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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-25-2014, 12:15 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, 11:56 AM
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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, 11:59 AM
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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, 08:57 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, 10:28 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, 10:10 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, 09:18 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, 11:17 AM
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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, 04:28 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, 01:33 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, 04:34 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...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-13-2013, 02:40 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
Quote:Yes, I do remember the cable/satellite...

Quote:Yes, I do remember the cable/satellite companies trying to brainwash people into thinking OTA broadcasting would be completely gone after the digital transition. What a bunch of BS!...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-09-2013, 11:53 AM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by dmking12370 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1139546/cleveland-oh-hdtv/3660#post_23808615)

I have DirecTV and I use the AM-21...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   09-20-2013, 09:56 AM
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Views: 377
Posted By Michael P 2341
Howie was not reading the commercial, Sean...

Howie was not reading the commercial, Sean Hannity was. In the middle of Sean's reading is when I heard the "LS" comment inserted and then back to Sean.
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   09-20-2013, 06:07 AM
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Views: 377
Posted By Michael P 2341
Well it sounded like Howard's voice. The...

Well it sounded like Howard's voice.

The commercial was for flowers when it cut away to to obscenity. Prior to the obscenity, there was another program on briefly and also dead air. It was...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   09-19-2013, 03:00 PM
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Views: 377
Posted By Michael P 2341
I was listening to Sean Hannity today on Patriot...

I was listening to Sean Hannity today on Patriot Channel 125 when suddenly I got Howard Stern (I presume it was HS) saying "Lying c###sucker", then it flipped back to Hannity. This happened in the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-16-2013, 11:04 AM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Inundated http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1139546/cleveland-oh-hdtv/3600#post_23635558)

I've never been able to get a...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-16-2013, 08:11 AM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Inundated http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1139546/cleveland-oh-hdtv/3600#post_23635464)

In my new suburban Akron location,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-14-2013, 01:51 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by itsthemultipath! http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1139546/cleveland-oh-hdtv/3600#post_23626844)

WHK 1420 with TL in Seven...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-25-2013, 11:37 AM
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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/3540#post_23560883)

Yes, I looked this up, located on...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-18-2013, 11:45 AM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
Without a video signal my HDTV does not detect...

Without a video signal my HDTV does not detect anything on ch 6. The old analog CRT does get the audio only signal but it acts confused.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-17-2013, 02:57 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/3510#post_23535522)

I suspect the usual summer tropo...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-16-2013, 10:25 AM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
I thought that the Canadian TV stations all...

I thought that the Canadian TV stations all switched to digital by now. On Saturday night I was running an autoscan trying to get CBC digital ch 9 when my TV found CTV in analog on ch 42. What's up...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-09-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4,129
Views: 348,037
Posted By Michael P 2341
Quote:Originally Posted by Trip in...

Quote:Originally Posted by Trip in VA http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1139546/cleveland-oh-hdtv/3510#post_23509513)

Coverage map:...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-05-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4,129
Views: 348,037
Posted By Michael P 2341
I recall a time, in the beginning of the shared...

I recall a time, in the beginning of the shared news staff between 19 & 43, when the reporter's microphones had a 19 on one side and a 43 on the other side. They had to hold it so only one channel...
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