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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-26-2010, 09:13 AM
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Posted By Dr. Cool
Quote:Originally Posted by rvaidyan...

Quote:Originally Posted by rvaidyan http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18375283)

Aah, I see the point. Most times when I have switched to 8.2, it...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-25-2010, 06:09 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 36,776
Posted By Dr. Cool
Quote:Originally Posted by rvaidyan...

Quote:Originally Posted by rvaidyan http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18371116)

Actually. PBS 8.2 is showing up with the correct aspect ratio on...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-20-2009, 09:23 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 36,776
Posted By Dr. Cool
A correction regarding my previous post: just...

A correction regarding my previous post: just noticed that Channel 8.2 is not being broadcasted in HD. It's a SD channel (480i). However, it's the only SD channel in my entire lineup that activates...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-17-2009, 08:10 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 36,776
Posted By Dr. Cool
I don't know if you've noticed, but apparently...

I don't know if you've noticed, but apparently PBS 8.2 is again broadcasting in HD. However, because their system appears to be processing the signal as if it's 4:3 instead of 16:9, it's stretching...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-30-2009, 02:18 PM
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Views: 36,776
Posted By Dr. Cool
Quote:Originally Posted by rvaidyan...

Quote:Originally Posted by rvaidyan http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17268888)

What do you do about the VHF channels?


After I changed the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-29-2009, 08:58 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 36,776
Posted By Dr. Cool
Quote:Originally Posted by WayOutThere...

Quote:Originally Posted by WayOutThere http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17258656)

Ya, I think that leaves may be part of my problem. When the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-13-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 36,776
Posted By Dr. Cool
Just a guess, but I noticed that the signal...

Just a guess, but I noticed that the signal during winter tends to be slightly stronger due to the trees losing their leaves.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-17-2009, 11:33 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 36,776
Posted By Dr. Cool
Today (Monday) morning the 4x3 PBS Kids shows...

Today (Monday) morning the 4x3 PBS Kids shows were yet shown with postage-stamp effect (incorrectly letterboxed in a small window). The problem was created by the conversion to 480i, somebody there...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-13-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 36,776
Posted By Dr. Cool
They need to fix the 8.2 aspect ratios however...

They need to fix the 8.2 aspect ratios however now that the subchannel is broadcasted in 480i (SD). Widescreen (16x9) shows are correctly broadcasted letterboxed and as such they are showing fine....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-11-2009, 10:54 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 36,776
Posted By Dr. Cool
Wow, did you notice that PBS switched channel...

Wow, did you notice that PBS switched channel resolutions and now has 8.1 as its HD channel while 8.2 is now broadcasted in SD? The programming lineup however didn't change. It means for example...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-14-2009, 12:33 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 36,776
Posted By Dr. Cool
Quote:Originally Posted by slinger45...

Quote:Originally Posted by slinger45 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16820785)

anyone having horrible breakup with channel 3 lately?

i dvr...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-08-2009, 10:33 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 36,776
Posted By Dr. Cool
Thanks for the info!

Thanks for the info!
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-07-2009, 12:12 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 36,776
Posted By Dr. Cool
First tuner was able to recognize WDIO again...

First tuner was able to recognize WDIO again during the morning yesterday (86% strength), however it lost the signal again at some point in the afternoon or at night. Second tuner however was not...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-05-2009, 10:50 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 36,776
Posted By Dr. Cool
Yesterday I stopped receiving WDIO 10.1 and 10.2...

Yesterday I stopped receiving WDIO 10.1 and 10.2 on one of my two tuners. I live in Duluth, not far from downtown. Signal until yesterday was 100% OK on both tuners.
One of my tuners, Dish ViP622,...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-24-2008, 11:56 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,696
Posted By Dr. Cool
Quote:Originally Posted by mx6bfast...

Quote:Originally Posted by mx6bfast http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/14359947)

But that would then put the responsibility on us, which we don't...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-23-2008, 09:12 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,696
Posted By Dr. Cool
For an AVS forum, I'm surprised that this thread...

For an AVS forum, I'm surprised that this thread is looking more and more like pure nonsense. If the director and sound engineer decided that the movie should have a soft soundtrack, why should the...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-23-2008, 01:47 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,696
Posted By Dr. Cool
Some ads have overcompressed audio. For me they...

Some ads have overcompressed audio. For me they are a nuisance, so they work against the product that they are trying to sell. Talk about shooting your own foot. Now comes an extremely stupid...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-27-2008, 09:06 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 36,776
Posted By Dr. Cool
Quote:Originally Posted by slinger45...

Quote:Originally Posted by slinger45 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/13951294)

they arent coming in for me right now either, and they were a few...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-26-2008, 05:58 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 36,776
Posted By Dr. Cool
Folks, do you know if CBS and NBC (3.1, 3.2,...

Folks, do you know if CBS and NBC (3.1, 3.2, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3) stopped broadcasting for the last few days? I stopped receiving their signals but I'm able to receive all other channels (PBS, FOX, ABC)...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-21-2007, 07:49 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 36,776
Posted By Dr. Cool
Regarding my previous message (see copy below):...

Regarding my previous message (see copy below): I finally sorted out the signal drop issue. I relocated the antenna on a spot in the attic that has the minimum amount of tree branches on the path to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-07-2007, 01:08 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 36,776
Posted By Dr. Cool
As I described in a previous post, I was having...

As I described in a previous post, I was having signal drops with my previous setup (a Silver Sensor in a sweet spot in my garage directed towards the towers). I'm only 3.5 miles away from the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-03-2007, 12:15 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 36,776
Posted By Dr. Cool
Folks, I'm having intermittent signal loss with...

Folks, I'm having intermittent signal loss with NBC/My9 (6.1 and 6.2). I rarely have it with other channels. I can rule out problems with the antenna (signal is steady for other channels and...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-30-2007, 07:14 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 36,776
Posted By Dr. Cool
CBS and NBC (3 and 6) are back again. Their...

CBS and NBC (3 and 6) are back again. Their signals faltered for a while, but now they appear to be stronger than before and working fine. Nice, all channels are now showing signals above 90 in a...
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