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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-19-2014, 03:33 AM
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Posted By Trip in VA
There are several map updates that all need to be...

There are several map updates that all need to be made and I'm going to try to make them all at once some time in the near future.

- Trip
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-18-2014, 07:33 AM
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Posted By Trip in VA
Correct. Luken just came out of...

Correct.



Luken just came out of bankruptcy a month or two ago. Sounds like an upswing to me.



Other than Dr. Who, The Doctors, Police Surgeon, One Step Beyond, and MST3K.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-17-2014, 06:24 AM
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Posted By Trip in VA
Will you be running Movies! in 16:9 SD or...

Will you be running Movies! in 16:9 SD or otherwise processing it to fit in a 4:3 frame?

- Trip
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-16-2014, 06:27 AM
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Posted By Trip in VA
Given that KTNC is owned by spectrum speculator...

Given that KTNC is owned by spectrum speculator NRJ, that wouldn't be a big surprise. ;)

- Trip
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-16-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 174
Posted By Trip in VA
WXII and WUNL come from Sauratown Mountain north...

WXII and WUNL come from Sauratown Mountain north of Winston-Salem, so it's not a huge surprise that you receive those in your area. WCWG is the one that keeps throwing me for a loop. WXLV and WMYV...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-15-2014, 01:17 PM
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Posted By Trip in VA
KETS transmits on channel 7, but maps to 2-1...

KETS transmits on channel 7, but maps to 2-1 through 2-4. K27JP-D definitely exists, and is even in your channel list (27-1 through 27-7).

- Trip
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-15-2014, 10:46 AM
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Posted By Trip in VA
KTNC is technically the This TV affiliate for San...

KTNC is technically the This TV affiliate for San Francisco. While its signal does reach most of the Sacramento DMA, I'm pretty sure the affiliation is just for the San Francisco market.

I could...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-15-2014, 08:31 AM
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Posted By Trip in VA
Glad to help. :) - Trip

Glad to help. :)

- Trip
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-14-2014, 05:18 PM
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Posted By Trip in VA
Two things to remember. First is that when...

Two things to remember.

First is that when Hearst affiliated with This TV, it was owned by Weigel. Since the last contract renewal, This TV was sold, and Movies! is now Weigel's movie channel. ...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-14-2014, 12:10 PM
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Posted By Trip in VA
I put up my HBU44 with my Kitztech amp in the...

I put up my HBU44 with my Kitztech amp in the attic just inside the house. Fairfax Antenna wanted to sell me a Winegard 7694, and wasn't going to reduce the price if I already had my own antenna...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-14-2014, 07:44 AM
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Posted By Trip in VA
So yesterday I finally got my antenna out of the...

So yesterday I finally got my antenna out of the attic and onto the roof. I originally called up Fairfax Antenna and proceeded to get into an argument about the antenna I wanted put up, so I ruled...
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-14-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 174
Posted By Trip in VA
WBRA is my parents' strongest Roanoke signal too....

WBRA is my parents' strongest Roanoke signal too. I can see it on the spectrum analyzer clear as day, it is definitely stronger than the other local Roanoke UHF stations. The problem is that the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-13-2014, 07:08 PM
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Posted By Trip in VA
Univision has been rolling out 2x1080/2x480...

Univision has been rolling out 2x1080/2x480 encoders on many of its stations nationwide. The only ones where that is not yet being done, to my knowledge, are the few markets where one station is...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-13-2014, 03:52 AM
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Posted By Trip in VA
It appears to be back as of 5:50AM, though I was...

It appears to be back as of 5:50AM, though I was asleep when you posted. No telling how long it's been back up.

- Trip
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-12-2014, 05:27 PM
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Posted By Trip in VA
In HD or SD? - Trip

In HD or SD?

- Trip
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-12-2014, 03:59 AM
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Posted By Trip in VA
I've never worked for Weigel. I used to work for...

I've never worked for Weigel. I used to work for Luken, parent company of Retro TV, Rev'n, etc., but now work for the FCC, as noted in my signature, and have for more than 18 months now.

- Trip
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-11-2014, 08:25 PM
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Posted By Trip in VA
My Samsung TVs both ignore the 16:9 flag for SD...

My Samsung TVs both ignore the 16:9 flag for SD feeds as well.

- Trip
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-11-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9,122
Views: 621,171
Posted By Trip in VA
While you can have 4:3 1080i, in practice it's...

While you can have 4:3 1080i, in practice it's nearly always in a 16:9 frame.

- Trip
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-11-2014, 04:02 PM
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Posted By Trip in VA
Grit and Escape are fed in 1080i from the...

Grit and Escape are fed in 1080i from the satellite, but Bounce TV is not.

- Trip
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-11-2014, 11:32 AM
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Posted By Trip in VA
No clue. - Trip

No clue.

- Trip
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-11-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 174
Posted By Trip in VA
To clarify a few things: WMSY has been off...

To clarify a few things:

WMSY has been off the air for some time, so you wouldn't see it. I think they light it up for about two hours each day just to keep the license active.

WBRA's signal...
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-11-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 225
Posted By Trip in VA
I did, but I don't think anyone listened when I...

I did, but I don't think anyone listened when I said so. :p

- Trip
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-11-2014, 08:30 AM
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Posted By Trip in VA
:confused: - Trip

:confused:

- Trip
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-11-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 225
Posted By Trip in VA
For people thinking about advice for NBC and ABC...

For people thinking about advice for NBC and ABC from Wichita, KSNL-LD translates KSNW (NBC) and KHDS-LD translates KAKE (ABC), so getting those much stronger and much closer signals would bring in...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-10-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 5,049
Views: 501,952
Posted By Trip in VA
Double-check that. I have Samsung TVs and...

Double-check that. I have Samsung TVs and they're great, except that they assume every SD station is 4:3 even if the 16:9 flag is set (every HD station is 16:9 and it assumes that accordingly). So...
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