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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-20-2013, 02:33 PM
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Posted By Johnnycanal
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Smithdoor http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/319177/fresno-ca-hdtv/1710#post_23223565)

I put mine on the side of my home no holes...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-18-2013, 12:52 PM
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Posted By Johnnycanal
Thanks. I think I'll take a look from my roof...

Thanks. I think I'll take a look from my roof first and then probably go with a 91XG. I'll post on here how it goes
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-17-2013, 10:40 AM
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Posted By Johnnycanal
Thanks The "91XG for UHF" seems like a much...

Thanks

The "91XG for UHF" seems like a much better choice than the HD8200U. I think I'll pass on the HD7698P as VHF isn't an issue.

I think I can get a bit off the rooftop without too much...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-16-2013, 05:12 PM
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Posted By Johnnycanal
Solid Signal recommends: ...

Solid Signal recommends:

http://www.solidsignal.com/pview.asp?p=HD8200U&d=Winegard-HD8200U-Heavy-Duty-Platinum-VHF%2FUHF%2FFM-HDTV-Antenna-%28HD-8200U%29&more=yes
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-16-2013, 04:48 PM
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Posted By Johnnycanal
So I cut the cable today with dtv and I am...

So I cut the cable today with dtv and I am thinking of going OTA. I am up in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range north of Fresno, CA

"First, you should enter your location into...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-16-2013, 04:21 PM
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Posted By Johnnycanal
Okay - I gave up dtv today... A subscriber on...

Okay - I gave up dtv today... A subscriber on and off since 1998 - going to try to go OTA out here in the Sierra. I used OTA in the hills back on the east coast, so I have a little familiarity with...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-09-2012, 03:19 PM
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Posted By Johnnycanal
Thanks... My email to FOX received a form email...

Thanks... My email to FOX received a form email response. Does anyone have a good email for the engineering department, or perhaps even better the Chief Engineer?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-08-2012, 01:44 PM
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Posted By Johnnycanal
KMPH is rebroadcasting the F1 race (on delay)...

KMPH is rebroadcasting the F1 race (on delay) and for the second race in a row they are failing to show the race in it's proper format. It appears to be 16:9, but it is smaller than it should be....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-24-2012, 08:33 PM
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Posted By Johnnycanal
So the feed is almost SD quality and isn't full...

So the feed is almost SD quality and isn't full screen? What gives????

http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/eek.gif
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-08-2012, 10:37 AM
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Views: 1,264
Posted By Johnnycanal
I just picked this set up for a replacement in...

I just picked this set up for a replacement in our bedroom. Not much on the interwebs about this set. I like it so far.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-25-2011, 07:09 AM
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Posted By Johnnycanal
...setting it up in the garage to use for the...

...setting it up in the garage to use for the occasional movie or ball game. This is the closest I can come to having a room to dedicate to a home theater. Our 54" LCD tv gets the real work out in...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-07-2010, 07:06 AM
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Posted By Johnnycanal
Thanks for the update. I switched over briefly...

Thanks for the update. I switched over briefly this morning and noted the poor picture quality of the studio shot. It appeared to be a SD image, not a HD one...
Forum: Remote Control Area   03-07-2010, 10:05 PM
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Posted By Johnnycanal
The battery compartment cover was broken and...

The battery compartment cover was broken and this was interfering with it charging properly. I bought a replacement cover on ebay and while replacing it for the broken one I immediately broke the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-16-2010, 06:58 AM
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Views: 305,252
Posted By Johnnycanal
I also used Monoprice for my mount and I ran the...

I also used Monoprice for my mount and I ran the component and HDMI cables in the wall from behind the tv down to my AV center. Monoprice has component and HDMI faceplates that work well.
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   12-24-2009, 08:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,240
Posted By Johnnycanal
I agree. I have found the wired setup works...

I agree. I have found the wired setup works better with my apple tv.
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   12-22-2009, 12:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,240
Posted By Johnnycanal
Boxee is a software hack that you can add to...

Boxee is a software hack that you can add to your apple tv

it allows you to stream internet content among other things

you do not need it to stream movies to your apple tv

you can either...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   12-17-2009, 03:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,972
Posted By Johnnycanal
So the Drobo failed the WAF test, as did the OWC...

So the Drobo failed the WAF test, as did the OWC raid 1 drive system.

I successfully returned the dead drive to Costco for a full refund. http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/smile.gif
...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   12-16-2009, 06:41 PM
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Views: 1,972
Posted By Johnnycanal
I lost my external WD hard drive that had 30 or...

I lost my external WD hard drive that had 30 or so movies on it... I think this was a good lesson on backing things up. http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/redface.gif

So I feel like I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-16-2009, 07:44 AM
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Views: 182,958
Posted By Johnnycanal
Quote:Originally Posted by DiCecco...

Quote:Originally Posted by DiCecco http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17188769)

kvpt 18 hd is now up on Directv.


Just in time for the new Ken...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   09-15-2009, 09:44 PM
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Views: 5,320
Posted By Johnnycanal
Quote:Originally Posted by schmluss...

Quote:Originally Posted by schmluss http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17187255)

You may have issues using the remote as the IR receiver is on the...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   09-15-2009, 06:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,320
Posted By Johnnycanal
I am looking to mount my Apple TV on the wall...

I am looking to mount my Apple TV on the wall behind the TV. Can this be done and still use the IR remote?

I am looking to use something like the tvTray
...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-09-2009, 03:30 PM
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Views: 182,958
Posted By Johnnycanal
Quote:Originally Posted by David Ortiz...

Quote:Originally Posted by David Ortiz http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17142633)

Look for CW 59 in HD on DIRECTV tomorrow!

PBS next week!

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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-09-2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 67,104
Posted By Johnnycanal
just got one from costco nice set ...

just got one from costco

nice set

anyone done any experimenting with the settings yet?
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   03-03-2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 26,972
Posted By Johnnycanal
Quote:Originally Posted by grubavs...

Quote:Originally Posted by grubavs http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15962811)

My mini doesn't wake up from sleep unless I have a wired mouse...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-14-2009, 07:51 PM
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Views: 1,577,769
Posted By Johnnycanal
from Engadget HD Washington Nationals to...

from Engadget HD

Washington Nationals to see at least 100 games in HD

01-14-2009


Last year, locals in and around the Metro DC area considered it a miracle that Washington Nationals games...
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