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Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   08-20-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 33,863
Posted By tveli
The FCC mandate for cablecards has been lifted,...

The FCC mandate for cablecards has been lifted, as far as I understand.
Software-based encryption methods are now permitted and in beta-test, from what I've read.

Get those old-school...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-09-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 6,296
Views: 714,629
Posted By tveli
tnx for all the ideas folks. was hoping for...

tnx for all the ideas folks. was hoping for extreme spousal approval via wifi moxi-mate/tv-on-sunporch setup and other places where there is no coax.

for an HD channel, is the moxi smart enough...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-08-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6,296
Views: 714,629
Posted By tveli
i bought a used moxi-mate to use with my 2-tuner...

i bought a used moxi-mate to use with my 2-tuner moxi and its new hard disk. i should have done this years ago, of course!

i've got the moximate on a netgear universal N300 wifi to...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-16-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 12,047
Views: 1,477,392
Posted By tveli
But really, WHY did they cancel comcast? Is...

But really, WHY did they cancel comcast? Is it safe to cancel yet?

http://www.canajunfinances.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/IsitSafe.jpg
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-14-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,531
Posted By tveli
will Aereo's new strategy involve new fictional physics?

Conflate much?

Got any evidence/analysis to back up such a trite statement about the dollar? Maybe describe the "money trail"?

Do you think Aereo's new strategy will involve...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-25-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 592
Views: 22,584
Posted By tveli
Huzzah SCOTUS ! Aereo marketeers,...

Huzzah SCOTUS !

Aereo marketeers, please feel free to try again, but this time without being lying liars about how antennas work.
(Or provide a demo where a single dime-sized antenna can...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   06-12-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 33,863
Posted By tveli
a moxi with a couple of moxi mates provides a...

a moxi with a couple of moxi mates provides a multi-room DVR solution that is cablecard-compatible.
i've rejuvenated my moxi with a new hard drive and a cablecard and am VERY happy with it...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   06-03-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 33,863
Posted By tveli
There are a few standalone tuner/HD-DVR-capable...

There are a few standalone tuner/HD-DVR-capable solutions - most/all of them have specific threads on this web site.
I'll point you to some of the thread as soon as I have enough time and can get...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   06-03-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 33,863
Posted By tveli
not ten st, rather than seeking an HDTV which...

not ten st, rather than seeking an HDTV which can accept a cablecard, i recommend considering purchase of an external cablecard-capable DTV tuner, particularly one that can support HD-DVR...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   06-03-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 33,863
Posted By tveli
nottenst, you can view HD versions of all your...

nottenst, you can view HD versions of all your subscribed channels without paying HD technology fee, if you return the DTA, and then use your own tuner and rent a cablecard ($0 or $1 per month).
...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-22-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 220,115
Posted By tveli
Latest update with internet plus HBO service is...

Latest update with internet plus HBO service is "thumbs up".
I've added 4 more TV outlets for an extra $1.50 per month, totaling $76 per month with taxes/fees.
The 30Mbits/sec internet has been...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-22-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10,671
Views: 1,032,825
Posted By tveli
Recently I've been seeing the same issue for...

Recently I've been seeing the same issue for PBS, via my channelmaster 7000 DVR. Guide lists "DTV program" for every half hour.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-08-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 6,296
Views: 714,629
Posted By tveli
It sure sounds like that charter box is stolen...

It sure sounds like that charter box is stolen from charter and should be returned to charter. As far as i understand, the op has committed a felony by possessing it. Good luck, op.
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   05-06-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 88,556
Posted By tveli
dread2000, I agree with your position. And I had...

dread2000, I agree with your position. And I had so tried to cut the comast cord.
but instead I merely frayed the cord, and now have 5 outlets with internet hbo service for $75/month including a...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-27-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 696
Posted By tveli
weather conditions provide similar symptoms for...

weather conditions provide similar symptoms for me every spring for 14 years of OTA viewing, channel-count cut from about 30 to about 10 or fewer if it's raining or a heavy aircraft is traversing...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-16-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10,671
Views: 1,032,825
Posted By tveli
I'm in a river valley in merrimack. I expect the...

I'm in a river valley in merrimack. I expect the missing channels will return in the fall&winter, just like every other year.
Previously I'd used clearQAM/limited-basic-service on comcast as a...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-14-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 10,671
Views: 1,032,825
Posted By tveli
100 trips to attic/basement/bedroom on saturday,...

100 trips to attic/basement/bedroom on saturday, trying to optimize OTA reception. The result was:
- No significant improvement to OTA reception. All the 'marginal' channels such Fox 25 remain...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-10-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10,671
Views: 1,032,825
Posted By tveli
I lost half of my OTA channels in southern NH...

I lost half of my OTA channels in southern NH recently.
No fox 25 . No channel-9/WMUR via the 'reverse lobe' of my YAGI. No 38. No 56. Not enough signal for 44.

I attribute the signal loss to...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   02-09-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 33,863
Posted By tveli
BK & others who have lost clear-QAM and the...

BK & others who have lost clear-QAM and the awesome historical convenience of splitting the cable 47 times and watching 47 sporting events at once via clear-QAM.

If you already have Comcast...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   01-16-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 507
Posted By tveli
if you can find it, disconnect the power cable...

if you can find it, disconnect the power cable to the sat-receiver for a minute.
it's probably in the trunk/back somewhere, or under a seat. googling can help you find it for your particular car...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   12-27-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 33,863
Posted By tveli
performance starter internet is 7 down 2 up....

performance starter internet is 7 down 2 up. $49.99/month. the only unencrypted channel is the comcast-infomercial-channel explaining the wonderfulness of DTAs .
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-27-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 220,115
Posted By tveli
for those who had internet-only service and are...

for those who had internet-only service and are considering to add comcast tv service, you may find the 'internet plus hbo' package to be a good value to consider.

it costs $20 to upgrade to...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   12-27-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 33,863
Posted By tveli
for those who had internet-only service and are...

for those who had internet-only service and are considering to add comcast tv service, you may find the 'internet plus hbo' package to be a good value to consider.

it costs $20 to upgrade to...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-20-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 592
Views: 22,584
Posted By tveli
Thanks for the nice/ongoing discussion,...

Thanks for the nice/ongoing discussion, especially about Aereo's pretend-antennas, and whether they are a legal red-herring or not.

Does anyone here think that a co-factor to the discussion and...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   12-10-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By tveli
sure it will work but you will only hear one of...

sure it will work but you will only hear one of the two stereo channels through your philips 'stereo'. this won't be an issue for the mono sirius channels, but could be very noticeable on the stereo...
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