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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-06-2014, 06:19 PM
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Posted By GVR_Old_Tech
Free to someone: I have a new-in-the-box...

Free to someone:

I have a new-in-the-box Radio Shack branded VHF / FM antenna I'd like to give to someone. The box doesn't have a model or part number on it but it was marketed as their top of...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-02-2014, 05:45 PM
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Posted By GVR_Old_Tech
The manned weather station for this area WAS...

The manned weather station for this area WAS based at the Piedmont Triad International Airport, PTIA, which has a Greensboro address.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-11-2014, 04:25 PM
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Posted By GVR_Old_Tech
One person''s heaven is another person's hell. I...

One person''s heaven is another person's hell. I rarely watch sports, enjoy both local and network evening news, watch the CW about as much as I watch CBS, NBC and ABC. I know of people that daily...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-09-2013, 05:05 PM
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Posted By GVR_Old_Tech
Good luck getting OTA sub-channel guides on...

Good luck getting OTA sub-channel guides on DISH.

I have a VIP-222K receiver with the optional dual tuner. The receiver is programmed to display the OTA main, sub and satellite channel guides....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-09-2013, 02:29 PM
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Posted By GVR_Old_Tech
OK, my prvious post sort-of went off base...

OK, my prvious post sort-of went off base somehow regarding my opinion of te sound quality of WXII's 6 PM local newscast. I did not mean it as a criticism of Laney Pope's ability, it was meant to be...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-03-2013, 04:24 PM
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Posted By GVR_Old_Tech
WXII, channel 12, is trying to intrude on WGHP's...

WXII, channel 12, is trying to intrude on WGHP's 10 PM local news monopoly. WXII has been advertising 10 PM news on 12-2 for the last few weeks. I haven't seen one of WXII's 10 PM broadcasts so I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-31-2012, 03:06 PM
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Posted By GVR_Old_Tech
Problems were reported in Foryseth and Davidson...

Problems were reported in Foryseth and Davidson counties as well. The issue is the touchscreen needs recalibration. It has taken some time to spread the word throughout the polling places but I've...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-26-2012, 05:56 PM
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Posted By GVR_Old_Tech
Here is a link to some Apollo 11 video footage...

Here is a link to some Apollo 11 video footage restored by NASA: http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/hd/apollo11.html

You will need Quicktime to view the footage.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-29-2012, 04:12 PM
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Posted By GVR_Old_Tech
I haven't seen anyone mention it so I thought...

I haven't seen anyone mention it so I thought I'd give a big THANK YOU to channel 8 for broadcasting a half hour summary of their hour long 6 o'clock news.

I like the pacing of the half hour...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-29-2012, 03:59 PM
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Posted By GVR_Old_Tech
Children like adults, are awake or asleep all...

Children like adults, are awake or asleep all through the day or night. Right or wrong, there are many children that have to accomodate the adult(s) schedule by moving between baby sitter and home...
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