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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-13-2013, 12:54 PM
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Posted By WillinBryan
Hello, I moved to Columbia back in August....

Hello,

I moved to Columbia back in August. I live near the intersection of Nifong (actually Vawter School Road) and Scott. I seem to be in a relatively high spot. I bought this Winegard FlatWave...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-05-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6,508
Views: 392,174
Posted By WillinBryan
I wish I had read this thread earlier. I setup...

I wish I had read this thread earlier. I setup my AM21 last night. Not only can it not view KAGS 23 and KRHD 40, I noticed that it still includes KWBU 46, which ceased broadcasting in 2010. It seems...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-05-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6,508
Views: 392,174
Posted By WillinBryan
Wow, thanks for the prompt reply! This DMA...

Wow, thanks for the prompt reply!

This DMA is bizarre. KBTX's transmitter is in neighboring Grimes County. You could be a DirecTV or Dish customer living at the base of their transmitter, and...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-04-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6,508
Views: 392,174
Posted By WillinBryan
Shot in the dark here since no one has posted in...

Shot in the dark here since no one has posted in 3+ month, but I remember that a Fox Waco engineer used to post here. I am wondering if there is any way that we could stop getting Redskins games...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-19-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 6,508
Views: 392,174
Posted By WillinBryan
I get both of those channels. I live in...

I get both of those channels. I live in Copperfield and have a Winegard Sensar amplified antenna. It's mounted on my roof. I originally bought it to try to pick up Waco ABC and NBC before 40 and 23...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-20-2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6,508
Views: 392,174
Posted By WillinBryan
Answered my own question... When I had...

Answered my own question...

When I had scanned for new digital channels, my Sony Bravia replied with 0. However, surfing through the channels just now, I have a 23.2 and 23.3 but no 23.1. 23.2 is...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-20-2009, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6,508
Views: 392,174
Posted By WillinBryan
Is KMAY 23 now digital? My outdoor antenna...

Is KMAY 23 now digital? My outdoor antenna stopped working 5 or 6 weeks ago, and I finally got around to fixing it today. I always got a pretty good analog picture for KMAY. As the crow flies, I am...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-18-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6,508
Views: 392,174
Posted By WillinBryan
So when KMAY goes digital, are we going to get...

So when KMAY goes digital, are we going to get their weather channel (9.2) as well?

My degree is in Meteorology, and I love watching 9.2 and 25.3, but I can't always get them. I wish that 12.3...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-27-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6,508
Views: 392,174
Posted By WillinBryan
Here is a story on the KBTX/DirecTV situation. ...

Here is a story on the KBTX/DirecTV situation.
http://www.theeagle.com/local/Direct...seeking-accord (http://www.theeagle.com/local/DirectTV--KBTX-seeking-accord)
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-06-2009, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6,508
Views: 392,174
Posted By WillinBryan
"Are there other channels to get locally?" ...

"Are there other channels to get locally?"
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You're next best shot at getting anything is channel 9.1-9.3 KCEN Temple. Their transmitter is in Falls County. You're almost...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-05-2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6,508
Views: 392,174
Posted By WillinBryan
Dealdoc, I am shocked that you're having...

Dealdoc,

I am shocked that you're having problems with Fox and PBS. If CBS/PBS/Fox are the only three channels that you're interested in, you might consider an amplified omni-directional antenna...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-29-2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6,508
Views: 392,174
Posted By WillinBryan
KRHD is absolute crap. The transmitter is 12...

KRHD is absolute crap. The transmitter is 12 miles from my house, and it's barely watchable. It does come in in color, but is very snowy. I have a Winegard Sensar GS2200. Since I've moved it from my...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-26-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6,508
Views: 392,174
Posted By WillinBryan
Last Thursday morning (3/19) I somewhat randomly...

Last Thursday morning (3/19) I somewhat randomly tried 10.1 KWTX, and it came in. Signal strength of 16-20 on my Sony Bravia. I was curious and scanned for more digital channels. I pulled in CBS and...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-10-2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6,508
Views: 392,174
Posted By WillinBryan
I have been a DirecTV customer for 14 years. I...

I have been a DirecTV customer for 14 years. I paid $700 for my first Sony receiver and 18" dish.

DirecTV has much more HD content than SuddenLink. I am not willing to lose that stuff, so having...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-10-2009, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6,508
Views: 392,174
Posted By WillinBryan
Mikey, I gave DirecTV my sister's Houston...

Mikey,
I gave DirecTV my sister's Houston address and get their locals. ABC/CBS/NBC/Fox/CW/PBS/MyNetworkTV are all in HD. I've read that DirecTV's HD quality for locals isn't great in smaller...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-07-2009, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6,508
Views: 392,174
Posted By WillinBryan
Thanks elmina, I've been using a hand held...

Thanks elmina,

I've been using a hand held signal meter to aim my antenna. I just went and used the "IF-AGC %" feature to try to lock in 9.1. I was able to get that number down to 46, but it...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-06-2009, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6,508
Views: 392,174
Posted By WillinBryan
I moved into the house in May and tried to have...

I moved into the house in May and tried to have an antenna installed outside. I finally found an installer in Madisonville. I talked to him a couple of times and ordered an antenna through him. I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-06-2009, 11:33 AM
Replies: 6,508
Views: 392,174
Posted By WillinBryan
I went to http://www.tvfool.com/ and entered my...

I went to http://www.tvfool.com/ and entered my address. According to that site, I should be able to receive NBC and ABC from Waco with a roof-mounted antenna. How big (and high) of an antenna are...
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