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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-20-2017, 10:48 AM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
I saw WUAB on cable in Columbus too. Yes,...

I saw WUAB on cable in Columbus too.

Yes, it's the same Kaiser, but the "parent company" was Kaiser Aluminum. Kaiser, the health care company grew out of Kaiser Aluminum's employee health care...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-16-2017, 10:18 AM
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It's not true that you need to subscribe to TV in...

It's not true that you need to subscribe to TV in order to get internet service from a cable company. I get internet only from COX. I'm sure it's the same everywhere. Their sales persons may want...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-13-2017, 05:22 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
The Pittsburgh stations that were on low VHF in...

The Pittsburgh stations that were on low VHF in the analog days were received in 2 other DMA's. WTAE (Ch. 4) was the only ABC station for 3 markets (Pittsburgh, Wheeling/Steubenville &...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-11-2017, 08:22 AM
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It was shortly after entering SR-2 West at 615. ...

It was shortly after entering SR-2 West at 615. Volume was very low, as I had a passenger in the car. I heard music right away, not sure if it was a "hand-off" from another station. By the time I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-09-2017, 11:46 AM
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I picked up 92.7 while driving home on route 2...

I picked up 92.7 while driving home on route 2 from Mentor to Parma. Apparently it's only 99 watts from a Downtown Cleveland tower. It's "Air-1" a format similar to The Fish but without...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-06-2017, 04:14 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
If you are considering those two towns, you might...

If you are considering those two towns, you might as well move to the top of the hill in Richfield.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-04-2017, 08:25 AM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
I was one of the proponents to move the antenna...

I was one of the proponents to move the antenna farm to Richfield after realizing that it was Richfield that was blocking the Akron signals from making into the eastern part of Cuyahoga County. The...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-01-2017, 12:59 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
Yep! It was the one of the first transmitters...

Yep! It was the one of the first transmitters for Global TV Network. I used to get a strong signal from them when I still lived at my parent's house in Euclid. Initially they did not sign on...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-26-2017, 05:14 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
I bet that 27.2 is HD for the Super Bowl.

I bet that 27.2 is HD for the Super Bowl.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-24-2017, 05:34 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
Is the analog Ch. 42 that close to the U.S....

Is the analog Ch. 42 that close to the U.S. border? It's not a Windsor station AFAIK.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-23-2017, 04:59 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
Speaking of The CBC, does anybody in N.E. Ohio...

Speaking of The CBC, does anybody in N.E. Ohio receive CLBN-9 on a regular basis? If so what kind of antenna (and at what height) does it take?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-23-2017, 04:57 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
I doubt the FCC auction will have any affect on...

I doubt the FCC auction will have any affect on these Canadian Analogs. There were Canadian analogs receivable up to ch 69 after those same channels went bye-bye in the U.S.A. The only reason...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-07-2016, 03:40 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
You may be able to replace just the component...

You may be able to replace just the component that the knob attached to on the current box. If there is a way, open the box and try to see if you can identify the "pot" that that the knob is...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-07-2016, 03:30 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
If Tripp sent his letter on FCC letterhead it...

If Tripp sent his letter on FCC letterhead it must have carried some clout. To a broadcaster a letter from the FCC is the equivalent of a private citizen getting a letter from the IRS.:eek:
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-22-2016, 09:19 AM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
Bismark lives in central Lake County, where RF-10...

Bismark lives in central Lake County, where RF-10 means CFPL out of London Ontario comes booming in over Lake Erie wiping out WOIO, and nothing from the southwest makes it over Little Mountain...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-20-2016, 05:16 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
No, the World Series will be on WJW. It was only...

No, the World Series will be on WJW. It was only the playoff games that were on cable nets. For that matter ~98% of the regular season baseball has been on cable for many years.

Keep in mind the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-06-2016, 03:22 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
Ch 43's COL is Lorain, even further west than...

Ch 43's COL is Lorain, even further west than Brunswick!
Your comment about "halfway to Columbus" is spot-on too! They give the weather forecast for a town called "Cardington". I had to look it...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-26-2016, 11:14 AM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
COX carried 35/29 when it was analog, but they...

COX carried 35/29 when it was analog, but they digitized it so only those with digital TV's received the station.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-22-2016, 05:19 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
I just did an AM search on the FCC web site for...

I just did an AM search on the FCC web site for 1260. It's probably WNXT from Portsmouth, OH. Their nighttime pattern shoves their coverage area due south, but that map does not account for skywave....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-22-2016, 12:58 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
I just looked up WNDE for myself. It's daytime...

I just looked up WNDE for myself. It's daytime pattern is nearly omnidirectional, with just a slight flattening to the east over the Ohio border.

I was mistaken to say that Erie's 1260 went dark,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-21-2016, 04:24 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
Thanks for your observations and map. I recently...

Thanks for your observations and map. I recently monitored the nighttime signal and found an unusual occurrence. I was in Rocky River after sunset. The signal was listenable but with some weak...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-20-2016, 04:27 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
They probably were in the omnidirectional pattern...

They probably were in the omnidirectional pattern if you could hear them at all in Aurora. Aurora is in the null of their figure 8 shaped pattern. When I worked at WRDZ there were times we had to go...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-20-2016, 11:54 AM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
I believe AM stations abandoned HD. the...

I believe AM stations abandoned HD. the difference between FM and AM is FM has a buffer between "channels" while AM has none. On AM the HD signal would interfere with the 1st adjacent channel. ...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-19-2016, 04:24 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
Here is the list of who carries WHVL:...

Here is the list of who carries WHVL: http://www.whvl.com/about-us
(http://www.whvl.com/about-us)Apparently they are trying to get better coverage, they even list the 800# for Dish & Direct.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-19-2016, 02:44 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
WHVL is available on cable throughout the...

WHVL is available on cable throughout the Johnstown/Altoona/State College (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template:Johnstown/Altoona_TV) area.

Are you stating it's OTA coverage area or cable...
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