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Forum: HDTV Programming   08-29-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,881
Posted By jjeff
+1, the older 1.5hr weekend shows are more of a...

+1, the older 1.5hr weekend shows are more of a favorite of mine too. I also dislike that any show, whether it's great or not, will not be shown if it has a musical act :( Apparently music rights...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-29-2016, 05:34 AM
Replies: 2,943
Views: 313,325
Posted By jjeff
Thank god if it did! IMO it was a huge waste of...

Thank god if it did! IMO it was a huge waste of bandwidth that only a very very few ever bothered to use and it effected 99+% of everyone else because of the poor picture quality it gave ABC HD. I'll...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-28-2016, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 184
Posted By jjeff
Unless you know something not specified in that...

Unless you know something not specified in that listing, it's ATSC(over the air) only and wouldn't work with most if not all cable systems that use clear QAM. Now if it does tune QAM and his college...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-28-2016, 06:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 184
Posted By jjeff
Basically all the cheaper STBs will only be...

Basically all the cheaper STBs will only be ATSC/QAM, none will have analog NTSC if they use that. A digital/analog tuner is going to be older and cost +$100 and may not be worth it. As the good Dr....
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-27-2016, 05:15 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 6,546
Posted By jjeff
It was a show we watched weekly, I agree much...

It was a show we watched weekly, I agree much worse shows got the nod for another season!
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-24-2016, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2,943
Views: 313,325
Posted By jjeff
Does it actually use bandwidth or is it just...

Does it actually use bandwidth or is it just somehow a mirror or duplicate listing?
Yes I was aware of the 23.7 channel but always just thought it didn't really use any bandwidth but was a duplicate...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-24-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 507
Posted By jjeff
Yes I think your correct. I was just going off...

Yes I think your correct. I was just going off brmeow (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/members/8423379-brmeow.html)'s list but I now see he said, cancelled or no longer watch. But I'm in the same boat,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-24-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2,943
Views: 313,325
Posted By jjeff
Which means :confused: I already get TPTmn on...

Which means :confused:
I already get TPTmn on 2.2......why dupe it on 2.6 :confused:
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-24-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 507
Posted By jjeff
I'll watch at least one episode of each new...

I'll watch at least one episode of each new series my Tivo catches under my "pilot" wishlist and if I'm aware of a new program that didn't get caught I'll manually program it. My "pilot" folder gets...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-22-2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2,943
Views: 313,325
Posted By jjeff
Wind load and deterioration from the elements is...

Wind load and deterioration from the elements is the main reason I decided to mount mine in the attic, where an antenna basically lasts for life. The downside is the venerability to multipath, which...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-22-2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,013
Posted By jjeff
Great final episode and while it's been...

Great final episode and while it's been advertised as the series finale, they sure left it open for Lewis to come back.....I sure hope it does in some way, for sure I hope to see Hathaway in more...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-22-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,887
Posted By jjeff
Great quality on my local 1080i PBS and I don't...

Great quality on my local 1080i PBS and I don't believe the son was roasted, I though he died of a Morphine overdose.....did I miss something?
I agree, not my favorite series but better than most...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-22-2016, 05:56 AM
Replies: 2,943
Views: 313,325
Posted By jjeff
I also have that 8 bay(in my attic) and live in...

I also have that 8 bay(in my attic) and live in Burnsville, works great. Note because of mounting the antenna in the attic it required a bit of adjusting to get 9.1 to come in at all times without...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-19-2016, 07:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,013
Posted By jjeff
Not to get too OT in this "Inspector Lewis"...

Not to get too OT in this "Inspector Lewis" thread but yesterday at a local store I saw a BD collection of Midsomer Murders and it mentioned 1080p HD and no mention of SD source material.....note the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-19-2016, 06:53 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 91,784
Posted By jjeff
^^ no real mention of recording(it mentions the...

^^ no real mention of recording(it mentions the USB port is for using it as a "media player") but I can't believe it wouldn't have that function.....of course I wonder if it has the pause live TV...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-18-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 425
Posted By jjeff
If I lived in Hawaii I'm not sure I'd ever watch...

If I lived in Hawaii I'm not sure I'd ever watch TV :D
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-16-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2,943
Views: 313,325
Posted By jjeff
Another believer in the 8-bay bowtie if you have...

Another believer in the 8-bay bowtie if you have the room. With the 8-bay I doubt you'd need a preamp and it should give you enough signal even on the couple HiVHF stations.
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-16-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 194
Posted By jjeff
That Homeworx has the advantage of a wall-wart...

That Homeworx has the advantage of a wall-wart power supply which should help keep some of the heat out of the main used, heat buildup was one of the issues with some of these clones. What you...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-16-2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,013
Posted By jjeff
I'll have to look more on Netflix. I ended up...

I'll have to look more on Netflix. I ended up watching a British import about a Jazz band on Netflix and not only was the picture quality a bit better on Neflix HD than PBS HD but PBS had edited the...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-15-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 194
Posted By jjeff
You'll find some negative reviews of these...

You'll find some negative reviews of these ultra-cheap tuners but most are related to recording, the basic tuner is pretty decent, oh and the remotes are somewhat poorly designed but I believe some...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-15-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,887
Posted By jjeff
And neither of the 2 cops assigned to guard...

And neither of the 2 cops assigned to guard him(not including the one in the house) decide to guard the back door :confused:
I like parts of this show but other parts find myself yelling at the...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-15-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 194
Posted By jjeff
While not the best build quality, something like...

While not the best build quality, something like a iView, Homeworx or one of it's many clones fit your bill. They are small and portable and while if you hook them up to a USB stick or HDD will have...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-15-2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1,788
Views: 68,505
Posted By jjeff
Multipath. Are you able to rotate your antenna,...

Multipath. Are you able to rotate your antenna, even a couple degrees? I've had occasional issues with channels coming in on some devices but not others and generally a slight movement of the antenna...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-14-2016, 05:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,013
Posted By jjeff
Yes, did some searching and it looks like Morse...

Yes, did some searching and it looks like Morse was "filmed for ITV using 16mm stock and in recent years ITV has overseen a HD restoration of the drama from the original 16mm negatives so as to boost...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-13-2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3,213
Views: 304,034
Posted By jjeff
Well I guess I have 1 spindle + some extras so...

Well I guess I have 1 spindle + some extras so maybe I'll wait until early Christmas :)
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