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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-03-2017, 08:31 AM
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Posted By billmich
what is 'pledging' what is IVTC?

what is 'pledging'

what is IVTC?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-25-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 12,451
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Posted By billmich
I thought the auction was a failure and was...

I thought the auction was a failure and was suspended
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-25-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 138
Posted By billmich
htpc

htpc
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-20-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3,231
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Posted By billmich
In a way, this would be like complaining that a...

In a way, this would be like complaining that a receiver no longer has "Dolby pro logic" when in fact, it has upgraded to Dolby Pro Logic II
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-18-2017, 05:49 AM
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Posted By billmich
What takes up more bandwidth, 1080i, or 720p?

What takes up more bandwidth, 1080i, or 720p?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-26-2016, 10:21 AM
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Views: 47,289
Posted By billmich
sounds like an awesome receiver

sounds like an awesome receiver
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-31-2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2,760
Views: 218,345
Posted By billmich
above post edited, my apologies for awful...

above post edited,
my apologies for awful typos/syntax
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   05-31-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 151
Posted By billmich
for about 3 years I used -R DL media for my...

for about 3 years I used -R DL media for my football game archiving. I would use the Ridata (i think that was the name) from Microcenter with no issues.

interestingly, when I make a copy for a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-31-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2,760
Views: 218,345
Posted By billmich
and now I hear that windows is having machines...

and now I hear that windows is having machines automatically upgrade to windows 10, which I DO NOT want as it will kill my set up.

My G/f's work computer upgraded automatically


grrrrrr
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-31-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3,231
Views: 151,642
Posted By billmich
same with removing HD radio in their xx50 models

same with removing HD radio in their xx50 models
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-31-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 716
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Posted By billmich
this should be a great upgrade for ,me

this should be a great upgrade for ,me
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-19-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,368
Posted By billmich
no HD radio. I'm thinking that feature will NEVER...

no HD radio. I'm thinking that feature will NEVER return
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-17-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,368
Posted By billmich
unless you are pathologically needing the latest...

unless you are pathologically needing the latest and greatest, why would you want to upgrade in just 1 model year bump?
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   05-05-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 306,081
Posted By billmich
Meh..... I'm happy at the speed I have, why...

Meh.....

I'm happy at the speed I have, why have lowered confidence in the quality of the burn?
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   05-05-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 306,081
Posted By billmich
I thought burning at speeds beyond the advertised...

I thought burning at speeds beyond the advertised "spec" was an extremely risky thing to do
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-28-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 945
Posted By billmich
What music within the last 10 years do you like?

What music within the last 10 years do you like?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-18-2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 14,189
Views: 1,252,099
Posted By billmich
why not? It's the ARC input

why not?
It's the ARC input
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-18-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12,451
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Posted By billmich
Don, If they did, it was at least 10+ years...

Don,
If they did, it was at least 10+ years ago

Thank you for explaining to the fanboys that OTA weather subchannels are labor intensive and harder to sell than these "plug and play" networks
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-14-2016, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3,131
Views: 334,353
Posted By billmich
the use of "scenes"

the use of "scenes"
Forum: HD Radio   04-04-2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,574
Posted By billmich
The FCC has not mandated what stations people...

The FCC has not mandated what stations people "SHOULD" be listening to......

YET
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   02-29-2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 306,081
Posted By billmich
I have used about 500 of these discs, I have...

I have used about 500 of these discs, I have never had one single "bad burn"
Forum: HD Radio   02-26-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,287
Posted By billmich
Don, the way the stations were spaced out...

Don,

the way the stations were spaced out back in the day, Chicago and Detroit basically share the same basic metro area FM frequencies
as far as I know, both have...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-26-2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12,451
Views: 1,222,829
Posted By billmich
There is a reason why WOW is generally cheaper...

There is a reason why WOW is generally cheaper than comcast/bright-house.

slower internet, less channels..etc

As a high end power user of the service, WOW simply isn't good enough for what I...
Forum: HD Radio   02-25-2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,287
Posted By billmich
99.5 and 95.5 seem to be the most 'vulnerable' of...

99.5 and 95.5 seem to be the most 'vulnerable' of the regular full powered Detroit FM frequencies, mostly due to the fact that Cleveland also has a full powered station on that frequency and how well...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   02-12-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,996
Posted By billmich
Sometimes it's just easier to be grumpy and...

Sometimes it's just easier to be grumpy and embrace the past than it is to actually learn new things. Even if the new things are 10-15 years old already

It's like he is saying: "watching black and...
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