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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-22-2015, 03:38 PM
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Posted By cpalmer2k
Compared to the Greenville-Spartanburg stations...

Compared to the Greenville-Spartanburg stations the Charlotte affiliates are very restrained and unobtrusive in their weather warnings/alerts... Just watch the GSP stations, then you'll have...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-19-2015, 03:47 PM
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Posted By cpalmer2k
Just for fun I did a "channel flip"... I get...

Just for fun I did a "channel flip"... I get three sets of network stations. GSP via DirecTV, Charlotte via OTA, and New York national affiliates via DirecTV (Grandfathered from many moons ago)..
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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-10-2015, 08:39 AM
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Posted By cpalmer2k
You can practically pick up WBTV with a paper...

You can practically pick up WBTV with a paper clip. Always have been able to throughout the upstate
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-01-2015, 08:56 AM
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Posted By cpalmer2k
Another slightly less expensive option is Here...

Another slightly less expensive option is Here (http://www.pvistore.com/compact-hd-rf-modulator/). I've been considering one of those myself.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-26-2014, 07:04 AM
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Posted By cpalmer2k
It won't work well at all in the digital era. As...

It won't work well at all in the digital era. As mdavej has already said the Charter channels are all over the spectrum and collide with many of the OTA channels. The "tier" doesn't matter anymore,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-19-2014, 06:20 AM
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Thanks for trying... I didn't figure it would be...

Thanks for trying... I didn't figure it would be easy, especially since I understand the Shelby site is so remote. Honestly I'd love to see 64 mirrored in HD as 9.2 but I understand that would have...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-17-2014, 09:59 AM
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Posted By cpalmer2k
Theo is there any chance the WSOC Shelby...

Theo is there any chance the WSOC Shelby translator could ever switch 64.5 over to HD? I'd love to finally be able to get it in HD. The 64.1 signal is too weak for my area. I realize this likely...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-29-2014, 05:10 PM
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Posted By cpalmer2k
I'm coming to Myrtle Beach (the south end almost...

I'm coming to Myrtle Beach (the south end almost at Surfside) next month and know already the condo we are staying in has a horrid SD TV. I'm bringing along a decent sized portable TV with me since...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-23-2014, 05:33 AM
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Posted By cpalmer2k
You're lucky then, you must have an older TA or...

You're lucky then, you must have an older TA or haven't gotten the latest TiVo software update then. By TiVo and Charter's own admission the recent update has "broken" support for Motorola TA's on...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-22-2014, 05:20 PM
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Posted By cpalmer2k
Thanks! Would you be willing to run one with the...

Thanks! Would you be willing to run one with the TA unhooked for comparison purposes? Or just a "flip through" with the TA unhooked? I'm really only interested in knowing which of the HD channels...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-22-2014, 07:23 AM
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Posted By cpalmer2k
I've got a question for those of you who use the...

I've got a question for those of you who use the PC based recording methods with Charter... is there any way to derive from the channel maps on the cable card a list of channels that are "SDV"? I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-15-2014, 06:54 AM
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Posted By cpalmer2k
Care to explain?

Care to explain?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-31-2014, 06:05 AM
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Posted By cpalmer2k
Do any of you who record with PC connected...

Do any of you who record with PC connected devices have any issues with WSOC/WAXN recordings?

I've recently recorded two things from WSOC that refuse to play back on my Smart TV, yet all other...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-29-2014, 01:20 PM
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Posted By cpalmer2k
The CBS Thursday Night Football deal was only for...

The CBS Thursday Night Football deal was only for the first half of the season. The second half airs on NFL Network. Because the Panthers "home market" is Charlotte an Over the Air station gets the...
Forum: HD Radio   10-28-2014, 12:13 PM
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Posted By cpalmer2k
Finally! Now I can listen to a sports station. ...

Finally! Now I can listen to a sports station. My radio gets HD2 feeds perfectly.

Now if somebody would just put 1660 WBCN on an HD2 channel both would be represented.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-26-2014, 06:57 PM
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Posted By cpalmer2k
I can tune it manually when I key in the RF...

I can tune it manually when I key in the RF channel #, but I can't make it find it on my Roamio... even with a scan and the other tricks mentioned on the forums. I did fill out the Lineup change...
Forum: This and That   10-26-2014, 03:42 PM
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Posted By cpalmer2k
FS: DirecTV SWM-16 Multi Switch, Power Inserter & Splitters.

I have for sale a brand new DirecTV SWM-16 Multiswitch with 29 Volt Power Inserter. Both the switch and power adapter are brand new in their original boxes with all labels, etc attached. Asking $45...
Forum: Video Source Items   10-26-2014, 12:12 PM
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Posted By cpalmer2k
FS: Channel Master CM 3412 2-Port Distribution Amplifier for Cable & Antenna

Bought this thinking I would need it when I split my antenna feed, but it turns out the signal coming in was too "hot" as it was so I didn't use it. It is brand new, in the box. Purchased it in...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-24-2014, 08:08 PM
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Posted By cpalmer2k
Just an update to one of my previous posts... I...

Just an update to one of my previous posts... I finally got my TiVo Roamio up and running tonight. It came in last week, but I never got a chance to mess with it. So far I'm very impressed. I got...
Forum: HD Radio   10-22-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,260
Posted By cpalmer2k
It's a cheap insignia tabletop radio with the...

It's a cheap insignia tabletop radio with the built in antenna. My theory is correct though, it cuts out on every HD3 station. The HD1 & HD2 channels on the same frequencies all come in loud & clear...
Forum: HD Radio   10-21-2014, 01:45 PM
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Posted By cpalmer2k
I guess my radio just doesn't like HD3 feeds. I...

I guess my radio just doesn't like HD3 feeds. I do get the AM660 simulcast from Charlotte, but the feed cuts out every other word or two or three...

This afternoon I have 93.7 HD3 but it is...
Forum: HD Radio   10-20-2014, 04:59 PM
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Posted By cpalmer2k
Anybody know what the deal is with HD3 at WFBC...

Anybody know what the deal is with HD3 at WFBC (93.7 The Planet)? They were simulcasting ESPN Upstate on HD3, but it is dead air tonight. I'm too far out from the Charlotte towers to pick up either...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-17-2014, 09:34 PM
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Posted By cpalmer2k
You got me curious so I looked tonight and the...

You got me curious so I looked tonight and the plats for both WIS and WOLO come very close to my location. Based on the same maps I should never get WAXN, but I often do. I'm tempted to point my...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-17-2014, 12:58 PM
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Posted By cpalmer2k
The problem with an "A/B" switch is the TiVo...

The problem with an "A/B" switch is the TiVo can't control my A/B switch lol.. I think I'm going to hook it all up and see how it does, then explore my options. I've heard of using notch filters to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-17-2014, 10:57 AM
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Posted By cpalmer2k
Because this thread is more active I am posting...

Because this thread is more active I am posting this question here. I'm looking for guidance from some of you. Right now I have an 8 bay UHF antenna w/ Pre-Amp pointed at the WSOC/WCCB/WAXN tower. ...
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