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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-11-2014, 05:05 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
IIRC The 2 WJW repeaters are located outside the...

IIRC The 2 WJW repeaters are located outside the DMA, near Alliance in western Columbiana County, but aimed back towards Stark County. I have not heard any news about them lately. I presume they are...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-08-2014, 08:57 AM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
I guess I need to learn how to read the map. I...

I guess I need to learn how to read the map. I made my statement based on the contour's near perfect circles. Other stations L-R maps shows where the nulls are (usually as a cardioid shape).

I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-07-2014, 02:59 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
It appears from the Longly-Rice map that CFPL...

It appears from the Longly-Rice map that CFPL offers no protection at all to WOIO, however WOIO has to protect CFPL.

You may be onto something about using a vertical antenna, however instead of...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-06-2014, 10:18 AM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
Unfortunately for our friends in Lake and...

Unfortunately for our friends in Lake and Ashtabula Counties that is not the case. Unlike analog signals, where you can see what is causing interference and adjust your antenna to null out the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-08-2014, 04:46 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
I doubt the ch 24 repeater is receivable in...

I doubt the ch 24 repeater is receivable in Berea, especially in a basement. I can't get it in Parma, even though I do get the other Akron signals (which are blocked to a vast majority of Cuyahoga...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-03-2014, 04:27 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
Hey, somebody needs to reset the clock on this...

Hey, somebody needs to reset the clock on this site! It's still on Daylight Saving Time :rolleyes:
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-03-2014, 04:25 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
"cbs 43"

Heads up!

This Thursday WOIO will be showing the Browns vs. Bengals game from NFL Network. My Dish EPG shows that the regular CBS lineup from 8-10 PM will be carried on WUAB. The 10 O'Clock News...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-03-2014, 12:23 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
Here's the story on WRAP. It began as a "video...

Here's the story on WRAP. It began as a "video jukebox" service "The Box" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Box_%28U.S.%29 . There was a phone number where you could request a certain video for $2. ...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-27-2014, 03:19 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
Ye olde WXOX

:eek:
I live by the towers. 65 was the crappiest signal of all the LP's here. I actually got a watchable ch 29 out of Akron when I lived in Seven Hills. I watched it in the days leading up to 35...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-09-2014, 05:09 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
It's DVI-D to HDMI (digital to digital). DVI-I...

It's DVI-D to HDMI (digital to digital). DVI-I is analog, like VGA. VGA to component (RGB) may be your best bet, as its a passive adaptor. VGA to HDMI is an active circuit, as there is an...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-27-2014, 05:23 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
You have no trouble because you are in Twinsburg....

You have no trouble because you are in Twinsburg. The OP is in Willoughby near the lake. Lake & Ashtabula counties get all kinds of interference when skip is up from CFPL.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-25-2014, 04:30 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
OOOH no no! WKYC is Browns preseason games only!...

OOOH no no! WKYC is Browns preseason games only! Away games will be on WOIO except for any Monday or Thursday night games, in which case the OTA game goes to the highest bidder. If you happen to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-18-2014, 11:42 AM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
Yes there is a FOX in Youngstown and there are 2...

Yes there is a FOX in Youngstown and there are 2 ways to get it. In HD on WYFX-LD Rf Ch 19 (low power digital) or in SD on WKBN 27.2 (Rf Ch 41). I get Rf 41 here in Parma with an indoor Silver...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-29-2014, 11:30 AM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
I do not get charged anything for using *228 opt...

I do not get charged anything for using *228 opt 2. If it's not available where you are you will get a message saying it's not available in your area. That happened to me in south central Kentucky....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-25-2014, 01:15 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
Do you know about *228? Dial it on your Verizon...

Do you know about *228? Dial it on your Verizon phone and hit option #2 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) . After it updates the number of bars should...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-07-2014, 12:56 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
The best TV antenna installers are Ham Radio...

The best TV antenna installers are Ham Radio operators. See if you know any or know someone who knows one. While Hams cannot "profit" from their hobby, they may be willing to do side jobs "off the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-03-2014, 12:59 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
My 2 biggest catches were WPBT-TV Ch. 2 Miami and...

My 2 biggest catches were WPBT-TV Ch. 2 Miami and KPRC Ch.2 Houston. Both in the 1980's on a Zenith "click tuner" 25" color set circa 1974. That set was in service until ~'92 with just one major...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-03-2014, 09:57 AM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
You can still DX Digital TV, in fact digital adds...

You can still DX Digital TV, in fact digital adds a dimension to the hobby. Thanks to PSIP data you can see information about that distant signal even if you never get to see a legal ID. Search the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-02-2014, 11:28 AM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
In 1960 I was watching CFPL using a single wire...

In 1960 I was watching CFPL using a single wire with a round plastic disc on the end. the wire and disc sat on the floor. This was using a Zenith "Space Command" 21" B&W TV (brand new in '60). Lake...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-02-2014, 11:10 AM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
What I meant was that the Columbus Ch. 10 (WBNS?)...

What I meant was that the Columbus Ch. 10 (WBNS?) could have flash-cut to Ch. 10 the way WJW did in Ch. 8. Of course WBNS would have needed a transition assignment like WJW's 31.

I never...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-02-2014, 10:18 AM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
I wonder who at the FCC thought Ch. 10 was viable...

I wonder who at the FCC thought Ch. 10 was viable for Cleveland? In theory at 110 miles CFPL should not be a factor, however when you factor in 60 miles of Lake Erie which makes a dandy reflector,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-01-2014, 12:17 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
I grew up in Euclid. CFPL (analog) came in like a...

I grew up in Euclid. CFPL (analog) came in like a local every summer. When WOIO announced it was going to be digital on RF Ch. 10 I thought to myself "what are they smoking?" Who in their right...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-09-2014, 05:28 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Bismarck440 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1139546/cleveland-oh-hdtv/3960#post_24587790)

Actually thats the one station I was...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-08-2014, 02:33 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by firemantom26 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1139546/cleveland-oh-hdtv/3870#post_24180522)

Its always been around 70-75...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-12-2013, 05:34 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
Quote:Originally Posted by Andrew...

Quote:Originally Posted by Andrew K http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1139546/cleveland-oh-hdtv/3840#post_24061659)

87.7 has been sold and is switching to...
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