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Forum: HDTV Programming   11-13-2014, 05:13 PM
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Posted By 8vsb4me
Same here on Cox cable. I can see film grain on...

Same here on Cox cable. I can see film grain on a 46" LCD TV which is my criterion for full HD. I have seen it before however in other films on TCM-HD.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-12-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8,571
Views: 692,056
Posted By 8vsb4me
"WVEC is doing three streams... that can't help. ...

"WVEC is doing three streams... that can't help.

WTKR is doing 17+ Mbps to its picture... "

All of that correlates with what I see: WVEC's ABC network news feed looks the worst, followed by...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-11-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8,571
Views: 692,056
Posted By 8vsb4me
There's no reason for them to limit bandwidth...

There's no reason for them to limit bandwidth OTA. WVEC-TV HD feed of WorldNews Tonight is unwatchable on Cox, it looks like someone used paint mode in Photoshop, similar to the COX/WAVY feed of NBC...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-08-2014, 04:52 PM
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Views: 692,056
Posted By 8vsb4me
Does anyone know if COX or WAVY-TV is limiting...

Does anyone know if COX or WAVY-TV is limiting the bandwidth on their HD channel? NBC Nightly News looks almost cartoonish tonight..horrible resolution, almost like a low res JPEG.
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-15-2012, 09:09 PM
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Views: 223,768
Posted By 8vsb4me
Speaking of video quality, the 'live' feeds from...

Speaking of video quality, the 'live' feeds from Hollywood of the TCM Classic Film Festival segments with Bob Osborne look like streaming video over a 56K baud modem. Not even approaching SD...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-29-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,723
Posted By 8vsb4me
FTN was remote from Miami this morning in 16:9,...

FTN was remote from Miami this morning in 16:9, but was not 1080i. Since they presumably could have broadcast in HD, and Schieffer has allowed himself to be shown in 1080i for other broadcasts,...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-08-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,248
Posted By 8vsb4me
NASA TV is fed to the satellite out of Goddard...

NASA TV is fed to the satellite out of Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland and they have been getting torrential rainfall the last few days, causing rain fade on the signal. A similar problem...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-10-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,120
Posted By 8vsb4me
CBS Sunday Morning utilized stretch-o-vision in...

CBS Sunday Morning utilized stretch-o-vision in all its ugliness for their Betty Ford tribute this morning. Very unflattering. Perhaps they had to resort to YouTube videos for some of their clips.
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-11-2010, 08:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,120
Posted By 8vsb4me
CBS Sunday Morning did a tribute to 'To Kill A...

CBS Sunday Morning did a tribute to 'To Kill A Mockingbird' this morning, completely butchering clips from the movie. It almost looked like they started with a letterbox version of the 1.85:1 movie...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-08-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,120
Posted By 8vsb4me
Quote:Originally Posted by mscottc...

Quote:Originally Posted by mscottc http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18739716)

... but in the rush to edit for air, getting the editorial content...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-06-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,120
Posted By 8vsb4me
On the chance that someone from CBS occasionally...

On the chance that someone from CBS occasionally monitors this forum, let me express my outrage at their wanton stretching of almost all SD video and archival film on their Evening News broadcasts,...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-10-2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,721
Posted By 8vsb4me
He said it within earshot of every spectator...

He said it within earshot of every spectator present, and deliberately so. Profanity is a sign of a weak intellect and a lack of self-discipline. Especially public profanity, which is akin to a...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-10-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,721
Posted By 8vsb4me
Whatever. Emotional immaturity seems to be his...

Whatever. Emotional immaturity seems to be his trademark.
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-10-2010, 01:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,721
Posted By 8vsb4me
You can hear Tiger's obscenities better in 5.1...

You can hear Tiger's obscenities better in 5.1 sound, too. That F*** and G*D**MT really sounded pristine. What a class act.
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-09-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,757
Posted By 8vsb4me
Augusta should just show the whole tournament...

Augusta should just show the whole tournament live and stop being such snobs about rationing the coverage. Lots of brilliant golf today and those Confederate flag waving, green jacket mint julip...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-21-2010, 09:19 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,053
Posted By 8vsb4me
As I recall the original airing of Planet Earth...

As I recall the original airing of Planet Earth on HDTheater had limited commercials, if any. Those were the days...Sunrise Earth at 7pm!
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-28-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,031
Posted By 8vsb4me
I just noticed when CNN switched to a live...

I just noticed when CNN switched to a live camera shot of people watching CNN on their TV that the delay was 15 seconds before their TV caught up. Does HD encoding and processing really take this...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-14-2007, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3,707
Views: 385,886
Posted By 8vsb4me
Let me add that another reason we need...

Let me add that another reason we need competition from other outlets is the utter incompetence of Gray. WCAV has yet to learn after all these months how not to insert local commercials into the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-14-2007, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3,707
Views: 385,886
Posted By 8vsb4me
Quote:Originally Posted by dline...

Quote:Originally Posted by dline http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/11889899)


Again, I don't know how useful this development is, but I used to...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-13-2007, 08:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,996
Posted By 8vsb4me
Apparently the White House HD feed was handled...

Apparently the White House HD feed was handled by Verizon which had some switching problems.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-16-2007, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3,707
Views: 385,886
Posted By 8vsb4me
Can someone confirm that Discovery HD is no...

Can someone confirm that Discovery HD is no longer in the clear on 96-* ? At the moment it looks like 96-1,2,3 are encrypted. Also to my eyes the Planet Earth program was not quite as sharp last...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-11-2007, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3,707
Views: 385,886
Posted By 8vsb4me
CBS has dropped to SD tonight for Letterman.

CBS has dropped to SD tonight for Letterman.
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-08-2007, 01:39 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,234
Posted By 8vsb4me
Quote:Originally Posted by archiguy...

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

After watching all the carnage in the stunning clarity of CBS's 100% HD...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-08-2007, 01:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,234
Posted By 8vsb4me
Quote:Originally Posted by JCL...

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

Is the BBC really doing this in HD? Are they taking the CBS (ahemmmmm, Augusta...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-24-2007, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3,707
Views: 385,886
Posted By 8vsb4me
Quote:Originally Posted by Sandwichmaker...

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

I wonder if your tuner simply assigns the channels from .1 to .9 as...
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