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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-31-2014, 09:31 AM
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Posted By jackets
Looking good. During the first few days they had...

Looking good. During the first few days they had lots of colorful rotating prisms on the edges of the screen. Ooh, look at us, we're in HD! :rolleyes: Now the prisms are sometimes still there but...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-15-2014, 07:18 AM
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Posted By jackets
WETM announced last night that their local news...

WETM announced last night that their local news will be in HD, starting today. Gotta check it out.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-17-2014, 11:53 AM
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Posted By jackets
Three weeks later, and they are still working on...

Three weeks later, and they are still working on it...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-27-2014, 09:02 AM
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Posted By jackets
WETM is currently in the process of upgrading...

WETM is currently in the process of upgrading their local news operation to HD. It's about time.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-19-2013, 10:20 AM
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Posted By jackets
No issue with my SA8300HD here in Elmira. I...

No issue with my SA8300HD here in Elmira.

I got a letter from TWC a few weeks ago saying that sometime soon they will be dropping all of the analog channels and going digital-only. End of an era.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-18-2012, 07:01 AM
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Posted By jackets
Quote:Originally Posted by brives81...

Quote:Originally Posted by brives81 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/22034515)

you beat me to the comment. WENY did switch their local new...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-17-2012, 11:21 AM
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Posted By jackets
Quote:Originally Posted by bidger...

Quote:Originally Posted by bidger http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/22027508)

I did talk to a WETM exec the day before locals went live on DirecTV...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-06-2010, 10:19 AM
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Posted By jackets
Quote:Originally Posted by TriLevelSync...

Quote:Originally Posted by TriLevelSync http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18577992)

I suspect that it's a timing issue, but I can't rule out other...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-29-2010, 07:59 AM
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Posted By jackets
It's Elmira Time Warner Cable, direct through...

It's Elmira Time Warner Cable, direct through coax. Channel 4 on the cable (analog, not digital). No set top box or OTA.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-26-2010, 12:10 PM
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Posted By jackets
Sometimes WENY-ABC goes to a weird...

Sometimes WENY-ABC goes to a weird green-and-purple picture (which looks like a negative), such as during the last several minutes of FlashForward on 4/22. Does anyone know what is going on here?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-16-2010, 07:24 AM
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Posted By jackets
Whatever was going on with WENY is mostly...

Whatever was going on with WENY is mostly cleared up now.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-13-2010, 08:04 AM
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Posted By jackets
I'm really getting annoyed with WENY (ABC) on...

I'm really getting annoyed with WENY (ABC) on channel 4 (analog) on TWC. For the last several days the picture has been regularly freezing for a few seconds every minute or two. It's really annoying...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-22-2009, 01:31 PM
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Posted By jackets
Over the weekend I was in the waiting room at a...

Over the weekend I was in the waiting room at a car repair place on the Miracle Mile in Horseheads. They have a little "rabbit ears" tv there. It had a digital converter box on it and it was pulling...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-27-2009, 01:59 PM
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Posted By jackets
Quote:Originally Posted by mdavis10...

Quote:Originally Posted by mdavis10 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15927393)

WENY, you rock! I never thought this day would come.


Yes,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-17-2009, 01:53 PM
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Posted By jackets
The Star-Gazette is reporting that WENY-CBS will...

The Star-Gazette is reporting that WENY-CBS will be up on the cable on Thursday morning at 2am, on channel 12 and 701. WENY-ABC will be up in a couple of weeks, maybe, when parts arrive, on channel...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-09-2009, 05:53 AM
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Posted By jackets
I heard both WETM and WENY state during their...

I heard both WETM and WENY state during their newscasts that they plan to convert to digital broadcasting on 2/17 regardless of whether the date is pushed back.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-29-2009, 08:01 AM
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Posted By jackets
Quote:Originally Posted by I want my HD...

Quote:Originally Posted by I want my HD http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15674685)

Time-Warner called the station late yesterday to say it wasn't...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-27-2009, 07:15 AM
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Posted By jackets
I guess they are in a hurry to get the analog...

I guess they are in a hurry to get the analog signal going so that TWC will bump off WBNG and then there will be no chance of getting the WBNG HD signal until June....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-14-2009, 05:03 PM
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Posted By jackets
WENY is running their ads again which show a...

WENY is running their ads again which show a bunch of winky-blink lights on a control panel and concrete being poured. Then at the end it says to expect more "in 2009"....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-13-2009, 08:23 AM
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Quote:Originally Posted by bidger...

Quote:Originally Posted by bidger http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15541285)

My guess is that it would involve invoking a new contract for the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-12-2009, 09:41 AM
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Posted By jackets
Quote:Originally Posted by cjmorse...

Quote:Originally Posted by cjmorse http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15524815)

Is anyone aware of when Elmira/Horseheads TWC will start...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-07-2009, 08:33 AM
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Posted By jackets
Quote:Originally Posted by sustorm...

Quote:Originally Posted by sustorm http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15476348)

It seems like a lot of local stations are waiting to last minute to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-31-2008, 09:30 AM
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Posted By jackets
I saw in the newspaper article that WENY will be...

I saw in the newspaper article that WENY will be starting up a 7pm newscast on the CBS channel. Maybe that is what the cryptic reference to "news" in the print ad referred to.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-29-2008, 08:00 AM
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Posted By jackets
Quote:Originally Posted by mdavis10...

Quote:Originally Posted by mdavis10 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15389071)

January 1st is almost here and I haven't seen any indication of...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-17-2008, 10:06 AM
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Posted By jackets
Quote:Originally Posted by KML-224...

Quote:Originally Posted by KML-224 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15314666)

You mean that WENY-TV wanted WIVT-TV off of the cable system?

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