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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-06-2012, 04:43 PM
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Posted By mrweirdo
looks like Surewest was just sold to...

looks like Surewest was just sold to Consolidated Communications of Illinois for $340.9M

http://online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-...06-706410.html...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-07-2012, 05:15 AM
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Posted By mrweirdo
Quote:Originally Posted by An|mos|ty...

Quote:Originally Posted by An|mos|ty http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21010007)

Anyone know if Surewest is still expanding their coverage in...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-11-2011, 07:47 PM
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Posted By mrweirdo
hrm actually Roseville might still be a separate...

hrm actually Roseville might still be a separate system from Sacramento Country. Haven't checked in awhile but our channel line ups used to be a bit different. I guess that could explain why your...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-11-2011, 01:47 AM
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Posted By mrweirdo
Yeah that's always a possibility. They usually...

Yeah that's always a possibility. They usually do maintenance over night often around 2-4 am.

Anyways I decided to swap coax to my TV just to see myself. It looks like analogs are now completely...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-10-2011, 05:34 AM
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Posted By mrweirdo
Quote:Originally Posted by Troy J B...

Quote:Originally Posted by Troy J B http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20796922)

The flyer for Antelope said Aug 9th (for the shutoff date, no word...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-07-2011, 05:58 AM
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Posted By mrweirdo
Have had the dcx3400 series DVR with a 500gb for...

Have had the dcx3400 series DVR with a 500gb for around a year or so(cant remember exactly) here in Roseville. However none of the local offices could even get it(most of what they get is old...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-25-2011, 10:20 PM
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Posted By mrweirdo
So far haven't noticed any real difference here....

So far haven't noticed any real difference here. All our TV's are on HD STBs though. I have noticed about once a week some of the basic cable channels go black during the overnight hours. It's...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-09-2011, 02:26 AM
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Posted By mrweirdo
Just FYI that notice for a cutoff...

Just FYI that notice for a cutoff date/transition was July 9th(Today) in Roseville.

It will be interesting to see if anything good comes out of this.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-20-2011, 04:59 PM
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Posted By mrweirdo
Quote:Originally Posted by layziethug...

Quote:Originally Posted by layziethug http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19995390)

Anyone here able to use the usb/esata ports to expand the hard...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-12-2010, 07:54 PM
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Posted By mrweirdo
Quote:Originally Posted by hammerdwn...

Quote:Originally Posted by hammerdwn http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19637762)

Today I re-arranged some wiring to get signal into a spare...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-12-2010, 07:06 PM
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Posted By mrweirdo
Quote:Originally Posted by web1b...

Quote:Originally Posted by web1b http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19604893)

I don't see how the box prevents theft if they don't activate the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-06-2010, 04:15 PM
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Posted By mrweirdo
digital encryption makes the possibility of...

digital encryption

makes the possibility of cable theft less likely.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-01-2010, 08:03 PM
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Posted By mrweirdo
Quote:Originally Posted by dresche4...

Quote:Originally Posted by dresche4 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19570738)

Although basic is getting very expensive and should cover the fees...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-04-2010, 05:06 AM
Replies: 4,173
Views: 415,009
Posted By mrweirdo
if the power pull didnt work then it sounds like...

if the power pull didnt work then it sounds like you may need comcast to send a hit to your box with the updates
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-18-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4,173
Views: 415,009
Posted By mrweirdo
Looks like it started in Roseville too.. except...

Looks like it started in Roseville too.. except differently the HD channels are showing up in the 700s. None of the music channels have moved yet though.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-18-2010, 02:48 AM
Replies: 4,173
Views: 415,009
Posted By mrweirdo
Well its about 2am here in Roseville.. so far no...

Well its about 2am here in Roseville.. so far no changes. We got the June 18th notice from Comcast as well for all the new channels.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-04-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4,173
Views: 415,009
Posted By mrweirdo
Quote:Originally Posted by layziethug...

Quote:Originally Posted by layziethug http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18718301)

thanks for the dimension and picture.

are you using coaxial...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-01-2010, 03:45 AM
Replies: 4,173
Views: 415,009
Posted By mrweirdo
Quote:Originally Posted by layziethug...

Quote:Originally Posted by layziethug http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18706660)

for those that got a hd box, anyone mind taking a few pics of...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-28-2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4,173
Views: 415,009
Posted By mrweirdo
Looks like the cutoff date of April 28th was...

Looks like the cutoff date of April 28th was correct for Roseville Analogs. I just checked a bit ago (using an old vcr for a tunner) and now the stations above the 30s are gone and instead gives the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-26-2010, 12:27 AM
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Posted By mrweirdo
one more thing to note is the content for the...

one more thing to note is the content for the music channels are already in widescreen as it shows stretched onto 4:3 or SD with the black bars at the top and bottom.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-25-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4,173
Views: 415,009
Posted By mrweirdo
Quote:Originally Posted by SpHeRe31459...

Quote:Originally Posted by SpHeRe31459 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18538731)

Got the same message, it's really odd that they would move a...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-25-2010, 04:47 PM
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Posted By mrweirdo
Quote:Originally Posted by citrus...

Quote:Originally Posted by citrus http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18536613)

4/25/2020: PVR showed Comcast msg box saying 2 "HD" channels will be...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-18-2010, 04:44 PM
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Posted By mrweirdo
Quote:Originally Posted by RayChuang...

Quote:Originally Posted by RayChuang http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18496741)

. I'm hoping that Comcast offers these channels in HD in...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-16-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4,173
Views: 415,009
Posted By mrweirdo
Just checked to see if any of the analog...

Just checked to see if any of the analog channels have gone away or scrolling messages about the analog removal has come online here in Roseville. Nothing yet..
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-07-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4,173
Views: 415,009
Posted By mrweirdo
Anyone else notice that FOX40 HD(908) channel is...

Anyone else notice that FOX40 HD(908) channel is out today? it been saying this channel should be available shortly on all our boxes since around 4pm I noticed.

Not sure if its a Comcast issue or...
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