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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-09-2013, 04:14 PM
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Posted By bbdotsd
6/1 not 7/1 was all I was trying to communicate.

6/1 not 7/1 was all I was trying to communicate.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-08-2013, 08:44 PM
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Posted By bbdotsd
I read on the METV site that METV will start on...

I read on the METV site that METV will start on KTIV on 6/1 .
Forum: HD Radio   10-16-2008, 07:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,762
Posted By bbdotsd
For questions on the rebate try this number. ...

For questions on the rebate try this number.
1-866-915-2797
Forum: HD Radio   09-21-2008, 08:19 PM
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Posted By bbdotsd
The $50 HD Radio rebate ends on September 30. ...

The $50 HD Radio rebate ends on September 30.
Here is the website for the rebate form.
http://www.hdradio.com/rebate/rebate.php
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-18-2008, 07:37 PM
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Posted By bbdotsd
My recommendation is a Channel Master 4228 with...

My recommendation is a Channel Master 4228 with an antenna amplifier and a rotor. This antenna looks like an oven rack and is tuned for the UHF band. I was able to pull in the Sioux Falls HD signals...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-02-2008, 04:16 PM
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Posted By bbdotsd
At my location the leaves on the trees cause...

At my location the leaves on the trees cause enough of a disturbance in the digital signal that it is unwatchable when the wind is blowing. The analog ghosting on the UHF frequencies was always bad...
Forum: HD Radio   07-02-2008, 09:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,762
Posted By bbdotsd
It looks like the HD Radio Alliance is...

It looks like the HD Radio Alliance is sponsoring a $50 rebate on HD Radios purchased between June 30 and September 29, 2008.

http://www.hdradio.com/rebate/
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-17-2008, 03:38 PM
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Posted By bbdotsd
I don't know how long they were out I watched...

I don't know how long they were out I watched golf
Riviera is beautiful in HD.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-01-2006, 09:07 AM
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Posted By bbdotsd
BVfan, KTIV's digital channel is 41.1

BVfan,
KTIV's digital channel is 41.1
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-04-2006, 12:10 PM
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Posted By bbdotsd
Sloppyjoee, I agree with rmullin antenna...

Sloppyjoee,
I agree with rmullin antenna pointing is key. A big UHF antenna does not mean a physically large antenna. All HD signals are in the UHF band so you don't need a UHF / VHF antenna to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-01-2005, 09:30 AM
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Posted By bbdotsd
Mendu, I completely agree with you. The...

Mendu, I completely agree with you. The broadcasting in SD because of weather alerts and school closings seems to be a waste of the technology. Maybe there will be some upgrade coming that willallow...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-01-2005, 02:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 897
Posted By bbdotsd
I should have said it is announced on their...

I should have said it is announced on their website. I actually saw a prototype at the NAB radio show over a year ago. Their website has been updated to indicate price and features. Maybe this time...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-01-2005, 12:58 PM
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Views: 897
Posted By bbdotsd
Boston Acoustics announced an HD Radio for $499...

Boston Acoustics announced an HD Radio for $499 today. They say it will be shipping in December.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-25-2005, 02:51 PM
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Posted By bbdotsd
email from Dave Madsen KTIV 1) We've just been...

email from Dave Madsen KTIV
1) We've just been informed from NBC that when there is a problem with severe weather at the main network transmit site in New York, they switch to a transmit site in...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-11-2005, 02:18 PM
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Posted By bbdotsd
KTIV update Dave Madsen email received 10/11/05 ...

KTIV update Dave Madsen email received 10/11/05

Sorry, all...KTIV-DT is off the air. We discovered some problems in the system and we're working to get it corrected. The issues appear to be with...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-11-2005, 06:18 AM
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Posted By bbdotsd
I received the following email from Dave Madsen:...

I received the following email from Dave Madsen:

Sorry, everybody. KTIV-DT is off the air while we try to determine what the problem is with the transmission. It may be a day or two before we're...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-10-2005, 08:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 897
Posted By bbdotsd
I stumbled across this forum on HD Radio if...

I stumbled across this forum on HD Radio if anyone is interested.
http://www.hdradioforum.com
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-10-2005, 08:09 AM
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Views: 158,265
Posted By bbdotsd
I know it is a stretch for this board but there...

I know it is a stretch for this board but there appears to be an HD Radio company in our area. Here is the link to the press release I stumbled across.

http://www.hdradiomagazine.com
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-10-2005, 06:49 AM
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Posted By bbdotsd
I agree the the Masters tournament is just about...

I agree the the Masters tournament is just about the best commercial there is for high definition TV. I think CBS should be commended for what must be a tremendous effort to have all those HD...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-31-2004, 05:02 AM
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Views: 158,265
Posted By bbdotsd
Thanks Craig for the information. Since we all...

Thanks Craig for the information.
Since we all are on the edge of HDTV reception here. What does everyone think about the experience. I for one am disappointed. The blockiness of the CBS HD...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-13-2004, 03:36 PM
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Posted By bbdotsd
remm, I am a big fan of the Channel Master...

remm,
I am a big fan of the Channel Master 4228. It is the antenna I have and I pull in the Sioux Falls stations and I am 80+ miles away from the transmitters. (I have an amplifier also.)
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-08-2004, 05:55 AM
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Views: 158,265
Posted By bbdotsd
In an email from Dave Madsen, station manage for...

In an email from Dave Madsen, station manage for KTIV, he wrote,
"our "upgrade" plans for our KTIV-DT will be late summer next year. It's quite a complicated project, involving purchase and...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-30-2004, 06:12 AM
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Views: 158,265
Posted By bbdotsd
I too am disappointed with the quality of the...

I too am disappointed with the quality of the fast moving action scenes on the KELO broadcasts. It is very noticeable and not evident on the ABC football games. Can the UPN service be that big a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-30-2004, 08:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 897
Posted By bbdotsd
M Code What do you mean by DSP functions? ...

M Code
What do you mean by DSP functions?
Are you talking about trade offs in a high end tuner /Amp?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-30-2004, 07:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 897
Posted By bbdotsd
The second round of funding for HD radio has...

The second round of funding for HD radio has been announced. There are now 209 public radio stations that have received grants from CPB (Corporation for Public Broadcasting) to build HD radio...
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