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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-25-2015, 09:39 PM
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Posted By OTA Junkie
What hurt OTA viewer percentages? Is it the lure...

What hurt OTA viewer percentages? Is it the lure of cable or satellite program choices? Is it that people growing up today are conditioned to assume TVs must have Cable/Satellite? Is it that most...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-24-2015, 09:41 PM
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Posted By OTA Junkie
So If I understand, it would be the OFDM version...

So If I understand, it would be the OFDM version of say HDHomerun that would give you 3.0 on your current devices, and that both tuners would eventually be in TVs? until technology gets that down to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-24-2015, 02:00 PM
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Posted By OTA Junkie
Trip, I have heard that it was $$$, But what...

Trip, I have heard that it was $$$, But what makes OFDM more expensive besides transmitter inefficiency? Also can it be stuffed into a 6mhz channel? If so how does the industry plan on making the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-23-2015, 10:59 PM
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Posted By OTA Junkie
You won't catch me shelling out for a new HDTV or...

You won't catch me shelling out for a new HDTV or UHDTV until that tuner is in there unless I have a failure that causes me to have to purchase a new TV. I might be wrong but I don't believe there...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-11-2015, 10:12 PM
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Posted By OTA Junkie
rd, 21.1 and 21.2 were missing from Cox. I...

rd, 21.1 and 21.2 were missing from Cox. I switched over to the rooftop to watch 21.1 last night.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-11-2015, 03:15 PM
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Posted By OTA Junkie
David, Good to see your 21.1-21.2 post. Same...

David, Good to see your 21.1-21.2 post. Same thing happened to me yesterday. Guess I need to re-scan again today and see what happens.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-27-2015, 11:45 AM
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Posted By OTA Junkie
OK, so he hasn't posted lately is that better?...

OK, so he hasn't posted lately is that better? rdvegas is my way to know this group is still active :)
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-26-2015, 07:08 PM
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Posted By OTA Junkie
You've been so quiet RD. I wasn't sure.

You've been so quiet RD. I wasn't sure.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-26-2015, 04:55 PM
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Posted By OTA Junkie
Is this group still active? Post worked so I...

Is this group still active? Post worked so I guess so.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-02-2014, 04:57 PM
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Posted By OTA Junkie
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-01-2014, 07:42 PM
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Posted By OTA Junkie
Interesting Thanks!

Interesting Thanks!
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-30-2014, 09:15 PM
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Posted By OTA Junkie
Don't know, unless they figure a smart set would...

Don't know, unless they figure a smart set would be able to report back. Smart TVs are kind of cool but scary. I have a Vizio smart. A couple of weeks ago I powered it on. Up came a message that they...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-26-2014, 09:01 PM
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Posted By OTA Junkie
Yep CigarTimeRon. And If you go to paragraph 11...

Yep CigarTimeRon. And If you go to paragraph 11 it talks about two way capability to let broadcasters track who is watching. Big Brother continues to grow.
Broadcasters must be angry about all...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-26-2014, 05:31 PM
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Posted By OTA Junkie
NO TROLL HERE!!! But if the new ATSC broadcast...

NO TROLL HERE!!! But if the new ATSC broadcast standard is implemented in two years, we will all need a convertor box, or we need to buy a new TV for OTA. The tuners in our current HDTVs and in our...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-24-2014, 01:58 PM
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Posted By OTA Junkie
This was in the late 1970s. I was living outside...

This was in the late 1970s. I was living outside of Rochester NY. It was probably around 12:30-1:00am. I was flipping around the dial and saw The Tonight Show in progress. I knew it wasn't a local...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-09-2014, 08:25 PM
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Posted By OTA Junkie
My opinion is that they took the easy way out....

My opinion is that they took the easy way out. Moving 2.1s programs to 22.1 and Visa Versa would have been an engineering, or an operational nightmare, which ever one they chose. It would have been...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-08-2014, 04:44 PM
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Posted By OTA Junkie
You say RF2 maps to 21.1, 21.2, 21.3, 2.1, 3.2...

You say RF2 maps to 21.1, 21.2, 21.3, 2.1, 3.2 and 3.3?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-04-2014, 03:45 PM
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Posted By OTA Junkie
S, I know nothing about computer tuners. Sorry...

S, I know nothing about computer tuners. Sorry can't help there. You would think tuner basics would be the same. Maybe the tuner in Media Center doesn't like channel 2's signal quality. Did it work...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-04-2014, 03:14 PM
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Posted By OTA Junkie
Try setting your tuner to CH2. My converter box...

Try setting your tuner to CH2. My converter box says that CH2 is virtual 21.1. If so good luck. If you couldn't pick up CH3.1 before this re-scan happened, you can probably kiss 21.1 goodbye.
And...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-03-2014, 10:16 PM
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Posted By OTA Junkie
Probably because they would have had to put a new...

Probably because they would have had to put a new STL, and do a microwave dish realignment at the KSNV plant and at a new transmitter site in order to move NBC, COZI, and Antenna TV to a new...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-01-2014, 12:06 PM
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Posted By OTA Junkie
Don't take that speaker wire down yet. OK, So I...

Don't take that speaker wire down yet. OK, So I have a Digital Converter box. It gives a list of virtuals along with RF channels as it scans. I believe it showed virtual 21 as being on RF channel 2....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-14-2014, 02:40 PM
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Posted By OTA Junkie
Yes I am referring to old generation OLED. I got...

Yes I am referring to old generation OLED. I got my information from possibly one of those "OLED is on the way!" articles in a magazine. It talked about phosphor aging as well as suseptability to...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-14-2014, 02:38 PM
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Posted By OTA Junkie
Yes I am referring to earlier OLED before I read...

Yes I am referring to earlier OLED before I read this today. I got my original information from possibly one of those "OLED is on the way!" articles in a magazine. It talked about phosphor aging as...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-13-2014, 10:25 PM
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Posted By OTA Junkie
About LCD ageing gracefully. All I can tell you...

About LCD ageing gracefully. All I can tell you is that I have been around Plasma and LCD displays for years as a broadcast technician. We originally had plasma virtual monitor walls. That is where...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-13-2014, 07:58 PM
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Posted By OTA Junkie
Learn to read Weboh. ...

Learn to read Weboh.
http://money.cnn.com/2014/07/03/technology/plasma-tvs/index.html
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