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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-14-2015, 12:33 PM
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Posted By foxeng
From this response, it sounds like you may be...

From this response, it sounds like you may be talking about the letterbox within the 4:3 area displayed on a 16:9 screen where you have black bars all around. In that case there is not much we can...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-12-2015, 01:12 PM
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If you mean receive, then most TV's can "zoom"...

If you mean receive, then most TV's can "zoom" the picture up, and some can "stretch" the picture. Both have drawbacks. The zoomed picture cuts off the top and bottom of the picture loosing picture...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-10-2015, 08:04 PM
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Posted By foxeng
We have Grit TV.

We have Grit TV.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-09-2015, 06:48 PM
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The way we are doing it, I can't really tell any...

The way we are doing it, I can't really tell any difference. The new encoders helped a lot. We weren't running that much bandwidth on Antenna TV to start with so that left more than enough buffer for...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-09-2015, 09:23 AM
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Posted By foxeng
Yes, we added This TV on Tuesday afternoon at...

Yes, we added This TV on Tuesday afternoon at 2:30pm (it is co-owned by our parent company). This has been in the works for almost a year. I don't know when or if This8.3 is to be added to the local...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-01-2015, 06:48 AM
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Posted By foxeng
Happy 2015 to all from FOX8 WGHP!

Happy 2015 to all from FOX8 WGHP!
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-25-2014, 09:31 AM
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Posted By foxeng
Wishing you and yours a Merry Christmas from your...

Wishing you and yours a Merry Christmas from your friends at FOX8 WGHP, The Piedmont News Station!
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-23-2014, 08:48 AM
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Posted By foxeng
It is a MUCH different business than it was in...

It is a MUCH different business than it was in the 90's and you would not recognize Hearst today. The people I have talked to at the local Hearst in my market tell me of the vast differences. It is...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-17-2014, 04:36 AM
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Posted By foxeng
I would be careful here. You are treading into an...

I would be careful here. You are treading into an area that unless you work for a station, you really have no idea what the dynamics are of these kinds of decisions. From the viewpoint of a viewer,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-16-2014, 09:03 AM
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Posted By foxeng
Doug, It is so simple. Isn't it?! :D

Doug,

It is so simple. Isn't it?! :D
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-28-2014, 05:49 AM
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Posted By foxeng
Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at FOX8 WGHP!

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at FOX8 WGHP!
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-21-2014, 08:33 AM
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Posted By foxeng
Not sure how the stations there are doing it, but...

Not sure how the stations there are doing it, but we send the AFD code for letterbox and the receiver D* is using at the local collection point then changes the aspect to letterbox and it should stay...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-10-2014, 09:26 AM
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Posted By foxeng
Technically it has already started. You won't see...

Technically it has already started. You won't see any ads until after first of the year at the earliest. After that, who knows? The political parties are just now trying to figure out what to do...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-29-2014, 11:27 AM
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Posted By foxeng
For those of who either are from the eastern part...

For those of who either are from the eastern part of the state or have homes there, Skip Waters, Meteorologist for WCTI channel 12 has unexpected passed away of natural causes. He was 61. He was out...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-29-2014, 11:24 AM
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Posted By foxeng
I was also under that belief as well. I checked...

I was also under that belief as well. I checked with our sale department and they confirmed they can't refuse now.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-28-2014, 01:01 PM
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Posted By foxeng
Not going to happen. Congress passed a law to do...

Not going to happen. Congress passed a law to do it. Congress smelled money and the rest is history.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-28-2014, 01:00 PM
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Posted By foxeng
Yes. Even with the lowest price point on the rate...

Yes. Even with the lowest price point on the rate card, as required by election laws. You can't refuse them. That is law too.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-27-2014, 11:54 AM
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Posted By foxeng
Parameters haven't been issued yet on how the...

Parameters haven't been issued yet on how the repacking would be done or the channels to be deleted. How can you have an auction, if you don't know what you are selling/bidding? Won't surprise me if...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-27-2014, 07:19 AM
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Posted By foxeng
That is exactly what it is.

That is exactly what it is.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-18-2014, 11:38 AM
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Posted By foxeng
It says your card is fine. The issue is with WMC....

It says your card is fine. The issue is with WMC.


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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-18-2014, 11:35 AM
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Posted By foxeng
For those interested, the truck race today is on...

For those interested, the truck race today is on 8.2 due to other sports commitments on 8.1


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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-15-2014, 11:43 AM
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Posted By foxeng
We currently do not locally flag anything for...

We currently do not locally flag anything for non-recording. To my knowledge, Antenna TV doesn't either.

To answer your question, yes, 8.1 and 8.2 are transmitted on the same signal. If you...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-10-2014, 02:50 PM
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Posted By foxeng
Deborah D. McAdams / 10.03.2014 02:14 PM ...

Deborah D. McAdams /
10.03.2014 02:14 PM

LG Launches U.S. Sales of 4K OLED TVs
Starting at just under $10,000
...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-09-2014, 11:29 AM
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Posted By foxeng
CALM was a solution looking for a problem. TV...

CALM was a solution looking for a problem. TV audio really sucks now. We went from having the best audio in the market, loudness and fidelity wise to now sounding just as crappy as everyone else.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-08-2014, 08:16 AM
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Posted By foxeng
Sinclair and Technicolor Do ATSC 3.0 4K...

Sinclair and Technicolor Do ATSC 3.0 4K Over-the-Air Broadcast
First U.S.-based demonstration
LOS ANGELES— Sinclair Broadcast Group and Technicolor delivered an...
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