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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-25-2016, 03:48 PM
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Posted By rad
Yeah KXAN during football is horrible since...

Yeah KXAN during football is horrible since they've added 36-3, any large amount of movement the graphics for the score go very soft/out of focus.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-12-2015, 08:38 AM
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Posted By rad
Anyone else notice any increase in macro blocking...

Anyone else notice any increase in macro blocking during scenes with a lot of movement since they added this new sub channel?

I hadn't noticed this add until today and while watching the Sunday...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-23-2015, 09:05 AM
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Posted By rad
If it was me jus check 1080i and 1080p and don't...

If it was me jus check 1080i and 1080p and don't use native. What I've seen is when switching between channels of different resolutions like ESPN (720p) and TBS (1080i) the Genie and TV take a few...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-04-2015, 12:42 PM
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Posted By rad
No they don't, they can only record content via...

No they don't, they can only record content via on demand content, not a live 4K channel, when DIRECTV adds them.
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-04-2015, 10:06 AM
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Posted By rad
If they would give yo a C61K for free I'd...

If they would give yo a C61K for free I'd recommend going that route vs. using the built in client. I have a Samsung RVU TV and tried the client for awhile. The problem is when there is some issue...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-04-2015, 10:00 AM
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Posted By rad
Should have said record live 4K content and not...

Should have said record live 4K content and not view, still need a C61K or RVU connection to view 4K.
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-03-2015, 10:55 AM
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Posted By rad
I'm hearing a rumor that the HR54 will be the...

I'm hearing a rumor that the HR54 will be the first Genie that will be able to view live 4K content, so unless you can guarantee a HR54 as a replacement I'd hold off and just use one of the online...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-02-2015, 07:03 AM
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Posted By rad
Unless you have a 4K TV that's compatible with...

Unless you have a 4K TV that's compatible with the C61K I think I'd take a pass at this time. Especially since there's not a lot of 4K programming being offered on DIRECTV currently, just some PPV's....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-28-2015, 10:46 AM
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Posted By rad
The evening of 9/30 should be interesting with...

The evening of 9/30 should be interesting with DIRECTV maybe loosing KXAN, KNVA and KBVO while Dish might loose KVUE.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-06-2015, 07:23 AM
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Posted By rad
You also loose the ethernet port which you could...

You also loose the ethernet port which you could have used in place of a DECA-BB and the phone line so no more Caller ID displayed on the TV.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-01-2015, 05:06 PM
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Posted By rad
Noticed today that KXAN has gone to 16:9 for...

Noticed today that KXAN has gone to 16:9 for their news graphic package. Don't know why all stations haven't done that yet.
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-17-2015, 08:09 PM
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Posted By rad
Box has detected a problem with the hard drive...

Box has detected a problem with the hard drive and is trying to repair it, probably won't. If it does come back you might want to watch any important recordings ASAP in case it does fail soon.
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-17-2015, 04:56 PM
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Posted By rad
No, having the system connected to the Internet...

No, having the system connected to the Internet is not a requirement. However it's highly recommend so things like DIRECTV on Demand or TVApps work.
Forum: Rear Projection Units   08-04-2015, 08:02 AM
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Posted By rad
Replacing the DLP chip is the only way that I...

Replacing the DLP chip is the only way that I know of. Usually once you get one more will follow shortly.
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-05-2015, 01:06 PM
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Posted By rad
I you decided to go with the Genie/mini client...

I you decided to go with the Genie/mini client route I'd recommend when the installer calls to confirm the arrival time you tell him you want a HR44 Genie and not a HR34. The HR34 is a slower box and...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-05-2014, 01:14 PM
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Posted By rad
You can try doing a two restarts within 30...

You can try doing a two restarts within 30 minutes, that clears out the guide cache. If that doesn't help is sounds like the Harddrive might be starting to go and a call to DIRECTV is the next step...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-18-2014, 03:47 PM
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Posted By rad
I like the new KEYE news graphics which are layed...

I like the new KEYE news graphics which are layed out for a 16:9 ratio. I wonder how long it will take for other stations to start using that extra realestate?
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-08-2014, 06:58 PM
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Posted By rad
You have to wait until it's actually in the guide...

You have to wait until it's actually in the guide data.
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-08-2014, 11:31 AM
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Posted By rad
It's under the settings then display menu.

It's under the settings then display menu.
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-07-2014, 04:17 PM
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Posted By rad
As mentioned in a prior post, make sure that you...

As mentioned in a prior post, make sure that you have native display turned off in the DVR's settings, that will speed up channel changing a bit.
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-25-2014, 03:05 PM
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Posted By rad
That is correct, get a Genie get the WHDVR fee...

That is correct, get a Genie get the WHDVR fee added.
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-25-2014, 02:02 PM
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Posted By rad
If you don't have the Whole Home DVR monthly fee...

If you don't have the Whole Home DVR monthly fee ($3) on your account already then that would be added, else it's the same monthly charges.
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-25-2014, 01:55 PM
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Posted By rad
110's three transponders still whow on my...

110's three transponders still whow on my receivers, you need the 5LNB in order to see them and 119.
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-25-2014, 08:27 AM
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Posted By rad
According to Dr. J's transponder tracking/mapping...

According to Dr. J's transponder tracking/mapping at DBSTalk, http://www.dbstalk.com/topic/200951-transponder-maps-domestic-latinam-data-refresh-7232014/ there's a number of channels on 110:
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Forum: HDTV Programming   07-24-2014, 05:06 PM
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Posted By rad
110 and 119 are still being used, 110 is for...

110 and 119 are still being used, 110 is for Puerto Rico HD channels and 119 for some SD locals and spanish language programming.
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