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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-05-2015, 03:47 PM
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Posted By lowdown256
If you go to the WOW websited (you must allow...

If you go to the WOW websited (you must allow cookies), click on Huntsville, click on Help & Support, click on Cable TV under Popular Help Topics, then click on Channel Changes and Updates in the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-04-2015, 01:20 PM
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Posted By lowdown256
Speaking of WOW they dropped some channels again....

Speaking of WOW they dropped some channels again. This is buried on their website:


Effective on or after December 31, 2014, NBC Sports Network will be available on WOW! Expanded Basic Cable...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-04-2015, 01:14 PM
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Posted By lowdown256
WOW encrypts all channels including locals. All...

WOW encrypts all channels including locals. All subscribers require a DTA or cable box.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-02-2014, 05:52 PM
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Posted By lowdown256
FOX 54 is back in HD on DISH and OTA. Why...

FOX 54 is back in HD on DISH and OTA.

Why couldn't this have been fixed this afternoon before the Super Bowl?

lowdown256
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-02-2014, 03:54 PM
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Posted By lowdown256
Fox 54 HD looks like 16X9 SD on DISH and OTA. ...

Fox 54 HD looks like 16X9 SD on DISH and OTA.

Not good for the Super Bowl.

No backup channel in HD on DISH.

lowdown256
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-27-2014, 05:40 PM
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Posted By lowdown256
Any information on Mediacom in Madison county...

Any information on Mediacom in Madison county encrypting all channels? My mother has Mediacom and she doesn't want to have to use a DTA or cable box if possible.

Thanks.

lowdown256
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-27-2014, 05:36 PM
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Posted By lowdown256
WAFF is airing more local commercials is HD. I...

WAFF is airing more local commercials is HD. I noticed 2 car dealerships and a NBC promo were in HD early evening Monday 01/27/2014. Other commercials are still SD.

Looks good although the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-27-2013, 05:10 PM
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Posted By lowdown256
WAFF Syndicated Programming Now in HD WAFF...

WAFF Syndicated Programming Now in HD

WAFF is now showing syndicated programming in HD. America Now this midday, Wheel of Fortune this evening, and the non-local commercials (12/27/2013) were...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-07-2013, 05:02 PM
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Posted By lowdown256
WHNT Sound What is with the popping in the...

WHNT Sound

What is with the popping in the audio on 60 Minutes Sunday 07/07 evening? Very annoying! This is in the OTA signal, so it is the station and not a cable or satellite provider.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-30-2011, 03:53 PM
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Posted By lowdown256
WTZT-11 flash cut to digital. They have 4...

WTZT-11 flash cut to digital.

They have 4 subchannels - all showing the same thing - RTV programming as of 5:45pm 09/20/2011.

Their transmitter is on Capshaw Moutain.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-04-2011, 03:57 PM
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Posted By lowdown256
Quote:Originally Posted by MrZoid...

Quote:Originally Posted by MrZoid http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20365465)

The line of site thing I have down pat. There are trees off, maybe a...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-25-2010, 01:44 PM
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Posted By lowdown256
WAFF has announced they will begin HD newscasts...

WAFF has announced they will begin HD newscasts in mid October.

http://www.waff.com/Global/story.asp?S=13043639

lowdown256
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-11-2010, 03:50 PM
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Posted By lowdown256
Quote:Originally Posted by grhughes2...

Quote:Originally Posted by grhughes2 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17899002)

Guys,
This started about 2 -3 weeks ago. I can no longer pick up...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-10-2009, 05:32 PM
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Posted By lowdown256
WZDX-HD is now back on DISH Network and OTA.

WZDX-HD is now back on DISH Network and OTA.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-10-2009, 03:19 PM
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Posted By lowdown256
No change on WZDX. Their digital transmitter is...

No change on WZDX. Their digital transmitter is still not working.

54.1 and 54.2 OTA are off and DISH Network's WZDX-HD and WZDX-SD channels are off.

WZDX analog is transmitting.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-07-2009, 03:46 PM
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Posted By lowdown256
Quote:Originally Posted by lowdown256...

Quote:Originally Posted by lowdown256 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15487684)

WAAY-HD ABC has been turned on by DISH Network on Ch. 5910.
...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-07-2009, 12:50 PM
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Posted By lowdown256
WAAY-HD ABC has been turned on by DISH Network...

WAAY-HD ABC has been turned on by DISH Network on Ch. 5910.

They are not showing anything in HD right now, so I can't tell how the HD picture quality is.

lowdown256
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-30-2008, 03:26 PM
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Posted By lowdown256
Taz, Do you know anything about WYLE's...

Taz,

Do you know anything about WYLE's application with the FCC to move the transmitter to WHDF's site in Minor Hill?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-18-2008, 04:56 AM
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Posted By lowdown256
Quote:Originally Posted by kmanning42...

Quote:Originally Posted by kmanning42 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15325116)

Does Dish carry the all local digital channels (i.e. 19-1, 19-2,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-17-2008, 03:37 PM
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Posted By lowdown256
Did your cable/satellite provider pass the...

Did your cable/satellite provider pass the digital switch local TV test Wednesday December 17 at 5:25pm?

DISH Network local SD channels did not. They are still picking up the analog signals.
...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-27-2008, 09:53 AM
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Posted By lowdown256
Hey WHNT, Where is the HD for the...

Hey WHNT,

Where is the HD for the Titans/Lions football game 11:30am Thanksgiving? http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/mad.gif

lowdown256
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-12-2008, 11:26 AM
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Posted By lowdown256
I think the CSR was confusing an ethernet port...

I think the CSR was confusing an ethernet port with built in wifi.

I have a Vip 722 and a Vip 222. Both have ethernet ports but no built in wifi.

You can use a wireless phone jack to connect...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-11-2008, 04:12 PM
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Posted By lowdown256
Quote:Originally Posted by Character_Zero...

Quote:Originally Posted by Character_Zero http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/14845075)

Does anyone here have Dish network? How are the local HD...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-20-2008, 03:33 PM
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Posted By lowdown256
WHNT-DT won the race to be the first TV station...

WHNT-DT won the race to be the first TV station in the Huntsville DMA to broadcast local news in 16:9 HD.

From the short time I was watching they are not promoting it yet. I am sure once they get...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-29-2008, 06:16 PM
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Posted By lowdown256
Is anyone who resides in the Huntsville DMA able...

Is anyone who resides in the Huntsville DMA able to receive the HD stations from Nashville, Birmingham, or Chattanooga?

I am in the "bowl" of the Tennessee Valley: Outside of Huntsville in...
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