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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-12-2015, 07:29 AM
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Posted By Theo1080
1080p can not be broadcast over the air. ...

1080p can not be broadcast over the air. Standard over the air is 480i, 720p ma 1080i.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-09-2015, 11:03 AM
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Posted By Theo1080
I confirmed that ESCAPETV is now in 4:3 from...

I confirmed that ESCAPETV is now in 4:3 from KATZ. We have changed WAXN 64.3 from 16:9 to 4:3 in keeping with transmitting what we receive.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-08-2015, 03:08 PM
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Posted By Theo1080
WSOC-TV has a translator on the Crowder's Mtn....

WSOC-TV has a translator on the Crowder's Mtn. tower. It is on RF Channel 30 @ 9KW ERP. It carries 9.5 and 64.5. The sign is required by law.

As far as ESCAPETV, WAXN-TV passes thur what we...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-31-2014, 09:12 AM
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Posted By Theo1080
Carolina Panthers game on Saturday is will be...

Carolina Panthers game on Saturday is will be shown by ESPN. Stations in Charlotte and Phoenix are allowed to show the game OTA. There is a bidding process. WJZY won the bid in Charlotte. It could...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-18-2014, 10:23 AM
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Posted By Theo1080
While WSOC would like to have HD at all of its...

While WSOC would like to have HD at all of its translator sites. The cost to do so would be high. We current receive WSOC-TV, we take the ASI stream and strip off WSOC-WX (9.2) and Mobile Handheld...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-17-2014, 06:20 AM
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Posted By Theo1080
We are on it, waiting on a part.

We are on it, waiting on a part.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-05-2014, 11:14 AM
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Posted By Theo1080
Duke Energy has told us they will be doing work...

Duke Energy has told us they will be doing work at Crowder's Mtn. The power will be cut from 1 to 3 hours Sunday morning, Dec 7th. WSOCTV-1, Shelby will be off the air doing this time. (9.5 and...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-01-2014, 05:53 AM
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Posted By Theo1080
Go to Tools>Options>Transport Stream Set for...

Go to Tools>Options>Transport Stream Set for manual BR below 20.0 MB/s or ATSC. There is no setting in our encoders that is above 19.38 MB/s. We can set audio, video, total service TS rate and...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-10-2014, 11:01 AM
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Posted By Theo1080
Since I work at a television station, it has...

Since I work at a television station, it has always been my policy not to question why other stations do what they do. I will say that GRIT comes down as 16x9. It, Bounce and Escape are all on the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-29-2014, 12:05 PM
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Posted By Theo1080
Here is the wording from ATSC A/65....Any...

Here is the wording from ATSC A/65....Any infromation concerning the ATSC DTV setup can be found at atsc.org standards A/65

ATSC – Advanced Television Systems Committee
CAT – Conditional...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-20-2014, 02:32 PM
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Posted By Theo1080
WRAL-HD was on Channel 32. side mount at 900' at...

WRAL-HD was on Channel 32. side mount at 900' at 50Kw. We used an Andrew ALS low power TV antenna and a heavily modify Harris SIGMA transmitter. First signal on the air was July 23, 1996 (see my...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-18-2014, 09:33 AM
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Posted By Theo1080
I placed the ESCAPE Promo reel on at 11:30am ...

I placed the ESCAPE Promo reel on at 11:30am Programming starts at 12 Noon. Program guide will start at 12 noon also.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-15-2014, 09:35 AM
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Posted By Theo1080
Bob, I can tell you are running 608 and 708...

Bob,

I can tell you are running 608 and 708 CC on 18.1& 18.2. The 608 is clean, stable....the 708, I can change text color, bg color, etc. It is also stable. Monitoring OTA on a LG Set at...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-15-2014, 03:32 AM
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Posted By Theo1080
RF repack in Charlotte. Stations that will...

RF repack in Charlotte.

Stations that will have to change channels:
WAXN
WUNG
WJZY
WMYT
WHKY

Stations that will not have to change channels:
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-13-2014, 01:56 PM
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Posted By Theo1080
True, I have no way of knowing about WBTV's...

True, I have no way of knowing about WBTV's plans. I do know the national kick-off time and date. Depending on what type of encoder they have, 3.3 should appear overnite Sunday. Some encoders you...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-13-2014, 01:03 PM
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Posted By Theo1080
WAXN will run the promo as soon as we get the...

WAXN will run the promo as soon as we get the hourly ID automated, thats why the bars are there. The promo is 20 seconds of the word ESCAPE flying around. Believe me you aren't missing anything. The...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-12-2014, 08:26 PM
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Posted By Theo1080
To answer the question about Grit TV and WBTV. ...

To answer the question about Grit TV and WBTV. Bounce, Escape TV and Grit TV are not only on the same satellite, they are on the same transponder. They are different services. Grit is running a...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-11-2014, 04:04 AM
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Posted By Theo1080
Seems to be a question of why I haven't responded...

Seems to be a question of why I haven't responded to post concerning WAXN. I was a pallbearer at an uncle funeral this weekend and that seem more important than this forum.

That being said, ...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-08-2014, 11:59 AM
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Posted By Theo1080
Not possible under the current ATSC, 8-VSB...

Not possible under the current ATSC, 8-VSB format. If we go to ATSC 3.0, a lot more possibility including UHD OTA (Its UHD, not 4K. 4K is a production standard, not a broadcast standard)
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-08-2014, 08:32 AM
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Posted By Theo1080
ASI - Asynchronous Serial Interface - Mostly, an...

ASI - Asynchronous Serial Interface - Mostly, an output of a video encoder carrying one or more compressed streams
TWTC - Time Warner TeleCom - Division/Spin off of TWC dealing mostly in point to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-08-2014, 08:01 AM
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Posted By Theo1080
Good luck. I will be down on the field for...

Good luck. I will be down on the field for pre-game. News wants to double fiber from the field to SNG lot.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-08-2014, 06:58 AM
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Posted By Theo1080
The issues with the Washington/New England game...

The issues with the Washington/New England game last night were at the uplink. They were unable to gives us a repair time. We had no choice but to go to ABC Net for 12 minutes.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-07-2014, 04:42 PM
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Posted By Theo1080
Are you saying YOU haven't complain or nobody in...

Are you saying YOU haven't complain or nobody in this FORUM has complain?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-07-2014, 07:04 AM
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Posted By Theo1080
Just to state once more, WAXN-TV broadcast getTV...

Just to state once more, WAXN-TV broadcast getTV as it is delivery to us. It comes to us as a 4x3, 480i feed. Contract states we MUST broadcast it that way. Same with ESCAPE TV, it will come to us...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-01-2014, 11:44 AM
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Posted By Theo1080
REPOST Starting August 18th, WAXN 64.3 will...

REPOST

Starting August 18th, WAXN 64.3 will start airing ESCAPE TV. The feed from Escape TV is 1080i, WAXN will air it at 480i..... It will be 16x9. Programing is targeted for woman 25-54. Its...
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