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Forum: HDTV Technical   02-03-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 168
Posted By tylerSC
Is the power supply connected correctly to the...

Is the power supply connected correctly to the preamp? Sometimes there is a problem unless you have a power passing splitter when the splitter is between the preamp and the power supply. They sell...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-03-2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 1,052,657
Posted By tylerSC
Have they added GetTV on Charter? It was carried...

Have they added GetTV on Charter? It was carried when on WMYA channel.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-02-2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 71
Posted By tylerSC
Go to Walmart and get a basic RCA rabbit ears for...

Go to Walmart and get a basic RCA rabbit ears for $9.99 and see if that helps. Rabbit ears may be better designed for VHF such as 7 and 9. You can combine with a UVSJ from Radioshack or try a reverse...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-31-2016, 08:55 PM
Replies: 10,258
Views: 666,324
Posted By tylerSC
It will be interesting to see how the spectrum...

It will be interesting to see how the spectrum repack affects local channels. Because speculation suggests WJZY RF47 and WAXN RF50 may be subject to reassignment as High UHF may be reallocated for...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-31-2016, 08:40 PM
Replies: 10,258
Views: 666,324
Posted By tylerSC
Not complaining just trying to explain to...

Not complaining just trying to explain to realoldman. I understand the technical reasons. Although I do miss WSOC and WCCB reception but I can watch the livestream newscasts.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-31-2016, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By tylerSC
Samsung made some outstanding plasmas, but...

Samsung made some outstanding plasmas, but unfortunately their quality control is not that good. And most of these TVs were mass assembled in Mexico. I purchased a 51F8500 for $849 last January 2015...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-31-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10,258
Views: 666,324
Posted By tylerSC
WSOC has a strong signal in its primary coverage...

WSOC has a strong signal in its primary coverage area, as well as translators. And you can receive 9.1 and/or 9.5 in Spartanburg County. But the signal does not reach as far into Western NC or...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-30-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6,188
Views: 634,462
Posted By tylerSC
The Terk HDTVa is now called LOGTVa and is still...

The Terk HDTVa is now called LOGTVa and is still sold at HHG and Fry's. You can remove the amp if it is not needed. It is a good indoor antenna and has rabbit ears for VHF. And Fry's recently had...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-30-2016, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10,258
Views: 666,324
Posted By tylerSC
Also WBTV and WYFF sending reporters and anchors...

Also WBTV and WYFF sending reporters and anchors for Super Bowl coverage. And I would assume WCNC and WSPA as well.

Also yesterday Luke Kukeley do weather report on WCNC.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-30-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10,258
Views: 666,324
Posted By tylerSC
I thought Cox had sister station in Bay Area that...

I thought Cox had sister station in Bay Area that could assist with coverage for WSOC or maybe they sold that station.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-29-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10,258
Views: 666,324
Posted By tylerSC
Update: WCNC will air Days of our Lives entirety...

Update: WCNC will air Days of our Lives entirety at 3am.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-29-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10,258
Views: 666,324
Posted By tylerSC
Also WYFF and WSPA had live reports from Pep...

Also WYFF and WSPA had live reports from Pep Rally on noon news. And they also plan Super Bowl specials next week.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-29-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10,258
Views: 666,324
Posted By tylerSC
Yes looks like extensive Panthers coverage...

Yes looks like extensive Panthers coverage already. Today WBTV preempt Young and the Restless for the Pep Rally and WCNC preempt Days of our Lives. Fortunately soap opera fans can tune in WSPA or...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-26-2016, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 130
Posted By tylerSC
That could enhance reception. But use same length...

That could enhance reception. But use same length cable connecting the 2 antennas. Only one amp if used and a power passing splitter.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-25-2016, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10,258
Views: 666,324
Posted By tylerSC
I don't have their paid digital subscription but...

I don't have their paid digital subscription but you can still read some online. But I still prefer the real newspaper in the morning, even though it keeps shrinking.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-25-2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10,258
Views: 666,324
Posted By tylerSC
I get WBTV good without preamp but the others...

I get WBTV good without preamp but the others need a boost from CLT. And WLOS. No preamp needed for WSPA, WYFF, SCETV and that's where it gets tricky so you don't overload and mess everything up.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-24-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10,258
Views: 666,324
Posted By tylerSC
Most schools are closed Monday so at least one...

Most schools are closed Monday so at least one more day of scrolls to contend with. But glad they got the Sunday Observer delivered to GVL, SC today. They missed yesterday due to weather.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-24-2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10,258
Views: 666,324
Posted By tylerSC
Those were the days indeed. But those Channel...

Those were the days indeed. But those Channel Master antennas still work very well to this day, although many were better made back then rather than some of those Chinese versions today. But OTA...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-24-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By tylerSC
Is the TV 60hz or 120hz? That can make a...

Is the TV 60hz or 120hz? That can make a difference. Also, there are motion control settings in the Picture menu that may help with blur reduction. And there may be a Sports Mode. Also be sure you...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-24-2016, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 1,052,657
Posted By tylerSC
There are church services on other channels...

There are church services on other channels besides 16. WSPA has First Baptist Church service from Spartanburg on Channel 7 among others. They say Billy Graham himself watch that service. But I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-21-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 15,504
Views: 1,607,990
Posted By tylerSC
CBS is still the #1...

CBS is still the #1 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) rated network overall, although NBC may be leading in certain demographics. And although NBC Nightly News...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-19-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10,258
Views: 666,324
Posted By tylerSC
WJZY appears normal to me. But I have had...

WJZY appears normal to me. But I have had problems before with overload from the amp, as WYCW is RF45 and SCETV is RF43. And WJZY is RF47. You may benefit with a lower gain amp. The Channel Master...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-19-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 10,258
Views: 666,324
Posted By tylerSC
Yes WSOC changed from NBC to ABC around 1978. And...

Yes WSOC changed from NBC to ABC around 1978. And way back, WRAL was originally NBC then switched to ABC. But they have been CBS for a long time until the recent major announcement to go back to NBC....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-18-2016, 06:40 AM
Replies: 10,258
Views: 666,324
Posted By tylerSC
There has been a major affiliate change in...

There has been a major affiliate change in Raleigh with WRAL changing from CBS to NBC. This will allow NBC to move from the 3rd rated station to top rated Channel 5. I wonder if the same situation...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-17-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15,504
Views: 1,607,990
Posted By tylerSC
WRAL will lose the top rated CBS soap operas, but...

WRAL will lose the top rated CBS soap operas, but probably Young and the Restless will now be aired normal time at 12:30 rather than delayed to 4pm. Days of Our Lives should move to WRAL.
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