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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-18-2017, 09:30 PM
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Posted By Jim1348
Minneapolis, MN - OTA

That is a great point. Thank you for pointing that out. If I recall correctly, VHF High is preferred over VHF Low or it least it was in the past. Also, I seem to recall that adjacent channels were...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-17-2017, 05:02 PM
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Posted By Jim1348
Minneapolis, MN - OTA

This could be an Uncle Honkey question, but certainly all are welcome to reply. Knowing what you know now, based on the experience you have in the Minneapolis Saint Paul DMA, what antenna(s) would...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-04-2017, 05:15 PM
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Posted By Jim1348
Minneapolis, MN - OTA

That is good to know. The reason I ask is because I am considering another Slingbox. It looks like both the Slingbox 500 and the Slingbox M2 are available. For the life of me, I can't really tell...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-03-2017, 09:47 PM
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Posted By Jim1348
HDCP In The Minneapolis-Saint Paul DMA

What content is HDCP protected in the Minneapolis Saint Paul DMA?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-03-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 74
Posted By Jim1348
Slingbox

I can get Netflix, Hulu, DirecTV Now just fine, but not Slingbox. Is there some way for me to change the port?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-02-2017, 06:36 PM
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Posted By Jim1348
Slingbox

I tried this at work today and I Still get the same message. I tried it at my public library tonight and it connected just fine. I suspect that my work might be doing port blocking.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-01-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Jim1348
Slingbox

I was trying to connect today using the embedded Slingplayer http://slingplayer.slingbox.com/embedded/slingplayer.php on a desktop computer running Microsoft Windows 7. I tried both Microsoft...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-22-2017, 10:48 AM
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Posted By Jim1348
Monsoon Vulkano As A Replacement For My Slingbox PRO-HD

I have been reading that Slingbox is no longer producing any new devices. That makes me wonder how much longer they will be in business. Does anybody happen to know if Monsoon Vulkano is still in...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-14-2017, 02:50 PM
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Posted By Jim1348
Minneapolis, MN - OTA

With the announcement at CES 2017 of the Mohu Wireless HD antenna, is this something that would interest you? I think that it might be handy for some people to be able to place their antenna...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-14-2017, 12:38 PM
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Posted By Jim1348
Minneapolis, MN - OTA

And mine still shows "Title not available". Do I somehow need to force it to do an update?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-14-2017, 10:52 AM
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Posted By Jim1348
Minneapolis, MN - OTA

I finally went up there this morning and checked it. I can't find a brand name on it. It is marked "2 OUTPUT VHF/UHF/FM 24DB AMPLIFIER 50-900 MHz" I suspect that I bought it from Menards, or...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-07-2017, 06:59 AM
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Posted By Jim1348
Minneapolis, MN - OTA

That is similar to what have dealt with. I actually have my 8 bay Channel Master in the attic area above my attached garage. While I know it is not an ideal situation, I also must consider the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-05-2017, 08:15 PM
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Posted By Jim1348
Minneapolis, MN - OTA

I moved my antenna a bit and re-scanned. Now I am getting all of the channel 2s. Here is the list of channels that I am currently receiving. I still might do a bit more tweaking when it gets a bit...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-03-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By Jim1348
AirTV At CES 2017

I was hoping that this would allow streaming over local over the air channels, via the web, to other devices, but that doesn't seem to be the case.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-03-2017, 05:16 PM
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Posted By Jim1348
Minneapolis, MN - OTA

So, I re-scanned this afternoon. After it finished, it said that three new channels were found. They were:

2-2

2-5

43-6

43-6 comes in fine. I am not sure why it listed it as new, but...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-02-2017, 05:29 PM
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Posted By Jim1348
Minneapolis, MN - OTA

That is interesting. I would think that since I am getting 2-3, I should get 2-2, as well. I will have to check the TiVo website and see if I can somehow add it. The other interesting thing is...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-02-2017, 12:56 PM
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Posted By Jim1348
It looks like it may be time for me to slightly...

It looks like it may be time for me to slightly adjust my antenna. I am no longer receiving 2-2 or any of the 41s.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-25-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 23,357
Posted By Jim1348
The PlayStation Vue Thread

I had Sony PlayStation Vue from roughly February 2016 until a Friday. I switched to Direc TV Now about three weeks ago, so I actually had both services concurrently for a while. I think many people...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-22-2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 347
Posted By Jim1348
What Are My Best Choices To Watch Over The Air Television Away From Home?

By any chance, do you happen to know if this has been fixed yet?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-21-2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 514
Posted By Jim1348
Sling Airs Some Info On AirTV Player With OTA Tuner Prior To CES 2017

https://www.cnet.com/products/sling-airtv-player/preview/

https://www.sling.com/devices/airtv

Before its possible announcement at CES, Sling TV revealed some details about its forthcoming...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-08-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 514
Posted By Jim1348
Sling TV Gets Local Channels Next Month Via AirTV

I am looking forward to learning more about this. I wonder if someone else will design a similar product for Sony PlayStation Vue or DirecTV Now?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-29-2016, 07:08 PM
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Views: 136
Posted By Jim1348
Directv Now Launching November 30th...

I look forward to reading reviews on this soon.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   11-19-2016, 12:15 PM
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Posted By Jim1348
iView-3500STB Tuner & DVR Owners Thread

I took our iView-3500STB out of service in May. It was working fine then. Today, when I plugged it in, the unit no longer powers up. Is there anything that I can try?

Also, are any local brick...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-04-2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 23,357
Posted By Jim1348
The Sony PlayStation Vue Thread

Viewing on your PC is now possible on the The Sony PlayStation Vue.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-25-2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By Jim1348
AT&T Announces $35 DirecTV Now Streaming Plan

http://www.technobuffalo.com/2016/10/25/att-35-dollar-directv-now-streaming-plan/

The death of cable TV is inevitable in the age of streaming. Little is known about what cable providers will do to...
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