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Forum: Audio Gear   09-18-2014, 11:57 AM
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Posted By jtrippe
FS: Onkyo TX -NR 609 $275

Selling an Onkyo TX NR 609 7.2 surround, apps, upconversion with HD radio ad on accessory and brand new Netgear Wi-Fi dongle. Asking $275 plus shipping. PM me for pictures or more info. Great...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-11-2014, 07:17 PM
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Posted By jtrippe
Montgomery, AL - HDTV

A lot of cities have a similar or even worse station set ups than Montgomery. At least we don't have big mountains or hills to contend with. However, all of Montgomery stations are not out of town. ...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-10-2014, 02:43 PM
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Posted By jtrippe
Sorry for the confusion on the attic mount. ...

Sorry for the confusion on the attic mount. Actually, WSFA is the VHF channel. All others are UHF. That's another area where the CM 4228 comes into play. It will pick up WSFA's frequency. I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-10-2014, 05:49 AM
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Posted By jtrippe
The problem with that antenna is that it's really...

The problem with that antenna is that it's really made for outdoor or attic mount. I think you would need a pole and tri-pod for that antenna. You seem to indicate that you're looking for an indoor...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-09-2014, 03:37 PM
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Posted By jtrippe
Anyone local looking for a surround sound...

Anyone local looking for a surround sound receiver. I upgraded and am trying to get rid of my Onkyo TX-NR609 (7.2, HDMI upconversion, internet apps) with wifi dongle and HD radio tuner add-on. PM...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-09-2014, 03:33 PM
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Posted By jtrippe
Antenna type and placement is always trial and...

Antenna type and placement is always trial and error as every location is different. I recommend trying as many antennas as you can and seeing which gets you the best signal on the stations you...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-08-2014, 09:42 AM
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Posted By jtrippe
Since you live near the middle of town you may...

Since you live near the middle of town you may get by on an indoor multidirectional antenna (not the Terk or coathanger) with an amp. I've used an indoor Terk in the Somerset neighborhood and it...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-07-2014, 11:07 AM
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Posted By jtrippe
Raycom and DirecTV have reached an agreement so...

Raycom and DirecTV have reached an agreement so if you have DirecTV you should see WSFA very soon.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-07-2014, 11:06 AM
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Posted By jtrippe
The CM 4228s are great antennas. I've installed...

The CM 4228s are great antennas. I've installed one in my old house, in my new house and for several people at work and people in my family with great success everywhere in the Montgomery area. I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-02-2014, 12:11 PM
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Posted By jtrippe
U-verse hasn't made it to the Montgomery area...

U-verse hasn't made it to the Montgomery area yet. I was able to get a good deal to stick with Brighthouse. I have 10 meg service. the best ATT offers in my area is 6 meg.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-26-2014, 11:53 AM
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Posted By jtrippe
In my case I want the Onkyo to do the up scaling...

In my case I want the Onkyo to do the up scaling to 1080p. Do I set to through or bypass?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-27-2014, 08:55 PM
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Posted By jtrippe
Thanks! Will probably make the switch. We can...

Thanks! Will probably make the switch. We can save $20 when bundled with our Directv service.


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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-24-2014, 02:17 PM
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Posted By jtrippe
Montgomery, AL - HDTV

Anyone here have ATT internet in the Redland/Elmore Co. area? If so, what speeds and how is the service? I'm looking at getting the 6 meg service. We stream movies but no gaming.

Also, I'm...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-04-2014, 03:10 PM
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Views: 389,018
Posted By jtrippe
I changed the screen format setting on my Sony...

I changed the screen format setting on my Sony to play full screen when the source has a different aspect ratio than the TV. That worked for me. Most DVDs and Blu-ray's will have the same aspect...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-04-2014, 08:41 AM
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Views: 389,018
Posted By jtrippe
Quote:Originally Posted by Selden...

Quote:Originally Posted by Selden Ball http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1450585/official-sony-bdp-s1100-bdp-s3100-and-bdp-s5100/2160#post_24158439)


Is...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-04-2014, 08:21 AM
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Posted By jtrippe
Quote:Originally Posted by Selden...

Quote:Originally Posted by Selden Ball http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1450585/official-sony-bdp-s1100-bdp-s3100-and-bdp-s5100/2160#post_24158303)

Lois...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-04-2014, 07:35 AM
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Posted By jtrippe
What setting do I need to use to watch 4:3 DVDs...

What setting do I need to use to watch 4:3 DVDs in 16:9? I usually watch blu-rays but started watching the Lois and Clark series on DVD. The menu is wide screen but each episode is 4:3 I thought...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-04-2013, 09:53 AM
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Posted By jtrippe
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by raistline http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1322401/onkyo-tx-nr609-tx-nr509-tx-sr309-thread/3690#post_23699697)

The only BT...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-04-2013, 08:31 AM
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Posted By jtrippe
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by lurch0101 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1322401/onkyo-tx-nr609-tx-nr509-tx-sr309-thread/3690#post_23682076)

Is UTB-1 the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-23-2013, 12:14 PM
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Posted By jtrippe
I would get a splitter that specifies that it...

I would get a splitter that specifies that it reduces signal loss. You're going to lose some anyway. You may need a pre-amp because it's in the attic.


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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-21-2013, 07:21 AM
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Posted By jtrippe
WSFA has good signal strength on VHF 12. I think...

WSFA has good signal strength on VHF 12. I think the 4228 may work better in his situation and with the landscape of Montgomery locals. At least that is my experience in our local market. I've...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-21-2013, 07:15 AM
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Views: 389,018
Posted By jtrippe
My 5100 won't remember the network settings and...

My 5100 won't remember the network settings and makes me rerun network settings about once a day. Is there a fix for this?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-20-2013, 02:38 PM
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Posted By jtrippe
Does your new antenna pick up VHF?

Does your new antenna pick up VHF?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-20-2013, 12:20 PM
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Posted By jtrippe
You need an antenna that can pick up VHF and UHF...

You need an antenna that can pick up VHF and UHF like the Channel Master 4228. WSFA is VHF while the rest are UHF. I get all Channels on a 4228 with preamp in my attic in the Redland area. It's...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-19-2013, 09:44 AM
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Views: 389,018
Posted By jtrippe
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mdavej http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1450585/official-sony-bdp-s1100-bdp-s3100-and-bdp-s5100/1230#post_23644557)
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