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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-06-2015, 03:00 PM
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Views: 409,445
Posted By mobilelawyer
Be prepared to spend some money to get the best...

Be prepared to spend some money to get the best reception. Sometimes all the money in the world will not help. For example, a tall pine forest next to your house and between your antenna and the TV...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-23-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4,237
Views: 409,445
Posted By mobilelawyer
Satellite or OTA Problems

When I went home last night, I had the same problem on all channels: freezing up and pixelization, and I got a message the receiver had lost the satellite signal. I ran through diagnostics and a...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-22-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4,237
Views: 409,445
Posted By mobilelawyer
WPMI signal during SNL on Saturday night. ...

WPMI signal during SNL on Saturday night.

Did anyone else have reception problems? I am on directv, and when we tried to look at the recorded program last night, there was constant freezing and...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-12-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4,237
Views: 409,445
Posted By mobilelawyer
I read a post from a friend in Birmingham,...

I read a post from a friend in Birmingham, describing the OTA channel change for the ABC affiliate there, which came about because a license swap. He said that only about 10 per cent of the viewers...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-08-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 4,237
Views: 409,445
Posted By mobilelawyer
Does Swami have a crystal ball? 😂 Those...

Does Swami have a crystal ball? 😂


Those are some adventurous predictions.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-05-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 4,237
Views: 409,445
Posted By mobilelawyer
Small world! I knew Dave and Kip, going all the...

Small world! I knew Dave and Kip, going all the way back to Dave's radio days with WTBC in Tuscaloosa. I cannot remember if Dave had started with Channel 33 by the time I left, but I think he had. I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-04-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4,237
Views: 409,445
Posted By mobilelawyer
Every one of your questions is valid, and I have...

Every one of your questions is valid, and I have wondered the same thing. My guess is that the already- approved agreements are in fact grandfathered in. But if the FCC changes its mind at some...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-04-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4,237
Views: 409,445
Posted By mobilelawyer
Here is an interesting story from the Birmingham...

Here is an interesting story from the Birmingham market involving the ramifications of a Sinclair Broadcasting proposal to buy Albritton stations, which would involve moving the ABC affiliation of...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-20-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 4,237
Views: 409,445
Posted By mobilelawyer
Fox has rarely been a problem OTA from my house...

Fox has rarely been a problem OTA from my house as I live only a few miles from the transmitter. But for some reason WALA and only WALA totally blew up on Mediacom cable last night while I was...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-16-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4,136
Views: 479,240
Posted By mobilelawyer
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Rob67 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1324116/official-samsung-2011-pnxxd7000-thread/4110#post_24361412)

I think it is one of...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-16-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4,237
Views: 409,445
Posted By mobilelawyer
I think we have about as many "free" stations as...

I think we have about as many "free" stations as the market will support.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-06-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4,237
Views: 409,445
Posted By mobilelawyer
I tend to agree. No useful purpose is served by...

I tend to agree. No useful purpose is served by replaying or simulcasting the same news on sister channels. I would like to see that practice end.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-26-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By mobilelawyer
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by springmaker http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1514295/hd-pvr-with-tivo-roamio#post_24270304)

You will need a hdmi to component...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-26-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By mobilelawyer
I have a couple of questions. I have not...

I have a couple of questions.

I have not used my HD-PVR (the 1212, the original one) in a while. I now use a TiVo Roamio, where, before I used Directv hardware that had both hdmi and component...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-06-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 4,237
Views: 409,445
Posted By mobilelawyer
I am having a similar experience that another...

I am having a similar experience that another user reported with the Tivo Roamio. Bought it in Friday at BestBuy, got the cable card paired over telephone support at Mediacom, without any delay or...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-15-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4,237
Views: 409,445
Posted By mobilelawyer
Is a cutin like a crouton?...

Is a cutin like a crouton? http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-15-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4,237
Views: 409,445
Posted By mobilelawyer
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by gadgtfreek http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/152614/mobile-al-panama-city-fl-hdtv/4080#post_23736803)

CBS actually looked pretty...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-11-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4,237
Views: 409,445
Posted By mobilelawyer
My experience, unfortunately, has been the same...

My experience, unfortunately, has been the same with the network college game signal, whether watching off directv, ota, or on Mediacom.

Hopefully the local broadcasting issues can be addressed...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-10-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 4,237
Views: 409,445
Posted By mobilelawyer
How is reception for everyone on WKRG? I...

How is reception for everyone on WKRG?

I almost always get periodic pixelization/macroblocking spread throughout their signal. The frequency of the problem varies from time to time. I receive...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-09-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 4,237
Views: 409,445
Posted By mobilelawyer
What is the intended or correct virtual channel...

What is the intended or correct virtual channel for WDPM? The Wikipedia article notes they used to show up on 4.1. I recently did a re-scan and have the channel listed as 18.1. I do not remember...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-19-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 559
Views: 120,659
Posted By mobilelawyer
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-18-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 120,659
Posted By mobilelawyer
Hard to use the Colossus as an additional tuner...

Hard to use the Colossus as an additional tuner with directv. You are relegated to recording in real time, and you cannot record one channel while you watch another. With the dvblink software,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-19-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4,237
Views: 409,445
Posted By mobilelawyer
I am glad to see this thread is still alive. I...

I am glad to see this thread is still alive. I just re-configured my setup, and I am not currently connected to an ota antenna. I dropped Directv for Mediacom to save some money, and I have: there...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-24-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4,237
Views: 409,445
Posted By mobilelawyer
I was not aware that W30BX was off the air....

I was not aware that W30BX was off the air. Actually, I found it a nuisance. I got very poor reception of it over here in Spanish Fort, but my TV would always pick it up on a scan, and I was not...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-05-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 4,237
Views: 409,445
Posted By mobilelawyer
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mtchd http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/152614/mobile-al-panama-city-fl-hdtv/4020#post_22558111)

Did anyone have issues during...
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