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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-07-2015, 11:38 PM
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Posted By blackcap93
They say Gastonia, due to their being in the...

They say Gastonia, due to their being in the 28056 ZIP code area.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-07-2015, 11:32 PM
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Views: 754,482
Posted By blackcap93
That varies on a system-by-system basis, as the...

That varies on a system-by-system basis, as the firmware and software are customizable to some extent to individual operator and local system requirements.

Also, each proposed software and...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-03-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 60,110
Posted By blackcap93
It looks like Sportsman Channel has won a...

It looks like Sportsman Channel has won a repreive (at least for now), but UP and World Fishing Network have been removed from the lineup.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-25-2015, 04:21 AM
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Posted By blackcap93
Charter is rolling out Motorola/Arris firmware...

Charter is rolling out Motorola/Arris firmware 34.05 and iGuide 79.59 - R29.6-1.r-1 to HD/DVR boxes in the area.

iGuide:

The occasional slowdowns during use as well as the near-lockup that has...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-25-2015, 01:25 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 60,110
Posted By blackcap93
As of March 3, 2015, World Fishing Network...

As of March 3, 2015, World Fishing Network (channel 313/831), Sportsman Channel (channel 315/833), and UP (channel 185/867) will no longer be available on Charter systems.

Also, Disney XD and MLB...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-25-2015, 12:51 AM
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Posted By blackcap93
This is the hard drive reset procedure for the...

This is the hard drive reset procedure for the DCX3510-M, taken from the installation manual:
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-14-2014, 06:12 PM
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Views: 641,038
Posted By blackcap93
This station used to be W16CF, before the station...

This station used to be W16CF, before the station changed from a TV translator license to a low-power TV license.

Low-power stations can transmit their own programming, unlike translators, which...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-31-2014, 07:51 AM
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Posted By blackcap93
It appears that there's an issue with the...

It appears that there's an issue with the localization equipment in Hickory for The Weather Channel HD, while the equipment for the SD channel is still working normally.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-16-2014, 10:42 AM
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Posted By blackcap93
It's also just about autumnal equinox time, too.

It's also just about autumnal equinox time, too.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-05-2014, 12:16 PM
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Posted By blackcap93
That sounds about right for the 3510.

That sounds about right for the 3510.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-05-2014, 02:54 AM
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Posted By blackcap93
Turn the box off, then press OK/SELECT within a...

Turn the box off, then press OK/SELECT within a few seconds to bring up the diagnostic menu.

Press the up or down arrow keys until "d13 DVR/HDD STATUS" is highlighted.

Press OK/SELECT to bring...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-05-2014, 12:56 AM
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Posted By blackcap93
I think the unit is set to warn of overtemp...

I think the unit is set to warn of overtemp conditions once the hard drive temperature reaches 60°C.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-05-2014, 12:14 AM
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Posted By blackcap93
The HDD temp on my unit woudld typically run at a...

The HDD temp on my unit woudld typically run at a temp of 50°C without the fan; with the fan, it's in the 30°-35°C range. I didn't had any performance issues with the HDD running hot, but I don't...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-04-2014, 11:59 PM
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Posted By blackcap93
Yes, that appears to be normal, plus the hard...

Yes, that appears to be normal, plus the hard drive can run hot too, so I've taken an old PC case fan, wired an AC adapter with 12VDC output to it, put the fan on top of the DCX, and plugged the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-04-2014, 03:09 AM
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Posted By blackcap93
The 3510 does have composite video output (yellow...

The 3510 does have composite video output (yellow jack), which can be sent to a VCR, but not S-Video output; here is the rear view:
...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-02-2014, 04:01 AM
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Views: 641,038
Posted By blackcap93
The Charlotte Terminal Doppler Weather Radar,...

The Charlotte Terminal Doppler Weather Radar, installed by the FAA, is in the area, off Miranda Rd. near Beatties Ford Rd.

http://www.erh.noaa.gov/gsp/tdwr/info/specs.html...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-19-2014, 04:11 PM
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Posted By blackcap93
In the SEC states, the SEC Network channels are...

In the SEC states, the SEC Network channels are in the Expanded Basic and Charter TV Select packages; elsewhere, the channels are on the Digi Tier 1 and Charter TV Silver packages.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-13-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 60,110
Posted By blackcap93
SEC Network is now on channels 310/804 (main) and...

SEC Network is now on channels 310/804 (main) and 311/805 (alternate) to subscribers of Charter TV Silver or higher level of service. Programming will commence at 6:00pm August 14.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-06-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 60,110
Posted By blackcap93
Charter and ESPN have reached a deal to carry SEC...

Charter and ESPN have reached a deal to carry SEC Network:

http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=112298&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=1955990
http://secsports.go.com/article/11316088

SEC Network...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-04-2014, 09:39 PM
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Posted By blackcap93
DirecTV subscribers on the North Carolina side of...

DirecTV subscribers on the North Carolina side of the Charlotte DMA does get the above RSN's, except for the Hickory and Boone areas, which are outside MASN's territory.

Also, the SEC Network...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-30-2014, 01:00 AM
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Posted By blackcap93
WBTV is currently off the air unexpectedly, as of...

WBTV is currently off the air unexpectedly, as of 3:55am this morning.


EDIT: back on now, as of 5:17am.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-28-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9,730
Views: 641,038
Posted By blackcap93
It's a company in Syracuse that provdes...

It's a company in Syracuse that provdes third-party master control services to TV stations:

http://www.tvtechnology.com/article/wtvi-joins-centralcast-adopts-myers-protrack-/270687
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-20-2014, 08:18 AM
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Views: 761,436
Posted By blackcap93
Is WCNC's audio problem occurring only during NBC...

Is WCNC's audio problem occurring only during NBC programming, or does it also occur during local programming?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-28-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 211,193
Posted By blackcap93
Charter tried to do a takeover of TWC, but now,...

Charter tried to do a takeover of TWC, but now, if the Comcast-TWC deal (and a related Charter-Comcast deal) goes through, all TWC systems in the Carolinas, and all Charter systems east of the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-28-2014, 05:31 PM
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Views: 641,038
Posted By blackcap93
I've noticed that WBTV's signal strength has...

I've noticed that WBTV's signal strength has been rather low, even just a couple of miles from the transmitter. Usually, my TV will show a signal strength number in the 80s or 90s, but it's been...
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