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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-27-2017, 06:12 AM
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Posted By DrDon
They don't. And I'm betting you still need to...

They don't. And I'm betting you still need to bypass the inserter and transformer.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-26-2017, 08:22 PM
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Posted By DrDon
True, but it doesn't affect their O&Os as I...

True, but it doesn't affect their O&Os as I routinely watch WWJ, WCBS and KCBS. No missed rejoins. WTSP misses rejoins anywhere from 4 seconds to 4 minutes. Usually, they'll only miss an establishing...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-26-2017, 06:59 PM
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Posted By DrDon
Well, it'll be blank again, soon...

Well, it'll be blank again, soon (http://wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu/post/wusf-tv-license-sold-station-will-end-operations#stream/0).


In other news, WTSP FINALLY has a translucent bug. THANK GOD. ...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-26-2017, 02:53 PM
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Posted By DrDon
More speculation Dish is an acquisition target: ...

More speculation Dish is an acquisition target:

Could Dish Network’s Bid for Spectrum Make It an Acquisition Target?

By Shirley Pelts Marletrealist.com Apr 26, 2017 1:43 pm EDT

According...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-26-2017, 02:17 PM
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Views: 44,735
Posted By DrDon
Don't know where in VA you are, so I don't know...

Don't know where in VA you are, so I don't know the call letters of the station in question to look up the transponder. You can do that at Lyngsat.com (https://www.lyngsat.com/hd/america.html). Odds...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-26-2017, 06:47 AM
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Posted By DrDon
Some members have requested reinstatement to this...

Some members have requested reinstatement to this thread and have agreed to abide by the instructions set out in the first post. I've reinstated them on the promise I won't regret it.

As always,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-25-2017, 07:51 PM
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Views: 1,696,534
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
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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.

Posts deleted....
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-25-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 131
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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: 263
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: 9,239
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: 9,239
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: 263
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: 503,451
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
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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
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Views: 194,908
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
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Views: 556,093
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
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Views: 556,093
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: 15,868
Views: 556,093
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: 131
Views: 1,892
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: 44,859
Views: 2,447,364
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
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Views: 194,908
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
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Views: 194,908
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
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Views: 194,908
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
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Views: 194,908
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?...
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