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Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   10-13-2005, 02:37 PM
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Views: 431
Posted By mainecooncat
I got a reply from Motorola and from the...

I got a reply from Motorola and from the director of telecommunications for the local cable company. Apparently problems #1 through #4 are caused by the Guideworks software (their web site has no...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   10-13-2005, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By mainecooncat
I've had a Motorola DCT-6412 for about 2 months...

I've had a Motorola DCT-6412 for about 2 months and have a number of problems that I'd like to see if other people are experiencing:

1. Series recordings set for a HDTV channel (e.g., local NBC)...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-08-2005, 11:17 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,654
Posted By mainecooncat
The local NBC affiliate (WJAC) out of Johnstown,...

The local NBC affiliate (WJAC) out of Johnstown, PA didn't even pass through the HDTV feed from NBC. It was shown in standard def on WJAC-DT. I had assumed that the broadcast wasn't in HDTV until I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-06-2004, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3,335
Views: 360,698
Posted By mainecooncat
Is anyone else losing sound on WJAC-DT (NBC)...

Is anyone else losing sound on WJAC-DT (NBC) through the new Adelphia HDTV service. I'm guessing it has been out at least 6 times that I've checked it over the last two weeks since I've had the HDTV...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-28-2004, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3,335
Views: 360,698
Posted By mainecooncat
I got the Adelphia HD service installed on...

I got the Adelphia HD service installed on Monday, September 20th, and have the NBC-HD (WJAC-DT), HDNet, HDNet Movies and ESPN-HD service. Adelphia is using the Motorola 6200 STB and is charging...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-17-2004, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3,335
Views: 360,698
Posted By mainecooncat
I'd agree 100% about the comments about Kathy...

I'd agree 100% about the comments about Kathy Smith and about WTAJ. She has been the best in the area at providing information about WTAJ's plans and problems with providing a HDTV signal OTA. The...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-05-2004, 09:05 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,749
Posted By mainecooncat
Adelphia in State College, PA = no HDTV...

Adelphia in State College, PA = no HDTV programming
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-21-2004, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3,335
Views: 360,698
Posted By mainecooncat
We bought the town home. The dicey part of the...

We bought the town home. The dicey part of the FCC law is that the roof and exterior of the town homes are still considered community property and the FCC rule doesn't allow the town home owner to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-21-2004, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3,335
Views: 360,698
Posted By mainecooncat
Paul & Tony's came out to install the dish and...

Paul & Tony's came out to install the dish and found that I can only receive the 101 satellite at my location. The 110 and 119 satellites are blocked by a tree. With all the HD programming now on...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-15-2004, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3,335
Views: 360,698
Posted By mainecooncat
Quote: Originally posted by slykens You...

Quote:

Originally posted by slykens
You want to speak with Kathy Smith at WTAJ about getting the CBS-HD feed from New York. I haven't pushed the issue but she sounded receptive to giving me a...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-15-2004, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3,335
Views: 360,698
Posted By mainecooncat
Thanks for the thorough update on the...

Thanks for the thorough update on the Altoona-Johnstown DMA. I just moved (about 3 1/2 weeks ago) to State College and am still waiting to get a DirecTV dish setup. It is set for install this...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-30-2004, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6,152
Views: 565,141
Posted By mainecooncat
I received the Channel Master 7777 pre-amp...

I received the Channel Master 7777 pre-amp Wednesday and quickly found out that the antenna location was most of the problem. I temporarily ran RG-6 cable upstairs and pointed the SqS out a 2nd...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-26-2004, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6,152
Views: 565,141
Posted By mainecooncat
I had exchanged a few emails in late January...

I had exchanged a few emails in late January with an engineer at Winegard about the Square Shooter and specifically picking up channel 3 (WBRA-DT). I'm about 14 miles from Poor Mountain and he...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-24-2004, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6,152
Views: 565,141
Posted By mainecooncat
I exchanged emails with Warren Electronics who...

I exchanged emails with Warren Electronics who sold me the Square Shooter and ended up ordering a Channel Master 7777 pre-amp. With that I should be able to get everything except for WBRA-DT which...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-23-2004, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6,152
Views: 565,141
Posted By mainecooncat
Quote: Originally posted by Ben:Gb So...

Quote:

Originally posted by Ben:Gb
So what do you think of your HD Tivo? I hear they are really hard to come by right now!


I was #33 on the list with Value Electronics and got one in the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-23-2004, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6,152
Views: 565,141
Posted By mainecooncat
I just got the new DirecTV HR10-250 Tivo box and...

I just got the new DirecTV HR10-250 Tivo box and hooked it up to a Winegard Square Shooter antenna. Unfortunately the only OTA digital station that it could pickup is WPXR (36-1) which comes in...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-05-2004, 10:34 PM
Replies: 6,152
Views: 565,141
Posted By mainecooncat
The current guide doesn't show the Masters on...

The current guide doesn't show the Masters on Thursday and Friday afternoon for WDBJ. I thought the HDTV feed was normally picked up in the first two rounds. Anyone know if WDBJ will be doing the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-18-2004, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6,152
Views: 565,141
Posted By mainecooncat
Quote: Originally posted by wdbjbob So...

Quote:

Originally posted by wdbjbob
So how does it look, folks?


I wish I could tell you. I'm in Blacksburg eargerly waiting for the 1st shipment of the High-Def Tivo boxes from DirecTV....
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-18-2004, 01:02 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 64,427
Posted By mainecooncat
Just using a zip code for Gaithersburg, MD in...

Just using a zip code for Gaithersburg, MD in antennaweb.org, the DC stations are nearly all around 167 degrees bearing while the Baltimore stations are mostly at 75 degrees bearing. Looking at the...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-18-2004, 12:57 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 64,427
Posted By mainecooncat
Quote: Originally posted by Wallet Boy But...

Quote:
Originally posted by Wallet Boy
But now I don't get the Baltimore channels anymore. I guess I need a rotor to get signals from both areas? Is that right?
If you haven't check...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-19-2004, 04:14 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 64,427
Posted By mainecooncat
Quote: Originally posted by Old Fogey This...

Quote:
Originally posted by Old Fogey
This preamp is operable over a supply voltage range of +12V to +22V DC and is therefore compatible with the power injected by satellite STB's for the DSB...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-18-2004, 03:05 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 64,427
Posted By mainecooncat
Quote: Originally posted by wward Where can...

Quote:
Originally posted by wward
Where can one be ordered? and did they have it hooked up or just on display?
Warren Electronics has them listed for sale at $99.72 plus shipping charges. The...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-18-2004, 11:04 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 64,427
Posted By mainecooncat
All the digital stations that I want to receive...

All the digital stations that I want to receive are in the same location (14 miles away) including the PBS affiliate at channel 3 with one exception. The ABC affiliate is 43 miles away on channel...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-17-2004, 10:09 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 64,427
Posted By mainecooncat
I'd also like to know if the Winegard...

I'd also like to know if the Winegard SquareShooter is anything more than advertising hype. The polar plots of the beam pattern seem too good to be true for something that is 16 inches by 16 inches....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-31-2003, 07:25 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 9,405
Posted By mainecooncat
I just added the Sat C kit to my DirecTV dish...

I just added the Sat C kit to my DirecTV dish (getting ready for the HD DirecTivo in a few months). Now I want to get and install an outdoor antenna for the digital OTA stations from Roanoke. I'm on...
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