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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-14-2009, 08:45 PM
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Posted By Jagergeek
Here's a great resource: ...

Here's a great resource:

http://www.silicondust.com/hdhomerun...#lineup_696223 (http://www.silicondust.com/hdhomerun/lineup_web/US:37343#lineup_696223)

But you won't find any HD channels in...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-19-2009, 09:59 PM
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Posted By Jagergeek
Comcast has been out in the recent past and...

Comcast has been out in the recent past and re-terminated everything.
I've scheduled a service call to deal with the missing channels - We'll see....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-17-2009, 10:09 PM
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Posted By Jagergeek
After years of consistent service - about 2...

After years of consistent service - about 2 weeks ago my cable modem started dropping badly - 3 new WAN IPs in 2 days. I swapped out modems and it's a bit better, but drops about once or twice a...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-17-2007, 09:42 PM
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Posted By Jagergeek
I live in the same area you do. First, you...

I live in the same area you do.
First, you should know that you can receive all local digital channels off-air for free. I'm doing this now to a Tivo Series 3 - which is nice because it integrates...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-12-2007, 08:43 PM
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Posted By Jagergeek
Quote:Originally Posted by maharg18...

Quote:Originally Posted by maharg18 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

Unfortunately it ends up being a lot of trouble and possible expense for...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-11-2007, 07:46 PM
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Posted By Jagergeek
Quote:Originally Posted by maharg18...

Quote:Originally Posted by maharg18 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

The programming must be original, it cannot simply be a copy of what is...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-09-2007, 09:06 PM
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Views: 215,515
Posted By Jagergeek
I find the explanation interesting regarding DTV...

I find the explanation interesting regarding DTV and children's programming. But according to the FCC, the requirement is that they must add 3 hours of children's / educational programming to the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-03-2006, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2,195
Views: 215,515
Posted By Jagergeek
According to their website - Channel 231 ...

According to their website - Channel 231

This is a one year deal only...for now.

Chattanooga is the only market that made this deal (among the other squabbling Freedom Comm/Comcast cities).
...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-15-2005, 06:26 PM
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Views: 215,515
Posted By Jagergeek
Tonight I noticed that WTCI is apparently...

Tonight I noticed that WTCI is apparently broadcasting the same HD concert on all 4 of their sub-channels (Cream Reunion Concert). This is insane because doing this makes the resolution crappy on...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-17-2005, 01:13 PM
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Views: 215,515
Posted By Jagergeek
From the comcast.com website: "Basic service...

From the comcast.com website:
"Basic service subscription is required to receive HDTV and premium HDTV channel requires subscription to underlying premium channel. "

So YES, you can connect your...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-16-2005, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2,195
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Posted By Jagergeek
I spoke with management at WTVC a while back. ...

I spoke with management at WTVC a while back.
It's really all about money - and you can bet they'll work things out before the Super Bowl. In fact - I'd predict they'll work things out before the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-31-2005, 09:01 PM
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Views: 215,515
Posted By Jagergeek
Actually - Comcast allows those channels to be...

Actually -
Comcast allows those channels to be "in the clear" on purpose - and I'm glad.
I'm receiving PBS-HD, WDEF, WRCB, and ESPN - plus a bunch of audio only music channels via an LG LST 4200A...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   04-05-2005, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By Jagergeek
You've pretty much summed up my situation. I...

You've pretty much summed up my situation. I guess the only reason I was hesitant to call DirecTV is because I've heard they are about to (later this year) come out with the next generation of HD...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   04-05-2005, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By Jagergeek
Bunkers - many thanks!!! That is exactly the...

Bunkers - many thanks!!!
That is exactly the kind of site I needed.

If I went with the avcast system - I would still need to pull additional RG6 from the demarc (outside) to the central...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   04-04-2005, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By Jagergeek
Thanks for the input - I had not considered the...

Thanks for the input - I had not considered the avcast type solution.

I really need to find a good and up to date FAQ on Dish Network receivers/dishes and installs. I'm "smarter than the average...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   03-31-2005, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By Jagergeek
I've "googled" till my eyes are crossed - read a...

I've "googled" till my eyes are crossed - read a lot of interesting articles and diagrams - but am still confused and am asking for some help.

I'm moving to a new house that was pre-wired with...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-10-2005, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2,195
Views: 215,515
Posted By Jagergeek
If you don't mind a big flat mesh of an antenna...

If you don't mind a big flat mesh of an antenna outside your house, I've heard the Channel Master Model 4221A or 4228 would be a good choice - paired with the 7777 pre-amp. I'm using the Wineguard...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-03-2005, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2,195
Views: 215,515
Posted By Jagergeek
Definitely sounds like a settings issue... Try...

Definitely sounds like a settings issue...
Try "fiddling" with your HD receiver settings.

Also - give it some time. I've seen some stations have technical issues with their HDTV side that affect...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-31-2004, 06:19 AM
Replies: 2,195
Views: 215,515
Posted By Jagergeek
Could it have to do with ABC being 720p? I know...

Could it have to do with ABC being 720p? I know it's an audio issue - but...

Also, WTVC seems to be "clumsy" with their HD signal. Recently, when they inserted a flood watch icon on the screen,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-21-2004, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2,195
Views: 215,515
Posted By Jagergeek
I got mine from Shields - they are a Wineguard...

I got mine from Shields - they are a Wineguard Dealer.

I doubt seriously if D* would install them. If you don't want to fool with installation then perhaps Shields could direct you to someone who...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-21-2004, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2,195
Views: 215,515
Posted By Jagergeek
Quote: Originally posted by AngiTN I'm on...

Quote:

Originally posted by AngiTN
I'm on Norvell, not too low but not all that high either. Man, antennaweb sure shows those tower closer to us. Right off Arrow or Dawn it seems. I can't...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-17-2004, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2,195
Views: 215,515
Posted By Jagergeek
What OTA receiver are you using? Much of...

What OTA receiver are you using?

Much of the Palisades area is in a hole and/or on the southeast slope of the mountain. While WDEF is fairly close to you (behind Pruett's). WRCB and WTVC are...
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-13-2004, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 281,781
Posted By Jagergeek
I started with this box when I first purchased...

I started with this box when I first purchased my HD capable TV a month ago. The picture is fantastic - no complaints.
However, it was buggy. Trying to scan for channels often resulted in the unit...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-13-2004, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2,195
Views: 215,515
Posted By Jagergeek
jimc705 - Great post - thanks for the...

jimc705 -

Great post - thanks for the links.
Actually, my Square Shooter is mounted outside and is used for HDTV reception only. I still use a VHF/UHF in the attic for analog locals.

Since...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-06-2004, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2,195
Views: 215,515
Posted By Jagergeek
Just a followup - After installing the CM...

Just a followup -

After installing the CM 7777 Pre-amp I can report absolutely no benefit.
In fact, before I installed it - I saw a 20% signal for WDSI - now I get ZERO.

Not sure why...
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