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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-25-2015, 08:23 PM
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Posted By karrank%
OK-- found an old rabbit ears antenna and a spare...

OK-- found an old rabbit ears antenna and a spare 15' cable. Mounted to an outside eave, and bring in KSBY, CW, KCOY, and KKFX rock solid, no issues. Still no KEYT,

Two things--

Tivo MLB app...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-14-2015, 10:49 AM
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Posted By karrank%
Ok, box arrived Tues (after mysteriously sitting...

Ok, box arrived Tues (after mysteriously sitting in Mesquite for almost five days) just got around to installing. Picked up our three OTAs from our indoor Monoprice no prob, seems to be working...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-06-2015, 12:39 PM
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Posted By karrank%
I couldn't resist the 300 clam offer for a Roamio...

I couldn't resist the 300 clam offer for a Roamio OTA with lifetime service. We're dumping Dish as soon as I plug the Roamio in.

Along with our Roku we should have more than enough couch potato...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-05-2015, 08:45 PM
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Posted By karrank%
Cool, thanks! I think I found a deal for the...

Cool, thanks! I think I found a deal for the 4-tuner/500GB model w/lifetime sub, will report back if the deal goes down.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-05-2015, 08:34 PM
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Posted By karrank%
I suspect I may be poking the bear, but anyone...

I suspect I may be poking the bear, but anyone here have a Tivo Roamio, and if so, does it play nice with OTA, or with Charter (needs a card I think)?

Thanks for looking.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-29-2014, 09:49 PM
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Posted By karrank%
There's a $26 basic package? I've just been...

There's a $26 basic package? I've just been looking and can't find that anywhere!

-and sorry, no cable card.Just the internet service right now. Thinking of adding TV service to catch the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-31-2014, 10:25 AM
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Posted By karrank%
More of a grouse about others waiting for info to...

More of a grouse about others waiting for info to be received via squawkbox instead of just retrieving it at their convenience.

But if the shoe fits...;)

And interesting that you figured I was...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-31-2014, 09:58 AM
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Posted By karrank%
Yeah, I'm considering the antenna thingy, just...

Yeah, I'm considering the antenna thingy, just not very enthusiastically;). Seems like a lot of work for maybe four channels. Three of them come in well enough with the indoor. No KEYT, and KSBY...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-31-2014, 07:36 AM
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Posted By karrank%
We have noticed slower speeds in the early...

We have noticed slower speeds in the early evening/after dinner hours. I live in Grover, and the transition happened right on schedule, 29th I think it was.

We'd stopped bothering with...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-17-2014, 08:20 PM
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Views: 173,021
Posted By karrank%
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by kenstuart http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/248309/santa-barbara-ca-santa-maria-ca-san-luis-obispo-ca-hdtv/1230#post_24731542)
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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-17-2014, 07:49 PM
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Posted By karrank%
Receiving KSBY OTA w/ TV tuner, sorry, forgot to...

Receiving KSBY OTA w/ TV tuner, sorry, forgot to mention. (Tried smallish antenna, no go down here in GB)
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-17-2014, 06:34 PM
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Posted By karrank%
yes, we typically tune into the news, maybe...

yes, we typically tune into the news, maybe Jepoardy, and noticed some more pixelation, and also a progressive loss of audio sync, idk what to blame that on, maybe our audio system doesn't handshake...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-02-2013, 05:19 PM
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Posted By karrank%
Baja, the MLB blackout rules are simply absurd....

Baja, the MLB blackout rules are simply absurd. Various LAA, LAD, SFG, and A's games are blacked out (inconsistently it seems). Why in hell anyone assumes that we can just drive four or five hours...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-16-2013, 05:55 AM
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Posted By karrank%
Did two scans on my Dish box and antenna,...

Did two scans on my Dish box and antenna, nothing showed up for KEYT. Live in a weird kind of antenna shadow anyway, so wasn't expecting any miracles. We get KSBY and KCOY easily enough.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-05-2013, 08:19 PM
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Posted By karrank%
Thanks! Good news indeed. Will have to rescan in...

Thanks! Good news indeed. Will have to rescan in the morning to see how it looks.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-16-2012, 04:53 PM
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Posted By karrank%
We live in GB and we're starting to investigate...

We live in GB and we're starting to investigate OTA reception considering the price we pay versus time spent watching. (still have a low-end month-to-month Dish sub ATM)

Checked out tvfool and...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-16-2012, 04:49 PM
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Posted By karrank%
We live in GB and we're starting to investigate...

We live in GB and we're starting to investigate OTA reception considering the price we pay versus time spent watching. (still have a low-end month-to-month Dish sub ATM)

Checked out tvfool and...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-01-2011, 04:48 AM
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Posted By karrank%
Quote:Originally Posted by A_Dude...

Quote:Originally Posted by A_Dude http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21283550)


I do not get the Dish SB/SLO locals, so if anyone reading this...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-02-2011, 12:29 PM
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Posted By karrank%
Apologies if this has been posted...

Apologies if this has been posted elsewhere/already--couldn't find anything related.

Have an old KLH ASW10-120B sub (hope you didn't just spurt milk out your nose) whose speaker has just blown....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-30-2011, 08:25 PM
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Posted By karrank%
Sounds good so far, i'm more about the...

Sounds good so far, i'm more about the bandwidth, the wife more about the TV, hoping this will turn out all right, recent PSN & Amazon server farm news--among others-- making me skittish about...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-30-2011, 05:20 PM
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Posted By karrank%
Quote:Originally Posted by baja7475...

Quote:Originally Posted by baja7475 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20376946)

My personal opinion is charter's pq is very good and they recently...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-30-2011, 05:50 AM
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Posted By karrank%
Apologies if this is way OT, advise where better...

Apologies if this is way OT, advise where better to post, but thought I'd start here.

Our Dish contract is out in Aug. and within that time frame we'll be done with POTS/DSL from ATT here as well...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-19-2011, 09:02 PM
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Posted By karrank%
Who's your provider, how do you get your TV...

Who's your provider, how do you get your TV signal?
Forum: Community News & Polls   04-19-2011, 09:13 AM
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Posted By karrank%
Forgot I had it engaged for the next use and was...

Forgot I had it engaged for the next use and was stumped at the weirdness for a few minutes until I remembered to disengage it. It's not a bad feature to have, but mostly I don't use it.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-02-2011, 05:33 AM
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Posted By karrank%
Thanks for that. Good to know since we're...

Thanks for that.

Good to know since we're considering Charter here in GB when our Dish expires in July.
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