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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-25-2017, 07:51 PM
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Posted By DrDon
WNYW moves to 27 WWOR moves to 25 Both...

WNYW moves to 27
WWOR moves to 25

Both around August, 2019. At that time, you'll need to rescan.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-25-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 44,838
Views: 2,446,204
Posted By DrDon
Please remember to address experts in a...

Please remember to address experts in a professional manner. Attacking them won't be tolerated. Also, please read the first post in this thread. This is NOT a comparison thread.

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Forum: HDTV Programming   04-25-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 1,875
Posted By DrDon
Yeah. As mentioned in post 116...

Yeah. As mentioned in post 116 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/34-hdtv-programming/2742537-2017-nascar-hd-6.html#post52499993).
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-25-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By DrDon
$45 billion in spectrum holdings and probably a...

$45 billion in spectrum holdings and probably a few billion more for infrastructure to utilize it.. I don't THINK Dish would blow that much just to offer $40 bundles of channels to a few million...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-25-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 9,214
Posted By DrDon
Kinda new. Review from CNet...

Kinda new. Review from CNet (https://www.cnet.com/news/get-a-1-year-subscription-to-selecttv-for-19/).
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-25-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 9,214
Posted By DrDon
Press Release FreeCast Talks Wireless TV over...

Press Release
FreeCast Talks Wireless TV over ATSC 3.0 at 2017 NAB Show
Working in conjunction with the nation's largest broadcast distributor, FreeCast plans to deliver a competitive pay-TV...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-24-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By DrDon
Some speculation on the matter:...

Some speculation on the matter: https://www.cnet.com/news/how-dish-network-could-shake-up-your-wireless-service/
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-24-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8,812
Views: 503,433
Posted By DrDon
Window tinting can attenuate signals. I had an XM...

Window tinting can attenuate signals. I had an XM antenna on my windowsill for years. Had the windows tinted to 40%, last summer. XM signal went from full scale to nothing. Wound up having to rig up...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-24-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14,945
Views: 1,265,455
Posted By DrDon
While I think a new assignment is likely, there's...

While I think a new assignment is likely, there's no point in raising money until it's a certainty. Still, like I said, an 80-cent a minute rate hike isn't that tough to do if he REALLY wants to save...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-24-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,907
Views: 194,897
Posted By DrDon
Hard to do better than that with that antenna....

Hard to do better than that with that antenna. STILL.. bypass the transformer and power inserter as soon as you can. It's too cheap not to do.
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-24-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15,860
Views: 555,936
Posted By DrDon
No kidding. If I have to give myself one more...

No kidding. If I have to give myself one more infraction, I'm suspended for a week! :D

Actually, she doesn't deal in the world of politics, much. Her clients are all corporate. You know those...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-24-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 15,860
Views: 555,936
Posted By DrDon
This also proves that the media will run a press...

This also proves that the media will run a press release without doing any fact-checking of their own. Something to remember every time you see a story that makes you go, "hmmmmm."

(Full...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-24-2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 15,860
Views: 555,936
Posted By DrDon
Of course it isn't. Look at the survey method and...

Of course it isn't. Look at the survey method and sample:



Not sure what "representative of the online population" means. But even the best guess would put the number of US respondents well...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-23-2017, 07:47 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 1,875
Posted By DrDon
The crawl ran on the network feed up until they...

The crawl ran on the network feed up until they bailed. Where I am, the Fox affiliate smartly ran the Monday syndicated shows that will be displaced by the race.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-23-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 44,838
Views: 2,446,204
Posted By DrDon
Bickering removed. Stick to the topic.

Bickering removed. Stick to the topic.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-23-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1,907
Views: 194,897
Posted By DrDon
That's an easy fix with an F joiner...

That's an easy fix with an F joiner (http://www.egansatellite.ie/shop/img/p/34-75-large.jpg) and another piece of cable. Always try the easy stuff first. It'd be a shame if you went higher and got a...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-23-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1,907
Views: 194,897
Posted By DrDon
You could try Jersey Jim Towers and ask. They did...

You could try Jersey Jim Towers and ask. They did my DirecTV dish off-book some years ago, when we were only staying here on vacations. If I can find his business card, there's a contract dish...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-23-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,907
Views: 194,897
Posted By DrDon
Just looking at it, then, it appears to be aimed...

Just looking at it, then, it appears to be aimed more toward Winter Haven than Riverview. I just drove out your way a bit ago. I don't know exactly where you live, but it looks as if you're just a...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-23-2017, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1,907
Views: 194,897
Posted By DrDon
Yeah, the small end should be pointed toward...

Yeah, the small end should be pointed toward Riverview. I take it that facing wall isn't exactly east-west. Are there any swaying palm trees in your path? You already swapped out the coax, correct?...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-23-2017, 06:35 AM
Replies: 11,533
Views: 1,091,387
Posted By DrDon
Threads merged so perhaps some members more...

Threads merged so perhaps some members more familiar with Boston suburbs can assist.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-22-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 14,945
Views: 1,265,455
Posted By DrDon
Not really. Owners of low-power television...

Not really. Owners of low-power television stations knew the rules going in. Any number of things could have caused him to lose the license without compensation.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-22-2017, 07:07 AM
Replies: 20,136
Views: 1,754,365
Posted By DrDon
Yeah, but I'll bet coverage such as this comes up...

Yeah, but I'll bet coverage such as this comes up in negotiations the next time Cox wants to raise carriage fees... :D
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-22-2017, 06:47 AM
Replies: 14,945
Views: 1,265,455
Posted By DrDon
Not trying to cast a cloud or anything, but if...

Not trying to cast a cloud or anything, but if you do the math, he needs $100k over two years to afford to switch frequencies (assuming WBQC gets a new frequency, which I'll bet is likely). Break...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-21-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By DrDon
Already have other threads going on the A1E

Already have other threads going on the A1E
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-21-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 193
Posted By DrDon
JBK is on 7 and CBC is on 9. If they're steady...

JBK is on 7 and CBC is on 9. If they're steady while WDIV and WWJ are breaking up, then it could be the tree. Still could be the connections in and around the antenna.

I'd still try things...
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