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Forum: HD Radio   09-14-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By machpost
I just found this, which might be somewhat...

I just found this, which might be somewhat helpful: http://www.radiolists.net/pipermail/broadcast/2009-June/035022.html
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-30-2016, 06:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 26,249
Posted By machpost
So has everyone but DirecTV dropped the ESPN...

So has everyone but DirecTV dropped the ESPN College Extra channels? RCN dropped them a few months ago. They weren't in HD and all the programming they carry is available on WatchESPN anyway, so it's...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-29-2016, 06:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 415
Posted By machpost
Yesterday, I got a message on my TiVo indicating...

Yesterday, I got a message on my TiVo indicating that my cable provider has dropped the ESPN College Extra channels from the lineup. They've seen little or no use since the end of basketball season,...
Forum: HD Radio   07-25-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By machpost
This is great news. Sangean makes some of the...

This is great news. Sangean makes some of the highest quality radios available today.
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-01-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,679
Posted By machpost
I think it's hilarious but it's clearly not for...

I think it's hilarious but it's clearly not for everybody. My wife can't stand it.
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-24-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 415
Posted By machpost
It's a nice addition, but on systems where it's...

It's a nice addition, but on systems where it's not in HD, I'd sooner watch these events on WatchESPN with my Apple TV.
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   04-04-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 843
Posted By machpost
I had my subscription interrupted for no clear...

I had my subscription interrupted for no clear reason in the middle of a long drive from Washington DC to Florida. It took multiple phone calls to get the radio properly working again. They had to...
Forum: HD Radio   10-10-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,834
Posted By machpost
All of the major AM radio stations in the DC area...

All of the major AM radio stations in the DC area that implemented HD Radio have since shut it off.
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-07-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4,191
Views: 210,393
Posted By machpost
Or The Sopranos. But each would occupy one of the...

Or The Sopranos. But each would occupy one of the top three places in my book.
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-09-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,696
Posted By machpost
I thought Joan Jett's performance with Nirvana...

I thought Joan Jett's performance with Nirvana was absolutely killer.
Forum: HD Radio   04-21-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,373
Posted By machpost
I own the Boston Acoustics Recepter Radio HD,...

I own the Boston Acoustics Recepter Radio HD, which was the very first consumer tabletop HD radio, and the sound quality is really great for its size. I have nothing to compare it to, though, as far...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-12-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,092
Posted By machpost
I think the clean, flat minimalist simplicity of...

I think the clean, flat minimalist simplicity of the scorebug is far less of a distraction from the sporting event being covered, than the old graphics were.
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-31-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,092
Posted By machpost
I really like the look of the new scorebug, as...

I really like the look of the new scorebug, as well as the placement in the lower left corner. And at least when watching on MLB.tv, there is no ticker along the bottom or Fox Sports logo in the...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-28-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 310,036
Posted By machpost
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by bobby94928 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/971635/dish-network-hdtv/2550#post_24504852)

It will be here very soon!

...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-11-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 310,036
Posted By machpost
Has anyone seen a date yet for when Dish...

Has anyone seen a date yet for when Dish customers will have access to WatchESPN?
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-23-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 13,426
Posted By machpost
I found the 2.0:1 aspect ratio to be...

I found the 2.0:1 aspect ratio to be interesting. I wonder if the Univisium (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Univisium) movement has any chance of gaining widespread adoption. After doing a bit of...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-14-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 13,426
Posted By machpost
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by turls http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1455857/house-of-cards-netflix-original/90#post_24351918)

So is any hardware actually...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-30-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 14,383
Views: 1,610,821
Posted By machpost
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by carltonrice http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/793124/washington-dc-baltimore-md-hdtv/13620#post_24279313)

Has Sinclair...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-27-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By machpost
It feels like they've really overdone the...

It feels like they've really overdone the outdoor hockey thing this year with all the games, but as long as they keep filling up those baseball and football stadiums with exorbitantly-priced seats,...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-30-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 67,804
Posted By machpost
The new-look local info seems to be extremely...

The new-look local info seems to be extremely buggy. On the HD side, it's been going down for days at a time here in DC on RCN.
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-12-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 67,804
Posted By machpost
The Weather Channel received a pretty dramatic...

The Weather Channel received a pretty dramatic makeover today, including Local on the 8s. I'd compare it to the iOS6 to iOS7 transition, style-wise.
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   11-06-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 70,454
Posted By machpost
My wife and I have factory Sirius in both of our...

My wife and I have factory Sirius in both of our cars, an '09 Volvo C30 and a '11 Mustang convertible. While CDs and MP3s sound great in the Volvo, Sirius sounds really tinny. The talk/sports...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-27-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,152
Posted By machpost
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mdavej http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1459612/why-does-g4-tv-still-exist#post_23772669)

When I saw that lineup, I thought to...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-09-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1,951
Views: 235,174
Posted By machpost
I'm seeing more and more movies listed in the...

I'm seeing more and more movies listed in the EPG as HD on TCM. Right now, Singin' In The Rain is listed as HD, and it looks pretty good. Much better than the typical movie on TCM HD. Not sure if...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   08-25-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,649
Posted By machpost
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by STEELERSRULE http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1175040/mlb-games-on-sirius/30#post_23645818)

Well, it is about time. BUT FAR TOO...
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