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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-11-2011, 06:49 AM
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Posted By jerrich
Those little free black boxes will block all HD...

Those little free black boxes will block all HD channels. You may need their hd dvr.
JR
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-09-2011, 01:54 PM
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Posted By jerrich
Don't you need cable cards to get the comcast...

Don't you need cable cards to get the comcast channels now that they went all digital?
JR
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-31-2010, 09:41 AM
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Posted By jerrich
OTA with an outdoor ant. gives the best picture...

OTA with an outdoor ant. gives the best picture quality anyway. That's how my tivo gets all the locals.
JR
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-19-2010, 09:21 AM
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Posted By jerrich
+1 !! I agree. Jr

+1 !! I agree.
Jr
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-11-2010, 06:54 AM
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Posted By jerrich
Yes, it wouldn't hurt. I don't know if he got my...

Yes, it wouldn't hurt. I don't know if he got my email or not. Sorry for not getting back to you.
JR
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-23-2010, 01:04 PM
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Posted By jerrich
I sent him a request. I hope he's not too busy...

I sent him a request. I hope he's not too busy to reply.
JR
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-23-2010, 09:55 AM
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Posted By jerrich
The chief engineer at KNME, Jim Gale, tests...

The chief engineer at KNME, Jim Gale, tests antennas and stays current on the best ones. I'll drop him an email if you like for a recommendation.
JR
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-16-2010, 06:48 AM
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Posted By jerrich
It may be location, which is harder to pin down....

It may be location, which is harder to pin down. You may have to walk it around while someone watches 13 for you.
JR
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-11-2010, 08:39 AM
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Posted By jerrich
No problemo; check your antenna. JR

No problemo; check your antenna.
JR
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-01-2010, 08:27 AM
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Posted By jerrich
yes, that would be interesting. Homeless pushing...

yes, that would be interesting. Homeless pushing their shopping cart full of belongings past the studio window, a thief snatching purses or hot-wiring cars parked at the parking meter outside the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-03-2010, 08:01 AM
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Posted By jerrich
Learned at the DTV meeting that there is...

Learned at the DTV meeting that there is software for HD stations that smooths out ONLY flesh tones, so the newscasters don't look so old. Har har. Look for it.
JR
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-15-2010, 09:18 AM
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Posted By jerrich
They learned how to do Wide Screen. How far...

They learned how to do Wide Screen. How far behind the curve is that?
JR
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-14-2010, 07:27 AM
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Posted By jerrich
If they can shoot a tv series like House with a...

If they can shoot a tv series like House with a Canon dslr, why can't they drop in to Costco and buy a HD camcorder for 3 or 4 hundred and use it for local news? Politics?
JR
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-09-2010, 01:05 PM
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Posted By jerrich
I remember MotorWeek on KNME used to be in WS,...

I remember MotorWeek on KNME used to be in WS, but not HD. It looked decent, but still no cigar.
JR
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-24-2010, 07:30 AM
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Posted By jerrich
You got a good deal imo. My triple play runs...

You got a good deal imo. My triple play runs well over $200/month, but I have virtually everything they offer.
JR
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-15-2010, 08:31 AM
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Posted By jerrich
I think you are right for upconversion, but my...

I think you are right for upconversion, but my Hoppo does 1080i just fine over component output. It also does high rez audio over the analog outputs.
JR
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-13-2010, 07:11 AM
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Posted By jerrich
It's finally arrived, BR players mfgd after 2010...

It's finally arrived, BR players mfgd after 2010 will have the analog outputs down-converted to SD. The HDMI will remain ok. Better get a BR player now if you have an older display. If this isn't...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-28-2010, 07:55 AM
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Posted By jerrich
I did finally have them install 2 cable cards in...

I did finally have them install 2 cable cards in my hd tivo so it would match the channel line up in the SA, which already had cc's installed. They enable the digital channels above 100, including...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-26-2010, 08:44 AM
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Posted By jerrich
Yes I'm currently running two hd tivos on...

Yes I'm currently running two hd tivos on Comcast and a SA8300 with great results. I also used to have a sd tivo that worked fine. They have my internet and phone service also. Sat. may be cheaper...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-16-2010, 06:49 AM
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Posted By jerrich
No announcements but Jim Gale said to expect at...

No announcements but Jim Gale said to expect at least one by years' end or a little before. He knows all the station engineers of course but is not at liberty to kiss and tell. His station is...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-07-2010, 08:17 AM
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Posted By jerrich
Like it or not... 3D is coming. Even Comcast is...

Like it or not... 3D is coming. Even Comcast is running a 'Coming Soon' screen on ch 897 about a 2 hr 3d special coming about the Masters in Atlanta. Get out those glasses !!...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-06-2010, 08:40 AM
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Posted By jerrich
I suspect it is some sort of under the table...

I suspect it is some sort of under the table gentlemens' agreement not to be the first with hd local news. If one does it, they all have to. It was the same with helicopters. I'm hoping KNME breaks...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-15-2010, 07:23 AM
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Posted By jerrich
Have any friends on Comcast? Maybe they could...

Have any friends on Comcast? Maybe they could help you out.
JR
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-29-2010, 06:32 AM
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Posted By jerrich
I've lived here since 1976 and consider it the...

I've lived here since 1976 and consider it the best kept secret in the SW; will not move. Even with storms and lousy weather all around us, Abq is usually much milder or even exempt. Hope you can...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-08-2009, 08:46 AM
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Posted By jerrich
That's odd, keep after them. My SA8300 has cable...

That's odd, keep after them. My SA8300 has cable cards and they work fine, if a little slow.
JR
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