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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-16-2015, 04:56 AM
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Posted By goldrich
LAFF on WRTV

LAFF is now on local Scripps station WRTV 6-3. It replaces LWN.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-08-2015, 10:28 AM
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Posted By goldrich
CBS reaps the rewards of the championship game of...

CBS reaps the rewards of the championship game of the Final Four from Indy:

"The National Championship game, which saw Duke defeat Wisconsin, averaged 28.3 million total viewers, up 33% from last...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-05-2015, 04:26 PM
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Posted By goldrich
What a great weekend for NCAA basketball,...

What a great weekend for NCAA basketball, Indianapolis and cable TV stations TBS, TNT and truTV.

"2015 NCAA Final Four National Semifinals Reach More Than 41 Million Total Viewers"
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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-30-2015, 05:42 AM
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Posted By goldrich
"Kentucky vs. Notre Dame Delivers TBS’...

"Kentucky vs. Notre Dame Delivers TBS’ Highest-Rated and Most-Viewed Program Ever; Highest-Rated & Most-Viewed College Basketball Game in Cable Television History"
...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-28-2015, 06:47 PM
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Posted By goldrich
WOW, I just checked it out. I've seen several...

WOW, I just checked it out. I've seen several stations broadcasting one HD stream in 1080i and one HD stream in 720p, and even a few also adding a third stream in 480i, but this is a first with two...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-27-2015, 05:15 PM
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Posted By goldrich
After working in the audio business for a number...

After working in the audio business for a number of years, the audio of the CBS games of the NCAA men's basketball games on WTTV is stilling frustrating me. The announcer voices seem to be up and...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-19-2015, 05:26 AM
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Posted By goldrich
"43% of U.S. adults said the reason they won't...

"43% of U.S. adults said the reason they won't drop cable is because it is their only means of watching live sports."

It appears that might be changing later this year. At least this might be an...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-12-2015, 06:28 PM
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Posted By goldrich
"Americans are moving faster than ever away from...

"Americans are moving faster than ever away from traditional TV"

Apparently service companies like AT&T via U-verse are attempting to expedite this move. One of the main reasons I have a paid TV...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-01-2015, 12:29 PM
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Posted By goldrich
I have made contact over the past few weeks with...

I have made contact over the past few weeks with an engineer at WTTV/WTTK regarding their audio. One of the staff engineers has confirmed that he too has heard the same issues I've been attempting...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-23-2015, 10:00 AM
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Posted By goldrich
Per my previous post regarding the strange up and...

Per my previous post regarding the strange up and down audio levels on WTTV/WTTK, I noticed the same issue while watching the Ohio State/Michigan basketball game from CBS early Sunday afternoon. Am...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-19-2015, 04:47 AM
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Posted By goldrich
Here's another little bright spot for the staff...

Here's another little bright spot for the staff at WISH-TV. In Tuesday night's national TV ratings, CW was in 5th place while NBC was in 6th place! Univision was 4th. ...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-16-2015, 06:57 AM
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Posted By goldrich
Thanks for the info, UND Irish, and welcome to...

Thanks for the info, UND Irish, and welcome to AVS Forum. I tried a search yesterday but nothing came up, including this informative article from the IBJ.
...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-15-2015, 01:32 PM
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Posted By goldrich
I've been curious about the same, IndyJeff, but I...

I've been curious about the same, IndyJeff, but I haven't heard nor read anything relating to it. Many markets like Fort Wayne, Orlando and Nashville have local newspapers with actual reporters that...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-11-2015, 05:31 AM
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Posted By goldrich
Yes, while driving US 41 a few months ago I...

Yes, while driving US 41 a few months ago I noticed that the WAWV (previously WFXW & WBAK) tower just south and a little west of WTWO was gone. It wasn't needed now that WAWV is using the WTWO...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-10-2015, 08:29 AM
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Posted By goldrich
I was curious about the status of three DTV...

I was curious about the status of three DTV America stations in Indiana (W35CY-D, Lafayette; W15CZ-D, Marion; W28DZ-D, Terre Haute), and specifically wanted to determine whether they are currently on...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-09-2015, 06:01 AM
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Posted By goldrich
Per this post regarding the Super Bowl telecast...

Per this post regarding the Super Bowl telecast on WTHR (NBC), I see that while I was away from Indiana nothing has changed at Channel 13.
...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-28-2015, 06:42 AM
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Posted By goldrich
Another thought for you. If you have ever...

Another thought for you. If you have ever experimented with UHF reception, you already know how critical antenna placement can be. Moving the antenna even 2-3 inches can sometimes be the difference...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-26-2015, 03:31 PM
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Posted By goldrich
Here's the reply from Rick Poling, the RF...

Here's the reply from Rick Poling, the RF engineer for WTTV/WTTK/WXIN:

"Get the antenna out of the attic. He’s probably getting high-channel attenuation from his roofing materials.

If it’s...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-26-2015, 12:36 PM
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Posted By goldrich
Yes, WXIN 59 and WTTK 29 share a combo antenna...

Yes, WXIN 59 and WTTK 29 share a combo antenna atop the WXIN tower. I'm not sure why you are having an issue receiving 59. I did forward your post to an engineer at the station and I'll be glad to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-22-2015, 05:14 PM
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Posted By goldrich
For several months I've noticed a strange audio...

For several months I've noticed a strange audio issue from WTTV/WTTK with certain syndicated shows, like "The Big Bang Theory." I've noticed it with straight 2-channel stereo HDTVs and the CECBs,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-21-2015, 02:00 PM
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Posted By goldrich
Robert, I don't know how far you are from the...

Robert, I don't know how far you are from the local transmitting towers, most of which are on Indy's northwest side, but multipath might be your issue. If so, it's actually a problem from too much...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-12-2015, 02:58 PM
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Posted By goldrich
Very good news for the new WTTV/CBS4. So far, I...

Very good news for the new WTTV/CBS4. So far, I haven't seen any local market (Indy) numbers, which should be huge.

“THE NFL ON CBS” BROADCAST OF INDIANAPOLIS’S WIN OVER DENVER IS...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-06-2015, 08:01 AM
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Posted By goldrich
Trip, I agree with much of your assessment...

Trip, I agree with much of your assessment regarding HD bitrates, but I still think that eyeballs watching the display screen of the broadcast can make a better determination over numbers. Yes, some...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-06-2015, 07:06 AM
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Posted By goldrich
Just wanted to make sure other readers knew that...

Just wanted to make sure other readers knew that ThisTV was recently moved from WTTV/WTTK to sister WXIN. In fact, my mind must have been thinking Sea Hunt and Highway Patrol about 4:45 this morning...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-05-2015, 04:35 PM
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Posted By goldrich
Nat, the last I checked, Sea Hunt and Highway...

Nat, the last I checked, Sea Hunt and Highway Patrol, which I enjoy watching early morning sometimes, are on ThisTV now on WXIN 59-3. WTTV 4.2/WTTK 29.2 is featuring a mix of independent programming...
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