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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-13-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4,858
Views: 502,052
Posted By scowl
I thought Comcast encrypted the local channels...

I thought Comcast encrypted the local channels some time ago.
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-10-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By scowl
The spectrum auction definitely made it difficult...

The spectrum auction definitely made it difficult for stations to move to new transmission standards like they did with HDTV. Most areas still have some UHF frequencies open but not everywhere.
Forum: HD DVD Software   07-03-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 53,483
Posted By scowl
I had a little bad luck. A few months ago I...

I had a little bad luck. A few months ago I bought the Robin Hood HD-DVD (still in the wrapper) and it wouldn't play at all. I got my eight bucks back though.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-12-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4,013
Views: 285,329
Posted By scowl
Hold on.. I just want to say that I supported...

Hold on.. I just want to say that I supported Blockbuster as an alternative to Netflix who have made some weird decisions over the years.

Like why does Netflix have every season of the Fugitive...
Forum: Camcorders   06-12-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 829
Posted By scowl
I said "shutter speeds". Plural. There is a...

I said "shutter speeds". Plural.

There is a range of shutter speeds which will acceptably reproduce motion. For 60 fps 1/60th will work but some feel that's too blurry so they prefer...
Forum: Camcorders   06-11-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 829
Posted By scowl
No, they haven't for progressive. The ATSC...

No, they haven't for progressive. The ATSC standard is locked.




What has changed is deinterlacing. Displays aren't stupid CRTs any more. A typical progressive display will deinterlace using...
Forum: HD Radio   06-02-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 23,300
Posted By scowl
I don't have any more digital ins so my F1HD is...

I don't have any more digital ins so my F1HD is giving me a use for those old analog RCA connections.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-02-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,570
Posted By scowl
Television shows in the analog area were low...

Television shows in the analog area were low contrast prints transferred to video tape. Even on DVD many of these old programs look excellent after being remastered for modern technology.
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-27-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 38,566
Posted By scowl
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by VisionOn http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1438426/the-americans-on-fx-hd/1020#post_24766631)

Pretending to watch something in...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-27-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 38,566
Posted By scowl
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by archiguy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1438426/the-americans-on-fx-hd/1020#post_24764803)

As SirJohn mentioned, the fault...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-27-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 38,566
Posted By scowl
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by NetworkTV http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1438426/the-americans-on-fx-hd/1020#post_24764688)

You can't compare a movie to a TV...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-27-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 38,566
Posted By scowl
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by sirjonsnow http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1438426/the-americans-on-fx-hd/1020#post_24764318)

As explained in the show, the...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-27-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 38,566
Posted By scowl
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by hooked01 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1438426/the-americans-on-fx-hd/1020#post_24764267)

Wow, you must not watch a lot of...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-27-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 38,566
Posted By scowl
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by lonwolf615 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1438426/the-americans-on-fx-hd/1020#post_24764008)

I was kinda stunned by how many...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-27-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 38,566
Posted By scowl
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by hooked01 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1438426/the-americans-on-fx-hd/1020#post_24764056)

This is a TV show after all. Do...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-26-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 38,566
Posted By scowl
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by archiguy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1438426/the-americans-on-fx-hd/1020#post_24760782)

Probably not as much as the series...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-26-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 38,566
Posted By scowl
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by foxeng http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1438426/the-americans-on-fx-hd/990#post_24760059)

From Tradecraft to Sexpionage, Cold...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-23-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,103
Posted By scowl
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by veedon http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1529996/when-did-pay-t-v-become-the-norm-over-ota-broadcast-television/30#post_24745692)
...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   05-04-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,689
Posted By scowl
Quote:Originally Posted by TK...

Quote:Originally Posted by TK Doom http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1529911/sony-hurting-because-of-bds/30#post_24683713)

I think it has...I mean, I don't...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   05-04-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,689
Posted By scowl
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by DavidHir http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1529911/sony-hurting-because-of-bds#post_24683363)

Well, unfortunately in terms of...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-04-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,441
Posted By scowl
It would be awesome to have 1080i ESPN.

It would be awesome to have 1080i ESPN.
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   05-04-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,689
Posted By scowl
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by IanD http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1529911/sony-hurting-because-of-bds#post_24677417)

I think the industry was too...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-04-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,103
Posted By scowl
Where and when I grew up, cable TV at first...

Where and when I grew up, cable TV at first existed entirely to give perfect reception of local channels. In fact the local stations were on different channels (5 was 6, 9 was 10, etc.) so OTA...
Forum: HD Radio   05-01-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 297
Posted By scowl
In the past year my area has had two new low...

In the past year my area has had two new low power community-funded FM stations arrive. I think these are undermining the variety that HD Radio was supposed to give us. They sound terrible (I'm so...
Forum: HD Radio   05-01-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,613
Posted By scowl
The first question is "Will fully digital radio...

The first question is "Will fully digital radio be common by then?"
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