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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-03-2015, 08:13 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
I can't believe I am saying this, but I like the...

I can't believe I am saying this, but I like the Westerns! Never watched any of them as a kid, so this is a whole new universe for me :).

I miss Cozi TV's broadcast of The Virginian. But I am...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-16-2015, 06:56 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
Update: Upon rescan of my set top box, I pull in...

Update: Upon rescan of my set top box, I pull in 33.1 (labeled MeTV) as clearly as before :). There is still an empty channel at 3.11 (labeled WJLP) for some reason.

I also noted that...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-16-2015, 06:32 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
Well I now cannot get WJLP on my old TV with set...

Well I now cannot get WJLP on my old TV with set top box (I was getting it with this set top box before at 3.11). I will attempt to rescan and see if that does anything. My other modern LCD TV...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-13-2015, 08:50 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
So I won't have to go through all those...

So I won't have to go through all those contortions I did to get channel 3.11 with my rabbit ears to pull in channel 33.1?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-31-2015, 07:40 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
Recently been getting mainly "No...

Recently been getting mainly "No information"message on the programming guides for Channel 11 and its subchannels (with occasional mixups listing Channel 11-1 info when tuned to 11-2 -Antenna TV). ...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-21-2015, 06:16 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
I agree. Love the Unknown Comic. And Chuck...

I agree. Love the Unknown Comic. And Chuck Barris lines like: "Gee, I loved your act. But then again I like soiled sheets."
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-30-2014, 09:11 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
I get WJLP just fine. On 42, only "Weak Signal"...

I get WJLP just fine. On 42, only "Weak Signal" messages after extending my rabbit ears.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-25-2014, 07:29 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
Should I be able to pick this up in Manhattan? I...

Should I be able to pick this up in Manhattan? I cannot seem to tune anything on Channel 42 or 42-7, only getting "Weak signal" message.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-13-2014, 06:57 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
You would be wrong. I live in a Manhattan...

You would be wrong. I live in a Manhattan apartment building and am thrilled at the number of OTA stations I receive with my 99 cent rabbit ears, including WJLP.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-10-2014, 09:13 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
Well, as of midnight (EST), WJLP appears off the...

Well, as of midnight (EST), WJLP appears off the air :mad:.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-10-2014, 04:53 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
That is not what they are saying today, when the...

That is not what they are saying today, when the station manager has been cutting into broadcasts to apologize to us OTA viewers that we won't be able to view WJLP after midnight tonight.

No...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-31-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 18,056
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Posted By unsmiley
I now see that WJLP Me-TV is finally supplying an...

I now see that WJLP Me-TV is finally supplying an electronic programming guide (EPG).
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-27-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18,056
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Posted By unsmiley
I am leaving the antenna in this slightly...

I am leaving the antenna in this slightly inconvenient (parallel to floor) position to assure reception of Me-TV. I seem to be getting all the stations I did receive before. The WJLP reception is...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-24-2014, 07:59 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
Update: Giacomo Siffredi, Your antenna trick...

Update: Giacomo Siffredi, Your antenna trick works! :)

I tuned channel 3.1 on the converter box, and it jumped to (and displayed) 3.10, and bang -- I am getting Me-TV!! I then was able to add...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-24-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 18,056
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Posted By unsmiley
My digital to analog converter box is a Digital...

My digital to analog converter box is a Digital Stream DTX9900 from Radio Shack (which is hooked up to my old analog tube Sony Wega Trinitron 27" TV). My other TV (the one that successfully picks up...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-22-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 18,056
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Posted By unsmiley
I just rescanned everything (previously I just...

I just rescanned everything (previously I just updated rather than rescan). Now, NO Channel 3's (including subchannels) are detected! If I manually input 3.10 on the remote, it simply "switches" to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-22-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 18,056
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Posted By unsmiley
Let me clarify: (1) On the newer HDTV with...

Let me clarify:
(1) On the newer HDTV with built in digital tuner, I seem to get MeTV without major problem. Maybe minimal breakups (I just started viewing it). But:
(2) On the ancient tube TV...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-22-2014, 09:07 AM
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Posted By unsmiley
Yes, after almost giving up, I tuned 3.10 on my...

Yes, after almost giving up, I tuned 3.10 on my Sony HDTV and got WJLP!! This TV appears to pick up new stations on its own, without me having to rescan. I am getting 68.4 Escape now too. However,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-12-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 18,056
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Posted By unsmiley
Still having Channel 13 problems. When I first...

Still having Channel 13 problems. When I first tune to 13-1, all is good. But if I go to another channel and try to return to 13-1, I am getting V-me (13-2 or 13-3, I don't remember). This is...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-15-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 18,132
Posted By unsmiley
How about something unobtrusive on my...

How about something unobtrusive on my north-facing terrace? Would that pull in WLNY 55.1 and or WLIW 21.1?
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-08-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 18,132
Posted By unsmiley
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by LastButNotLeast http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1487050/best-indoor-hd-antenna-to-get-local-stations/60#post_24805069)
 Stations...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-07-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 18,132
Posted By unsmiley
Would like everyone's opinion on an indoor...

Would like everyone's opinion on an indoor antenna for me.  I live on the 12th floor, windows face north.  I use a 99 cent rabbit ears and loop (no amplification), and get most things, but I am...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-11-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,651,405
Posted By unsmiley
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by AloEuro http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/275729/new-york-ny-ota/17100#post_24700360)

Lately WABC ch.7 signal breaks, showing...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-24-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 18,056
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Posted By unsmiley
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by nyctveng http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/275729/new-york-ny-ota/17100#post_24640125)


After much delay, it's finally going to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-24-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 18,056
Views: 1,651,405
Posted By unsmiley
I am on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.  For...

I am on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.  For Channel 42 I get "weak signal" message but no picture or sound; same thing for Channel 43.
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