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Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   05-29-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 78
Posted By holl_ands
There are two types of HDMI Cables....4K needs...

There are two types of HDMI Cables....4K needs the ones specifically claimed to be "High Speed" and/or “Category 2” and should work up to 30-meters before a Repeater is required. These Repeaters are...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-22-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 244
Posted By holl_ands
OUTDOORS with the highest Gain Antenna you can...

OUTDOORS with the highest Gain Antenna you can get, you MIGHT get the PBS station.....and HIGHLY UNLIKELY any of the other US Networks, even if using a Stacked PAIR of High Gain Antennas....they are...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-20-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 133
Posted By holl_ands
Neither "CEC" nor "anynet" is mentioned in either...

Neither "CEC" nor "anynet" is mentioned in either the Quick Guide or the E-Manual (aka User Manual, which is ONLY available as a download)...so your Samsung "bare-bones" model apparently does NOT...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-19-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 359
Posted By holl_ands
I haven't run any 4nec2 models for dis-similar...

I haven't run any 4nec2 models for dis-similar Antennas mounted more or less side-by-side....but would advise to use AT LEAST 4-ft Metal-to-Metal separation....and 8-ft would be even better.

The...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-13-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 292
Posted By holl_ands
This is probably what you are looking for, DVB-T...

This is probably what you are looking for, DVB-T vs DVB-T2 Performance Comparison:...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-13-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 11,122
Posted By holl_ands
Each sub-channel is transmitted as a TRANSPORT...

Each sub-channel is transmitted as a TRANSPORT STREAM, as defined in ATSC Specs, where the CONTENT of each TS can be MPEG2 or MPEG4 in ATSC-M/H format or (usually Multiple) Audio ONLY signals in AC3...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-13-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 11,122
Posted By holl_ands
Yes, H.265/HVEC presumably requires HALF the...

Yes, H.265/HVEC presumably requires HALF the datarate of H.264/MPEG4 for the "same" video quality, just as H.264 presumably requires HALF the datarate of MPEG2 for the "same" video quality.....and as...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-11-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 359
Posted By holl_ands
Stack Away....but try to keep as much...

Stack Away....but try to keep as much Metal-To-Metal distance as possible between adjacent Antennas....preferably 4+ feet if you can....anything less will affect the F/B & F/R Ratios much more than...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-11-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 359
Posted By holl_ands
Forgot about them...ABILITY (located in Michigan)...

Forgot about them...ABILITY (located in Michigan) imports the Fracarro BLV6F, 6-El Hi-VHF Yagi [Click on "Larger Image" to see Gain Curve, which I'm pretty sure is in dBi]:...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-11-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 359
Posted By holl_ands
mattdp: If you Google HBU-33/44/55 you'll find...

mattdp: If you Google HBU-33/44/55 you'll find that they are still readily found in stock at Summit Source, eBay and a few other sources...I even found one HBU-55 on Amazon.

Calaveras: Passive...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-11-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 359
Posted By holl_ands
Wade Antennas once advertised the Taco/Wade...

Wade Antennas once advertised the Taco/Wade J-105-HI Antenna as being "economically priced"....has anyone actually CALLED them to get a Price???
http://www.wadeantenna.com/ius/resources/JSeries.pdf...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-11-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 359
Posted By holl_ands
I've never seen any models for the HBU-xx series...

I've never seen any models for the HBU-xx series of Antennas and no one has taken the TIME to post some measurements....so we don't know for SURE what happens when the UHF Corner Reflector Elements...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-10-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 359
Posted By holl_ands
Antennas-Direct still makes the C5, which...

Antennas-Direct still makes the C5, which provides 7.0 to 7.6 dBi Raw Gain in Hi-VHF Band:
https://www.antennasdirect.com/cmss_files/attachmentlibrary/C5%20technical%20data%20with%20uhf.pdf...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-07-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 121
Posted By holl_ands
Half way between two directions would be about...

Half way between two directions would be about 350-deg (re True North or 357-deg re Magnetic North)...which is just a little bit CCW (LEFT) of DUE NORTH. To find which way is DUE NORTH, while you...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-30-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 116
Posted By holl_ands
More info re which Networks are on which channels...

More info re which Networks are on which channels can be found here:
http://www.rabbitears.info/market.php?request=station_search&callsign=WTBY#station...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-29-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By holl_ands
So called "SMART" Internet-Connected HDTV/UDTV's...

So called "SMART" Internet-Connected HDTV/UDTV's include a variety of "Apps", that typically include Netflix [most NOT DD5.1], HBO-GO, AmazonVideo [many programs NOT included with PRIME membership],...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-28-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 564
Posted By holl_ands
Virtual Ch 35.1 on Ch7 is W07DP, more info on...

Virtual Ch 35.1 on Ch7 is W07DP, more info on your other stations found here:
http://www.rabbitears.info/market.php?request=station_search&callsign=W07DP#station

To tell whether the Virtual Ch8.1...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-28-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 104
Posted By holl_ands
If you want to watch 3D, you will have to BUY a...

If you want to watch 3D, you will have to BUY a 3DTV (or 3D-UDTV) to actually DISPLAY it with a (hopefully time-aligned) Audio signal....and SOME of THEM can turn a 2D program into Synthetic 3D for...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-25-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 99
Posted By holl_ands
My new Samsung Smart UDTV has three such ports:...

My new Samsung Smart UDTV has three such ports: AUDIO OUT, EX-LINK and IR-OUT....and MY Hook-Up Diagram for AUDIO OUT looks the same as what's in YOUR Manual, except it's a much clearer drawing...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-24-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 966
Posted By holl_ands
On 11Feb2015, AntennaCraft's owner (Radio-Shack)...

On 11Feb2015, AntennaCraft's owner (Radio-Shack) said they needed to either sell the subsidiary or shut it down:...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-24-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 966
Posted By holl_ands
Right you are...wind tunnel test on DB-8e and C3C...

Right you are...wind tunnel test on DB-8e and C3C was at 55 m/s, which according to my new toy (ConversionCal Plus Calculator) is 123 mph:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h30udVLNfSs
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-23-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 524
Posted By holl_ands
rabbit73: In your above post #3...

rabbit73:
In your above post #3 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) you incorrectly DIVIDED by the Velocity Factor (hence Multiply by 1.05) rather than Multiply...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-23-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 618
Posted By holl_ands
Any OTA HD-STB or (better yet) HD-DVR can be...

Any OTA HD-STB or (better yet) HD-DVR can be connected to Antenna's RG-6 Coax and one of your AVR's HDMI Inputs. Best HD-DVR's come from TiVo (e.g. Roamio OTA) but have a mandatory monthly service...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-23-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 97
Posted By holl_ands
Max Angular difference between Canadian Stations...

Max Angular difference between Canadian Stations (108-deg re. True North) and Local Stations (42-to-70-deg) is 66-degrees, so I would recommend the Hi-VHF/UHF Combo Antenna with the widest...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-22-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 245
Posted By holl_ands
Circular Polarization....or Elliptical...

Circular Polarization....or Elliptical Polarization (Vertical not equal to Horizontal) has been adopted by quite a few US and Canadian Stations in order to support ATSC-M/H (Mobile/Handheld)...
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