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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-31-2015, 08:46 AM
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Posted By Jokinjer1
Does anybody here still think Quincy will ever...

Does anybody here still think Quincy will ever Acquire WEEK?

I have pretty much given up myself. I have recently complained to the FCC, urging them to let the deal happen. Though I doubt that...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-05-2015, 10:34 AM
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Posted By Jokinjer1
During the first HD newscast, she said something...

During the first HD newscast, she said something along the lines of "Though it looks like all the construction has been done, we have only started". Also, in a job opening, Nexstar tried to sell...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-05-2015, 10:23 AM
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Posted By Jokinjer1
During the first HD newscast, she said something...

During the first HD newscast, she said something along the lines of "Though it looks like all the construction has been done, we have only started". Also, in a job opening, Nexstar tried to sell how...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-22-2015, 10:01 AM
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Posted By Jokinjer1
LOL but no aspect of WEEK news shows in HD....

LOL but no aspect of WEEK news shows in HD. Though the weather graphics are capable, they still don't. I have heard that WEEK's robotic cameras are capable of 720P, but all is still showing in...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-19-2015, 02:19 PM
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Posted By Jokinjer1
I can't believe how many people mistakenly...

I can't believe how many people mistakenly believe that WEEK newscasts are HD.

It all started in 2010 when an online pundit posted as much without knowing all the facts:...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-06-2015, 10:30 AM
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Posted By Jokinjer1
What kind of snake oil are WEEK selling you? I...

What kind of snake oil are WEEK selling you? I can't get over the outright embellishments they are getting by with.

It is true that they hooked up their HD transmitter in 2003 and were the first...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-06-2015, 06:34 AM
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Posted By Jokinjer1
LOL guys I was healthy yesterday, biking 30...

LOL guys I was healthy yesterday, biking 30 miles. But I spend today in the hospital suffering a major heart attack after hearing the exciting news. J/K :D Nothing that extreme, but I will say this...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-29-2015, 07:56 PM
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Posted By Jokinjer1
There's certainly something going on at WMBD. I...

There's certainly something going on at WMBD. I have a gut feeling they will be upgrading EVERYTHING this summer. And by everything, I mean everything that is left to upgrade, which will include the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-26-2015, 09:56 AM
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Posted By Jokinjer1
Any new word on Granite's sale of WEEK-TV to...

Any new word on Granite's sale of WEEK-TV to Quincy? 5 months have already passed since the November re-working of the deal and it shouldn't have taken any longer than 3 months to approve. I have a...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-09-2015, 01:53 PM
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Posted By Jokinjer1
I haven't seen WMBD's weather crawl system at all...

I haven't seen WMBD's weather crawl system at all this week. I wonder if that has anything to do with their newsroom being dismantled?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-07-2015, 04:49 PM
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Posted By Jokinjer1
I'm not exactly sure how 4K will work with...

I'm not exactly sure how 4K will work with stations given the fact more bandwidth will soon be squeezed from the network tv spectrum. It may work if they are able to compress it, which would also...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-06-2015, 11:52 AM
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Posted By Jokinjer1
Oh yes I saw that same commercial last night. And...

Oh yes I saw that same commercial last night. And I'm also wondering if they are waiting to debut him with the new set. I know there's usually some training involved, but if he already has WSI...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-04-2015, 09:54 PM
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Posted By Jokinjer1
LOL yes I saw that one. It's cheesy, but those...

LOL yes I saw that one. It's cheesy, but those promos usually are. Stations don't seem to do very many of those anymore. I wish they did.

One of my favorites was during the 1996 Olympic games...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-01-2015, 09:12 PM
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Posted By Jokinjer1
I'm back in the area for a while thus I'm forced...

I'm back in the area for a while thus I'm forced to watch the Peoria stations, and that means WMBD over WEEK anytime. Anyway, I caught the 10:00pm newscasts and I noticed the set and I couldn't deny...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-23-2015, 10:00 AM
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Posted By Jokinjer1
At least these stations are ran much better than...

At least these stations are ran much better than the crap operations I have to look at when I'm back home in Peoria. :P
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-23-2015, 09:40 AM
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Posted By Jokinjer1
I certainly wouldn't be surprised if you're...

I certainly wouldn't be surprised if you're right. And WICS has been producing at least some of WICD's news material for at least 20 years. I can remember how cheesy it looked when they were both...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-18-2015, 11:19 AM
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Posted By Jokinjer1
So when is the crazy FCC going to approve the...

So when is the crazy FCC going to approve the re-worked Granite-Quincy deal? They approved the Grante-Scripps deal in 3 months. This one is 4 months and counting. I have a feeling it won't be...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-12-2015, 08:56 AM
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Posted By Jokinjer1
Wow I have no idea what the kiss emotocon in my...

Wow I have no idea what the kiss emotocon in my last reply was about. It was obviously a mistake on my part. LOL[/QUOTE]
LOL I have no idea what the "kiss emoticon" in my last post was about. It was...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-12-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2,240
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Posted By Jokinjer1
LOL I meant KTVB, their NBC affiliate. I can't...

LOL I meant KTVB, their NBC affiliate. I can't confirm it because I only heard it from somebody who suspects itS possibly based on their latest online videos look, but that doesn't mean they are...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-10-2015, 07:39 PM
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Posted By Jokinjer1
KTVI is out of St.Louis... :confused: Yes,...

KTVI is out of St.Louis... :confused:

Yes, in spite of the other (remotely possible) reasons why, at the end of the day, it's ridiculous that Peoria can't even have ONE local newscast in HD. I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-09-2015, 09:46 PM
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Posted By Jokinjer1
Springfield/Decatur/Campaign is just slipped to...

Springfield/Decatur/Campaign is just slipped to 85 with 371,740 tv homes.
Quad Cities has slipped to 100 from 98 with 298,960 tv homes
Peoria slipped 1 spot to DMA 117 with 248,030 tv homes
...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-09-2015, 10:47 AM
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Posted By Jokinjer1
I can only imagine how many others also tune to...

I can only imagine how many others also tune to alternative sources, who would otherwise watch the Peoria stations if they weren't so crappy. I know Peoria is not a major market, nor is the QC or...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-05-2015, 07:10 AM
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Posted By Jokinjer1
apparently nobody's interested in giving their...

apparently nobody's interested in giving their opinions on the spectrum incentive auction.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-04-2015, 10:49 PM
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Views: 256,211
Posted By Jokinjer1
Well WHBF debuted their new set tonight. It's...

Well WHBF debuted their new set tonight. It's stunning, but there is some backlash over the fact they replaced some of their news team. Of course, WMBD goes through their news team like pez candy and...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-03-2015, 10:31 AM
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Posted By Jokinjer1
LOL I just posted pictures of WHBF's new set...

LOL I just posted pictures of WHBF's new set preview as well as a clip of WCIA's set right on WMBD's Facebook page. Now Peoria viewers can see what they're missing. WMBD lost 2 likes immediately...
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