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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-08-2015, 11:00 AM
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Posted By rick_evans033050
Just got your message and checked. Yes, Create...

Just got your message and checked. Yes, Create on WGBX is now in 16:9 format and looks really good.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-08-2015, 05:34 AM
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Posted By rick_evans033050
WGBH 2.2 format change. For those of us OTA...

WGBH 2.2 format change. For those of us OTA public TV fans, I notice WGBH 2.2 (World) is now displaying its channel up-scaled to widescreen format like Fox 25.2 Movies! channel. Nice! It would also...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-26-2015, 04:59 PM
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Posted By rick_evans033050
I cannot speak to the "Cord Cutter" antenna you...

I cannot speak to the "Cord Cutter" antenna you asked about. However, I live in a 3rd floor unit in Randolph, next to the Blue Hill Reservation. That puts me about 15 miles from the Needham antennas....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-24-2015, 01:18 PM
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Posted By rick_evans033050
Anyone Star Trek fans notice how much MeTV...

Anyone Star Trek fans notice how much MeTV butchers Star Trek to make room for commercials and promos? Okay, I know they have to pay the bills but man the discontinuities really subtract from the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-13-2015, 03:25 PM
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Posted By rick_evans033050
Sports is a primary reason for many. That...

Sports is a primary reason for many.

That said it's not that hard to find free sports streams online, caveat emptor.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-26-2014, 10:06 AM
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Posted By rick_evans033050
You're correct some bandwidth is taken away if a...

You're correct some bandwidth is taken away if a broadcaster wants to transmit in 1080i or 720p at 19mbits. If there's been a loss in resolution by Fox25 offering Movies! in 480i, which would cut HD...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-07-2014, 12:16 PM
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Posted By rick_evans033050
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by RYankowitz http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/28454/boston-ma-ota/10560#post_24174843)

We are likely to start one in 2014, but I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-07-2014, 11:56 AM
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Posted By rick_evans033050
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by AntAltMike http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/28454/boston-ma-ota/10560#post_24174483)

WBZ is CBS owned and operated, and very...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-07-2014, 08:50 AM
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Posted By rick_evans033050
RY, Will WBZ ever have a subchannel?

RY,
Will WBZ ever have a subchannel?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-04-2014, 01:22 PM
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Posted By rick_evans033050
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by rick_evans033050 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/28454/boston-ma-ota/10560#post_24006523)

How not to broadcast Movies!

WLWC...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-28-2013, 03:43 AM
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Posted By rick_evans033050
How not to broadcast Movies! WLWC channel...

How not to broadcast Movies!

WLWC channel 28.2 recently started broadcasting Movies! The problem? Unlike WFXT 25.2 in Boston which upscales its 480i image to widescreen, WLWC squeezes the movies...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-23-2013, 09:13 AM
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Posted By rick_evans033050
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by BillBibeau http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/28454/boston-ma-ota/10530#post_23445968)

I've found that a number of movies are in...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-25-2013, 07:44 AM
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Posted By rick_evans033050
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Mr.H http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/28454/boston-ma-ota/10530#post_23351215)

"Movies!" is coming to 25.2 later this weekend....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-24-2013, 05:12 PM
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Posted By rick_evans033050
The Movie Network is coming to Fox 25.2. Hope...

The Movie Network is coming to Fox 25.2. Hope the movies are better known than those on ThisTV. The promo suggests they might be.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-02-2012, 05:50 PM
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Posted By rick_evans033050
":.Anyone know the story for the sign offs. My...

":.Anyone know the story for the sign offs. My Channel 2 reception is dicey at best."

Oops, I meant does anyone know the story behind the GBH 44.1, 44.2 sign offs? ZapTV lists 44.1 signing off at...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-23-2012, 02:12 PM
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Posted By rick_evans033050
Quote:Originally Posted by BillBibeau...

Quote:Originally Posted by BillBibeau http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21941940)

WOW! I can't believe how brutal the folks have been on the WGBH...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-23-2012, 11:12 AM
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Posted By rick_evans033050
Looks like GBH 2 is coming back up to power in...

Looks like GBH 2 is coming back up to power in that I can now get it. Any confirmation or is it atmospherics? I also notice WGBH world (44.2) is now being mirrored on 2.2.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-08-2012, 08:03 PM
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Posted By rick_evans033050
Quote:Originally Posted by Larry3570...

Quote:Originally Posted by Larry3570 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21883707)

I have the same situation here in Weston. Kind of annoying that...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-08-2012, 04:54 PM
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Posted By rick_evans033050
Is WBZ off the air?

Is WBZ off the air?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-06-2011, 11:37 AM
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Posted By rick_evans033050
Quote:Originally Posted by grampy...

Quote:Originally Posted by grampy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20894494)

I'm no expert, but I use a Terk HDTVA directional indoor antenna in...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-30-2011, 09:19 AM
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Posted By rick_evans033050
WGBX has finally shifted its HD channel to 44-1.

WGBX has finally shifted its HD channel to 44-1.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-06-2011, 01:20 PM
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Posted By rick_evans033050
I noticed some programming on RTV is being...

I noticed some programming on RTV is being broadcast in a squeezed aspect ratio so that when you expand it on your HDTV you have the right aspect and no bars.
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   05-06-2011, 03:08 PM
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Posted By rick_evans033050
The problems alluded to above have gone away. I...

The problems alluded to above have gone away. I have no idea why.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-06-2011, 05:43 AM
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Posted By rick_evans033050
Quote:Originally Posted by dhalbert...

Quote:Originally Posted by dhalbert http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20400624)

44.1 is labeled "WGBX-SD", and 44.5 is labeled "WGBX-HD", so...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-04-2011, 01:36 PM
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Posted By rick_evans033050
New GBX subchannel. I just noticed there are...

New GBX subchannel.
I just noticed there are now five GBX 44 subchannels. The 44.5 subchannel is only a test pattern but of interest is that it is 1080i.
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