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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-22-2016, 08:48 PM
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Posted By repair4man
I'm surprised there are any sub-channels at all. ...

I'm surprised there are any sub-channels at all. What with less than 20% of the population relying on over the air broadcast. And (my rant) they don't use the subs effectively. Like when there is...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-10-2016, 08:07 PM
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Posted By repair4man
Classic unintended consequences. Politicians...

Classic unintended consequences. Politicians can't seem to think beyond the tip of their nose.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-22-2016, 09:24 AM
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Posted By repair4man
Too many of the staff watching the game and not...

Too many of the staff watching the game and not doing their jobs? They never seem to miss a beat on regular programming.
I remember the first Formula One race at Circuit of the Americas. Was so...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-03-2016, 02:29 PM
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Posted By repair4man
Interesting. I spend quite a bit of time in my...

Interesting. I spend quite a bit of time in my engineering career verifying that what we see in our data isn't violating the laws of physics. The ERP at first blush seems to violate the laws of...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-02-2016, 10:54 PM
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Posted By repair4man
Thanks! I always wondered why I could always...

Thanks! I always wondered why I could always pull in 24 when it's transmitter was way off the direction of my antenna. Of course I can't remember the last time I watched it even for 5 minutes. How...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-31-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 618
Posted By repair4man
I have a very cheap way. I mounted my projector...

I have a very cheap way. I mounted my projector to a pine shelf board stained to match woodwork. Used bolts (4mm) in provided mounting holes in projector through the board. Used multiple nuts as...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-17-2016, 12:41 PM
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Posted By repair4man
Thanks! I would like to see Keifer in the role...

Thanks! I would like to see Keifer in the role again, but have to admit he's getting a bit old looking for the role. Kind of like Pierce Brosnan coming back to play James Bond again.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-26-2015, 12:05 PM
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Posted By repair4man
Quick fact check if I could. I've been seeing...

Quick fact check if I could. I've been seeing ads for several cheap HDTV antennas and I think they are have two significant points of false advertising. First, the antennas look like they are just...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-08-2015, 09:39 AM
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Posted By repair4man
Thanks for the info. Boy all these years with...

Thanks for the info. Boy all these years with the 605 and I never knew about the IntelliVolume feature. I also can't remember what volume I had set when I calibrated. I'll rerun. Usually I'm...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-08-2015, 08:54 AM
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Posted By repair4man
Thanks for the info. Disappointing they are...

Thanks for the info. Disappointing they are putting it on a pay to view service. I have to agree with the commenters to the article you linked. People will be reluctant to pay $5 a month if...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-29-2015, 09:59 PM
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Posted By repair4man
Hard to say without looking at it, but if the...

Hard to say without looking at it, but if the noise occurs when you press on the frame, it sounds to me like you've got a bad connection. Could be many possible sources from the speaker terminals to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-25-2015, 09:22 AM
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Posted By repair4man
I suggest first putting a known good speaker on...

I suggest first putting a known good speaker on your center channel with different wire and see if the static continues. The speaker could be shorting out although since you've said moving the wires...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-03-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 13,368
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Posted By repair4man
I agree that much of the old stuff looks much...

I agree that much of the old stuff looks much better even at the sub-channel bit rate. Maybe some of it has been remastered for DVD or the digital up-scaling at the station or our TVs improves the...
Forum: Community News & Polls   12-27-2014, 03:04 PM
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Posted By repair4man
My father used to tell me, a golfer could be sold...

My father used to tell me, a golfer could be sold anything if they were convinced it would improve their score. Same appears to go for power conditioning. Don't waste your money unless you know...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-18-2014, 10:22 PM
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Posted By repair4man
Two weeks ago I switched from DirecTV to UVERSE. ...

Two weeks ago I switched from DirecTV to UVERSE. Installation was painless even though I could have gotten wireless receiver. Only problem with intall is that the installer didn't check that he...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-03-2014, 07:32 PM
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Posted By repair4man
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by lkrupp http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/793006/st-louis-mo-hdtv/12960#post_24659051)

And there’s not a damn thing you can do...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-24-2014, 07:40 PM
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Posted By repair4man
Just call me one of little faith. Give Charter...

Just call me one of little faith. Give Charter time. Just like all the fees the airlines have adopted, one business starts something and nearly all will follow.
Forum: Community News & Polls   04-11-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 13,204
Posted By repair4man
I prefer my home theater over the movie theater....

I prefer my home theater over the movie theater. It's more comfortable (no sticky floors), no crowds, and no fixed schedule.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-30-2014, 09:59 PM
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Posted By repair4man
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by peckle http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/854964/official-onkyo-605-owners-thread/10230#post_24290988)

So I've recently just cut...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-25-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 52,562
Posted By repair4man
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by nystad http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1379900/owners-thread-for-mitsubishi-hc7800/330#post_24246336)

I noticed that the loud...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-25-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 52,562
Posted By repair4man
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by nystad http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1379900/owners-thread-for-mitsubishi-hc7800/330#post_24246832)

I've had this projector...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-01-2014, 09:23 PM
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Posted By repair4man
Quote:Originally Posted by Alex...

Quote:Originally Posted by Alex S. http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/854964/official-onkyo-605-owners-thread/10230#post_24143099)

So my 605 decided to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-30-2013, 04:22 PM
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Posted By repair4man
Quote:Originally Posted by Robert...

Quote:Originally Posted by Robert Simandl http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/793006/st-louis-mo-hdtv/12840#post_24130263)

Never mind on the previous post....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-14-2013, 11:21 AM
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Posted By repair4man
Quote:Originally Posted by Trip in...

Quote:Originally Posted by Trip in VA http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/793006/st-louis-mo-hdtv/12840#post_24073185)

Interesting, since last week an FCC...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-17-2013, 11:45 AM
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Posted By repair4man
Anybody attempting to watch the Formula 1 race...

Anybody attempting to watch the Formula 1 race on KSDK? If you hadn't, they interrupted the entire pre-race show while they watched the storms leave the viewing area. Several laps into the race they...
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