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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-28-2015, 01:59 PM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
There has been an on-going discussion about KNTV...

There has been an on-going discussion about KNTV having pixelation problems for the past few days on the local Yahoo HDTV Group - (https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/HDTV-in-SFbay/info). Several on...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-26-2015, 11:59 PM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
After a long period of steady, normal signals,...

After a long period of steady, normal signals, I'm finally seeing some changes. Yesterday signals from Walnut Grove were up, coming in stronger than usual. Then tonight everything's taken a nose...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-23-2015, 12:49 AM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
There are new channels coming from One Ministry...

There are new channels coming from One Ministry on channels 2 in San Jose, transmitting from Loma Prieta, and 5 in Monterey, plus there is a new channel 6 low power authorization for Healdsburg. ...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-19-2015, 04:25 PM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
The new location at the Clay-Jones building is...

The new location at the Clay-Jones building is about two and a half miles away to the northeast from here.

Larry
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-19-2015, 12:24 AM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
Now we get to watch for KTVJ channel 4, virtual...

Now we get to watch for KTVJ channel 4, virtual 12, to appear from Mt. Tam, and channel 3 to disappear and then reappear from it's new location here in San Francisco. It's going to be interesting to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-15-2015, 11:54 PM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
I've been surprised at how stable conditions have...

I've been surprised at how stable conditions have been for the past week or two. Signals have all been holding steady at about normal levels with no dips or increases day after day from all...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-15-2015, 06:11 PM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
ABC O&O's will be keeping Live Well on all of the...

ABC O&O's will be keeping Live Well on all of the .2 channels. KGO has to follow the orders of ABC Hq in NYC and have no choice in the matter. On April 15th all of the O&O's will be adding a new...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-15-2015, 12:57 AM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
dB, dBm, dBuV... all these different values make...

dB, dBm, dBuV... all these different values make my head spin, and they always have. I've never been able to get a handle on how the various dB values compare. It's just like when comparing...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-13-2015, 12:24 AM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
The small size of your new spectrum analyzer will...

The small size of your new spectrum analyzer will be great, as you say, for taking it with you wherever you go. Neat find!

I'm surprised that KKPX is strong enough to wipe out channel 40. 40...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-12-2015, 12:48 AM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
Another possibility is to do a 180 of what you...

Another possibility is to do a 180 of what you mentioned, pointing the antenna for best reception of 3 and 4, and getting 2 off the back. Isn't Loma closer to you than Mt. Tam?

The coverage map...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-12-2015, 12:31 AM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
I haven't seen any scenes with low light, like...

I haven't seen any scenes with low light, like you mentioned, so maybe I was watching only when the lighting was good. If I find a dark scene, I'll do another comparison. I don't watch SHIELD.
...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-11-2015, 12:42 AM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
Hi Keenan... I've been doing occasional...

Hi Keenan... I've been doing occasional comparisons of the Comcast picture vs the OTA picture and I really don't see a big difference. I haven't noticed any degradation of the signal on Comcast.
...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-10-2015, 01:01 AM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
Tim... You'll need to check each set before you...

Tim... You'll need to check each set before you buy it. Many sets allow you to "Add Digital Channels", some still do not. Some let you add a station manually, but most don't.

I have a Sony that...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-08-2015, 03:43 PM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
Of course it all depends on where you live. If...

Of course it all depends on where you live. If you're near the transmitter site, a coat hanger, or even a paper clip, will bring in beautiful HD pictures, but if you're a few miles away you'll need...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-06-2015, 12:12 AM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
- - - I haven't noticed any audio sync...

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I haven't noticed any audio sync problems OTA on KBCW, but I have on KPIX. During the local news, if they use a feed from KCBS/KCAL in L.A. the audio sync is off and is quite noticeable. ...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-05-2015, 12:39 AM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
That shows that you build excellent antennas and...

That shows that you build excellent antennas and they do exactly what they're supposed to.

It's going to be interesting to see if the new one reacts the same as the old pair when you start seeing...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-05-2015, 12:34 AM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
Congratulations on your new tool and toy. You're...

Congratulations on your new tool and toy. You're going to have a lot of fun with it!

Larry
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-04-2015, 01:18 AM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
Channel 3's signal is slowly rising and is now...

Channel 3's signal is slowly rising and is now varying between 18 and 19 dB, so I've been able to take a look at the picture quality. I see an improvement on all 8 of the sub-channels compared to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-04-2015, 12:47 AM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
I'll have to wait to comment on the quality of...

I'll have to wait to comment on the quality of K03HY here. Conditions are doing that weird thing again where channel 3's signal is way down at cliff edge levels varying between 14 and 16 dB SNR...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-03-2015, 12:06 AM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
I've had a few times lately where it taken some...

I've had a few times lately where it taken some time to connect to AVS, but I haven't noticed any delay once I'm connected, including page 396. Wonder what's causing the problem.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-02-2015, 02:22 PM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
Here's an interesting article that mentions the...

Here's an interesting article that mentions the KXTV/KOVR and KCRA/KQCA towers at Walnut Grove:

https://medium.com/re-form/where-the-real-skyscrapers-are-hint-north-dakota-76b33694c99e

This...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-02-2015, 02:22 PM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
Here's an interesting article that mentions the...

Here's an interesting article that mentions the KXTV/KOVR and KCRA/KQCA towers at Walnut Grove:

https://medium.com/re-form/where-the-real-skyscrapers-are-hint-north-dakota-76b33694c99e

This...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-26-2015, 02:55 PM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
Thanks, Dave! I'll delete 15-2. Larry

Thanks, Dave! I'll delete 15-2.
Larry
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-26-2015, 12:48 AM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
Signal Update: About a week ago I reported that...

Signal Update: About a week ago I reported that the distant signals were all above normal levels for several days in a row here in San Francisco. The Walnut Grove stations that are normally...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-26-2015, 12:21 AM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
For stations that I don't receive my list is only...

For stations that I don't receive my list is only as good as the information received from viewers. Chuck said Cozi is on 15.1 and a Spanish program is on 15.2, so I just switched the two. ...
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