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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-13-2014, 07:57 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
You would be wrong. I live in a Manhattan...

You would be wrong. I live in a Manhattan apartment building and am thrilled at the number of OTA stations I receive with my 99 cent rabbit ears, including WJLP.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-10-2014, 10:13 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
Well, as of midnight (EST), WJLP appears off the...

Well, as of midnight (EST), WJLP appears off the air :mad:.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-10-2014, 05:53 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
That is not what they are saying today, when the...

That is not what they are saying today, when the station manager has been cutting into broadcasts to apologize to us OTA viewers that we won't be able to view WJLP after midnight tonight.

No...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-31-2014, 08:33 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
I now see that WJLP Me-TV is finally supplying an...

I now see that WJLP Me-TV is finally supplying an electronic programming guide (EPG).
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-27-2014, 02:51 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
I am leaving the antenna in this slightly...

I am leaving the antenna in this slightly inconvenient (parallel to floor) position to assure reception of Me-TV. I seem to be getting all the stations I did receive before. The WJLP reception is...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-24-2014, 08:59 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
Update: Giacomo Siffredi, Your antenna trick...

Update: Giacomo Siffredi, Your antenna trick works! :)

I tuned channel 3.1 on the converter box, and it jumped to (and displayed) 3.10, and bang -- I am getting Me-TV!! I then was able to add...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-24-2014, 08:43 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
My digital to analog converter box is a Digital...

My digital to analog converter box is a Digital Stream DTX9900 from Radio Shack (which is hooked up to my old analog tube Sony Wega Trinitron 27" TV). My other TV (the one that successfully picks up...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-22-2014, 06:23 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
I just rescanned everything (previously I just...

I just rescanned everything (previously I just updated rather than rescan). Now, NO Channel 3's (including subchannels) are detected! If I manually input 3.10 on the remote, it simply "switches" to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-22-2014, 03:38 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
Let me clarify: (1) On the newer HDTV with...

Let me clarify:
(1) On the newer HDTV with built in digital tuner, I seem to get MeTV without major problem. Maybe minimal breakups (I just started viewing it). But:
(2) On the ancient tube TV...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-22-2014, 10:07 AM
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Posted By unsmiley
Yes, after almost giving up, I tuned 3.10 on my...

Yes, after almost giving up, I tuned 3.10 on my Sony HDTV and got WJLP!! This TV appears to pick up new stations on its own, without me having to rescan. I am getting 68.4 Escape now too. However,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-12-2014, 10:18 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
Still having Channel 13 problems. When I first...

Still having Channel 13 problems. When I first tune to 13-1, all is good. But if I go to another channel and try to return to 13-1, I am getting V-me (13-2 or 13-3, I don't remember). This is...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-15-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 15,309
Posted By unsmiley
How about something unobtrusive on my...

How about something unobtrusive on my north-facing terrace? Would that pull in WLNY 55.1 and or WLIW 21.1?
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-08-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 82
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Posted By unsmiley
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by LastButNotLeast http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1487050/best-indoor-hd-antenna-to-get-local-stations/60#post_24805069)
 Stations...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-07-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 15,309
Posted By unsmiley
Would like everyone's opinion on an indoor...

Would like everyone's opinion on an indoor antenna for me.  I live on the 12th floor, windows face north.  I use a 99 cent rabbit ears and loop (no amplification), and get most things, but I am...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-11-2014, 09:30 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by AloEuro http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/275729/new-york-ny-ota/17100#post_24700360)

Lately WABC ch.7 signal breaks, showing...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-24-2014, 10:08 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by nyctveng http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/275729/new-york-ny-ota/17100#post_24640125)


After much delay, it's finally going to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-24-2014, 10:06 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
I am on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.  For...

I am on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.  For Channel 42 I get "weak signal" message but no picture or sound; same thing for Channel 43.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-19-2014, 08:25 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
How about WLIW channel 21?  Any chance of...

How about WLIW channel 21?  Any chance of getting that OTA in Manhattan?  They do broadcast from a location closer than WLNY, but I cannot get it with my rabbit ears.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-19-2014, 08:22 PM
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Posted By unsmiley
I am not getting any of the channel 43's; I am...

I am not getting any of the channel 43's; I am in Manhattan.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-14-2014, 12:35 PM
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Views: 1,845
Posted By unsmiley
Quote: Originally Posted by...

Quote:
Originally Posted by dstoffa http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1526042/anybody-getting-wlny-tv-55-ota-in-manhattan#post_24604929)


Line of sight...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-13-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,845
Posted By unsmiley
Thanks for the responses.  So am I to assume...

Thanks for the responses.  So am I to assume that in this case, antenna amplification (my initial question) makes little or no difference compared to the line of sight?
Quote:Originally Posted by...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-06-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,845
Posted By unsmiley
I am on the 12th floor, but my windows face...

I am on the 12th floor, but my windows face north.  I do have a terrace but was hoping some type of indoor antenna would work.  What do you think?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-05-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,845
Posted By unsmiley
My simple rabbit ears appear ineffective at...

My simple rabbit ears appear ineffective at pulling in WLNY - 55.  I wonder if anyone in Manhattan has been receiving it?  I live in an apartment building.  Would an amplified antenna do the trick,...
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