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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-06-2015, 01:20 AM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
I've got a new interesting situation. I bought a...

I've got a new interesting situation. I bought a new 24-inch Vizio TV for here in the computer room, replacing my small 7-inch Axion. I has "System" as one of the menu choices. When you select it,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-02-2015, 03:20 PM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
FREE ANTENNAS ----------------------------- ...

FREE ANTENNAS
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From "TV Technology":

TVFreedom.org and Antennas Direct will give away over 300 indoor digital broadcast TV antennas in San Francisco’s Chinatown on...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-01-2015, 12:32 AM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
I watched "America's Got Talent" tonight on KNTV...

I watched "America's Got Talent" tonight on KNTV and didn't see or hear any glitches. They appear to have their problem fixed again.

Larry
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-28-2015, 12:08 AM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
I wonder what's going on with KMMC channel 40. ...

I wonder what's going on with KMMC channel 40. It was back on a few days ago, but now it's off again. Maybe they found that they still had interference problems.

Larry
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-23-2015, 12:03 AM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
I have no idea what KGO is or is not doing with...

I have no idea what KGO is or is not doing with their translator. I can't receive it up here in the city.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-22-2015, 12:07 AM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
I checked both of them out and both sites look...

I checked both of them out and both sites look like they'd be helpful in my search for DX. Our trouble is that most of the channels are active around here and very little DX happens out this way. ...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-21-2015, 05:29 PM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
That 22 dB signal should keep the picture solid...

That 22 dB signal should keep the picture solid under most conditions, I think. I have no idea how much the signal will vary that far away, but here, 14 miles from Mt. Tam, KTVJ varies up and down...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-21-2015, 05:25 PM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
Sorry, but I can't remember what QSL map Chuck...

Sorry, but I can't remember what QSL map Chuck suggested. No, I just watch the scans from my HD Home Run receiver that occur every 15 minutes and look for unusual activity. When I saw the signals...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-20-2015, 11:26 PM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
Guess what locked in tonight... Yup, KNVN 24! ...

Guess what locked in tonight... Yup, KNVN 24!
Here's the HD Home Run scan printout:

SCANNING: 533000000 (us-bcast:24)
LOCK: 8vsb (ss=60 snq=50 seq=100)
TSID: 0x00FB
PROGRAM 1: 24.1 KNVN HD ...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-18-2015, 02:28 PM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
Yes, the channel 13 I'm receiving is strongest at...

Yes, the channel 13 I'm receiving is strongest at 130 degrees, so it must be KCBA from Salinas. It's still not strong enough... so far... to give me PSIP info and produce a picture. It's coming in...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-17-2015, 11:25 PM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
I took some pictures of my new antenna...

I took some pictures of my new antenna arrangement with the XG91, rotor, etc., today and I updated my antenna photo page tonight. If you're interested in seeing what I have up there in the air, take...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-17-2015, 10:17 AM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
I am getting a signal from K02QX, but it's only...

I am getting a signal from K02QX, but it's only 14-15 dB SNR, not strong enough to get PSIP info and produce a picture. I don't have any antenna for low VHF, so I'm receiving it on a 10 element high...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-17-2015, 12:02 AM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
FINALLY!! My antenna installation project is...

FINALLY!! My antenna installation project is complete!

I now have an Antennas Direct/Terrestrial Digital XG91 UHF antenna along with the Antennacraft Y-10-7-13 High VHF antenna 40 feet above the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-14-2015, 02:09 PM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
KTVJ looks fine here in San Francisco. It...

KTVJ looks fine here in San Francisco. It doesn't have the signal quality of K03HY, but I think that's because Keith is still using the channel 3 antennas on channel 4. Once he installs the channel...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-13-2015, 11:28 PM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
I was noticing the computer screen function a...

I was noticing the computer screen function a couple days ago on 3.4. At that time it was going through a series of commands and ended up with what looked like a puzzle piece from a jigsaw puzzle on...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-13-2015, 06:49 PM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
Channel 3 is off. Channels 2 (virtual 45) and 4...

Channel 3 is off. Channels 2 (virtual 45) and 4 (virtual 12) are now on.

Larry
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-13-2015, 06:36 PM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
All of my main antennas are tied down laying on...

All of my main antennas are tied down laying on the roof, except for the C5/CM4228 combination... nothing for low VHF... but with that I'm getting a 55% signal from K02QX on channel 2! I'm...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-10-2015, 12:57 AM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
FYI, the One Ministry stations (3 SF, 12 San...

FYI, the One Ministry stations (3 SF, 12 San Rafael, 27 Santa Rosa and 45 Mt. St. Helena) have recently added some new programming, moved some of the channels around and have dropped others.
...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-07-2015, 05:29 PM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
I get very strong mobile service signals on both...

I get very strong mobile service signals on both channels 16 and 17 here in the city. They show as 95 to 100% on my HD Home Run receiver.

LATV, do you know how far from San Francisco/Oakland...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-06-2015, 11:04 AM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
KEMO 50 (RF 32) has stopped sending PSIP...

KEMO 50 (RF 32) has stopped sending PSIP information from it's Sutro Tower transmitter, so I'm getting a strong signal but a "No Signal" notice on the screen.

This happened once before, a day...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-05-2015, 12:52 AM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
Of course 2.4 will be the exact same strength as...

Of course 2.4 will be the exact same strength as 2.3, but if you're only barely getting it, what's all this talk you've been giving us about not needing a good antenna? "Barely getting it" means you...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-02-2015, 09:46 PM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
I'm now getting 89 Mb download in San Francisco!...

I'm now getting 89 Mb download in San Francisco! Upload is still about 6 Mb.

Larry
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-02-2015, 01:25 AM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
KTVU 2.4 Buzzr seems to be fixed. I'm now...

KTVU 2.4 Buzzr seems to be fixed. I'm now receiving it on all of my receivers. They've got some really old game shows. "To Tell The Truth" is on now and Johnny Carson and a very young Betty White...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-01-2015, 04:14 PM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
Hmmm... something's not quite right with 2.4,...

Hmmm... something's not quite right with 2.4, apparently. I tried it on different TVs and some get the new 2.4 and some don't. On my Sony it's there with picture and sound. On my Panasonic it's...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-01-2015, 03:42 PM
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Posted By Larry Kenney
Channel Update: KTVU 2.4 is on the air. ...

Channel Update:

KTVU 2.4 is on the air. There's no programming yet, but it's supposed to be Buzzr, a new network for game shows that debuted today.

KTNC 42.2 is no longer Estrella for...
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