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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-22-2011, 07:59 PM
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Posted By Richard Winfeld
Is KATU ever going to broadcast their syndicated...

Is KATU ever going to broadcast their syndicated shows in HD? Other local Portland stations have been doing this for years, but Ch. 2 still broadcasts SD versions of shows produced in HD like Live...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-15-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,583
Posted By Richard Winfeld
Talking about "very heavy" battery packs is just...

Talking about "very heavy" battery packs is just changing the subject - are they really claiming that modern HD equipment is much more unwieldy? When I first subscribed to Dish Network they had a...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-30-2009, 09:59 PM
Replies: 874
Views: 110,530
Posted By Richard Winfeld
Abu Dhabi practice on Speed-TV looked good, but...

Abu Dhabi practice on Speed-TV looked good, but not quite HD-good. I thought the quality of the in-car cameras looked about as good as the trackside cameras, though.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-05-2009, 06:53 PM
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Posted By Richard Winfeld
Quote:Originally Posted by Richard Winfeld...

Quote:Originally Posted by Richard Winfeld http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17269381)

When is KATU going to get the ability to show syndicated...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-29-2009, 04:38 PM
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Views: 864,404
Posted By Richard Winfeld
When is KATU going to get the ability to show...

When is KATU going to get the ability to show syndicated programs in HD?

Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune were two of the first shows to be delivered to local stations in HD but Portland viewers...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-22-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 685
Views: 37,329
Posted By Richard Winfeld
I have sampled a few moments here and there from...

I have sampled a few moments here and there from Jay's new show out of curiosity (I'm not a fan). I think it's surprisingly bad, but I'm probably not the best judge, since I thought his Tonight Show...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-19-2009, 12:54 AM
Replies: 874
Views: 110,530
Posted By Richard Winfeld
Quote:Originally Posted by RichardL...

Quote:Originally Posted by RichardL http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17166685)

Many of the cars now carry HD in car cameras and even though its...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-18-2009, 11:19 PM
Replies: 8,715
Views: 864,404
Posted By Richard Winfeld
I lost all the VHF channels here in Salem at the...

I lost all the VHF channels here in Salem at the switchover, but I only have a CM bow-tie UHF antenna. I bought it years ago when I didn't know some channels would be switching back to VHF. I had to...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   02-17-2009, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,247
Posted By Richard Winfeld
Quote:Originally Posted by jcorwin...

Quote:Originally Posted by jcorwin http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15844152)

I read an interview with Bertram van Munster, the show's producer,...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   02-15-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,247
Posted By Richard Winfeld
Executive Producer Betram Van Munster has said...

Executive Producer Betram Van Munster has said not to expect The Amazing Race to switch to high definition anytime soon: "I don't think it's a priority. We're just happy to continue making the show...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-31-2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,897
Posted By Richard Winfeld
Try out your new glasses here - Here is a...

Try out your new glasses here -

Here is a YouTube music video:
YouTube - Golden "Shine" 3D HD Music Video - Superbowl 3D - Colorcode (TM) compatible anaglyph...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-02-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8,715
Views: 864,404
Posted By Richard Winfeld
Quote:Originally Posted by ridgefamus...

Quote:Originally Posted by ridgefamus http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15436490)

Your options with Dish may be limited. Didn't they just drop...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-01-2009, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8,715
Views: 864,404
Posted By Richard Winfeld
I wasn't too concerned about losing the KPDX...

I wasn't too concerned about losing the KPDX signal, since I rarely watch that channel anyway, but now I've had problems getting KATU here in Salem the past couple of days. I tuned in to watch the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-17-2008, 09:35 PM
Replies: 8,715
Views: 864,404
Posted By Richard Winfeld
So some Portland stations can't run their crawl...

So some Portland stations can't run their crawl for weather closings over an HDTV picture? KATU is downgrading prime time to 4:3 SD with a crawl. Last night Letterman was shown in 4:3 SD on KOIN...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-16-2008, 12:27 AM
Replies: 8,715
Views: 864,404
Posted By Richard Winfeld
Quote:Originally Posted by scowl...

Quote:Originally Posted by scowl http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15080247)

ABC/ESPN is set up to broadcast a limited number of college games in...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-15-2008, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8,715
Views: 864,404
Posted By Richard Winfeld
The Cal @ OSU football game today was not high...

The Cal @ OSU football game today was not high definition on KATU-DT, in fact, I had seen earlier this week on the ESPN/ABC College Football web site that it was not listed as an HD broadcast... but...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   09-12-2008, 11:55 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 16,505
Posted By Richard Winfeld
I just received this blu-ray disc from Amazon...

I just received this blu-ray disc from Amazon today and sampled scenes in both letterbox and Smilebox - and I like them both! I can't decide my favorite yet. They both look great projected on my 92"...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-18-2008, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3,931
Views: 489,900
Posted By Richard Winfeld
Quote:Originally Posted by jweagle77...

Quote:Originally Posted by jweagle77 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/13124663)

Just to save you some possible install headeaches ,I believe you...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-15-2008, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3,931
Views: 489,900
Posted By Richard Winfeld
I know we are not supposed to talk too much...

I know we are not supposed to talk too much about prices here, but I just wanted to say that when I decided to go with the 861 I was surprised to find that some of my most trusted online sellers had...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-05-2007, 12:58 AM
Replies: 8,715
Views: 864,404
Posted By Richard Winfeld
Yes, lots of break-ups and pixelization on KOIN...

Yes, lots of break-ups and pixelization on KOIN again tonight for me as well. I didn't notice any major dips in signal strength, which was running about 87. They've got problems!
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-22-2007, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1,654
Views: 180,292
Posted By Richard Winfeld
Today's summary judgement against Canon leaves...

Today's summary judgement against Canon leaves Nano-Proprietary holding all the cards in their negotiations. It sounds like Canon basically lost all rights to use the technology and is back to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-31-2007, 11:23 PM
Replies: 8,715
Views: 864,404
Posted By Richard Winfeld
I was listening to KOIN 6pm news on my car radio...

I was listening to KOIN 6pm news on my car radio and heard them make the announcement, and I thought, whoa... did I just hear them say what I thought they said? I was looking forward to checking it...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-12-2006, 02:18 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 14,472
Posted By Richard Winfeld
I'm watching the prime time overnight replay on...

I'm watching the prime time overnight replay on KGW Portland (OTA). Looks great! So much better than Athens, where the gymnasts and divers were macroblock representations of human forms whenever...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-21-2006, 01:02 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 70,687
Posted By Richard Winfeld
Must Conan talk about how he looks like the...

Must Conan talk about how he looks like the Prime Minister of Finland every single night? It's always the first thing he mentions when he gets to the desk.

I am so sick of the same jokes, that...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-20-2005, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8,715
Views: 864,404
Posted By Richard Winfeld
Well, we in the Portland area on Sunday...

Well, we in the Portland area on Sunday afternoon are stuck watching Buffalo play San Diego in grainy SD while the CBS national spotlight game is undefeated Indianapolis at Cincinnati in HD......
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