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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-27-2015, 05:44 PM
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Posted By doctorwizz
I can get 25.1 tonight. I had it before. Doesn't...

I can get 25.1 tonight. I had it before. Doesn't always tune in.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-27-2015, 04:59 AM
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Posted By doctorwizz
Lowest is WBOC in Salisbury. I guess I get that...

Lowest is WBOC in Salisbury. I guess I get that because the back of the antenna points towards the SE. I just realized it is almost exactly opposite of DC.
...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-26-2015, 11:18 AM
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Posted By doctorwizz
I don't get 25 or 49. I can't check the signal...

I don't get 25 or 49. I can't check the signal level now. Wifes soap is recording.
I only get drop outs on Baltimore Stations.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-26-2015, 06:43 AM
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Posted By doctorwizz
Is email notifications working for everyone? My...

Is email notifications working for everyone?
My email notifications of new posts on all watched threads stopped working yesterday. Junk folder is clean.
Guess I'll try a different email addy.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-26-2015, 06:35 AM
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Posted By doctorwizz
Baltimore signals droped to 32 with this this...

Baltimore signals droped to 32 with this this small thunderstorm this morning. DC's stations signals did not drop at all.
Looks like my antenna is pointing exactly towards DC. Installers said it is...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-26-2015, 04:55 AM
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Posted By doctorwizz
That box will not work with the 8550.

That box will not work with the 8550.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-25-2015, 07:00 PM
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Posted By doctorwizz
I noticed this weird effect tonight watching the...

I noticed this weird effect tonight watching the show "One Big Happy" on my TiVo on NBC. It is like vibrating or shimmering effect. I have only seen it on this show so far. I did notice a CW station...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-21-2015, 04:41 AM
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Posted By doctorwizz
Mine wasn't very expensive. Roamio OTA 4...

Mine wasn't very expensive.

Roamio OTA 4 Tuner $50

Tivo Miin's X 2 $278

So $278 total. Plus 15/mo. fee

Cheaper than one Channel Master 2 tuner DVR ($300). To which you have to add a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-20-2015, 05:23 PM
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Posted By doctorwizz
Look what I just connected to my 8550 :grin: ...

Look what I just connected to my 8550 :grin:
Not directly connected but it connects to a TiVo Roamio and a Simple.TV.
Over the air HD blows away any satellite or cable image quality.

...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-19-2015, 01:39 PM
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Posted By doctorwizz
Haven't seen any dropouts yet. Most of my signals...

Haven't seen any dropouts yet. Most of my signals are above 70 with the Tivo signal meter.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-19-2015, 01:34 PM
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Posted By doctorwizz
Yes, I can see a huge improvement. Fox 45 too...

Yes, I can see a huge improvement. Fox 45 too looks soo much better than Fox 5.
When I first got my UHDTV last April, I was really disappointed how bad Dish looked. PQ was greatly improved by the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-19-2015, 01:01 PM
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Posted By doctorwizz
Yes. They did take a long to get it right. The...

Yes. They did take a long to get it right. The installers were great! They loved my setup.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-19-2015, 12:05 PM
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Posted By doctorwizz
Got the antenna installed! Winegard HD-7697 with...

Got the antenna installed! Winegard HD-7697 with RCA amp.
Fairfax AVI don't install rotors anymore. I wanted one but, oh well. They say that they are unreliable and not needed like they were back...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-18-2015, 01:23 PM
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Posted By doctorwizz
I figured I might as well upgrade the Roamio hard...

I figured I might as well upgrade the Roamio hard drive now. You can't keep any recordings when upgrading. I like to save a lot recordings and record everything.
It is so easy too. Few torque...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-18-2015, 12:01 PM
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Posted By doctorwizz
Yeah kinda ugly but functional. Wife would kill...

Yeah kinda ugly but functional. Wife would kill me if I did that.

I just my antenna install appointment with Fairfax Antenna changed to tomorrow. Thurs 20th. Snow and rain Thurs. night and Fri....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-17-2015, 11:20 AM
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Posted By doctorwizz
OTA video is not compressed. Dish, Direct TV, and...

OTA video is not compressed. Dish, Direct TV, and CATV use compression. The difference is very obvious. Even on my other TV's.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-17-2015, 10:47 AM
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Posted By doctorwizz
HWS works fine here. Mine is going through an...

HWS works fine here. Mine is going through an AVR. Did you reboot the Hopper?

On a side note. This is my last week with the Hopper. OTA all the way! I have a Tvio OTA that I upgraded to 3TB....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-15-2015, 09:19 AM
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Posted By doctorwizz
How about this one? http://imgur.com/sxqgE0X

How about this one?

http://imgur.com/sxqgE0X
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-13-2015, 05:28 PM
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Posted By doctorwizz
Sling TV has ESPN. $20/mo 7 day free trial. ...

Sling TV has ESPN. $20/mo
7 day free trial.

I don't watch that much sports except baseball and football. I have a MLB sub.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-13-2015, 05:19 PM
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Posted By doctorwizz
I could download the game the next day and watch...

I could download the game the next day and watch it in HD.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-13-2015, 05:09 PM
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Posted By doctorwizz
You are right! I have the magical golf...

You are right! I have the magical golf chips:nerd:

There are ways to watch ESPN free in Kodi in crappy low res.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-13-2015, 01:50 PM
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Posted By doctorwizz
I can watch it online ;)

I can watch it online ;)
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-12-2015, 05:05 PM
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Posted By doctorwizz
Holy **** does over the air HDTV look fantastic...

Holy **** does over the air HDTV look fantastic on my 8550!
Bought a cheap flat refurbished 50mi. range antenna (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00LAA45PA/)for testing. PQ is just wow! Except on...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-12-2015, 10:17 AM
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Posted By doctorwizz
I have Fairfax Antenna coming to install on the...

I have Fairfax Antenna coming to install on the 17th!

Edit: Make that the 20th

2nd Edit: Coming Thurs 19th.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-11-2015, 06:23 PM
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Posted By doctorwizz
Wow Ch. 2 ABC Baltimore looks fantastic upscaled...

Wow Ch. 2 ABC Baltimore looks fantastic upscaled to 4K! I can't get ch. 7 so I can't compare. Can anyone comment on OTA PQ between ch. 2 and 7?
7 looks like crap on Dish.
Ch. Fox 45 has better PQ...
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