AVS Forum - Search Results
Showing results 1 to 25 of 202
Search took 1.76 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: SPDICKEY
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-26-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9,143
Views: 937,134
Posted By SPDICKEY
Give up all hope on the SB6141 doing anything...

Give up all hope on the SB6141 doing anything better than 100 on TWC. You're looking at an old list.

The new approved modem list at...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-22-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9,143
Views: 937,134
Posted By SPDICKEY
Got MAXX in 90272 yesterday.

Got MAXX in 90272 yesterday.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-21-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9,143
Views: 937,134
Posted By SPDICKEY
The whole purpose of the digital transition is to...

The whole purpose of the digital transition is to eliminate trapping in systems.

Anything upstream of the tap is feeding multiple homes. Any trapping would have to be installed at the individual...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-21-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9,143
Views: 937,134
Posted By SPDICKEY
Addressable filters (traps)? Not here in my...

Addressable filters (traps)? Not here in my system. Our tap is located in a box outside my condo. No traps there, just drops connected directly to ports. That the system isn't addressable outside the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-20-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9,143
Views: 937,134
Posted By SPDICKEY
If you're on the same head end as "someone," you...

If you're on the same head end as "someone," you also have paid for cable service, and you hook up "someone's" box to your TV outlet, sure it will work. TWC doesn't know exactly where the box is,...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-16-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 9,872
Posted By SPDICKEY
Why all HDMI cables are the same. ...

Why all HDMI cables are the same. (http://www.cnet.com/news/why-all-hdmi-cables-are-the-same/)
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-16-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9,143
Views: 937,134
Posted By SPDICKEY
Still on the old line-up here in 90272. I just...

Still on the old line-up here in 90272. I just ran the Guided Setup on my TiVo since a couple of channels where in the wrong places. I used 90272 ZIP and TiVo suggested either TWC Sherman Oaks, or...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-13-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9,143
Views: 937,134
Posted By SPDICKEY
Cable TV has charged for delivering clear...

Cable TV has charged for delivering clear broadcast signals to viewers since the beginning of cable TV. Of course, where you live, an antenna is an option. For some, like me, it isn't due to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-13-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9,143
Views: 937,134
Posted By SPDICKEY
Since you weren't paying for television service...

Since you weren't paying for television service for all this time, consider it a bargain at $20 now for the most basic of cable, with a DTA.
Forum: Xbox Area   08-08-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,230
Posted By SPDICKEY
ESPN and ESPN2 command nearly $6 combined per...

ESPN and ESPN2 command nearly $6 combined per month in cable affiliate fees. For perspective, the average basic cable channel pulls in $0.26 of affiliate fees monthly. Since the average cable bill is...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-08-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9,143
Views: 937,134
Posted By SPDICKEY
TiVO Premiere with four tuners. Requires...

TiVO Premiere with four tuners. Requires $2.50/mo. CableCard and a free Tuning Adapter for the SDV signals.

Love it, much better than the TWC boxes.

No, but I could network with $99 TiVo...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-07-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9,143
Views: 937,134
Posted By SPDICKEY
Two. Yes, TWC let the June date slip. But better...

Two. Yes, TWC let the June date slip. But better to be forewarned rather than have it happen spontaneously. I have a TiVo and am still not sure that recordings from KNBCHD will be transferred to KNBC...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-06-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9,143
Views: 937,134
Posted By SPDICKEY
Post Anything can happen, but I got a letter with...

Anything can happen, but I got a letter with another "firm date" of 09/17 for WLA 90272, same as show online. Hope it happens this time.

City of Los Angeles (WLA) Channel Line Up [PDF]...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-27-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9,143
Views: 937,134
Posted By SPDICKEY
Same here in 90272. My spare bedroom old analog...

Same here in 90272. My spare bedroom old analog only TV is now totally useless with Get Your Channel Back on every remaining analog signal.

Rescanned HDTV set and getting 49 analogs (all with the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-23-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9,143
Views: 937,134
Posted By SPDICKEY
Which is just what I said. When I received my DTA...

Which is just what I said. When I received my DTA by mail, the correct numbers were all ready entered in to the system before I got it, and the DTA activated in just minutes, rather than hours as you...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-23-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9,143
Views: 937,134
Posted By SPDICKEY
When I ordered my box in advance of all the...

When I ordered my box in advance of all the procrastinators rushing to the offices to get boxes, I simply hooked it up to my TVs, took a couple of minutes for the hit to activate the box. No call...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-22-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9,143
Views: 937,134
Posted By SPDICKEY
446 MSNBC is in full HD on my TiVo with CableCard...

446 MSNBC is in full HD on my TiVo with CableCard and tuning adapter. Its the same as you pictured on my DTA equipped sets.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-21-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 9,143
Views: 937,134
Posted By SPDICKEY
Still getting analogs in West L.A 90272. ...

Still getting analogs in West L.A 90272.

Just rescanned my QAM TV. Counts 52 analogs still on-air.

2-14 minus 6 and 10, along with 21, 24, 26, 27, 37, 38 are video as usual. Rest have the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-21-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9,143
Views: 937,134
Posted By SPDICKEY
MSNBC is full HD, as are all channels in the 400...

MSNBC is full HD, as are all channels in the 400 range at TWC.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-15-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 9,143
Views: 937,134
Posted By SPDICKEY
Speedtest.net publishes that along with many...

Speedtest.net publishes that along with many other net news sources. USA is way down the list worldwide.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-26-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 9,143
Views: 937,134
Posted By SPDICKEY
Good find. This is a list of "systems" within the...

Good find. This is a list of "systems" within the TWC cluster in Southern California

Those ad sales zones closely relate to the old head end and franchise designations before TWC gobbled up...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-26-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9,143
Views: 937,134
Posted By SPDICKEY
After TWC goes all-digital and starts scrambling...

After TWC goes all-digital and starts scrambling the clear QAM channels (those with the dash in the number) and turns off the analog channels (those without a dash), you'll need to get a DTA. I'd...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-26-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9,143
Views: 937,134
Posted By SPDICKEY
2nd chance All-Digital letter

This letter arrived yesterday about the all-digital cut-over. We're still on for 7/8/2014 in 90272. This makes three mailed notices. Just how many will not have their DTAs installed in time?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-19-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9,143
Views: 937,134
Posted By SPDICKEY
MAXX upgrades are dependant on the system going...

MAXX upgrades are dependant on the system going all-digital and the turndown of the analog signals. Something that will happen (slowly) after they begin the digital conversion. Mine will start July...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-18-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 9,143
Views: 937,134
Posted By SPDICKEY
Good luck getting 200 Mbps with that Netgear...

Good luck getting 200 Mbps with that Netgear since the manufacturer states it will only "deliver usable downstream data rates of 152 Mbps
(CMD31T, DOCSIS)."

That modem only bonds four downstream...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 202

 
Forum Jump: