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Forum: HDTV Technical   05-25-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By tylerSC
Yes but it is bigger than necessary for High VHF....

Yes but it is bigger than necessary for High VHF. Although in this case it may be necessary for RF6 which I overlooked, unless he gets that ABC translator.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-25-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 12,051
Views: 614,321
Posted By tylerSC
The 55EC9300 OLED from LG as been priced at $2499...

The 55EC9300 OLED from LG as been priced at $2499 recently, and Microcenter and Fry's have had clearance deals at $1999 and $1599. This model may be the best replacement for plasma tech, although it...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-25-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 12,051
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Posted By tylerSC
No not all OLEDs are 4K. The LG EC9300 2014 model...

No not all OLEDs are 4K. The LG EC9300 2014 model is 1080p, but the new to be released 2015 models are indeed 4K.
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-25-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 73
Posted By tylerSC
You may need an antenna with a bit more gain such...

You may need an antenna with a bit more gain such as Winegard 7697 or 7698. And perhaps a Channel Master distribution amp somewhere in the line.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-24-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11,515
Views: 1,026,898
Posted By tylerSC
I saw Letterman's last show and am sorry to see...

I saw Letterman's last show and am sorry to see him go. And I have not adapted to Fallon on NBC, as I preferred Leno who was still top rated when they forced him to step down for the 2nd time. I may...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-24-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14,088
Views: 1,583,942
Posted By tylerSC
Most of those high rise apartments in Northern...

Most of those high rise apartments in Northern Virginia used to have master antenna systems on the roof that received both DC and Baltimore channels available free of charge to all residents. But...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-24-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 14,088
Views: 1,583,942
Posted By tylerSC
Reportedly the Winegard Flatwave is better...

Reportedly the Winegard Flatwave is better designed for High VHF than the Mohu Leaf. But it is all trial and error, and based upon location. And sometimes an amp helps, sometimes it does more harm...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-24-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 239
Posted By tylerSC
Most cable systems now require a digital box. So...

Most cable systems now require a digital box. So you can no longer directly connect the cable to the TV as the channels are now scrambled, requiring a separate receiver.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-24-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 9,794
Views: 645,742
Posted By tylerSC
They now have the Clearstream 4V model which adds...

They now have the Clearstream 4V model which adds the VHF dipole, which should receive WTVI in Matthews. But you are correct, they are a bit pricey at Best Buy. And there is a cheaper version from...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-22-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9,794
Views: 645,742
Posted By tylerSC
Perhaps HBU33 Antennacraft antenna they were on...

Perhaps HBU33 Antennacraft antenna they were on clearance at Radioshack if you can still find one. Good antenna for High VHF and UHF. Sometimes an amp may help with the more distant signals, but may...
Forum: HD Radio   05-22-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,491
Posted By tylerSC
Well the HD was definitely down a week ago when I...

Well the HD was definitely down a week ago when I drove through Gaffney on the way to Charlotte. It very seldom locked on, whereas previously it had been rock solid from Spartanburg and well into...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-22-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9,794
Views: 645,742
Posted By tylerSC
I am not really a big sports fan, but it is...

I am not really a big sports fan, but it is indeed nice to see locally produced programming. Now if they would just put the Hornets back on WJZY. Or some other local station.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-20-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 15,406
Views: 1,594,476
Posted By tylerSC
We are now getting into the summer season where...

We are now getting into the summer season where weather conditions pull in the distant channels more favorably.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-19-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 138
Posted By tylerSC
LG manufactured the Zenith converter boxes, as...

LG manufactured the Zenith converter boxes, as they own the Zenith brand. And a very similar user interface is used in the LG TVs, including the signal strength meter. But you need to select an LG...
Forum: HD Radio   05-19-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,491
Posted By tylerSC
Any update if 99.3 HD transmitter is back to full...

Any update if 99.3 HD transmitter is back to full power?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-19-2015, 12:12 AM
Replies: 8,092
Views: 763,455
Posted By tylerSC
They will probably scramble the local channels...

They will probably scramble the local channels also. That's what Charter did. The locals used to be free in HD with clear qam cable connected to back of TV. But now you have to have a digital box.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-18-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 9,794
Views: 645,742
Posted By tylerSC
You can still connect your antenna to the back of...

You can still connect your antenna to the back of the TV to receive your local/regional channels, and connect your cable box with the HDMI or Component connection. Best of both worlds. You will have...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-15-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 993
Views: 39,028
Posted By tylerSC
What is the panel version used on the 55JS8500?...

What is the panel version used on the 55JS8500? Is it TS02 or US02 or other? Assume it is Samsung, but just wondering about the panel lottery on this model.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-15-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12,051
Views: 614,321
Posted By tylerSC
There is a new SEK-3000 Evolution Kit that is...

There is a new SEK-3000 Evolution Kit that is soon to be released. I believe it may work on the F8500, but the big question is whether it will upgrade to the new Tizen operating system. It supposedly...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-15-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9,794
Views: 645,742
Posted By tylerSC
They will have exclusive interview with Dolly...

They will have exclusive interview with Dolly Parton tonight at 11 on WBTV News.
Forum: HD Radio   05-12-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,491
Posted By tylerSC
I drove to Charlotte from Greenville this...

I drove to Charlotte from Greenville this morning. And there is definitely a problem with the 99.3 signal. The HD would seldom lock on just above Gaffney. But I listened to Keith Larson on 107.9- HD2...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-11-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9,794
Views: 645,742
Posted By tylerSC
Favorable warm weather conditions tonight as WSOC...

Favorable warm weather conditions tonight as WSOC and WCCB began coming in strong after 7pm. More typical during summer months, then gone after 10am.
Forum: HD Radio   05-11-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,491
Posted By tylerSC
And speaking of WLNK, their signal is now subject...

And speaking of WLNK, their signal is now subject to local interference from a low power station broadcasting on 107.9 in Greenville County, SC. In the top part of the county above Laurens Rd, WLNK...
Forum: HD Radio   05-11-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,491
Posted By tylerSC
When they installed the new transmitter last...

When they installed the new transmitter last year, the 99.3 signal improved, especially the HD. I get it fine on my home radio in Greenville with rabbit ears, including the HD. And I have my main HD...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-11-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3,336
Views: 1,474,342
Posted By tylerSC
And by the way, EV still posts in the plasma...

And by the way, EV still posts in the plasma owners display thread, and has now apparently upgraded to an outdoor antenna. But it still would be interesting to see if he could still contribute to...
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