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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-27-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 19,315
Views: 1,710,730
Posted By dishrich
NOT necessarily; those Cisco HD-DTA can also work...

NOT necessarily; those Cisco HD-DTA can also work in non-Cisco headends, in uDTA mode: (if you are going solely off the Cisco DTA picture on you link...)
...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-22-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 357,275
Posted By dishrich
TeleFutura needs to be fixed to UniMas; has been...

TeleFutura needs to be fixed to UniMas; has been this since Jan 2013...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-22-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5,575
Views: 756,522
Posted By dishrich
There is no such thing as a "powered line"; the...

There is no such thing as a "powered line"; the tech evidently put in a powered amp/splitter, probably to help with boosting a low(er) signal. (it's probably either on the outside your house or in...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-09-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 113
Posted By dishrich
Are you sure it's really an X1 box; I didn't...

Are you sure it's really an X1 box; I didn't think the X1 system was on any Moto units. (thought they were Pace)
Does your prog guide have the TV Guide logo in it - if so, it's NOT X1.

I DO know...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-09-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10,946
Views: 1,287,250
Posted By dishrich
But not ALL SD-DTA's can necessarily do this...

But not ALL SD-DTA's can necessarily do this feat; (think all the 1st gen units they probably have out in the field) we had the very same thing happen here w/one of our local HD PBS stations, when...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-20-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4,987
Views: 514,987
Posted By dishrich
OK, well the only thing I was not totally clear...

OK, well the only thing I was not totally clear on is...



So if you notice it did NOT say WRSP 55...ONLY WCCU 27. So what they are really doing, is moving WICD's (C/U) newscasts to ONLY the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-18-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 14,308
Posted By dishrich
You sure about that? Our local NBC affiliate...

You sure about that? Our local NBC affiliate WAND Decatur has a translator W40CV-D over in Jacksonville, IL, & uses EXACTLY the same ID's as the primary station. It's actually a PITA because even...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-10-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 15,251
Views: 1,641,802
Posted By dishrich
You could go this route & even have an automatic...

You could go this route & even have an automatic backup drive(s):

http://www.weaknees.com/directv-hd-dvr-upgrade.php
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-10-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 255,036
Posted By dishrich
KTVI is out of St.Louis... :confused: Yes,...

KTVI is out of St.Louis... :confused:

Yes, in spite of the other (remotely possible) reasons why, at the end of the day, it's ridiculous that Peoria can't even have ONE local newscast in HD. I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-09-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 255,036
Posted By dishrich
So you're saying the the TV market with the...

So you're saying the the TV market with the capital of IL in it, is in the "same boat" (marketwise) as Peoria or QC's??? Our market is about the 82nd largest DMA, & the others are pretty far down...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-20-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 255,036
Posted By dishrich
Up until Sinclair formerly took over them, ALL...

Up until Sinclair formerly took over them, ALL local & syndicated prog was 4:3. After the takeover, & after FOX had been running their new local AM show (with WICS anchors) for awhile, they ...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-19-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 255,036
Posted By dishrich
Well in all fairness, our FOX55 & CW23 stations...

Well in all fairness, our FOX55 & CW23 stations just started (local) broadcasting HD in Jan...
...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-19-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 13,189
Views: 1,077,972
Posted By dishrich
The reason why they are doing this is NOT so much...

The reason why they are doing this is NOT so much for guide data, but to even allow the D* receiver/OTA tuner to even display those subchannels AT ALL. Unlike E* receivers that allow OTA scanning,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-10-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 9,567
Views: 831,899
Posted By dishrich
I wouldn't be so sure of that; do you know who...

I wouldn't be so sure of that; do you know who the owner really is?

http://www.broadcastingcable.com/news/local-tv/howard-stirk-holdings-grabs-wciv-50000/134123
I assume you already know who he...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-03-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8,940
Views: 962,985
Posted By dishrich
You'll probably loose that bet; TWC has already...

You'll probably loose that bet; TWC has already did this in NYC & couple other markets...& they have just as much competition, if not more, in that market than here.
They're following in Comcast's...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-24-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4,987
Views: 514,987
Posted By dishrich
Pleasantly surprised to see that WRSP-55 &...

Pleasantly surprised to see that WRSP-55 & WBUI-23 are now broadcasting syndicated HD prog, in actual HD now... :)
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-10-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9,567
Views: 831,899
Posted By dishrich
Speaking of (another) corporate purchase in the...

Speaking of (another) corporate purchase in the LasVegas DMA... :D

Nexstar's KLAS Buy Gets Antitrust OK

http://www.broadcastingcable.com/news/local-tv/nexstars-klas-buy-gets-antitrust-ok/136266
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-06-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9,567
Views: 831,899
Posted By dishrich
KTNV Settles FCC Fake News Report Investigation ...

KTNV Settles FCC Fake News Report Investigation

Will pay $115,000 and create compliance regime
...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-01-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 45,892
Posted By dishrich
Well I don't travel a whole lot, so I was VERY...

Well I don't travel a whole lot, so I was VERY surprised & impressed at what I found at a Candlewood Suites in Manhattan - KANSAS - over the past weekend.
Nice Samsung HDTV (I believe 48") nicely...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-20-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 19,315
Views: 1,710,730
Posted By dishrich
Actually both satellite providers now offer it on...

Actually both satellite providers now offer it on their basic pkgs

And our Comcast system has it on their Digital Preferred (top basic) tier

Uverse also has it on their U300/U450 & UFamily pkgs...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-19-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By dishrich
Comcast did the same thing w/the Crime &...

Comcast did the same thing w/the Crime & Investigation Ch; ONLY as part of the S&E pkg...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-08-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 10,946
Views: 1,287,250
Posted By dishrich
Here's another cable provider confirming this on...

Here's another cable provider confirming this on their own website:

http://www.bltv.net/bltv-news.html


Interesting to see if CC moves it from limited to expanded basic on our system, now that...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-07-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 10,946
Views: 1,287,250
Posted By dishrich
OK, well look at this post on Comcast's forum: ...

OK, well look at this post on Comcast's forum:

http://forums.comcast.com/t5/Channels-and-Programming/are-we-losing-wgn-in-dearborn-mi/td-p/2381307

This tells me that all that's happening in...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-06-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10,946
Views: 1,287,250
Posted By dishrich
Evidently CC is adding the national (cable)...

Evidently CC is adding the national (cable) version of WGN (America) to systems in the Chicago DMA.

Makes sense, since Tribune has added that original programming that is exclusive to WGN-A, as...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-31-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9,567
Views: 831,899
Posted By dishrich
What I don't understand, is with less than a day...

What I don't understand, is with less than a day of this happening, KSNV - who IS a major network affiliate - has NO mention of the rescanning on their own website...while the other 2 stations DO,...
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