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Forum: HDTV Programming   07-31-2015, 07:58 AM
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Posted By blackcap93
RedZone is coming in fine for me.

RedZone is coming in fine for me.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-19-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8,286
Views: 769,136
Posted By blackcap93
The 25 mbps upload would be nice for those of us...

The 25 mbps upload would be nice for those of us in current Charter territory to have, given the complaints many posters in other forums have about the 4 mbps upload speed being a real PITA for them...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-16-2015, 08:35 PM
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Views: 769,136
Posted By blackcap93
From what I've seen, in the Dallas town limits,...

From what I've seen, in the Dallas town limits, the Alder Ridge subdivision off Robinson-Clemmer Road, Spencer Mountain Village subdivision, a portion of Lower Dallas Hwy. and the 1000 block of...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-15-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4,871
Views: 758,489
Posted By blackcap93
Remote Control Cold Reset 1. Apply AC power...

Remote Control Cold Reset

1. Apply AC power to the set-top.

2. Point the remote control at the set-top and press the SELECT key. The POWER LED on the front panel begins to flash slowly.

3....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-01-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9,896
Views: 650,745
Posted By blackcap93
MI-Connection, Comporium, and CoMPAS (Morganton...

MI-Connection, Comporium, and CoMPAS (Morganton city) won't be affected either way things go with the merger.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-30-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9,896
Views: 650,745
Posted By blackcap93
What were the cable companies in Mecklenburg and...

What were the cable companies in Mecklenburg and surrounding counties back in the early and mid '90s? i wasn't living in the area then.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-30-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9,896
Views: 650,745
Posted By blackcap93
WRAL was the first station to go on the air, on...

WRAL was the first station to go on the air, on July 23, 1996, under an experimental license at 100kW ERP; WBTV was the first station to transmit at the full maximum power of 1MW ERP, on September 4,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-30-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9,896
Views: 650,745
Posted By blackcap93
WRAL was the first to go on the air with a...

WRAL was the first to go on the air with a regular digital transmission. What I had posted about was some testing done in Charlotte in 1994. The OTA testing involved only random data; were any audio...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-29-2015, 06:57 PM
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Views: 650,745
Posted By blackcap93
Here's a little history: The Charlotte area...

Here's a little history:

The Charlotte area was chosen by the Advisory Committee on Advanced Television Service as the test site for the VSB digital transmission methods that would be eventually...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-28-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8,286
Views: 769,136
Posted By blackcap93
300/20 would be a big step up from Charter's 60/4...

300/20 would be a big step up from Charter's 60/4 service... if the Charter TWC merger is allowed to go through, hopefully Charter will keep the 300/20 service and extend it to Hickory and Boone.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-11-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8,286
Views: 769,136
Posted By blackcap93
I don't have a spectrum plot but I did go and...

I don't have a spectrum plot but I did go and figure out what RF channels carry which digital channels or services.

Charter's system uses frequencies 60-750 MHz (RF channels 3-116) for downstream...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-11-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8,286
Views: 769,136
Posted By blackcap93
Charter's systems in the Charlotte area do use...

Charter's systems in the Charlotte area do use SDV fairly extensively, mostly for the lesser-viewed and special-package channels (such as Latino/South Asian/French tiers and MLB Extra Innings/NHL...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-05-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 60,657
Posted By blackcap93
Liquidation Channel HD is now on channel 800.

Liquidation Channel HD is now on channel 800.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-01-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8,286
Views: 769,136
Posted By blackcap93
Charter in Lincolnton shut off all the analog...

Charter in Lincolnton shut off all the analog signals except channel 2 (which ran a static notice), encrypted the existing digital channels and moved them to new frequencies, and activated the new...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-26-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3,730
Views: 336,274
Posted By blackcap93
There's Comcast's ownership of Universal Studios...

There's Comcast's ownership of Universal Studios and NBC, as well as the immense size a combined Comcast-TWC would have reached (nearly 50% of cable homes passed, and 60% of all broadband Internet...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-26-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9,896
Views: 650,745
Posted By blackcap93
Charter, Time Warner Cable and Bright House agree to merge

Charter Communications has agreed to acquire Time Warner Cable for $45 billion ($195.71 per share in stock and/or cash, at individual shareholders' option), and the previously announced...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-26-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3,730
Views: 336,274
Posted By blackcap93
Charter, Time Warner Cable and Bright House agree to merge

Charter Communications has agreed to acquire Time Warner Cable for $45 billion ($195.71 per share in stock and/or cash, at individual shareholders' option), and the previously announced...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-26-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 60,657
Posted By blackcap93
Charter, Time Warner Cable and Bright House agree to merge

Charter Communications has agreed to acquire Time Warner Cable for $45 billion ($195.71 per share in stock and/or cash, at individual shareholders' option), and the previously announced...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-26-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8,286
Views: 769,136
Posted By blackcap93
Charter, Time Warner Cable and Bright House agree to merge

Charter Communications has agreed to acquire Time Warner Cable for $45 billion ($195.71 per share in stock and/or cash, at individual shareholders' option), and the previously announced...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-03-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 60,657
Posted By blackcap93
I must've missed all the excitement... I was out...

I must've missed all the excitement... I was out of the house for a good chunk of yesterday evening; I didn't get home until around 10 or so, and it was closer to midnight before I turned the TV on.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-27-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 9,896
Views: 650,745
Posted By blackcap93
WMYT has been operating under special temporary...

WMYT has been operating under special temporary authority at reduced power due to failure of some critical parts. No construction permit is required for any work to restore the station to normal...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-26-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 60,657
Posted By blackcap93
I believe Charter gets its local stations by...

I believe Charter gets its local stations by antenna. There was something which came up in this thread a while back where UNC-TV offered to pay for the construction of a fiber-optic link from WUNE to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-24-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 60,657
Posted By blackcap93
Comcast-Time Warner Cable-Charter transactions now dead

Time Warner Cable and Comcast have mutually terminated their propsed merger as well as the system swaps with Charter, maintaining the system ownership status quo.

Time Warner Cable statement...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-24-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3,730
Views: 336,274
Posted By blackcap93
Comcast-Time Warner Cable-Charter transactions now dead

Time Warner Cable and Comcast have mutually terminated their propsed merger as well as the system swaps with Charter, maintaining the system ownership status quo.

Time Warner Cable statement...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-24-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 12,076
Views: 1,495,132
Posted By blackcap93
Comcast-Time Warner Cable-Charter transactions now dead

Time Warner Cable and Comcast have mutually terminated their propsed merger as well as the system swaps with Charter, maintaining the system ownership status quo.

Time Warner Cable statement...
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