views: 675,655
Posted By blackcap93
WCNC is back on now.

WCNC is back on now.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-08-2016, 05:48 PM
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Views: 61,852
Posted By blackcap93
WCNC has been knocked off the air due to a...

WCNC has been knocked off the air due to a lightning strike at the transmitter location, affecting Charter customers and those watching over the air.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-08-2016, 05:46 PM
Replies: 10,485
Views: 675,655
Posted By blackcap93
Not too long ago, within the last 45 minutes or...

Not too long ago, within the last 45 minutes or so.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-08-2016, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10,485
Views: 675,655
Posted By blackcap93
WCNC is off the air right now, due to a possible...

WCNC is off the air right now, due to a possible lightning strike at the transmitter site. This affects those who watch WCNC over the air or over most non-TWC cable systems.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-07-2016, 11:12 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 61,852
Posted By blackcap93
In my area, ten 6-MHz channels were opened up by...

In my area, ten 6-MHz channels were opened up by the QAM/SDV reshuffle; the RF channels used for Internet, VOD, and SDV haven't changed.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-07-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 61,852
Posted By blackcap93
I have a listing for the channels accessible in...

I have a listing for the channels accessible in Gaston and Lincoln counties.

The channel/frequency assignments should hold true for the Hickory, Lenoir, and Burke County systems, but as for...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-07-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 23,093
Posted By blackcap93
Charter in Hickory, NC, has significantly...

Charter in Hickory, NC, has significantly reshuffled its QAM channel assignments and moved over 100 channels to SDV, freeing 10 6-MHz channel slots, so something may be in the works here too.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-07-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 61,852
Posted By blackcap93
The system apparently was unable to deliver MavTV...

The system apparently was unable to deliver MavTV to you or to anyone else at the time of your post, due to SDV congestion, where there aren't enough slots available on the RF carriers dedicated to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-28-2016, 06:32 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 61,852
Posted By blackcap93
The Zee channels have been deleted from the...

The Zee channels have been deleted from the lineup.
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-18-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 9,520
Views: 1,379,653
Posted By blackcap93
No change of cable operator for me (the system...

No change of cable operator for me (the system serving my area has been owned by Charter for upwards of 20 years), but a neighboring system serving my county, with its boundary only about a mile from...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-18-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9,520
Views: 1,379,653
Posted By blackcap93
The deal's done; now TWC is a part of Charter. No...

The deal's done; now TWC is a part of Charter. No changes are expected immediately; customers will be notified of any changes shortly before they are to occur, and many of the expected changes won't...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-18-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8,483
Views: 781,674
Posted By blackcap93
Time will tell... hopefully Charter will pick up...

Time will tell... hopefully Charter will pick up some of TWC's better stuff and make them available in "old Charter" areas.

TWC had Charter beat on channel availability, DVR guide, and on-demand...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-18-2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 8,483
Views: 781,674
Posted By blackcap93
There's also the matter of which cable system to...

There's also the matter of which cable system to keep in Dallas, High Shoals, and vicinity, as there's a bit of overlap in Dallas where TWC had overbuilt in Charter territory in a few places...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-18-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 8,483
Views: 781,674
Posted By blackcap93
TWC in Gastonia also carries the channels run by...

TWC in Gastonia also carries the channels run by Gaston County government and school system; Charter customers in Gaston County get instead a single channel run by Catawba County and the cities of...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-18-2016, 03:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 23,093
Posted By blackcap93
Charter's merger wih Time Warner Cable is...

Charter's merger wih Time Warner Cable is expected to be closed today, but any follow-on changes to the HD channel lineups on both the pre-merger Charter systems and the soon-to-be-former TWC systems...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-12-2016, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8,483
Views: 781,674
Posted By blackcap93
Yeah, at some point, some of the headend...

Yeah, at some point, some of the headend functions now handled by Boone, Hickory, Asheville, Greenville, and other places will likely end up being transferred to the big TWC headend if Charter...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-12-2016, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8,483
Views: 781,674
Posted By blackcap93
As far as I'm concerned, it is what it is... I'm...

As far as I'm concerned, it is what it is... I'm just gonna make the best of it and go along for the ride.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-12-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 62,688
Posted By blackcap93
Here's a thread devoted to Charter cable systems...

Here's a thread devoted to Charter cable systems in northwestern North Carolina, which also serve Mountain City and nearby portions of Johnson and Carter counties.

WKPT is the only Tri-Cities...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-12-2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8,483
Views: 781,674
Posted By blackcap93
The Charter-TWC merger has been approved by the...

The Charter-TWC merger has been approved by the California Public Utilities Commission. The deal is expected to close next week.
...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-12-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9,520
Views: 1,379,653
Posted By blackcap93
The Charter-TWC-BHN merger has been approved by...

The Charter-TWC-BHN merger has been approved by the California Public Utilities Commission. The deal is expected to close next week.
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