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Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   07-25-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 16,492
Posted By kc0ltv
My mother still uses a 32" CRT, probably one of...

My mother still uses a 32" CRT, probably one of the cheaper Sony models...built in 2001.

I regularly used a 13" TV/VCR combo from 2002 until 2010, manufactured in 1994. The VCR part quit working...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-24-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 37,502
Posted By kc0ltv
Has anybody noticed the awful PQ on WDSE-DT1?...

Has anybody noticed the awful PQ on WDSE-DT1? According to my TV, it is supposed to be 720p, but it never seems that way. PBS North would be a lot better if they would do it like they did six or...
Forum: HD Radio   07-23-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,669
Posted By kc0ltv
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by iraweiss http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1397020/if-hd-is-dead-then-why/60#post_22117761)

I purchased my Sony HD Tuner for $99...
Forum: HD Radio   07-23-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,314
Posted By kc0ltv
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by scowl http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1388722/most-americans-still-unfamiliar-with-hd-radio/30#post_21868015)

Every local TV...
Forum: HD Radio   07-23-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,314
Posted By kc0ltv
I think you need to distinguish between AM and...

I think you need to distinguish between AM and FM HD Radio. AM HD is dead, and was dead-on-arrival. If people have a hard enough time "decoding" an analog signal with their ears through the noise...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-23-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2,386
Views: 279,007
Posted By kc0ltv
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by agus0103 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/446660/minneapolis-mn-ota/1620#post_22241962)

You know, I just put two and two...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-23-2012, 02:02 AM
Replies: 2,386
Views: 279,007
Posted By kc0ltv
Interesting to see other DX'ers here. I DX from...

Interesting to see other DX'ers here. I DX from near Duluth. Currently I am without a UHF antenna, but I've been using my (rotated) FM yagi on my roof to DX TV.

Just did a scan and here are the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-27-2010, 11:51 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 37,502
Posted By kc0ltv
Still using the APS-9B FM antenna...just waiting...

Still using the APS-9B FM antenna...just waiting to put up the 4228.

23 (2) KTCI-DT (124 mi) - In for a little bit
24 (28) W24CL-D (64 mi) - In for about a second
32 (4) WCCO-DT (124 mi) -...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-22-2010, 10:20 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 37,502
Posted By kc0ltv
I am currently in the process of getting my CM...

I am currently in the process of getting my CM 4228 back up (this time with the APS-9B on the same mast), so I have settled on using the FM yagi for TV DX in the meantime - a very imperfect...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-20-2008, 01:36 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 37,502
Posted By kc0ltv
Channel Master 4228, mounted about 5' off my...

Channel Master 4228, mounted about 5' off my roof (so about 25-30' up I'm guessing) with a rotator.

http://www.solidsignal.com/prod_disp...p?PROD=ANC4228...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-20-2008, 12:12 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 37,502
Posted By kc0ltv
Very good DTV DX tonight from the SW corner of...

Very good DTV DX tonight from the SW corner of Hermantown:

MSP 26, 32, 34, 35, 40, 44, and 50 in with good signals
MSP 21 and 22 also in, but with weaker signals

Eau Claire 15 and 28 in very...
Forum: HD Radio   11-04-2007, 09:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,171
Posted By kc0ltv
Yeah, HD Radio sure doesn't seem to be improving...

Yeah, HD Radio sure doesn't seem to be improving "listener choice" on the AM band.
Forum: HD Radio   11-04-2007, 01:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,171
Posted By kc0ltv
How has AM IBOC at night affected what stations...

How has AM IBOC at night affected what stations you can receive after sunset?

Here in Duluth, MN, it's not as bad as I expected it would be, at least from a DX'ing standpoint.

660 (typically a...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-26-2007, 03:18 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 37,502
Posted By kc0ltv
Hibbing does have a WDIO translator (WIRT-DT,...

Hibbing does have a WDIO translator (WIRT-DT, channel 31). I know this because I received it a few days ago, if only the text ID http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/smile.gif. Anyway, 57...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-26-2007, 03:13 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 37,502
Posted By kc0ltv
Hibbing does have a WDIO translator (WIRT-DT,...

Hibbing does have a WDIO translator (WIRT-DT, channel 31). I know this because I received it a few days ago, if only the text ID http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/smile.gif. Anyway, 57...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-26-2007, 03:13 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 37,502
Posted By kc0ltv
Hibbing does have a WDIO translator (WIRT-DT,...

Hibbing does have a WDIO translator (WIRT-DT, channel 31). I know this because I received it a few days ago, if only the text ID http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/smile.gif. Anyway, 57...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-22-2007, 10:37 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 197,691
Posted By kc0ltv
Is WEUX-DT up to full power now? I just had...

Is WEUX-DT up to full power now? I just had about a minute or two of a nice, stable, full signal from them. Also had them last night.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-21-2007, 08:03 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 37,502
Posted By kc0ltv
Very strong DTV signals from Eau Claire and MSP...

Very strong DTV signals from Eau Claire and MSP tonight. Just decoded (no picture, but PSIP info) WEUX-DT, Chippewa Falls which runs like 10 kW and is 129 miles away. Also saw Rochester and La...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-09-2007, 12:08 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 37,502
Posted By kc0ltv
Quote:Originally Posted by rvaidyan...

Quote:Originally Posted by rvaidyan http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

Someone please tell me this is a joke. MSP stations in DULUTH??? I still...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-06-2007, 01:44 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 37,502
Posted By kc0ltv
You won't find any of those channels on your set...

You won't find any of those channels on your set if the weather isn't right. Which for some channels (none of the ones I've gotten this summer though) is only once in 100 years.

Right now KTTC-DT...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-01-2007, 01:39 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 37,502
Posted By kc0ltv
Yes! A new one: WJFW-DT-16, Rhinelander, WI, 166...

Yes! A new one: WJFW-DT-16, Rhinelander, WI, 166 mi:

Initial decode:

http://i9.tinypic.com/54n2gz4.jpg

Good image:

http://i19.tinypic.com/6bnd0t4.jpg
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-30-2007, 10:30 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 37,502
Posted By kc0ltv
So far tonight.... WHRM-DT-24 Wausau, WI -...

So far tonight....

WHRM-DT-24 Wausau, WI - 179 mi RELOG - very strong
WAOW-DT-29 Wausau, WI - 179 mi RELOG
WKBT-DT-41 La Crosse, WI - 209 mi RELOG - weak
KGAN-DT-51 Cedar Rapids, IA (PSIP...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-30-2007, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 197,691
Posted By kc0ltv
Quote:Originally Posted by sregener...

Quote:Originally Posted by sregener http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

Others probably know more about this than I do, but the answer is...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-30-2007, 04:43 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 37,502
Posted By kc0ltv
The MSP DTV's were back again, along with a very...

The MSP DTV's were back again, along with a very nice surprise:

http://i15.tinypic.com/5xzyjwx.jpg

KDLT-DT 47, Sioux Falls, SD, 302 miles.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-28-2007, 10:11 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 37,502
Posted By kc0ltv
10.2 seems to be "The Sportsman Channel", which...

10.2 seems to be "The Sportsman Channel", which WDIO-TV 10 / 10.1 carries late at night. A pretty smart subchannel selection for this region. I checked last night and noticed 10.1 and 10.2 to be the...
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