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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-12-2016, 02:33 PM
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Posted By blackcap93
ABC Family (channel 55 [SD]/760 [HD]) is now...

ABC Family (channel 55 [SD]/760 [HD]) is now known as Freeform.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-02-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 541
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Posted By blackcap93
WGN America is now available in the Spectrum...

WGN America is now available in the Spectrum Select tier on channel 82(SD) and 736 (HD).
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-06-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10,278
Views: 666,903
Posted By blackcap93
It appears MHz Networks is replacing its...

It appears MHz Networks is replacing its Worldview service with an Internet-only subscription service, effective tonight at 11:59pm EST.
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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-28-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10,278
Views: 666,903
Posted By blackcap93
ESPN telecasts of NFL games are carried on local...

ESPN telecasts of NFL games are carried on local TV only by stations serving the DMA in which the teams are physically located, with the exception on the Packers, whose ESPN games are also carried in...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-28-2015, 02:42 AM
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Views: 666,903
Posted By blackcap93
Channel 9 will show that game.

Channel 9 will show that game.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-20-2015, 05:32 PM
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Views: 61,229
Posted By blackcap93
RFD TV is now available on channel 108 (SD)/735...

RFD TV is now available on channel 108 (SD)/735 (HD) in the Spectrum Gold tier.

NBC Universo is now available on channel 205 (SD)/743 (HD) in the Spectrum Silver Tier.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-01-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 10,278
Views: 666,903
Posted By blackcap93
46.3 has a 16:9 aspect ratio. Programming shot in...

46.3 has a 16:9 aspect ratio. Programming shot in 4:3 is shown in its true aspect ratio with pillarboxing.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-24-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 8,447
Views: 778,265
Posted By blackcap93
The Gaston County system mentioned above may have...

The Gaston County system mentioned above may have been the system serving unincorporated areas of Gaston County, other than those areas served by Charter's predecessors. My mother subscribed to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-24-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8,447
Views: 778,265
Posted By blackcap93
My first cable service in my name was with Jones...

My first cable service in my name was with Jones Intercable in Olathe, KS (Independence, MO headend) on a 37-channel, 300 MHz all-coax system. A fiber-optic overlay and upgrade effectively doubled...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-24-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8,447
Views: 778,265
Posted By blackcap93
I believe Jones Intercable served Kings Mountain,...

I believe Jones Intercable served Kings Mountain, a portion of which is in Gaston County. Jones Intercable sold that system a number of years before Glenn Jones sold the company to Comcast, and the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-24-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8,447
Views: 778,265
Posted By blackcap93
Thanks, I got those two mixed up. I was only in...

Thanks, I got those two mixed up. I was only in northern VA for a few months in 1989 before moving to KC. Hopefully I've got my facts straight concerning the KC area systems...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-24-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8,447
Views: 778,265
Posted By blackcap93
When my family first subscribed to cable TV...

When my family first subscribed to cable TV around 1980 or so, the local cable system used one of these converters:
...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-17-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10,278
Views: 666,903
Posted By blackcap93
Channel 28, WGTB-CD, is owned by Victory...

Channel 28, WGTB-CD, is owned by Victory Christian Center of Charlotte.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-17-2015, 02:34 AM
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Views: 666,903
Posted By blackcap93
Channel 28 broadcasts from the Fox tower on Old...

Channel 28 broadcasts from the Fox tower on Old Willis School Road north of Dallas and from the tower on Hood Road.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-08-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8,447
Views: 778,265
Posted By blackcap93
The whole process of each of the TWC systems...

The whole process of each of the TWC systems going all-digital is sure going in slo-mo compared to Charter, which converted the system in my area in a single overnight 19 months ago.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-08-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8,447
Views: 778,265
Posted By blackcap93
That'll free up your TV's tuner for tuning into...

That'll free up your TV's tuner for tuning into local broadcast channels, too.
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-31-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3,734
Views: 338,070
Posted By blackcap93
RedZone is coming in fine for me.

RedZone is coming in fine for me.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-19-2015, 10:16 AM
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Posted By blackcap93
The 25 mbps upload would be nice for those of us...

The 25 mbps upload would be nice for those of us in current Charter territory to have, given the complaints many posters in other forums have about the 4 mbps upload speed being a real PITA for them...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-16-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 8,447
Views: 778,265
Posted By blackcap93
From what I've seen, in the Dallas town limits,...

From what I've seen, in the Dallas town limits, the Alder Ridge subdivision off Robinson-Clemmer Road, Spencer Mountain Village subdivision, a portion of Lower Dallas Hwy. and the 1000 block of...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-15-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4,881
Views: 763,945
Posted By blackcap93
Remote Control Cold Reset 1. Apply AC power...

Remote Control Cold Reset

1. Apply AC power to the set-top.

2. Point the remote control at the set-top and press the SELECT key. The POWER LED on the front panel begins to flash slowly.

3....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-01-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10,278
Views: 666,903
Posted By blackcap93
MI-Connection, Comporium, and CoMPAS (Morganton...

MI-Connection, Comporium, and CoMPAS (Morganton city) won't be affected either way things go with the merger.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-30-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 10,278
Views: 666,903
Posted By blackcap93
What were the cable companies in Mecklenburg and...

What were the cable companies in Mecklenburg and surrounding counties back in the early and mid '90s? i wasn't living in the area then.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-30-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10,278
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Posted By blackcap93
WRAL was the first station to go on the air, on...

WRAL was the first station to go on the air, on July 23, 1996, under an experimental license at 100kW ERP; WBTV was the first station to transmit at the full maximum power of 1MW ERP, on September 4,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-30-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10,278
Views: 666,903
Posted By blackcap93
WRAL was the first to go on the air with a...

WRAL was the first to go on the air with a regular digital transmission. What I had posted about was some testing done in Charlotte in 1994. The OTA testing involved only random data; were any audio...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-29-2015, 07:57 PM
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Posted By blackcap93
Here's a little history: The Charlotte area...

Here's a little history:

The Charlotte area was chosen by the Advisory Committee on Advanced Television Service as the test site for the VSB digital transmission methods that would be eventually...
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