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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-19-2014, 04:05 PM
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Posted By ejb1980
It's not on the air. Neither is the digital one...

It's not on the air. Neither is the digital one that TV Fool claims exists. WGMU is also not there.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-19-2014, 02:07 PM
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Views: 565,141
Posted By ejb1980
The counties in NC that get these channels...

The counties in NC that get these channels courtesy of significantly viewed, do not get the HD version on Directv, only the SD. They need to account for that and either letter box the news,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-15-2014, 12:03 AM
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Posted By ejb1980
My parents have dish network and I am cat-sitting...

My parents have dish network and I am cat-sitting for them this weekend. I turned on their TV and was surprised to see WPTZ-2 CW on Ch 14. OTA, it's 16:9 SD but Dish has it 4:3 chopped. A. Why chop...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-13-2014, 08:51 PM
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Posted By ejb1980
Has anyone noticed (or cared) that WCFE 57-2 is...

Has anyone noticed (or cared) that WCFE 57-2 is broadcast 4:3 smushed? It should be 16:9 SD like 3-2 and 5-2...

Edit: Some of the content is proper aspect ratio 4:3 and some is not. I guess that's...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-03-2014, 06:33 PM
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Posted By ejb1980
I believe that the cable games are still shown...

I believe that the cable games are still shown OTA in the city of the teams playing. Manchester, NH and Milwaukee, WI also got OTA games of the Patriots and Packers. I recall seeing a Panthers cable...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-16-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By ejb1980
Visit TVfool and see how reception is at your...

Visit TVfool and see how reception is at your location. If it's good, you can use both your Directv and local OTA channels.

After your HD upgrade, get a Directv AM21 tuner to attach to your HD...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-14-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 9,122
Views: 621,191
Posted By ejb1980
WCWG is the CW for Greensboro DMA. Licensed to...

WCWG is the CW for Greensboro DMA. Licensed to Lexington. It is usually the easiest OTA station from that farm to get.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-14-2014, 10:20 PM
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Posted By ejb1980
Google 506sports for weekly maps for NFL, MLB,...

Google 506sports for weekly maps for NFL, MLB, etc. It's a great site.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-14-2014, 08:32 PM
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Posted By ejb1980
It has always been this way for markets that have...

It has always been this way for markets that have a team. There are rarely exceptions, week 1 this year being one because of the tennis coverage.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-08-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 15,336
Views: 1,584,782
Posted By ejb1980
Charlotte 49ers @ Elon is showing on WLFL for...

Charlotte 49ers @ Elon is showing on WLFL for 9-21. According to Wikipedia, the network will air games from the Big South Conference, Colonial Athletic Association, Conference USA, Patriot League,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-07-2014, 11:28 AM
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Views: 1,584,782
Posted By ejb1980
I am liking the American Sports Network, or...

I am liking the American Sports Network, or whatever it is called that is on the Sinclair stations. I hope it is successful.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-07-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 15,336
Views: 1,584,782
Posted By ejb1980
No WNCN for me in Burlington. WNCN isn't the...

No WNCN for me in Burlington. WNCN isn't the easiest Raleigh signal to tune in due to interference on RF17 in VA, but I can usually get it. WSLS or WXII will peek through OTA for a few minutes every...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-06-2014, 11:06 PM
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Posted By ejb1980
Yeah. Look at WTVD and WUVC - they both run two...

Yeah. Look at WTVD and WUVC - they both run two HD channels on the same signal. The Directv feeds of Univision and Unimas look better than the HD feeds on WUVC and WTVD really starves the LWN HD...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-02-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9,122
Views: 621,191
Posted By ejb1980
I chose to use all stations that start with K for...

I chose to use all stations that start with K for my forced subchannels. Easier to say "all the stations with a K and a dash in the number have incorrect guide data" to someone than try to explain RF...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-02-2014, 09:48 PM
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Views: 621,191
Posted By ejb1980
Yes. Somehwere in Directv's darkest corner,...

Yes. Somehwere in Directv's darkest corner, someone made a list of subchannels to add to the AM21. Originally, it was intended to be a quick way to get many customers HD locals in areas where Directv...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-02-2014, 06:30 PM
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Posted By ejb1980
It can be quite cluttered without a custom list.

It can be quite cluttered without a custom list.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-02-2014, 06:24 PM
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Posted By ejb1980
AM21 pic

AM21 pic
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-02-2014, 06:19 PM
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Posted By ejb1980
The AM21 is not an antenna. It connects to an...

The AM21 is not an antenna. It connects to an external antenna. The device integrates the OTA signals into the guide. I will attach a pic from my phone. The guide data is what comes from the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-02-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9,122
Views: 621,191
Posted By ejb1980
I think the SD receivers don't support it. With...

I think the SD receivers don't support it. With the Genie units, one AM21 unit will bring OTA channels to all TVs connected to the Genie via the client receivers.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-01-2014, 12:46 PM
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Views: 621,191
Posted By ejb1980
In regard to blackcat's post about sweet spots,...

In regard to blackcat's post about sweet spots, it is funny where they can be. Some find this interesting, for those who do, this is my story: There are a sweet spot simply by setting my antenna on...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-29-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 15,336
Views: 1,584,782
Posted By ejb1980
Thanks for the heads-up.

Thanks for the heads-up.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-28-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11,426
Views: 1,018,516
Posted By ejb1980
Yup

Yup
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-27-2014, 12:35 PM
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Posted By ejb1980
Related to the "Washington NFL club", I see that...

Related to the "Washington NFL club", I see that WRAZ Fox 50 already has their games listed for week 1. They are showing the Redskins @ Texans game at 1pm, according to the guide on the Directv AM21...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-27-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11,426
Views: 1,018,516
Posted By ejb1980
I can second the opinion about summer and winter...

I can second the opinion about summer and winter positioning as I do it too.

I know that radio signals are NOT the same as the TV signals and can't be judged apples for apples. HOWEVER, if you...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-25-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11,426
Views: 1,018,516
Posted By ejb1980
I am not talking about pre-emptions. I am talking...

I am not talking about pre-emptions. I am talking about the little bug in the corner.
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