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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-26-2015, 03:26 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
Yep. Hams are the primary reason for that site's...

Yep. Hams are the primary reason for that site's existence. TVDX is secondary.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-25-2015, 02:19 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
Thanks! That was it. CHCH and CKCO were...

Thanks! That was it. CHCH and CKCO were interesting catches in that they were not just another CBC feed like CKLW & CFPL.

BTW: Here's some interesting trivia about Canadian TV that I observed as...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   03-25-2015, 12:05 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
The only satellite radio I own is the one that is...

The only satellite radio I own is the one that is a part of the SYNC System in my car. I was getting the Premier channels since day one (March 2013) even though they sold me Select.

I did not...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-25-2015, 10:04 AM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
I grew up in Euclid and was an avid TVDX'er back...

I grew up in Euclid and was an avid TVDX'er back in the analog days. In fact I began my interest in DX as a youngster ~6 years old. My parents just bought a brand new Zenith "Space Command" TV. As...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   03-24-2015, 10:24 AM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
My radio just did an update and now 208 is gone...

My radio just did an update and now 208 is gone too.

Checking the SXM website it appears that the "Premier" package is no longer available, it's now "All Access" with internet streaming. I...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   03-23-2015, 04:51 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
I'm not a lifetime sub, but my yearly is not up...

I'm not a lifetime sub, but my yearly is not up until September. This just happened to me last Saturday. When I did the refresh I lost nearly every channel above 200 except for 208 (PGA), I used to...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   03-23-2015, 12:07 PM
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Views: 86
Posted By Michael P 2341
Radio lost subscription

On Saturday my Sync Sirius radio gave me a message that I was not subscribed (my due date is in September). I went to the web page and found the instructions to do a refresh. After the refresh I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-19-2015, 10:26 AM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
I was referring to WKBN, not the Parma farm. The...

I was referring to WKBN, not the Parma farm. The contour "circle" includes Lake County but the southern ridge I called "Little Mountain" blocks anything from Youngstown.

I now see that the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-18-2015, 05:46 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
"High ground" in your case is higher than "Little...

"High ground" in your case is higher than "Little Mountain" which is the terrain obstacle that shadows Mentor.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-17-2015, 04:37 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
I get WKBN-DT virtually 24/7 with an indoor...

I get WKBN-DT virtually 24/7 with an indoor Silver Sensor on a stack of boxes. Their service contour reaches from parts of Cleveland to parts of Pittsburgh! If you are on high ground inside the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-16-2015, 02:57 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
Not only is the clock wrong on W16DO-D, the...

Not only is the clock wrong on W16DO-D, the program guide is messed up as well. Sunday morning the guide said "Bonanza" but "Tarzan" was the actual program. I wonder if the standard time clock...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-16-2015, 02:53 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
As of last night they were still showing W35AX...

As of last night they were still showing W35AX Cleveland (along with WAOH-CD 29 Akron) on their digital ch 16 signal.

I found their app listed by their analog call:...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-12-2015, 04:36 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
W16DO's clock is still set to standard time. I...

W16DO's clock is still set to standard time. I just scanned it into my Sammy and hit the info button. It was 6:15 for ch 16, 7:15 on the rest of the channels.

I see the bluriness that others...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-12-2015, 10:23 AM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
I bet the off-air/reduced power situation means...

I bet the off-air/reduced power situation means ch 16 's antenna may be going up the tower today.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-12-2015, 09:48 AM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
WCDN at reduced power?:eek: How much lower can...

WCDN at reduced power?:eek: How much lower can they go?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-12-2015, 06:59 AM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
The original location for WBNX's transmitter was...

The original location for WBNX's transmitter was Charles Smith's tower on Snowville Rd. in Brecksville. This is the same tower that's home to WTAM (then known as WWWE) and WZAK. When they signed on...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-04-2015, 04:54 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
Make sure it's facing Parma through a window. ...

Make sure it's facing Parma through a window. UHF penetrates walls better than VHF, aiming through a glass window (preferably without a metal screen) should improve your reception.

Also you...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-25-2015, 03:29 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
The implication here is that this is another game...

The implication here is that this is another game that "cord cutters" will have access to, it probably was already scheduled before ESPN/ABC dropped the Knicks game.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-22-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5,174
Views: 399,135
Posted By Michael P 2341
I wouldn't put it past them. They have been...

I wouldn't put it past them. They have been known to run old Matlock reruns in prime-time whenever they did not like what ABC had on. WKYC has done the same thing too. Why is is always Matlock? ...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   02-13-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,062
Posted By Michael P 2341
You should contact Chase. The vendors should not...

You should contact Chase. The vendors should not have access to your new CC account number without your approval. Even though Chase considers it the same account, nobody should be able to put...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   02-10-2015, 11:14 AM
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Views: 1,062
Posted By Michael P 2341
I wasn't trying cancel, I was just looking at my...

I wasn't trying cancel, I was just looking at my options since the price skyrocketed from my previous years subscription.

The thing is all my other recurring charges (Satellite, telephone,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-07-2015, 12:37 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
I've been an "E*" subscriber (D* is shorthand...

I've been an "E*" subscriber (D* is shorthand for DirecTV, "E* is Dish Network, aka Echostar) since '97. The first time I got "snow fade" I nearly killed myself trying to brush the snow off the...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   02-07-2015, 12:17 PM
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Views: 1,062
Posted By Michael P 2341
When my subscription was up for renewal I got a...

When my subscription was up for renewal I got a notice that it would renew automatically. They had my credit card number from the year before. That card had since expired yet they charged it anyway...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-29-2015, 03:01 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
While there is only a single base for each set of...

While there is only a single base for each set of guy wires, there are 4 wires extending up to different elevations along the tower, and those wires have another guy wire on what looks like a wheel...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-28-2015, 02:52 PM
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Posted By Michael P 2341
I've driven past WJW on my way to work every day...

I've driven past WJW on my way to work every day since 1996 and lived in it's shadow (.8 of a mile) since 2005. I never saw a self-supporting tower, the old tower IIRC was also guyed. If they had...
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