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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-27-2017, 06:20 PM
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The Sony 850D and the LG UH8500 both have the...

The Sony 850D and the LG UH8500 both have the same IPS panel. So better viewing angles, but poorer blacks and contrast. The Samsung KS8000 has a VA panel so the black levels and contrast are better,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-27-2017, 03:16 PM
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No can't get it in Spartanburg or Greenville, SC....

No can't get it in Spartanburg or Greenville, SC. No antenna reception and not carried on cable.

Looks like WGTA wants to be an Atlanta market station but is still classified...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-27-2017, 02:54 PM
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Is WGTA still part of GSP/Asheville market or has...

Is WGTA still part of GSP/Asheville market or has it moved to Atlanta market? Seems strange because I don't think their OTA signal can be received in most of metro Atlanta. But apparently it is...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-27-2017, 10:32 AM
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Yesterday I stopped at McDonald's on South Tryon...

Yesterday I stopped at McDonald's on South Tryon St. next to Walmart because I wanted to try the new chicken strips only sold in Charlotte. And sad to see across the parking lot another Radioshack...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-27-2017, 10:23 AM
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According to Observer, Raycom resolved AT&T...

According to Observer, Raycom resolved AT&T dispute and WBTV was back on Uverse just in time for UNC basketball game. And new WCNC female coanchor starts tonight.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-27-2017, 10:21 AM
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Hopefully that omni saucer style antenna will...

Hopefully that omni saucer style antenna will work for you, since you are basically midway between both Charlotte and GSP markets. But for weaker or distant signals, a stronger and more directional...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-21-2017, 10:48 AM
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In several markets including Atlanta and...

In several markets including Atlanta and Charlotte, Cox has several translators to support the fringe areas of their primary signal such as WSB and WSOC. But with the repack reducing the broadcast...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-21-2017, 10:35 AM
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Posted By tylerSC
I know you have stated you previously received...

I know you have stated you previously received the Charlotte signals in Winston-Salem. Including WBTV, WCCB, and WSOC. Hopefully that will continue to be the case after the reassignment and changes...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-20-2017, 10:41 AM
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Hopefully the same coverage areas will be...

Hopefully the same coverage areas will be maintained, especially in fringe areas. Despite many channels reducing power. But I do wonder if they upgrade to ATSC 3.0 if the channels will change yet...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-18-2017, 06:16 AM
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Posted By tylerSC
Look like WBTV has been dropped by AT&T Universe...

Look like WBTV has been dropped by AT&T Universe due to contract dispute. According to Charlotte Observer.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-16-2017, 08:13 AM
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Supposedly the new power levels are determined by...

Supposedly the new power levels are determined by the Dipole Factor and are supposed to basically match the current coverage area. However I do share the same concerns for fringe viewers or those who...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-16-2017, 08:04 AM
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Posted By tylerSC
Well it just seems like after the analog to...

Well it just seems like after the analog to digital transition, there were more full power UHF channels at 1000kw than what we may be seeing with the repack. And since WBTV was allowed 1000kw on 23,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-15-2017, 04:12 PM
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The Charlotte market is listed as Transition...

The Charlotte market is listed as Transition Phase 5. What is the time frame for that? And will these new channels be the same for ATSC 3.0 conversion, or will they change yet again?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-15-2017, 03:43 PM
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Posted By tylerSC
From various market lists it looks like there may...

From various market lists it looks like there may be fewer 1000kw channels than before. And it may be due to adjacent interference issues rather than just Dipole-Factor,since spectrum space has...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-15-2017, 02:56 PM
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Posted By tylerSC
My main curiosity right now is what changes may...

My main curiosity right now is what changes may occur for WSPA and WBTV. Looks like WSPA may have to move from 7 since WOLO in Columbia will be changing to 7, according to the NAB list. WBTV has not...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-15-2017, 02:53 PM
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Posted By tylerSC
I am not addicted to the cell phone like most of...

I am not addicted to the cell phone like most of America, so I am inclined to agree. I could care less about being "followed" on some random social media site, and I do not seek attention. So I am...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-15-2017, 05:49 AM
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Posted By tylerSC
Remains to be seen. Raycom has not yet released...

Remains to be seen. Raycom has not yet released information regarding WBTV or WIS in Columbia. But WBTV could possibly be impacted by its Raycom sister station WECT in Wilmington, which will also be...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-15-2017, 12:46 AM
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Posted By tylerSC
Trying to fit together the cookie cutter, here...

Trying to fit together the cookie cutter, here are a few observations between the markets. If WOLO in Columbia is indeed moving to RF7, then it would appear if WSPA may be moving from 7 to another...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-14-2017, 07:35 PM
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Posted By tylerSC
If this list proves accurate, I wonder if WCCB...

If this list proves accurate, I wonder if WCCB still has an old Channel 18 antenna lying around somewhere? Could be cost effective if it would work. But do all stations moving require a new...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-14-2017, 07:27 PM
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Interesting preliminary information. Any...

Interesting preliminary information. Any information on the Columbia stations yet? Or link to the list?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-14-2017, 07:25 PM
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Posted By tylerSC
Interesting if this proves to be accurate. Did...

Interesting if this proves to be accurate. Did they list the power levels? Hopefully they will remain full power 1000kw if the Dipole-Factor will allow. Currently WBTV-23 and WJZY-47 are 1000kw so...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-14-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2,524
Views: 135,919
Posted By tylerSC
I would like to know if the MU8000 is a Quantom...

I would like to know if the MU8000 is a Quantom Dots display like the KS8000 last year. Because previously the KU and JU series were 4K but did not utilize Quantom Dots technology. Perhaps the MU...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-14-2017, 11:41 AM
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Posted By tylerSC
One thing to keep in mind regarding antenna set...

One thing to keep in mind regarding antenna set ups is the upcoming FCC repack. So before major expenses I would wait a few weeks and see what the FCC announces after the end of the month. While the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-14-2017, 11:32 AM
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Posted By tylerSC
I have never been able to receive the long...

I have never been able to receive the long awaited Paris Mountain translator for WLOS at my location near Mauldin. It seems the power level is entirely too low to be of useful benefit. But...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-12-2017, 12:13 PM
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Views: 279,030
Posted By tylerSC
I am curious what will happen with SCETV in...

I am curious what will happen with SCETV in Upstate SC. There are several overlapping signals in the same market area, including 2 UHF and 1 VHF. At my location I receive strong reliable signals from...
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