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Forum: HDTV Technical   02-19-2017, 08:31 PM
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Posted By DrDon
Since the transition is voluntary, I don't see...

Since the transition is voluntary, I don't see any mandate in the future. Other voluntary conversions... AM Stereo, HD Radio, haven't been followed by a tuner inclusion mandate. I DO see some set...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-19-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 34
Posted By DrDon
Wrong section, my friend. See the "read before...

Wrong section, my friend. See the "read before posting" sticky. Thanks and good luck.
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-19-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,296
Posted By DrDon
I honestly don't think broadcasters are even...

I honestly don't think broadcasters are even considering a paid content model, at least not for primary programming. That's not to say some Airbox-style company won't lease some space for services....
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-19-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 14,421
Views: 508,046
Posted By DrDon
Loved that show. Especially the second season...

Loved that show. Especially the second season with all the in-jokes.
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-19-2017, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 36,603
Posted By DrDon
Because your 54 doesn't have an HDMI 2.0 jack....

Because your 54 doesn't have an HDMI 2.0 jack. It's a hardware issue.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-18-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 30
Posted By DrDon
Easy workaround is to put a splitter before the...

Easy workaround is to put a splitter before the Humax, with one output of the splitter connected to the Antenna in port on the Humax and the other one to the Antenna in on the television.
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-18-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 14,421
Views: 508,046
Posted By DrDon
I keep picturing a cross between "Castle" and...

I keep picturing a cross between "Castle" and "Cop Rock."
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-18-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3,155
Views: 274,299
Posted By DrDon
For those mobile users not wishing to...

For those mobile users not wishing to click..that's WBIN, Concord, NH. From my read, it appears they bought the independent station 5 years ago for $9 mil and launched a local news operation that...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-18-2017, 07:06 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,296
Posted By DrDon
ATSC 3.0 Testing FCC Ok's ATSC 3.0 DTS...

ATSC 3.0 Testing
FCC Ok's ATSC 3.0 DTS Experiment on KKEI-CD, Portland, OR
By Deborah D. McAdams tvtechnology.com - February 17th, 2017

A low-power broadcaster in the Pacific Northwest plans to...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-18-2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 342
Posted By DrDon
Yes, we know. By "premium cable service," I meant...

Yes, we know. By "premium cable service," I meant channels such as HBO, Showtime, Starz, Cinemax, etc. D* has an on-demand movie channel (non-linear), a demo loop channel and the occasional one-off...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-17-2017, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3,155
Views: 274,299
Posted By DrDon
Vermont PBS announces its participation in the...

Vermont PBS announces its participation in the auction. Keeping 3, shutting down one.

http://current.org/2017/02/vermont-pbs-gains-56m-from-sale-in-spectrum-auction/

Though the writer...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-17-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8,734
Views: 1,716,366
Posted By DrDon
It's a pictures thread, so I rolled it back to...

It's a pictures thread, so I rolled it back to what seems like the most recent on-topic posts. Might have removed some legitimate posts in the process. If so, I apologize.

Bickering, off-topic...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-17-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 14,421
Views: 508,046
Posted By DrDon
My wife's a chef. First saw the things on the...

My wife's a chef. First saw the things on the Food Network, then she was exposed to them in culinary school. Now we have TWO. You can infuse all kinds of flavor into stuff in no time at all using the...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-17-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,296
Posted By DrDon
TV Notes (Cable) Indies Share ACA's ATSC 3.0...

TV Notes (Cable)
Indies Share ACA's ATSC 3.0 Capacity Concerns
Tell FCC they are at risk if channels have to be dropped to make room
By John Eggerton broadcastingandcable.com - February 17th,...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-16-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 9,062
Posted By DrDon
My favorite part of this episode was when Flynn's...

My favorite part of this episode was when Flynn's Apple Watch lit up and nobody seemed to notice.
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-16-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3,155
Views: 274,299
Posted By DrDon
The ones that aren't displaced by the repack will...

The ones that aren't displaced by the repack will have to go digital, AIUI.

https://www.fcc.gov/consumers/guides/low-power-television-lptv-service

I'm just wondering how many low-powered...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-16-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 36,603
Posted By DrDon
An AVSF-er has a question about the DirecTV...

An AVSF-er has a question about the DirecTV streaming app. Perhaps some of you could have a look:
...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-16-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,296
Posted By DrDon
TV/Business Notes (Cable) Cable Ops Have ATSC...

TV/Business Notes (Cable)
Cable Ops Have ATSC 3.0 Questions
Ask FCC, nicely, to do more drilling down in NPRM

By John Eggerton, broadcastingandcable.com Feb. 15, 2017

Cable operators have...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-16-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 41,088
Views: 2,232,055
Posted By DrDon
A number of off-topic posts removed. A...

A number of off-topic posts removed.

A reminder that the members of this thread have asked that it be kept to discussions of the listed models and between actual owners ONLY.

For other...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-16-2017, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2,759
Views: 255,489
Posted By DrDon
Threads merged.

Threads merged.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-16-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4,425
Views: 450,389
Posted By DrDon
Threads merged.

Threads merged.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-16-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 4,425
Views: 450,389
Posted By DrDon
Thread merged with Des Moines local thread....

Thread merged with Des Moines local thread. Redirect left. Best of both worlds, that way.
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-16-2017, 07:03 AM
Replies: 14,421
Views: 508,046
Posted By DrDon
I'm still a day behind you, so if you'd just be...

I'm still a day behind you, so if you'd just be so kind as to give me last night's lottery numbers, I SWEAR I'll split the jackpot with you tomorrow. :rolleyes:
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-15-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2,759
Views: 255,489
Posted By DrDon
That's actually not surprising, at all. ...

That's actually not surprising, at all.

Have you swapped the TVs to see if the issue stays in the room or follows the TV?

We'll wait until you have that and all the other info. Otherwise,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-15-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2,759
Views: 255,489
Posted By DrDon
Not really. The strongest signal can also be the...

Not really. The strongest signal can also be the one with the strongest reflection off of something.
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