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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-18-2014, 10:53 AM
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Posted By eacalhoun
Was hoping for WeatherNation :(

Was hoping for WeatherNation :(
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-29-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7,910
Views: 678,736
Posted By eacalhoun
According to the FCC database, WCIV and WMMP -...

According to the FCC database, WCIV and WMMP - effective today - have swapped callsigns. WCIV is now transmitting on ch 36 - virtual ch 36; WMMP is now transmitting on ch 34 - virtual ch 4. Again,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-11-2014, 11:33 AM
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Views: 617,300
Posted By eacalhoun
Fox46 ND Has Left the Building After only...

Fox46 ND Has Left the Building

After only being on the job for a little over a year, the FOX46 News Director has left the building. Probably has nothing to do with their "trend-setting" news...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-29-2014, 10:52 AM
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Posted By eacalhoun
Les Moonves had to tip his waiter?

Les Moonves had to tip his waiter?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-13-2014, 07:24 PM
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Posted By eacalhoun
In later years, Bob, I would hear my Dad's...

In later years, Bob, I would hear my Dad's arrival home when he would open the car door - before removing the key - and the door buzzer (unlike today's chime) would manifest it's audible and visual...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-07-2014, 10:29 AM
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Posted By eacalhoun
I won't say the NAB is corrupted - but I kind of...

I won't say the NAB is corrupted - but I kind of agree with SpencerKarter. I do think the NAB's "Free TV" ads they've been running out the wazoo are disingenuous to the viewer - the NAB is NOT...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-25-2014, 06:49 AM
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Views: 678,736
Posted By eacalhoun
It Appears WCIV Will Go Dark

The FCC has approved the sale of Albritton Communications (owner of WCIV) to Sinclair Broadcast Group (owner of WMMP and via a "sidecar" deal, WTAT). Since ownership of WCIV would put Sinclair over...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-11-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 9,058
Views: 617,300
Posted By eacalhoun
For some reason, February and November are easy...

For some reason, February and November are easy to remember - so much so I often think those are the ONLY sweeps months. Thus, I forget about May and July. Are February and November more coveted or...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-10-2014, 02:13 PM
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Posted By eacalhoun
I just checked NewsBlues ...

I just checked NewsBlues

http://www.newsblues.com/

and - indeed - it's SWEEPS through July 30.

So hide the remote, check your disaster safety kit, and head for the hills :D
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-25-2014, 10:40 AM
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Views: 617,300
Posted By eacalhoun
A win for big corporate media like Les Moonves...

A win for big corporate media like Les Moonves (CBS), NBCUniversal (who's huge footprint is poised to get bigger with the T-W Cable merger), et al...

A (continued) loss for the consumer, i.e.,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-30-2014, 10:26 AM
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Posted By eacalhoun
Could WCIV Go Dark? If Sinclair's proposed...

Could WCIV Go Dark?

If Sinclair's proposed $985 million purchase of Allbritton Communications (owners of WCIV-4 ABC) can be completed and approved, the result could be three current Allbritton...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-27-2014, 10:47 AM
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Views: 617,300
Posted By eacalhoun
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by tylerSC http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/486246/charlotte-nc-ota/7800#post_24762871)

They have apparently cancelled the Point...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-26-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11,415
Views: 1,016,213
Posted By eacalhoun
Back to the DMA boundary discussion... I...

Back to the DMA boundary discussion...

I have heard/thought that residential retail shopping destinations play a role in which DMA a county lands. For example, I live in Morganton, NC in Burke...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-29-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 11,415
Views: 1,016,213
Posted By eacalhoun
NOAA Weather Radio (NWR) Must Abandon Sauratown...

NOAA Weather Radio (NWR) Must Abandon Sauratown Mountain?

I just read on the Raleigh National Weather Service (NWS) website that effective May 30, the NWS has been requested to remove its NWR...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-27-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9,058
Views: 617,300
Posted By eacalhoun
Oh, boy, here we go...

Oh, boy, here we go http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/rolleyes.gif

Eric
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-11-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10,639
Views: 1,018,176
Posted By eacalhoun
WSPA-7 has also been promoting "The Andy...

WSPA-7 has also been promoting "The Andy Griffith" show on for its sister station WYCW. Can't believe TylerSC missed this!
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-04-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9,058
Views: 617,300
Posted By eacalhoun
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by tylerSC http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/486246/charlotte-nc-ota/6990#post_24157658)

WCCB was known as FOX Charlotte so they...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-03-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9,058
Views: 617,300
Posted By eacalhoun
My 17-year-old son does NOT like WJZY's 10pm...

My 17-year-old son does NOT like WJZY's 10pm news - like ANY individual's tastes, one person doesn't represent the entire demographic, but he and I were both equally complaining about their...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-24-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 9,058
Views: 617,300
Posted By eacalhoun
Is it not possible for the sales staff at TV...

Is it not possible for the sales staff at TV stations to get out and "pound the pavement" a little harder to make up for revenue shortfalls instead of balancing station budgets on the backs of...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-13-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 59,257
Posted By eacalhoun
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by blackcap93 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/549252/boone-hickory-nc-charter/480#post_24071214)

HD channel changes effective...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-08-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9,058
Views: 617,300
Posted By eacalhoun
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by evan237 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/486246/charlotte-nc-ota/6840#post_24047162)

I would think WCNC would have to know they...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-06-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9,058
Views: 617,300
Posted By eacalhoun
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by bdfox18doe http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/486246/charlotte-nc-ota/6540#post_23909664)

Yep.. I grew up between Kings Mountain...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-22-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10,639
Views: 1,018,176
Posted By eacalhoun
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by LMckin http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/322947/greenville-sc-hdtv/9960#post_23855999)

I just notice that ETV channel 38 WNEH-DT...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-13-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9,058
Views: 617,300
Posted By eacalhoun
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by tylerSC http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/486246/charlotte-nc-ota/6480#post_23831883)

I think they feel there is an audience for...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-21-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9,058
Views: 617,300
Posted By eacalhoun
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ejb1980 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/486246/charlotte-nc-ota/6420#post_23757670)

If the channel has an OTA signal in a...
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