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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-02-2015, 08:04 AM
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Posted By tveli
there's no metallic liner inside my attic, so...

there's no metallic liner inside my attic, so it's just a normal roof inbetween the antenna and xmitters. and lots of H U G E trees. i live in a river valley / flood plain, which sort of points...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-01-2015, 09:35 AM
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Posted By tveli
yes yes to bac522 - i agree with both of your...

yes yes to bac522 - i agree with both of your points.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-01-2015, 07:52 AM
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Posted By tveli
location is merrimack NH in river valley, YAGI...

location is merrimack NH in river valley, YAGI channelmaster 4248 antenna in attic, previously with Winegard UHF preamp:

Even after they went to "maximum warp power, Scotty", Fox-25 was...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-31-2015, 06:07 AM
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Posted By tveli
Usually ATSC signal propagation gets much worse...

Usually ATSC signal propagation gets much worse in warm/wet weather.
Many of us HDTV 'long distance OTA' people have to rely on cable during warm weather. :|







*** warning , next...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-27-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 750
Posted By tveli
Scanning with a TV on an antenna or any random...

Scanning with a TV on an antenna or any random coax setup is unlikely to find any channels, since the TV might be an analog TV.

Instead, try scanning with a modern DTV which contains both ATSC...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-24-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6,604
Views: 748,301
Posted By tveli
You are most welcome, dmusoke... The...

You are most welcome, dmusoke...

The read/write heads will be gyrating back and forth about the same whether or not you fastforward/rewind/commercial-skip, due to the ongoing recordings, and the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-24-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 6,604
Views: 748,301
Posted By tveli
negative, dmusoke: , fastfwding & rewinding &...

negative, dmusoke: , fastfwding & rewinding & skipping commercials does not increase or decrease wear/tear on the hard drive.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-23-2014, 06:57 AM
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Views: 1,056,642
Posted By tveli
Nice. Gotta reprogram Moxi DVR to start showing...

Nice. Gotta reprogram Moxi DVR to start showing the WBIN subchannel again...
(Via comcast cable @ $22/month, 2 HD outlets and 3 SD/DTA outlets, no HD-tech fee....
I've dumped OTA for now,...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-10-2014, 12:39 PM
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Views: 748,301
Posted By tveli
hi dmusoke. i think dz2k is trying to...

hi dmusoke.

i think dz2k is trying to tell you the below answers to your 1,2,3,4 questions. Hopefully i'm not obfuscating !
1. Yes, somethng close to that. If you select TIVO, maybe...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   12-05-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 597
Views: 45,565
Posted By tveli
The way to qualify for 2 free DTAs is to have...

The way to qualify for 2 free DTAs is to have limited-basic TV service. (Or "HBO+internet" service)...
Also with that plan the 3rd DTA will be 50 cents per month.

Recently I decide to cancel...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-01-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12,087
Views: 1,495,752
Posted By tveli
same deal with the moxi-mates as with the...

same deal with the moxi-mates as with the tivo-mini/extenders. the moxi-mates use the base-unit's 2 or 3 tuners.
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   11-19-2014, 11:37 AM
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Views: 45,565
Posted By tveli
In my previous post, it's all about *comcast*. ...

In my previous post, it's all about *comcast*.
It is true that cablecard does not suport video-on-demand.
The free SD box included with the service does support video-on-demand, however. ...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   11-19-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 597
Views: 45,565
Posted By tveli
You can avoid the HD technology fee if you rent...

You can avoid the HD technology fee if you rent zero HD tuners/DVRs from the cable company and instead rent a cablecard for $0 or $1 per month.
Then put the cablecard into an HD-capable device...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-18-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 12,087
Views: 1,495,752
Posted By tveli
zoid-man, if you can grab a moxi base unit and a...

zoid-man, if you can grab a moxi base unit and a moxi-mate or two from ebay, you might really like that solution.
one cablecard (free) goes into the base unit, and provides you the 2 or 3 tuner...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-23-2014, 10:26 AM
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Views: 80,653
Posted By tveli
firemanret, when you try the ffp, are you doing...

firemanret, when you try the ffp, are you doing it with moxi plugged directly into the cable modem? (Definitely remove any router from the setup when you try the FFP.)
What exactly happens on the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-22-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10,811
Views: 1,056,642
Posted By tveli
^^^ cool. HARCOURT FENTON MUDD!!!!!!!!!

^^^ cool.

HARCOURT FENTON MUDD!!!!!!!!!
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-22-2014, 10:40 AM
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Views: 80,653
Posted By tveli
fwiw... I bought a moxi mate online and...

fwiw...

I bought a moxi mate online and it was registered to the seller's account when i got it. I had no problem adding it to my already-existing moxi account.
This seems consistent with...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-29-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 85,378
Posted By tveli
Doctor-M, I like your thinking and wish I could...

Doctor-M, I like your thinking and wish I could agree. But clear-QAM has gone the way of the dodo-bird. It's not coming back.
The way that future TVs will be able to directly render a cable...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   08-20-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 597
Views: 45,565
Posted By tveli
The FCC mandate for cablecards has been lifted,...

The FCC mandate for cablecards has been lifted, as far as I understand.
Software-based encryption methods are now permitted and in beta-test, from what I've read.

Get those old-school...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-09-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 6,604
Views: 748,301
Posted By tveli
tnx for all the ideas folks. was hoping for...

tnx for all the ideas folks. was hoping for extreme spousal approval via wifi moxi-mate/tv-on-sunporch setup and other places where there is no coax.

for an HD channel, is the moxi smart enough...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-08-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6,604
Views: 748,301
Posted By tveli
i bought a used moxi-mate to use with my 2-tuner...

i bought a used moxi-mate to use with my 2-tuner moxi and its new hard disk. i should have done this years ago, of course!

i've got the moximate on a netgear universal N300 wifi to...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-16-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 12,087
Views: 1,495,752
Posted By tveli
But really, WHY did they cancel comcast? Is...

But really, WHY did they cancel comcast? Is it safe to cancel yet?

http://www.canajunfinances.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/IsitSafe.jpg
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-14-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,750
Posted By tveli
will Aereo's new strategy involve new fictional physics?

Conflate much?

Got any evidence/analysis to back up such a trite statement about the dollar? Maybe describe the "money trail"?

Do you think Aereo's new strategy will involve...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-25-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 592
Views: 25,540
Posted By tveli
Huzzah SCOTUS ! Aereo marketeers,...

Huzzah SCOTUS !

Aereo marketeers, please feel free to try again, but this time without being lying liars about how antennas work.
(Or provide a demo where a single dime-sized antenna can...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   06-12-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 597
Views: 45,565
Posted By tveli
a moxi with a couple of moxi mates provides a...

a moxi with a couple of moxi mates provides a multi-room DVR solution that is cablecard-compatible.
i've rejuvenated my moxi with a new hard drive and a cablecard and am VERY happy with it...
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