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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-16-2013, 11:37 AM
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Posted By hopx3
I got 8 and 35 reception back about a week ago,...

I got 8 and 35 reception back about a week ago, and 6 came in Sunday night (after the Masters of course).
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-13-2011, 08:05 AM
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Posted By hopx3
Quote:Originally Posted by Beefer...

Quote:Originally Posted by Beefer http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19818516)

So...it looks like Chesterfield Comcast is actually doing something....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-17-2008, 06:44 AM
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Posted By hopx3
It was the same via Comcast for parts of the...

It was the same via Comcast for parts of the telecast; they switched to 4:3 SD while they were running weather warnings.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-28-2005, 11:24 AM
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Posted By hopx3
Hey Guys, I watch my HD OTA, but I'm doing...

Hey Guys,
I watch my HD OTA, but I'm doing some research for a co-worker who lives in Chesterfield; he just bought a new HDTV, called Comcast to have service upgraded and was told that he has to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-14-2005, 08:17 AM
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Posted By hopx3
Aliens, Yes, I am experiencing the same...

Aliens,
Yes, I am experiencing the same snapping sound during WRIC transition from 4:3 commercials to HD programming.

Mark
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-16-2005, 06:29 AM
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Posted By hopx3
During Blind Justice on ABC (OTA) last night, I...

During Blind Justice on ABC (OTA) last night, I had perfect surround sound for commercials, but all sound dropped during the show. Reception was perfect. Anybody else have this problem?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-03-2005, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8,856
Views: 781,220
Posted By hopx3
Quote:Originally posted by ChrisInRichmond ...

Quote:Originally posted by ChrisInRichmond
I've noticed from watching quite a bit CBS HD via Comcast that they have occasional periods every half hour or so where everything will go dark for about...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-30-2004, 08:09 AM
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Views: 781,220
Posted By hopx3
Quote: Originally posted by theroys88 ...

Quote:

Originally posted by theroys88
Anyone recieving ota in a wooded lot? I have trees right in the path of the towers. Really do not want to cut them down but would like to get the
right...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-10-2003, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1,390
Views: 60,191
Posted By hopx3
Steve13/Dale/Anamorpheus, Ditto here. I...

Steve13/Dale/Anamorpheus,

Ditto here. I have the exact same set-up and am about eight miles up Genito Road just into Powhatan County. Since Dale made the changes a few weeks ago, I have been...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-05-2003, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1,390
Views: 60,191
Posted By hopx3
I had the same audio experience last night...

I had the same audio experience last night during Survivor and CSI on CBS, and pixelization during ER on NBC. I guess the weather may have effected reception since NBC is usually solid and one of...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-03-2003, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1,390
Views: 60,191
Posted By hopx3
Steve, I've been watching since 9:20 PM from...

Steve,
I've been watching since 9:20 PM from the SE corner of Powhatan County with Samsung SIR-T151 and Silver Sensor; it's a great improvement over what we've become accustomed to - great picture,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-06-2003, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1,390
Views: 60,191
Posted By hopx3
Changing the topic slightly, has anybody checked...

Changing the topic slightly, has anybody checked out the new Voom HD satellite service offered through Sears? The 39 HD channels sounds promising, but for $749 you get one HD satellite receiver,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-15-2003, 06:42 AM
Replies: 1,390
Views: 60,191
Posted By hopx3
The NBC upconvert offset and lack of surround...

The NBC upconvert offset and lack of surround sound on ABC are not specific to Comcast HD cable. I'm experiencing both via OTA HD. The surround sound issue seems to be since the hurricane because I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-22-2003, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1,390
Views: 60,191
Posted By hopx3
tmcck, Like you, I was surprised that anybody...

tmcck,
Like you, I was surprised that anybody was broadcasting OTA. I was picking up WTVR, but only enhanced picture - not real HD and I was not getting any sound. Was that the same for you?

Mark
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-25-2003, 08:14 PM
Replies: 911
Views: 35,466
Posted By hopx3
Anamorpheus - Thanks for the T151 tip. I figured...

Anamorpheus - Thanks for the T151 tip. I figured 100% would be all the way to the right near 'Strong.' With the Silver Sensor I'm receiving ABC with 9 bars, NBC with 7, Fox with 5 and not getting...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-25-2003, 07:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 703
Posted By hopx3
I'm at the same point as you in my HD...

I'm at the same point as you in my HD experience; I hooked up STB and Silver Sensor Friday and received all four my Richmond locals with no problem. I'm planning to put multi-directional antenna in...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-25-2003, 07:25 AM
Replies: 911
Views: 35,466
Posted By hopx3
Thanks Steve! Good to know that my HD experience...

Thanks Steve! Good to know that my HD experience is relatively 'normal.' Some of those STB/antenna/reception horror stories were daunting, but most of those seemed to be solved eventually. An attic...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-25-2003, 06:34 AM
Replies: 911
Views: 35,466
Posted By hopx3
I've been following this forum for a while now,...

I've been following this forum for a while now, have kept up with HD progress in the area thanks to you guys and finally took the plunge last week. I bought an HD capable TV last year, but was...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   02-13-2003, 06:15 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,446
Posted By hopx3
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The service man was here today to look at it and order parts. We'll see. I think if I raised enough fuss Sears would take it back but I'll give...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   11-20-2002, 08:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,396
Posted By hopx3
Absolute indifference to the boys' (me and two...

Absolute indifference to the boys' (me and two sons) toy has quickly turned to eagerly awaiting Netflix DVDs arriving in the mail. She loves the great picture and surround sound, and even shows it...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   10-11-2002, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By hopx3
My Sony 51WS500 gives me the option to skip the...

My Sony 51WS500 gives me the option to skip the inputs that I'm not using. I have the same seven inputs as you and right now bounce between only Video 1 (Cable) and Video 5 (DVD). I would imagine...
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