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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-19-2016, 11:22 AM
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Posted By eacalhoun
You may or may not realize that CBS is moving...

You may or may not realize that CBS is moving from low power WILM to a sub-channel of full-power WWAY on Jan 1. This will get you a stronger CBS signal in Calabash, though you note that WBTW is your...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-10-2016, 12:55 PM
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Posted By eacalhoun
The Little Rascals - I wonder how many...

The Little Rascals - I wonder how many (unfiltered) episodes the PC police will block from airing? :mad:
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-02-2016, 09:56 AM
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Posted By eacalhoun
It will be this channel - given the video on the...

It will be this channel - given the video on the website, it seems WHKY is their first affiliate.
http://www.trinitychannel.com/
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-25-2016, 12:52 PM
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Posted By eacalhoun
TEGNA (Gannett) is offering "early retirement...

TEGNA (Gannett) is offering "early retirement plans" in order to save on the higher salaries of veteran employees by either not replacing them, or replacing them with younger, lower-paid talent. From...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-12-2016, 11:50 AM
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Posted By eacalhoun
WJZY's signal has been good for me in Valdese, NC...

WJZY's signal has been good for me in Valdese, NC - no amplification at 35 miles away.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-22-2016, 10:34 AM
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Posted By eacalhoun
You bring up "TV memories" I had long forgotten....

You bring up "TV memories" I had long forgotten. You mentioned "Super Password" not being carried by channel 36 (WPCQ at the time I think). However, it was carried by WHKY-TV for its entire run, I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-06-2016, 06:09 AM
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Posted By eacalhoun
Just reading some documentation on antenna...

Just reading some documentation on antenna installation from Solid Signal. When I read "anything over channel 12 is considered UHF", I cocked my head sideways like a dog reacting to a strange noise...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-05-2016, 12:25 PM
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Posted By eacalhoun
Just a forum observation - nothing like a network...

Just a forum observation - nothing like a network affiliation shake-up to activate discussion after some 15 months of a dormant Tri-Cities forum :) As I and another North Carolinian posted on the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-02-2015, 12:22 PM
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Posted By eacalhoun
Okay, engineers - I got this from an online...

Okay, engineers - I got this from an online "inside-the-biz" website and was wondering if you could elaborate on the memo of this CE (chief engineer) at WSTM-WTVH in Syracuse. It's regarding the FCC...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-26-2015, 11:54 AM
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Posted By eacalhoun
Seriously looking at cutting the cord, though...

Seriously looking at cutting the cord, though I've been an OTA viewer (to supplement DISH) for many years. FYI, my current DISH setup is getting the OTA signal through my DISH receiver and the OTA...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-14-2015, 11:31 AM
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Posted By eacalhoun
That deal has expired and just recently TiVO has...

That deal has expired and just recently TiVO has changed their website. I believe the "lifetime service" often seen advertised with TiVO products was officially named Product Lifetime Service (PLS) -...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-14-2015, 11:03 AM
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Posted By eacalhoun
Bob, I know you're not a proponent of preamps and...

Bob, I know you're not a proponent of preamps and I don't disagree with you. However, how about long cable runs from the antenna, plus throw in a 2 or 3-way splitter to further weaken the signal? In...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-13-2015, 01:00 PM
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Posted By eacalhoun
Can Internet and OTA Share the Same Cable? ...

Can Internet and OTA Share the Same Cable?

Because I want to avoid drilling additional holes in a nearly-new home, can my OTA signal and incoming Charter Cable (Internet only) share the same cable...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-05-2015, 08:34 AM
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Posted By eacalhoun
Yep, thanks Trip!

Yep, thanks Trip!
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-05-2015, 08:27 AM
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Posted By eacalhoun
Interesting - I always thought the 3-hr E/I...

Interesting - I always thought the 3-hr E/I programming requirement was "per station", not "per channel". So if a station has two sub-channels (plus its main, of course), it must air 9 hours of E/I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-25-2015, 11:15 AM
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Posted By eacalhoun
It would seem that Troutman's departure from WCCB...

It would seem that Troutman's departure from WCCB was not amicable - she mentioned what seemed to be her entire resume - except WCCB when she was introduced on Monday. I am trying to remember if Anna...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-08-2015, 10:46 AM
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Posted By eacalhoun
Breaking News - Media General to Acquire...

Breaking News -

Media General to Acquire Meredith Corp.

http://www.wsj.com/articles/media-general-to-buy-meredith-corp-for-2-4-billion-1441709372

I wonder what the new combined companies...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-06-2015, 02:22 PM
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Posted By eacalhoun
Audrina Bigos is also leaving :( - Bob, can't...

Audrina Bigos is also leaving :( - Bob, can't you disable her car on her last day at work, have it towed, something?

http://media.wccbcharlotte.com/images/054Audrina+Bigos+Bio+Gallery+Pictures.jpg
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-28-2015, 11:10 AM
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Views: 683,571
Posted By eacalhoun
I can probably kiss WYFF reception good-bye!

I can probably kiss WYFF reception good-bye!
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-20-2015, 05:33 AM
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Posted By eacalhoun
Ok, I am moving in about a month and I would like...

Ok, I am moving in about a month and I would like to have a slightly different antenna setup at my new home. I have already run a TV fool report, but has anyone had any experience with a signal meter...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-07-2015, 12:25 PM
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Posted By eacalhoun
I, too, am puzzled by WCNC's drop. Has the Belo...

I, too, am puzzled by WCNC's drop. Has the Belo to Gannett transition been the culprit? The new Gannett graphics? Gannett did put Stuart Watson out to pasture - is there any other longtime...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-25-2015, 05:42 AM
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Posted By eacalhoun
WSOC (9.2) and WHNS (21.2) -- the last OTA...

WSOC (9.2) and WHNS (21.2) -- the last OTA weather that I can receive, soon to RIP. :(

It was great while it lasted!
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-19-2015, 11:47 AM
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Posted By eacalhoun
I am a weather geek and still miss the weather...

I am a weather geek and still miss the weather channel formerly on WCCB, the one WCNC had several years ago, and will miss Accu-Wx on WSOC. However, I understand these guys (the engineers) and their...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-02-2015, 11:43 AM
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Posted By eacalhoun
I am a huge weather junkie and own multiple wx...

I am a huge weather junkie and own multiple wx radios - I'm old school and it's more reliable than weather apps. And don't be offended by my helps here - in other words I don't want to come across as...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-11-2015, 04:52 AM
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Posted By eacalhoun
MeTV Gets Into the Radio Business: ...

MeTV Gets Into the Radio Business:

http://www.tdogmedia.com/2015/02/introducing-metv-the-radio-station.html

I wonder if they will launch more radio stations across the country or offer the...
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