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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-01-2016, 02:17 PM
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Posted By eureka22
I did notice Mediacom got the Comet feed switched...

I did notice Mediacom got the Comet feed switched from 19.3 to 19.1 and the picture is much better than before. I wondered if they upped the resolution, thanks for the confirmation.

An out of...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-30-2016, 02:09 PM
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Posted By eureka22
Some cable companies may have a CW HD feed but...

Some cable companies may have a CW HD feed but not Mediacom. They made the switch earlier this week and we are getting WEEK 25.3 in wonderful 4:3 480i (even though it's on the HD Tier). I can...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-24-2015, 05:12 PM
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Posted By eureka22
If I recall the Quincy Newspaper purchase of WEEK...

If I recall the Quincy Newspaper purchase of WEEK requires them to end the agreement with WHOI within nine months of the sale. If that's correct WHOI (Sinclair) will have to build a whole news...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-24-2015, 04:40 PM
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Posted By eureka22
It looks like Santa visited WEEK early and gave...

It looks like Santa visited WEEK early and gave them a WSI MAX weather graphics system. Both WEEK and WHOI are using it with separate templates for each. I'm a bit surprised since both have live...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-02-2015, 04:20 PM
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Posted By eureka22
New subchannel on WHOI

Sinclair owned WHOI started broadcasting Sinclair owned Comet TV on 19.3 on Halloween. It's Sci-Fi oriented with several versions of the Stargate franchise and The Outer Limits along with some...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-28-2015, 07:18 PM
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Posted By eureka22
WYZZ has replaced zuus country with get tv on...

WYZZ has replaced zuus country with get tv on 43.3.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-01-2015, 04:10 PM
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Posted By eureka22
Dispute with Granite forces WEEK off Mediacom cable

WEEK is off Mediacom cable systems as of today. Mediacom indicates Granite is demanding twice as much as the old contract. This affects other Mediacom markets of Ft. Wayne and Duluth. This does...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-05-2015, 04:25 PM
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Posted By eureka22
WMBD promo with new Chief Met.

WMBD is airing a weather safety promo with their new Chief. His name is Chris Yates and he was the Chief for the CBS affiliate in Cheyenne WY. He has the AMS CBM. The promo said he would be...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-01-2015, 08:18 PM
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Posted By eureka22
The mystery deepens

Tonight WMBD/WYZZ began using a temporary set. Maria said they are making "some exciting changes at WMBD" and "excuse our dust". Something is going on there for sure. A new news set at bare...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-31-2015, 04:55 PM
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Posted By eureka22
I don't know if it means anything but WMBD's...

I don't know if it means anything but WMBD's weather graphics appear to be displaying in 16:9 format, even though the broadcast is still 4:3. On the 6 PM newscast the skycam was showing with the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-23-2015, 04:23 PM
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Posted By eureka22
And even though WMBD doesn't have a single...

And even though WMBD doesn't have a single Meteorologist with a CBM, AMS or NWA certification, as well as a horrible turnover rate, I still like them better than WEEK.

Funny you should mention...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-11-2014, 09:52 AM
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Posted By eureka22
The seven day forecast is already credited to...

The seven day forecast is already credited to Accu-Weather on WEEK, (but not on HOI even though it's the same) and they pay for that privilege. Every graphic page they show on WEEK has Accu-Weather...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-14-2013, 06:45 PM
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Posted By eureka22
That article was a riot. Steve Tarter has no...

That article was a riot. Steve Tarter has no clue what he was writing about.
NBC Weather Plus DID cease operation, in 2008!!!!
The TelevisionWeek article cited was correct, in 2008!
NBC did buy...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-11-2013, 08:57 PM
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Posted By eureka22
WEEK dropped 25.2 the first of the year....

WEEK dropped 25.2 the first of the year. Mediacom started scrolling on the weather channel about it being discontinued today. I've seen or heard nothing about anything replacing it.
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-27-2012, 01:02 PM
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Posted By eureka22
Quote:Originally Posted by Jobber8742...

Quote:Originally Posted by Jobber8742 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21704788)

Quick question. Mediacom is charging me a $4.00/mo Digital...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-26-2012, 09:14 PM
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Posted By eureka22
I had the exact same problem that Tallen94...

I had the exact same problem that Tallen94 described when I self-installed a card in my Tivo. On the third call they said I needed a truck roll.

The tech arrived and called a special number...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-26-2012, 08:16 AM
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Posted By eureka22
As a digital plus customer before the new packs,...

As a digital plus customer before the new packs, I saw no reason to pay $3.95 more for three sports channels I'd never watch anyway.http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/biggrin.gif

I'll...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-07-2011, 08:50 PM
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Posted By eureka22
Steve Tarters Minding Business blog on the PJS...

Steve Tarters Minding Business blog on the PJS web site reports that WAOE is broadcasting Antenna TV on 59.2. Can anyone who can actually pick them up OTA comfirm?

Titan TV does have grid...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-14-2010, 07:19 PM
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Posted By eureka22
Looks like 19/25/59 took a step forward. It...

Looks like 19/25/59 took a step forward. It looks like they upgraded to the Accu-Weather Cinema Live HD system. Chuck was using it on the MY59 news cast and it...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-22-2010, 03:13 PM
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Posted By eureka22
From my Mediacom billing statement online today....

From my Mediacom billing statement online today.

On or around Dec. 2nd WYZZ Cool TV ch 111 will be added to Digital Broadcast Basic.

They also mentioned the rate increase, $2 broadcast basic...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-15-2010, 05:43 PM
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Posted By eureka22
I would rather have seen Retro myself. Let's see...

I would rather have seen Retro myself. Let's see if this lasts longer than 'The Tube' did.

I wouldn't look for Mediacom to carry it until a new retrans agreement is hammered out with Sinclair....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-09-2010, 05:03 AM
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Posted By eureka22
Quote:Originally Posted by ctmooregottapee...

Quote:Originally Posted by ctmooregottapee http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18881709)





and i almost guarantee there is not local HD, just...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-08-2010, 08:49 PM
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Posted By eureka22
While I won't swear it's HD, News 25 at 10 was...

While I won't swear it's HD, News 25 at 10 was in widescreen format tonight. This was the first time I've noticed it. They had the side bars pushing their website during field reports but the studio...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-20-2009, 09:27 AM
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Posted By eureka22
Quote:Originally Posted by zaphod7501...

Quote:Originally Posted by zaphod7501 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17754877)

Channel 8 in the Quad Cities uses AccuWeather. It's more...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-19-2009, 01:45 PM
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Posted By eureka22
While waiting for Mediacom to fix a huge chunk...

While waiting for Mediacom to fix a huge chunk of cable channels this afternoon, I surfed what still worked. WEEK has replaced Weather Plus with the Accu-Weather channel on 25.2. It's a work in...
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