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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-24-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1,846
Views: 59,180
Posted By DrDon
Posts containing profanity and racial slurs...

Posts containing profanity and racial slurs removed, as well as quoting and referring posts.

Remember, this is an all ages, races and religions board.
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-23-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 534
Posted By DrDon
Threads merged and retitled.

Threads merged and retitled.
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-22-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 112
Posted By DrDon
Already have a thread going:...

Already have a thread going: http://www.avsforum.com/forum/34-hdtv-programming/1913177-happyish-sho.html
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-21-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11,963
Views: 1,188,598
Posted By DrDon
Not to mention planes. I didn't NEED a yagi to...

Not to mention planes. I didn't NEED a yagi to pick up Cincinnati stations when I lived in Florence. I needed the narrow beam so the planes that landed over my house didn't mess up my reception :D
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-21-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11,963
Views: 1,188,598
Posted By DrDon
That's the problem with a meter that's calculated...

That's the problem with a meter that's calculated on error correction and not actual signal quality. If it's so bad it CAN'T use error correction, then the amount of error correction goes to zero and...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-20-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11,963
Views: 1,188,598
Posted By DrDon
TiVo tech support vs actual local engineer? I'm...

TiVo tech support vs actual local engineer? I'm going with Gary every time.

Call it whatever you want, but IIRC, most of those "signal meters" simply display the reverse of the amount of error...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-20-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By DrDon
The point is probably to burn off ad contracts...

The point is probably to burn off ad contracts that were signed before the cancellation was announced. I'm guessing a number of those advertisers were sold an annual bulk on all of the O&Os. Might be...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-17-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By DrDon
Please keep topic titles specific. See my edit.

Please keep topic titles specific. See my edit.
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-15-2015, 03:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By DrDon
Please put a location in the title of ALL antenna...

Please put a location in the title of ALL antenna help threads. See my edit. As mentioned above, read the sticky. If you cannot post your TVFool link, PM me and I'll do it for you. Also check your...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   04-15-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 594
Posted By DrDon
Stop the bickering.

Stop the bickering.
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-14-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 437
Posted By DrDon
Pulled into the NBC affiliate for my routine...

Pulled into the NBC affiliate for my routine Friday segment, two weeks ago, to find one of those big-ass, flatbed-transported dumpsters eating up the parking lot. Filled to overflowing with all kinds...
Forum: HD Radio   04-13-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 96
Posted By DrDon
Radio Disney to be syndicated on HD subchannels

http://www.radioink.com/article.asp?id=2916425&spid=24698
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-13-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 119
Posted By DrDon
Wrong section. See the sticky notes. Thanks.

Wrong section. See the sticky notes. Thanks.
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-10-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 437
Posted By DrDon
I remember when I sold broadcast video gear...

I remember when I sold broadcast video gear walking into stations using those pneumatic automated machines. Man, what a noisy mess. I had to bite my tongue at the antiquated gear in some of those...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-10-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 437
Posted By DrDon
Yeah, but quite a lot of it is rather recent. To...

Yeah, but quite a lot of it is rather recent. To the topic, it hasn't been ten years since I had 6 VCRs catching prime-time programming, I'd make my notes and haul the tapes into the studio where my...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-10-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 437
Posted By DrDon
One of my first engineering jobs in radio was...

One of my first engineering jobs in radio was winding "carts." Radio carts are like 8-tracks in they're the same size and they're both loop tapes. It's just that radio carts don't have the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-10-2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 8,257
Views: 563,330
Posted By DrDon
Let's keep to the topic, folks. As mentioned,...

Let's keep to the topic, folks. As mentioned, this is about the Channel Master DVR+, not about building homebrew antennas. We have whole sections for that sort of stuff.

Thanks
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-09-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 87
Posted By DrDon
Please read stickies before posting. Thread moved.

Please read stickies before posting. Thread moved.
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-09-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 437
Posted By DrDon
Uhm.. a simple search on Google and at Amazon...

Uhm.. a simple search on Google and at Amazon showed plenty of each still available. Maybe I don't understand your question. Since the technology is nearly obsolete, there's no reason to invest in...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-07-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 598
Views: 18,943
Posted By DrDon
I realize I'm a bit biased but you could spend $0...

I realize I'm a bit biased but you could spend $0 and listen to the game on the radio.
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-06-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 452
Posted By DrDon
Topic title edited. Next time, read the stickies...

Topic title edited. Next time, read the stickies before posting. Saves YOU time.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-05-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,200
Posted By DrDon
Thread moved.

Thread moved.
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-03-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 286
Posted By DrDon
Link added to first post.

Link added to first post.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-02-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 90
Posted By DrDon
Since this appears to be an issue with a specific...

Since this appears to be an issue with a specific television set, I've moved and retitled the thread.
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-01-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 598
Views: 18,943
Posted By DrDon
WGN = Local television station in Chicago. CW...

WGN = Local television station in Chicago. CW affiliate.
WGN America = cable network that used to be a simulcast of WGN way back in the day. BUT... WGN America cannot carry WGN programming that's...
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