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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-24-2014, 07:56 PM
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Posted By Scooper
FYI - Couple days ago - Dish and Capital...

FYI - Couple days ago - Dish and Capital Broadcasting starting a retransmission dispute. The net result of this is that Capitol Broadcasting stations are currently off Dish (WRAL, WRAZ and WILM in...
Forum: HDTV Technical   10-31-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 872
Posted By Scooper
No difference in Video quality, except that your...

No difference in Video quality, except that your component will probably be limited to 1080i (not 1080p). You may also run into some DRM issues in some cases.
Forum: HDTV Technical   10-30-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By Scooper
Your simplest thing to do is to put the cable...

Your simplest thing to do is to put the cable tuner adapter on the coax input and keep your Dish receiver on the composite audio/video connectors - just like you're doing with Dish and your cable...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-14-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,272
Posted By Scooper
since when can a HOA board override the FCC on...

since when can a HOA board override the FCC on antenna reception issues ?
Not in my lifetime, at least....

Put up what you NEED for a proper VHF antenna and let the HOA board get stuffed.
And...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-14-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 779
Posted By Scooper
If there is a possiblity that satellite might in...

If there is a possiblity that satellite might in the plans for the future - I'd STRONGLY suggest using RG6 that has been swept to 3 GHz (rather than just 2.2 GHz). This way, you will be ready for...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-11-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 18,296
Posted By Scooper
Has to be with certain combinations of TVs, HDMI...

Has to be with certain combinations of TVs, HDMI swithes, and the reciever. I currently Have a Knivo 5 to 1 HDMI switch along with various other HDMI device and it's working fine with my older 32"...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-10-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,246
Posted By Scooper
Answers -

You do NOT need that 30db Amp - not helping and likely causing overloading problems.

The heck with the wife's desires - you want OTA reception - get a real antenna (some were suggested by other...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-12-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 15,338
Views: 1,584,977
Posted By Scooper
Anything new ?

Anything new ?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-02-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 15,338
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Posted By Scooper
+1 on that - if they would just come up with a...

+1 on that - if they would just come up with a standard plan that they would always follow....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-30-2014, 04:13 PM
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Posted By Scooper
Yes - but the subchannels are NOT on Dish and...

Yes - but the subchannels are NOT on Dish and probably not DirectTV.. No skin off my nose as I can (and often do) watch OTA almost as much as DBS. But HdMe's reception situation is probably not as...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-05-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 494
Posted By Scooper
Not practical if you have any size of cable...

Not practical if you have any size of cable subscription. IMO - your best alternative has already been presented - use a cable company supplied tuner (DVR or just digital /HDTV tuner) on either...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-24-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By Scooper
+1 on this is not possible !!! You will...

+1 on this is not possible !!!

You will absolutely have to use separate coax cable runs for anything on the cable plant and anything coming in OTA (TV/FM radio).. Anyone who has done any reading...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-09-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6,602
Views: 455,393
Posted By Scooper
Thank you Donald - that is sort of what I was...

Thank you Donald - that is sort of what I was alluding to. There are lots of approaches each having its own plusses and minuses, depending on what other equipment and the budget.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-08-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6,602
Views: 455,393
Posted By Scooper
I'm not saying it ethernet over powerline can't...

I'm not saying it ethernet over powerline can't be used - I'm just saying that some products don't play well with each other over the same powerlines. If you aren't using said products - you...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-08-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6,602
Views: 455,393
Posted By Scooper
Exactly - You need at least 2 adapters - one at...

Exactly - You need at least 2 adapters - one at your router, and one at the device.

be warned - there are some products that do not play well with each other as they are using the powerlines -
...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-13-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15,338
Views: 1,584,977
Posted By Scooper
TWC moved 5 and 50 from the RF channels they...

TWC moved 5 and 50 from the RF channels they were on (just above the 700MHz area) because Verizon LTE was causing interfernce on TWC boxes to them. So in essence, your TWC box needed to have the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-07-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 15,338
Views: 1,584,977
Posted By Scooper
5 and 50 are not available for Internet only

5 and 50 are not available for Internet only
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-06-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3,648
Views: 609,728
Posted By Scooper
Mine is still running. I'm using it as a Clear...

Mine is still running. I'm using it as a Clear QAM tuner for for TWC.

One dislike about it - it doesnot autoswitch formats based on SD aspect or HD / widescreen aspect.
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-05-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By Scooper
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mikepier http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1509128/any-easy-way-to-run-both-cable-and-ota-to-tv#post_24162821)


When HDTV's...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-04-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By Scooper
I think in the long run, you would be happier if...

I think in the long run, you would be happier if you acquired a 2nd tuner (for either OTA or cable) and didn't bother with the coax switch. Using the switch - every time you flipped it you would...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-19-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By Scooper
It allows you to record up to 2 TV shows from...

It allows you to record up to 2 TV shows from OTA channels at the same time. The only TV connection it supports is HDMI, but it also has a TOSLINK digital audio port. If you have an internet...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-15-2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 15,338
Views: 1,584,977
Posted By Scooper
Check your setup / wiring - it's fine for me in...

Check your setup / wiring - it's fine for me in YOUngsville.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-14-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 9,297
Views: 721,763
Posted By Scooper
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by veedon http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/393419/greenville-nc-hdtv/8910#post_24074929)

Yes, I know. And for a customer who has...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-14-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9,297
Views: 721,763
Posted By Scooper
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by veedon http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/393419/greenville-nc-hdtv/8910#post_24074225)

I don't think that TWC gives the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-14-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9,297
Views: 721,763
Posted By Scooper
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by veedon http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/393419/greenville-nc-hdtv/8910#post_24059176)

That won't last long. Right now the cable...
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