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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-15-2014, 12:10 PM
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Posted By fredd
So Comcast wants to merge/acquire Time Warner...

So Comcast wants to merge/acquire Time Warner Cable. Great, less compitition in the cable industry is just what we need. Does anyone think this is going to be good for subscribers?...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-22-2013, 08:15 AM
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Posted By fredd
I've got a 8 bay bow-tie with a rotor and mast...

I've got a 8 bay bow-tie with a rotor and mast mounted, low noise, 15db gain amp, at a 30 foot elevation-agl (we're ~91 ft. asl). About 50ft of RG6 downlead and gen.4 ATSC tuner. As I mentioned in...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-21-2013, 05:24 PM
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Posted By fredd
Reception on channels 2,4,5,9, and 11 have been...

Reception on channels 2,4,5,9, and 11 have been very spotty the last couple of weeks here in central NJ. Is there work going on at the ESB transmitters/antennas or is there just a lot of extreme EM...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-14-2013, 06:49 PM
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Posted By fredd
OTA in Summit NJ, (~25 mi. west of ESB...

OTA in Summit NJ, (~25 mi. west of ESB transmitter), has been losing channels 2 & 4 in the evening for the past couple of weeks. Reception is strong during the day but drops out around 8PM. Anyone...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-14-2013, 06:38 PM
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disregard

disregard
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-21-2013, 11:18 AM
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Posted By fredd
I'm currently a verizon NJ phone & dsl...

I'm currently a verizon NJ phone & dsl subscriber and their recent incentives to switch to fios ($79.99/mo. triple play with $250 visa card for a 2 year contract), seems very compelling. The...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-21-2013, 10:28 AM
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Forum: HDTV Technical   02-20-2013, 03:51 PM
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Views: 961
Posted By fredd
I'm currently a verizon phone & dsl subscriber...

I'm currently a verizon phone & dsl subscriber and their recent incentives to switch to fios ($79.99/mo. triple play with $300 visa card for a 2 year contract), seems very compelling. The customer...
Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   11-11-2011, 09:58 AM
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Views: 37,760
Posted By fredd
I recently pulled out a bunch of old analog...

I recently pulled out a bunch of old analog strip amps from a MATV set-up at my sisters' senior citizen apartment building and replaced them with an VHF/UHF distribution amp fed from their roof...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-16-2011, 09:55 AM
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Posted By fredd
Quote:Originally Posted by Carl_Elvis...

Quote:Originally Posted by Carl_Elvis http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20956501)

Hi all, need advice on an indoor antenna, my first attempt at...
Forum: HDTV Technical   09-14-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2,860
Views: 260,807
Posted By fredd
The political stench coming out of Washington...

The political stench coming out of Washington these days is growing stronger. First Harry Reid tries to sneak incentive auction legislation into the senate debt ceiling bill (no surprise there -...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-02-2011, 09:02 PM
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Views: 1,598,562
Posted By fredd
Since about 11:15PM tonight almost all theNYC...

Since about 11:15PM tonight almost all theNYC stations are not being received here in central NJ. Anyone else having problems?

WCBS2.1, WNBC4.1,2,3, WABC7.1,2,3, WPIX11.1,2,3, WNET13.1,2,3 are...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-11-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2,860
Views: 260,807
Posted By fredd
NJN, New Jersey Public television quietly went...

NJN, New Jersey Public television quietly went off the air as of Thursday, June 30th. It has been taken over (at least Channel 52.x WNJT here in central NJ), by NJ Public Media and re-named NJTV-52....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-11-2011, 02:58 PM
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Views: 171,987
Posted By fredd
NJN, New Jersey Public television quietlywent...

NJN, New Jersey Public television quietlywent off the air as of Thursday, June 30th. It has been taken over (at least Channel 52.x WNJT here in central NJ), by NJ Public Media and re-named NJTV-52....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-11-2011, 02:03 PM
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Posted By fredd
Here in central NJ I lost every NYC station...

Here in central NJ I lost every NYC station except CBS-2 last night from about 9PM to 10:30. Anyone know if there were transmitter problems or local storms?
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-30-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2,860
Views: 260,807
Posted By fredd
From a recent Markertek newsletter:
 A new...

From a recent Markertek newsletter:


A new analysis by Woods & Poole Economics , with support from BIA/Kelsey, has found $1.17 trillion of the annual U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) originates...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-09-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2,860
Views: 260,807
Posted By fredd
Quote:Originally Posted by dr1394...

Quote:Originally Posted by dr1394 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20545276)

Unfortunately, the harsh reality is that cell size is proportional...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-08-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2,860
Views: 260,807
Posted By fredd
Various sources and studies suggest that within...

Various sources and studies suggest that within two to three years close to 70% of mobile cell traffic will be video downloads and mobile providers will run out of spectrum. While no one can...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-28-2011, 02:59 PM
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Views: 34,059
Posted By fredd
Just to follow up on an earlier post, I finally...

Just to follow up on an earlier post, I finally got back to the MATV system in the senior housing building in Summit NJ. After re-orienting the antennas I located the head end cabinet in a utility...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-19-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2,860
Views: 260,807
Posted By fredd
H.R.1622 was introduced and referred to the...

H.R.1622 was introduced and referred to the house energy & commerce committee recently. It deals with the "Voluntary" spectrum auction authorization.
Here is a website to make your opinion known to...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-17-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2,860
Views: 260,807
Posted By fredd
[quote=kenglish;20300372]In an guest op-ed piece...

[quote=kenglish;20300372]In an guest op-ed piece for today's Las Vegas Review-Journal, written and supplied by Gary Shapiro, of the CEA, he writes:

"Do you think James Cameron watches a...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-22-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2,860
Views: 260,807
Posted By fredd
Quote:Originally Posted by Trip in VA...

Quote:Originally Posted by Trip in VA http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20174060)

A number of comments rolled in yesterday, and if it wasn't for...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-05-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2,860
Views: 260,807
Posted By fredd
Quote:Originally Posted by justalurker...

Quote:Originally Posted by justalurker http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20100317)

Relative to what? Their "pennies a day" fees are far above the...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-04-2011, 10:31 AM
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Views: 260,807
Posted By fredd
Quote:Originally Posted by justalurker...

Quote:Originally Posted by justalurker http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20095310)

To remain one, one would have to be one.

OTA requires one...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-07-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2,860
Views: 260,807
Posted By fredd
Quote: Originally Posted by Aaron Gilbert...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Aaron Gilbert http://images.avsforum.com/avs-/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
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