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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-22-2013, 11:20 AM
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Posted By wildwillie6
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by tylerSC http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/386678/harrisonburg-charlottesville-va-hdtv/3630#post_23125884)

wildwillie I like your...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-25-2013, 12:37 PM
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Posted By wildwillie6
Here's an update to my situation, I'm finally...

Here's an update to my situation, I'm finally getting CBS!!! The channel is 43.2.. which is strange as it doesn't come up in a TVFool scan. On clear days I can pull in WTVR-DT 6.1 which is included...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-11-2013, 09:41 AM
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Posted By wildwillie6
WHSV's bit rates are stretched pretty thin with...

WHSV's bit rates are stretched pretty thin with the 4 feeds. The fox feed (3.2) is basically unwatchable to me.

And now WHSV seems to be running a bandwidth-starved version of its CBS affiliate...
Forum: HDTV Technical   11-02-2012, 04:49 PM
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Posted By wildwillie6
I'd swap supplies before taking down the antenna...

I'd swap supplies before taking down the antenna but I have a multi-meter for troubleshooting.

You assume the risk here.

Thanks -- much appreciated . . . always dealing in probabilities....
Forum: HDTV Technical   11-02-2012, 11:50 AM
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Posted By wildwillie6
I have two antennas with separate ChannelMaster...

I have two antennas with separate ChannelMaster 7777 amplifiers, both on a remote and difficult part of the roof to get to.

One of the antennas started returning no signal. Before climbing out, I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-22-2012, 12:03 PM
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Posted By wildwillie6
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ValleyViewer http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/386678/harrisonburg-charlottesville-va-hdtv/3570#post_21534611)

I live 12 miles...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-17-2012, 12:07 PM
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Posted By wildwillie6
The central Shenandoah Valley gets CBS! but...

The central Shenandoah Valley gets CBS!

but details are lacking, including what OTA frequency will be used.
...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-22-2012, 04:35 PM
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Posted By wildwillie6
Anybody having trouble picking up WHSV-DT 3...

Anybody having trouble picking up WHSV-DT 3 tonight (RF 49)? I'm not getting it, but my complex antenna system isn't so easy to troubleshoot. http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-14-2012, 02:52 PM
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Posted By wildwillie6
I'm getting a good lock on 19.1 WCAV today....

I'm getting a good lock on 19.1 WCAV today. Meanwhile, the usually stronger 16.1 is breaking up. Is this likely a weather anomaly, or did anything happen to the signals?
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-19-2012, 02:12 PM
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Posted By wildwillie6
This weekend I had an opportunity to compare,...

This weekend I had an opportunity to compare, apples-to-apples, my old Pal with a new Tivo Premiere and a ChannelMaster 7400. By a small margin, the Pal was better than the Premiere, which in turn...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-03-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 204,825
Posted By wildwillie6
Question: Which has a better tuner for fringe...

Question: Which has a better tuner for fringe area reception -- this CM 7400 or the Tivo Premiere? (I get great reception with my original Dish DTV Pal DVR; picks up some stations that my TV can't...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-14-2012, 01:26 PM
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Views: 204,825
Posted By wildwillie6
>> So was just wondering what the not free guide...

>> So was just wondering what the not free guide was like out there in the real world not in the ChannelMaster advertisement world. Couldn't tell much from the pics on the website.

> The basic...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-07-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 204,825
Posted By wildwillie6
I have OTA only and was wondering: Does Tivo...

I have OTA only and was wondering: Does Tivo have a plan that accounts for that with a lower monthly fee? (Seems I recall they offered that for a while, but I don't see it now.) I'm a potential...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-27-2011, 08:10 AM
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Views: 379,805
Posted By wildwillie6
There's a little more on W18AA on the FCC site:...

There's a little more on W18AA on the FCC site: https://licensing.fcc.gov/cdbs/CDBS_...um=1&exhcnum=1...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-14-2011, 05:26 AM
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Posted By wildwillie6
The OTA transmitter was down Saturday, Sunday...

The OTA transmitter was down Saturday, Sunday and Monday . . . didn't see exactly when service was restored, but it was working as of Tuesday night. Wow, that's a long time to lose those viewers,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-10-2011, 10:52 AM
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Views: 379,805
Posted By wildwillie6
Getting zero signal strength this afternoon on...

Getting zero signal strength this afternoon on WHSV 3.1 through 3.4 (RF 49). Did the usual antenna checks but all seems well. Anyone else?
Forum: HDTV Recorders   11-24-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 204,825
Posted By wildwillie6
That's why they make powered splitters. ...

That's why they make powered splitters.

What kind of splitter do you have -- does it reduce signal quality? (I'm in a deep fringe area, stations 90+ miles away, fighting for every little bit of...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   11-24-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 204,825
Posted By wildwillie6
I suppose I'm rare -- original DTVPal DVR user...

I suppose I'm rare -- original DTVPal DVR user who's had no problems since F208 -- but here's one little advantage to the Pal and its progeny: RF out with my antenna signal. I don't want my DVR to...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-31-2011, 05:08 AM
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Views: 184,298
Posted By wildwillie6
Any speculation about the future ability of this...

Any speculation about the future ability of this unit to support full functionality on Vudu? I'd kind of like Google TV but not sure if I want to give up Vudu -- nice service, great quality, no...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-18-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 204,825
Posted By wildwillie6
Speculation, please: Will the tuner in this be...

Speculation, please: Will the tuner in this be any better over long over-the-air distances than the tuner in the 3-year-old DTVPal DVR? (Or had tuner technology plateaued by 2008? Living in a fringe...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-11-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3,706
Views: 379,805
Posted By wildwillie6
Quote:Originally Posted by KC4JGC...

Quote:Originally Posted by KC4JGC http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20771252)

Interesting that there isn't a CBS affiliate serving the valley. Is...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-08-2011, 05:56 AM
Replies: 3,706
Views: 379,805
Posted By wildwillie6
Local radio is reporting that W18AA, a low-power...

Local radio is reporting that W18AA, a low-power license formerly serving as a translator of WUSA-9, is up for reallocation. As I understand it, the current licensee Rockingham County will look for...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-28-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6,387
Views: 1,500,762
Posted By wildwillie6
Here's a quirk in trying to use my BD 590 to...

Here's a quirk in trying to use my BD 590 to view pictures over a home network:

I have a regular Windows 7 home network that includes a Dell desktop computer, a Lenovo laptop and the Blu-Ray...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-21-2011, 01:08 PM
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Views: 379,805
Posted By wildwillie6
I'm getting good reception in Bridgewater, Va.,...

I'm getting good reception in Bridgewater, Va., with a ChannelMaster 4248 and 7777 preamp, antenna about 25 feet above ground level. All three subchannels are good. The antenna is pointed about 45...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-17-2011, 05:56 PM
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Views: 141,786
Posted By wildwillie6
Mine does as well, even when powered off. ...

Mine does as well, even when powered off.

It's considered a design feature, not a bug, though there was much disagreement on the Dish DTVPal DVR forum about this point. To me it was remarkable...
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