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Forum: HDTV Programming   09-04-2010, 10:39 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,148
Posted By Al K
Quote:Originally Posted by PMA...

Quote:Originally Posted by PMA http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19120722)

At the very end, they morph the cathedral to a current day picture....
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-04-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,148
Posted By Al K
Quote:Originally Posted by jaypb...

Quote:Originally Posted by jaypb http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19037786)

I decided to record the first 4 episodes---3 of which were on the 101...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-15-2008, 03:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,125
Posted By Al K
Many HDTV owners think they are watching HD and...

Many HDTV owners think they are watching HD and are not. About 4 or 5 months ago my daughter and her husband purchased an HDTV and upgraded to HD service for DirecTV. I watched the installer make...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-13-2008, 09:45 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,621
Posted By Al K
Some mentioned converter boxes in this thread. I...

Some mentioned converter boxes in this thread. I bought one for an old analog tv and the setup allows you to take a center cut from the HD widescreen signal. The logos have been moved so that the...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-01-2008, 10:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,395
Posted By Al K
I have yet to see any HD programming on ABC...

I have yet to see any HD programming on ABC Family. The channel is a joke.
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-22-2008, 10:17 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,171
Posted By Al K
I bought my HDTV in October 1999 along with an...

I bought my HDTV in October 1999 along with an mpeg2 HD satellite receiver. The first HD show I received was an early ABC Monday Night Football game. I went on to receive ABC, CBS, and NBC HD...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-04-2008, 11:12 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,739
Posted By Al K
I recently bought one of the digital HD converts...

I recently bought one of the digital HD converts which allows you to watch the digital OTA stations on an analog television. The picture is so much better than the existing OTA that many people will...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-24-2008, 09:22 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 21,695
Posted By Al K
I enjoy the series, but I don't need the endless...

I enjoy the series, but I don't need the endless closeups of Paul Giamattie's face. His face is too wide for widescreen!
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-17-2008, 09:32 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 53,643
Posted By Al K
Quote:Originally Posted by Marcus Carr...

Quote:Originally Posted by Marcus Carr http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/13398607)

Sure would be nice if TBS would obtain the HD versions.

...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-22-2008, 09:32 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,582
Posted By Al K
Anyone want to tell me what a linear HD channel...

Anyone want to tell me what a linear HD channel is?
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-02-2008, 08:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,709
Posted By Al K
This blurb was printed in the Arizona Republic...

This blurb was printed in the Arizona Republic on 01/01/08:

Old TV sets fade to black: The government is issuing
millions of $40 coupons to help low-tech television owners buy
special converter...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-01-2008, 09:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,437
Posted By Al K
Here are my ratings for pq. CBS C-band...

Here are my ratings for pq.

CBS C-band satellite feed - 10
NFLHD on DTV - 8
Phoenix CBS OTA - 7
Phoenix CBS DTV - 6
Phoenix NBC OTA - 5
Phoenix NBC DTV - 4
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-30-2007, 09:28 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,785
Posted By Al K
The best HD picture I've ever seen on my...

The best HD picture I've ever seen on my television is the CBS satellite feed to the affiliates. I have an old mpeg2 HD receiver connected to a C-band dish. The early (a few years ago) local CBS OTA...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-16-2007, 11:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,766
Posted By Al K
Maybe they will send up old episodes of "Lost in...

Maybe they will send up old episodes of "Lost in Space".
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-15-2007, 07:57 AM
Replies: 11,168
Views: 1,022,679
Posted By Al K
Quote:Originally Posted by TomCat...

Quote:Originally Posted by TomCat http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/12209125)

The games are delivered by sat as 55 Mb DVB streams.

Words cannot...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-14-2007, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,400
Posted By Al K
Quote:Originally Posted by Charles O...

Quote:Originally Posted by Charles O http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/12211437)

Or could have used the Superferry which would have allowed a one...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-10-2007, 11:10 AM
Replies: 11,168
Views: 1,022,679
Posted By Al K
Does anyone know how KUTP receives the Suns'...

Does anyone know how KUTP receives the Suns' backhauls? My guess is fiber but I wondered if it might be via satellite. If the feeds were via satellite, I could make a comparison between the PQ they...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-29-2007, 10:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,644
Posted By Al K
Greg Giczi, General Manager of KAET (Phoenix...

Greg Giczi, General Manager of KAET (Phoenix PBS) posted a message on a local Phoenix forum stating that the station is changing formats on Oct. 30th. This is being done to allow KAET to add an...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-29-2007, 10:24 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 15,623
Posted By Al K
Can you get enough speed thru a wireless router...

Can you get enough speed thru a wireless router to handle mpg4 HD? I have a Roku media box receiving mpg2 HD from my pc and it WILL NOT work with wireless.

My first reaction to this was "so...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-26-2007, 09:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,757
Posted By Al K
If it's in HD, I'll record it and take out the...

If it's in HD, I'll record it and take out the commercials. Well, maybe not, our local NBC station has HD that looks like the original mpg1.
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-26-2007, 09:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,754
Posted By Al K
For us Phoenix Suns fans, we'll get every game...

For us Phoenix Suns fans, we'll get every game this season in HD.
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-20-2007, 09:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,863
Posted By Al K
I have a C-band satellite dish and an HD mpeg...

I have a C-band satellite dish and an HD mpeg receiver that I bought in 1999. The first HD programs I watched were ABC, CBS, and PBS feeds. These feeds were (and are) much better than most viewers...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-20-2007, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,073
Posted By Al K
I can't see how they would be able to televise...

I can't see how they would be able to televise away games in HD. Many teams don't have local HD coverage. This would seem to mean that the Suns are leasing an HD production truck (or trucks) to...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-19-2007, 08:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,404
Posted By Al K
Quote:Originally Posted by EJ...

Quote:Originally Posted by EJ http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

but I wish it was in widescreen. I like it better than fullscreen. "

Kids,...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-26-2007, 09:04 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 21,438
Posted By Al K
Maybe if they ran a 30 second notice at the...

Maybe if they ran a 30 second notice at the beginning of the crap shows that pass for television, the masses would be informed in a week.
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