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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-20-2017, 05:49 AM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
Not much would surprise me with 31 (and 38 too)....

Not much would surprise me with 31 (and 38 too). They run those like part-time hobbies.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-15-2017, 08:50 AM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
Yep KVFW locking in right away today. Yesterday...

Yep KVFW locking in right away today. Yesterday the 'Pal was having the long 10-15 sec delay and not able to change channels before a picture would appear. Day before I had 60 signal but no video...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-14-2017, 08:32 AM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
Probably wouldn't take much of a tweak since KTXD...

Probably wouldn't take much of a tweak since KTXD transmits from Cedar hill with most all of the rest. I have an issue with KTVT 11 myself, very critical aiming needed, other channels just fall in...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-13-2017, 07:47 PM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
I've had that happen a couple of times, usually...

I've had that happen a couple of times, usually recording from a station that had no PSIP program info. Like there is no end time to the current program its recording. I do know the few times it...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-13-2017, 12:20 PM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
No problem receiving Comet 47.2 here.

No problem receiving Comet 47.2 here.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-12-2017, 11:29 AM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
No problem today.

No problem today.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-26-2017, 02:52 PM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
RE: Ch 7... One of my DTVPals still has a K26KC...

RE: Ch 7... One of my DTVPals still has a K26KC it received at one time as Channel 7.1. Last time I tuned to it something tried to get through but was too weak to lock on.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-12-2017, 06:29 AM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
I see the operators of KVFW woke up and got Retro...

I see the operators of KVFW woke up and got Retro and REV'N back on the air last night. Odd though Bob's realtime graph (https://rabbitears.info/tvdx/signal_graph/103DB6F5/tuner0/KVFW-LD) shows...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-31-2017, 06:24 PM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
Well it is a science fiction channel. :) ...

Well it is a science fiction channel. :)

Apparently I caught about the last 10 min of a movie called "The Retaliator" . Had to look it up....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-31-2017, 04:46 PM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
Speaking of off and on, and off, KVFW 38.3 Retro...

Speaking of off and on, and off, KVFW 38.3 Retro and everything else OFF looks like.

Just tuned in Comet and saw a woman talking on a Lafayette CB radio to a man with an old installed-type mobile...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-22-2017, 05:05 PM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
Yep bummer indeed. Much to my disappointment...

Yep bummer indeed.
Much to my disappointment thinking I found the problem after hitting that FL1 with freeze mist several times and having the color pop back on.. doing that apparently had an...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-22-2017, 02:42 PM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
Was a little frustrating when I thought I had...

Was a little frustrating when I thought I had narrowed it down to the DTVPal since the Leader color generator worked fine, but no color from the 'Pal. And I had tracked down and bought several of the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-22-2017, 01:34 PM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
I have no idea. The 3 different converters I...

I have no idea. The 3 different converters I tried, two with S-video out and one just plain ol' composite video, wouldn't work even the test color bars they output with no HDMI input, just didn't...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-22-2017, 12:55 PM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
"FL1" is a certain Murata-brand ceramic filter...

"FL1" is a certain Murata-brand ceramic filter that is no longer available, obsolete part. Replacing didn't fix my problem anyway.

Color is still occasionally intermittent or not there at all,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-21-2017, 01:33 PM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
"REV'N" is back on 38.4. Still in squeezed mode,...

"REV'N" is back on 38.4. Still in squeezed mode, have to use "stretch" with the DTVPal to make it look right.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-20-2017, 12:00 PM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
That black dot is transparent to infrared light....

That black dot is transparent to infrared light. Serves to filter out visible light and let the IR through. What I added to my DTVPals so the blue screen of my Sony TV didn't desense and kill the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-20-2017, 08:54 AM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
Post a picture of the front of that TV.

Post a picture of the front of that TV.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-19-2017, 05:44 PM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
I assume those same remotes operate the DTVPal...

I assume those same remotes operate the DTVPal at a distance OK?

Something nearby desensitizing the IR receiver in the TV? A lamp or ??

Once in a while (when I was a bench tech back in the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-15-2017, 11:15 AM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
Thanks Bob, for fixing your antenna system. ...

Thanks Bob, for fixing your antenna system. Looks like it came back up to full reception yesterday afternoon.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-15-2017, 06:01 AM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
So are they still going to run Kids all day on...

So are they still going to run Kids all day on 13.1 and on 13.2, too? I suppose if the kids in the household are up at 3 or 4 AM they will have plenty 24/7 Kids to watch. Personally I think this is...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-13-2017, 10:58 AM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
Looks like Bob's antenna system has a malfunction...

Looks like Bob's antenna system has a malfunction as of 1-11-17. Signals down to 40% to 50%.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-13-2017, 10:52 AM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
I've never seen it and neither of my DTVPals have...

I've never seen it and neither of my DTVPals have ever added it to the channel list.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-08-2017, 01:32 PM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
Yep it's working again! Thanks Bob for putting it...

Yep it's working again! Thanks Bob for putting it back on!
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-08-2017, 01:03 PM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
Saw a promo on Dish for Justice channel 252. I...

Saw a promo on Dish for Justice channel 252. I wonder if it will remain on OTA 8.3 too? Like the OTA Grit, GET, and LAFF channels. 4 duplicates. Would have been nice if Dish had added Retro!

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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-08-2017, 08:32 AM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
What is involved in keeping that going? I assume...

What is involved in keeping that going? I assume you need a dedicated computer with a tuner card...

Meanwhile I've lost most of the signal for KVFW. Last week it had been 60-65 pretty constant....
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