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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-20-2014, 04:47 PM
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Posted By TomCat
Two more points: 1) TVFool and the like are...

Two more points:

1) TVFool and the like are generic, and may not apply to your exact situation. They do not carefully use USFS relief maps to know how shaded you might be by the edge of a...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-20-2014, 04:39 PM
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Posted By TomCat
Why would "Mr. Antenna" put up an antenna that...

Why would "Mr. Antenna" put up an antenna that does not work properly?

Every reception site is a bit of a crap shoot, and to stay in business "Mr. Antenna" should try to bear down a little bit,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-19-2014, 07:39 AM
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Posted By TomCat
It also depends on the "quality" of your...

It also depends on the "quality" of your installation. I got < 2 Mb when installed. I complained to CL that less than 10% of "up to 20 Mb" somewhat violated what I thought I should be getting under...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-19-2014, 07:33 AM
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Posted By TomCat
That would be unexpectedly shocking news to the...

That would be unexpectedly shocking news to the FOX network, which owns KUTP. I am quite sure they do not want that to happen. It might, but they will replace it with something else.

The reason...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-19-2014, 07:25 AM
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Posted By TomCat
There are a lot of factors that go into PQ. Many...

There are a lot of factors that go into PQ. Many of the things that get in the way of PQ are due to the fact that signals get compressed during transmission to the viewer.

But assuming those...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-19-2014, 07:12 AM
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Posted By TomCat
Lets see if we can break this down just a little...

Lets see if we can break this down just a little bit.

An HD antenna is usually a better antenna if it is directional. These antennae you mention probably are somewhat directional, but not all that...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-29-2014, 07:56 PM
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Posted By TomCat
The DVR+ looks like it might be a good product....

The DVR+ looks like it might be a good product. CM has been making OTA DVRs for some time, and this seems to be the 3rd generation. Earlier gens were buggy. Maybe they got it right this time, but...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-08-2014, 11:42 AM
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Posted By TomCat
For those interested, the streaming app for FOX...

For those interested, the streaming app for FOX KSAZ ch 10 went on line today for testing, and should be available in a few days, although this is just rolling out and I am not sure if anything will...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-08-2014, 11:35 AM
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Posted By TomCat
I do not see this on DirecTV. KASW has...

I do not see this on DirecTV.

KASW has always notoriously had lots of little audio dropouts or mutes, but that has improved somewhat.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-19-2014, 03:33 PM
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Posted By TomCat
Quote:Originally Posted by Scott...

Quote:Originally Posted by Scott Oakley http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/451563/phoenix-az-hdtv/10800#post_24328971)



Quote:Originally Posted by Scott...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-06-2014, 06:40 PM
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Posted By TomCat
Quote:Originally Posted by Scott...

Quote:Originally Posted by Scott Oakley http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/451563/phoenix-az-hdtv/10800#post_24313948)

Thank you for a most excellent...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-03-2014, 11:14 PM
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Posted By TomCat
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by bobchase http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/451563/phoenix-az-hdtv/10770#post_24306985)

Scott,

I don't know about the Mulberry...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-01-2013, 01:40 PM
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Posted By TomCat
They have not persuaded Cox to carry Bounce...

They have not persuaded Cox to carry Bounce quite yet. They do have Movies!, however (45-2); the weight of FOX nationally was enough to get carriage for that one. BTW, Bounce has moved from 45-2 to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-29-2013, 01:20 PM
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Posted By TomCat
A rescan is always a good idea after changes,...

A rescan is always a good idea after changes, and since we are not told when changes occur, a regular rescan is a good idea.

While it will straighten out issues if things have changed, really the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-29-2013, 01:10 PM
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Posted By TomCat
Both will be available. Now that the dust...

Both will be available.

Now that the dust has settled, it might be a good time to rescan your tuners.

With this many subs, they could (and did) justify adding statmux processing, which should...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-24-2013, 01:30 PM
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Posted By TomCat
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by billium2000 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/451563/phoenix-az-hdtv/10620#post_23352081)

... I would rather not have an outside...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-24-2013, 12:17 PM
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Posted By TomCat
Good news: Movies! is now available on 45.2 OTA....

Good news: Movies! is now available on 45.2 OTA. It is 24/7 movies from the FOX library.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-18-2013, 07:11 PM
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Posted By TomCat
There are two things necessary for digital...

There are two things necessary for digital reception for ATSC.

One is actual raw signal level. While not nearly as important as it was for analog, you need to be 15 dB above the noise floor (20...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-30-2013, 06:22 PM
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Posted By TomCat
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by pbenjamin http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/451563/phoenix-az-hdtv/10590#post_23262548)

You're absolutely right. Ethics and...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-29-2013, 05:29 PM
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Posted By TomCat
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by dhett http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/451563/phoenix-az-hdtv/10590#post_23242256)

...Univision owns stations in 25 markets,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-29-2013, 04:59 PM
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Posted By TomCat
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by pbenjamin http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/451563/phoenix-az-hdtv/10560#post_23236375)

My two cents: If you bought your home...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-22-2013, 12:43 PM
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Posted By TomCat
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by reh523 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/451563/phoenix-az-hdtv/10560#post_23227778)

... Antennacraft® Colorstar C290 ......
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-22-2013, 12:17 PM
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Posted By TomCat
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by robertyknwt http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/451563/phoenix-az-hdtv/10560#post_23223868)

Thank you for your comprehensive...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-19-2013, 05:07 PM
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Posted By TomCat
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by robertyknwt http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/451563/phoenix-az-hdtv/10560#post_23220114)

Hi, I'm new to the forum, and looking...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-13-2013, 04:27 PM
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Posted By TomCat
Quote:Originally Posted by Mac The...

Quote:Originally Posted by Mac The Knife http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/451563/phoenix-az-hdtv/10530#post_23116745)

Well that was a brutal outage. I...
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