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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-14-2015, 07:30 PM
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Remember, 4.1 on 40 has more power than 6.1 on...

Remember, 4.1 on 40 has more power than 6.1 on 25...so why would they spin off the better signal?? Could swap channels but 40 is likely going to have to move anyway with the repacking garbage....so I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-14-2015, 07:21 PM
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Yeah, saw where Sinclair had agreed to put it on...

Yeah, saw where Sinclair had agreed to put it on a lot of their stations....HORRIBLE quality video...and a lot of times they aspect ratio is wrong (Like 27-2!)...

I never liked grits....and this...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-30-2014, 06:01 PM
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Posted By BPTTV
Just noticed KFDM added 6.3!!! 'GRIT' Tv...

Just noticed KFDM added 6.3!!! 'GRIT' Tv channel...wish it had been Antenna or THIS......the movie playing right now looks grainy though....obviously 480i....

(Hint hint for adding something to 4;...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-25-2014, 01:00 AM
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MMM let's see.... 12.1 a few nights ago was...

MMM let's see....

12.1 a few nights ago was broadcasting MeTV (but not the same feed as 12.4 was showing!!!!) A text msg to one of the 12 engineers cleared that up but I wonder how long that HAD...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-17-2014, 09:18 PM
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Posted By BPTTV
Give it time...Disney is taking it off soon enough

Give it time...Disney is taking it off soon enough
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-17-2014, 09:17 PM
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Posted By BPTTV
A couple of LDs in the Houston and surrounding...

A couple of LDs in the Houston and surrounding area are like that :mad:
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-25-2014, 06:40 PM
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Posted By BPTTV
KEBQ showing same thing 4.2 is!

KEBQ LP9 is showing the same football game that is on Bounce on 4.2..UTEP vs UTSA.......

Wonder how they pulled that off..I have seen 9 cut away for some non commercial ads at times while the game...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-15-2014, 06:49 PM
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Posted By BPTTV
KFDM also has the same setup (well, only CBS and...

KFDM also has the same setup (well, only CBS and CW..and its probably the CW PLUS, not the main CW feed)....KBMT has 3 720ps and one 480i on one carrier...(well, one of the 720s is COZI which is...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-13-2014, 05:18 PM
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Posted By BPTTV
LWN is going away in January anyway...so no...

LWN is going away in January anyway...so no biggie (will free up some bits for the main HD channel)
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-12-2014, 10:19 PM
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Posted By BPTTV
Wow, the Trinity River sends Dallas' waste waters...

Wow, the Trinity River sends Dallas' waste waters down and now they send the Ebola infected things down here..
...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-11-2014, 06:05 PM
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Posted By BPTTV
No...digital subchannels are part of the serial...

No...digital subchannels are part of the serial data stream....to put another subchannel in the stream would require the proper encoder (if the encoder in use is only a single channel unit) and of...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-11-2014, 05:50 PM
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Posted By BPTTV
FCC issues 3rd NPRM on LPTV/translator digital move

Read the joke at the FCC web site and get your comments in ASAP!

http://transition.fcc.gov/Daily_Releases/Daily_Business/2014/db1010/FCC-14-151A1.pdf
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-11-2014, 05:43 PM
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Posted By BPTTV
Why in the attic?? Federal law allows you to put...

Why in the attic?? Federal law allows you to put up an outside antenna.....screw the HOA......

BTW the FCC issued 3rd NPRM on the LPTV/translator issue....read it and get your comments in on this...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-11-2014, 05:38 PM
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Posted By BPTTV
Good to see you again Richard...the lag I see...

Good to see you again Richard...the lag I see does not happen all the time...need to track it more but I see it as much as a 3 second delay before the screen shows anything...weird...I'll do some...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-05-2014, 12:44 PM
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Posted By BPTTV
Kfdm 6.1

Still seeing a LONG lag in decode on 6.1 when tuning to it...takes longer than 4.x or 12.x for the channel to pop up...wonder what is going on??

Also anyone catch that LONG dead air during the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-27-2014, 11:44 AM
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Posted By BPTTV
Maybe KLFY was having issues... KAOB 27.2's...

Maybe KLFY was having issues...

KAOB 27.2's channel is screwed up (it always seems to be one thing or another)...they are running some John Wayne movies (Chisum is one) and the audio is HORRIBLE!...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-25-2014, 03:08 PM
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Posted By BPTTV
Ahh if you mean is there a way to connect a...

Ahh if you mean is there a way to connect a second TV to the 3671/7777 setup, yes....merely install a coaxial splitter (rated at 50-900MHz) between the "DX" TV and the Power Supply that feeds the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-24-2014, 10:33 AM
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Posted By BPTTV
POOR KLFY has signal issues thanks to the FCC. It...

POOR KLFY has signal issues thanks to the FCC. It and adj channel WAFB9 were full power under the analog rules...and had no problems but DTN interference curves were made assuming a 30ft high rcv...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-19-2014, 07:32 PM
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Views: 116,380
Posted By BPTTV
Yeah I know KERA....(I was in DFW for 5 years and...

Yeah I know KERA....(I was in DFW for 5 years and know CH back then pretty well..though things have changed since I left)...Did you have an amp on the outside antenna? I had a RS VU90 at 20ft with a...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-18-2014, 01:59 AM
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Posted By BPTTV
If the connections seem ok then likely it is the...

If the connections seem ok then likely it is the power supply going south.....it looks like the specs are 12V DC...I take it there is no way to check the PS with the antenna connected (via a T or a...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-16-2014, 05:35 PM
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Posted By BPTTV
some radio news

In case you havent heard, Clear Channel went away today (sorta)...they changed their name to iHeartMedia....

except the outdoor unit kept the CC name...it is likely to be spun off to pay for the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-10-2014, 09:44 PM
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Views: 116,380
Posted By BPTTV
AHHH why didnt you just put up an outside TV...

AHHH why didnt you just put up an outside TV antenna and get them over the air for free?? When it rains, you'll still be able to watch them over the air....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-04-2014, 11:10 PM
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Posted By BPTTV
BTW meant to post this a while back....for those...

BTW meant to post this a while back....for those wishing to work their way through the new software, there is a easy way to do it....

Look at upper right of page and click on User CP (control...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-31-2014, 05:22 PM
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Posted By BPTTV
Former KFDM Weather guy Bob French files suit...

Former KFDM Weather guy Bob French files suit against KBTX 3.1 in Aggieland:
...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   08-27-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 511
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Posted By BPTTV
The 20-25 for 6 months is a special offer for...

The 20-25 for 6 months is a special offer for former subscribers to try to get them to come back...not everyone can get it..

SXM is running a free promo from now until next Tuesday or Wed.....most...
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