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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-06-2016, 09:12 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
I watched the NBA finals on Channel 7 on both...

I watched the NBA finals on Channel 7 on both Thursday and Sunday with an over the air antenna (rabbit ears) with no glitches whatsoever. Did you try moving the antenna to see if repositioning it...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-31-2016, 08:33 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
Thanks for the suggestions. I may try that...

Thanks for the suggestions. I may try that amplifier if I have a similar problem when I try another modern tv. (I wish I knew which brands/models tend to have more sensitive tuners so picking up...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-21-2016, 08:37 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
More follow up with experimenting with my new RCA...

More follow up with experimenting with my new RCA LED TV:

I switched antennas from cheap rabbit ears to an unamplified 1byONE leaf type antenna, and did a scan, and came up with several more...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-19-2016, 07:47 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
Well I hooked up the rabbit ears, digital...

Well I hooked up the rabbit ears, digital converter box, and LED and of course it got all the stations that I previously set on the converter box for my old tube TV. In retrospect, I don't think...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-12-2016, 07:17 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
I was thinking of doing just that experiment. I...

I was thinking of doing just that experiment. I will report back the results.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-12-2016, 07:13 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
The old analog television required the use of a...

The old analog television required the use of a digital converter box. I hooked the rabbit ears to that.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-11-2016, 06:13 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
I just upgraded to new LED television from my...

I just upgraded to new LED television from my trusty old tube tv. Using the same rabbit ears antenna positioned in approximately the same location, I get fewer stations with the new television...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-08-2016, 02:35 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
No, terrible in my part of Manhattan. Neither...

No, terrible in my part of Manhattan. Neither come in at all on my old living room tv, and I get very choppy (unwatchable) reception on another, newer tv in the bedroom.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-24-2016, 07:34 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
Same here -- no reception problems during the...

Same here -- no reception problems during the storm.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-24-2016, 07:32 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
Same here -- no reception problems during the...

Same here -- no reception problems during the storm.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-17-2015, 09:15 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
I think that is useful for antennas that do not...

I think that is useful for antennas that do not have VHF ability. I *think* my cheapo rabbit ears has both - it has a pair of rabbit ears as well as a circular antenna (I believe) to pick up both...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-17-2015, 09:09 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
You mean you are getting WLIW in Manhattan? I...

You mean you are getting WLIW in Manhattan? I thought that was impossible (according to many in this forum). How do you do it? I wish I could could get WLIW and Channel 55.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-29-2015, 07:01 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
You got that right! I too have...

You got that right!



I too have constant problems with MeTV 33.1 in Manhattan. Always moving around my rabbit ears. Very frustrating.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-14-2015, 07:34 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
My WJLP 33.1 (MeTV) reception has been lousy last...

My WJLP 33.1 (MeTV) reception has been lousy last few days on one of my televisions, the older one with set top digital tuner and rabbit ears (with the other television in another room, WJLP...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-24-2015, 08:16 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
I am very interested in your setup as I have long...

I am very interested in your setup as I have long wanted to get channels 55 and 21, which must people on this site feel is impossible in Manhattan. Which direction does your balcony face? Mine...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-18-2015, 07:25 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
Anyone know what happened Sinovision English on...

Anyone know what happened Sinovision English on WMBC (63.3)? It seems that this and some other channel 63 subchannels stopped broadcasting recently.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-06-2015, 04:38 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
Stop being so crotchety about this... You never...

Stop being so crotchety about this... You never miss a beat criticizing the classic stations that many (but obviously not all) of us like and are thankful for.

I am actually happy when I see ANY...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-31-2015, 06:17 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
I see BUZZR TV is coming to our area soon, in the...

I see BUZZR TV is coming to our area soon, in the slot formerly occupied by 9-3 Bounce TV. This will be an old game show network.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-09-2015, 07:30 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
Yeah, the sets sucked but the stories were good.

Yeah, the sets sucked but the stories were good.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-03-2015, 08:13 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
I can't believe I am saying this, but I like the...

I can't believe I am saying this, but I like the Westerns! Never watched any of them as a kid, so this is a whole new universe for me :).

I miss Cozi TV's broadcast of The Virginian. But I am...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-16-2015, 06:56 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
Update: Upon rescan of my set top box, I pull in...

Update: Upon rescan of my set top box, I pull in 33.1 (labeled MeTV) as clearly as before :). There is still an empty channel at 3.11 (labeled WJLP) for some reason.

I also noted that...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-16-2015, 06:32 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
Well I now cannot get WJLP on my old TV with set...

Well I now cannot get WJLP on my old TV with set top box (I was getting it with this set top box before at 3.11). I will attempt to rescan and see if that does anything. My other modern LCD TV...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-13-2015, 08:50 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
So I won't have to go through all those...

So I won't have to go through all those contortions I did to get channel 3.11 with my rabbit ears to pull in channel 33.1?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-31-2015, 07:40 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
Recently been getting mainly "No...

Recently been getting mainly "No information"message on the programming guides for Channel 11 and its subchannels (with occasional mixups listing Channel 11-1 info when tuned to 11-2 -Antenna TV). ...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-21-2015, 06:16 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
I agree. Love the Unknown Comic. And Chuck...

I agree. Love the Unknown Comic. And Chuck Barris lines like: "Gee, I loved your act. But then again I like soiled sheets."
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