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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-11-2014, 03:57 AM
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Posted By beekeeper
http://blog.netflix.com/2014/02/brazil-chile-lead...

http://blog.netflix.com/2014/02/brazil-chile-lead-in-broadband-in-latin.html

The link is to Netflix's measurements of download speeds for various ISPs. TW is 6th and CC is 14th.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-04-2013, 04:19 AM
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Posted By beekeeper
http://gizmodo.com/comcasts-hbo-internet-plan-is-...

http://gizmodo.com/comcasts-hbo-internet-plan-is-the-one-youve-been-wa-1452189413

The link is to an article about a new CC offering- in essence:

"gives you broadcast TV, video-on-demand, HBO...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-01-2013, 04:09 AM
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Posted By beekeeper
Have no idea.

Have no idea.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-30-2013, 04:24 AM
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Posted By beekeeper
From Variety: Here’s Comcast’s latest move...

From Variety:

Here’s Comcast’s latest move to explain the growing cost of TV: The cable giant is tacking on a $1.50 monthly “broadcast fee” to customer bills to call attention to how much it pays...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-09-2013, 05:36 AM
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Posted By beekeeper
I am in Bath. A little less than $18. Basic...

I am in Bath. A little less than $18. Basic Basic cable but had about 30 channels in the clear through coax. Most were shopping, ppv or SD dups of HD local channels.. Encryption put everything...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-08-2013, 07:21 AM
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Posted By beekeeper
Add one more interesting development. I...

Add one more interesting development.

I looked at Google Chromecast, a $35 dongle that allows live streaming from your computer. I already have a Roku, but it does not have browser streaming.
...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-08-2013, 06:45 AM
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Posted By beekeeper
I did a little house cleaning and re-positioned...

I did a little house cleaning and re-positioned my antenna. Problem was that 6 and 8 would occasionally break up (tear) so I wanted to increase the signal. What was amazing was a move of only a few...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-26-2013, 04:37 AM
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Posted By beekeeper
Thanks for clearing up the channel 14 mystery-...

Thanks for clearing up the channel 14 mystery- it is Harpswell.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-26-2013, 04:36 AM
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Posted By beekeeper
I am in Bath which is about 30+ miles from...

I am in Bath which is about 30+ miles from Portland.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-25-2013, 05:42 AM
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Posted By beekeeper
A week or so ago, CC shifted to all encryption...

A week or so ago, CC shifted to all encryption (which I knew was eventually coming), so my Basic Basic needed a box to watch. Before encryption I could use my TV turner to select channels and had...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-25-2013, 05:31 AM
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Posted By beekeeper
CC is now all encrypted in Bath, so a box is...

CC is now all encrypted in Bath, so a box is needed to view even Basic-Basic,

Dumb move, but expected. More to follow.

_sorry for this post in the wrong place in the forum. Should have been a...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-22-2013, 06:54 AM
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Posted By beekeeper
Several days ago, CC shifted to all encryption...

Several days ago, CC shifted to all encryption (which I knew was eventually coming), so my Basic Basic needed a box to watch. Before encryption I could use my TV turner to select channels and had...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-15-2012, 04:58 AM
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Posted By beekeeper
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by loudo38 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/123548/portland-me-hdtv/4890#post_22305865)

In today's world you have to have an OTA...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-27-2012, 03:50 AM
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Posted By beekeeper
Got a Roku for that. What I am looking for is a...

Got a Roku for that. What I am looking for is a browser.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-26-2012, 06:13 AM
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Posted By beekeeper
There is a middle ground. I dropped Direct and...

There is a middle ground. I dropped Direct and purchased the low Basic with CC at $16 per month. Also added Netflix. The BB Comcast allows me to get all local channels in HD and in the clear, along...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-03-2012, 04:20 AM
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Posted By beekeeper
Quote:Originally Posted by maineiac13...

Quote:Originally Posted by maineiac13 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21719261)

The problem only seems to arise when using HDMI, not component...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-03-2012, 04:15 AM
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Posted By beekeeper
Quote:Originally Posted by Stan54...

Quote:Originally Posted by Stan54 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21719033)

There are plenty of unscrambled channels. His problem will be in...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-01-2012, 06:13 AM
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Posted By beekeeper
Quote:Originally Posted by maineiac13...

Quote:Originally Posted by maineiac13 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21708258)

Not sure I understand you. Yes, my cable goes direct to my cable...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-29-2011, 04:39 AM
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Posted By beekeeper
Quote:Originally Posted by jkurlanski...

Quote:Originally Posted by jkurlanski http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21409893)

Have noticed a "stuttering" problem on ABC/8. I thought it was...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-09-2011, 04:49 AM
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Posted By beekeeper
Quote:Originally Posted by edoug...

Quote:Originally Posted by edoug http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21320094)

What do you guys know about antennas? I'm looking to pick up one to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-18-2011, 05:57 AM
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Posted By beekeeper
From what I have heard so far on this forum...

From what I have heard so far on this forum (Stan 54), you can get the locals in HD without a box from all providers. Correct or not?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-07-2011, 06:53 AM
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Posted By beekeeper
Very small request. Why not scan for what is...

Very small request. Why not scan for what is there now and see if anything changes later. Then we will all know what the facts actually are instead of interpreting what the cable rep says, which, in...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-06-2011, 04:23 AM
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Posted By beekeeper
Quote:Originally Posted by icerabbit...

Quote:Originally Posted by icerabbit http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21045536)


Now allow me to say that you're wrong when you say that TWC...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-26-2011, 05:47 AM
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Posted By beekeeper
Got to remember that those adapters covert...

Got to remember that those adapters covert digital to analog so the picture quality will be much poorer than the original digital signal. Also, most new sets do not handle analog very well but are...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-15-2011, 05:26 AM
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Posted By beekeeper
Quote:Originally Posted by KML-224...

Quote:Originally Posted by KML-224 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20951503)

Sorry for the confusion...but if both of your televisions are...
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