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Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-22-2015, 08:32 AM
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Posted By Pete-N2
at least 2 soft reboots (or power failures) ...

at least 2 soft reboots (or power failures)

(Mark, if you are still monitoring this thread, how did you ever figure that one out?)
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-16-2015, 12:45 PM
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Posted By Pete-N2
Was that the first double soft boot after a...

Was that the first double soft boot after a Factory Reset OR reload of channels?

How many seconds do the internal clocks in your DTVPal's gain or loose over a 24 hour period?
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-16-2015, 09:11 AM
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Posted By Pete-N2
Doing a soft boot does not remove outliers, which...

Doing a soft boot does not remove outliers, which are not being received, from the time calculations. (These stations, as displayed on the diagnostic screen, are subject to the daily DTVpal clock...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-31-2014, 03:01 PM
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Posted By Pete-N2
(xx) represents the difference between the...

(xx) represents the difference between the station time and the DTVPal calculated time. It the DTVPal is +20 seconds then add 20 to the (xx) to get the station error. It's probably easier to get a...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-03-2014, 08:53 AM
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Posted By Pete-N2
Heads up.... Survivor runs two hours...

Heads up....

Survivor runs two hours tonight. (8 to 10 EST)
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-02-2014, 12:03 PM
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Posted By Pete-N2
Heads-up... Tonight is a rerun (Reese boards...

Heads-up...

Tonight is a rerun (Reese boards an international flight in an attempt to leave the team for good...) Next week is a POI of a different Kind!

Anyone notice that "scar face" was in...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-19-2014, 06:08 AM
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Posted By Pete-N2
DWTS (and ABC programming) looks fine here. I...

DWTS (and ABC programming) looks fine here. I think your problem is your local affiliate. (KSTP?) My problem here is the NBC afflliate. They can't even do a fade in or out without major macro...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-05-2014, 08:27 AM
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Posted By Pete-N2
Everything is fine now. What happened to the...

Everything is fine now. What happened to the transmitter about a month ago? I imagine you spent a couple of long nights on the mtn.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-03-2014, 06:12 AM
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Posted By Pete-N2
As of today: The outliers data has not...

As of today:

The outliers data has not changed

All received channels changed to:
Save: +3600
Next: 06:00:00 02/11/2014 (+0)

A new timer was added
existing timers questionable (some with...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-02-2014, 02:46 PM
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Posted By Pete-N2
Check for updates was disabled --- right?

Check for updates was disabled --- right?
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-02-2014, 06:10 AM
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Posted By Pete-N2
The one hour error is back as predicted. The...

The one hour error is back as predicted.

The outliers data has not changed
Save: +3600
Next: 03:14:07 19/01/2068 (+0)

All received channels changed to:
Save: +0
Next: 03:14:07 19/01/2068...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-28-2014, 09:40 AM
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Posted By Pete-N2
I would recommend checking diagnostics the days...

I would recommend checking diagnostics the days of October 1st and 2nd. If any "NEXT" lines show year 2014 expect problems on the 2nd only.

Based on my experiences last spring, A factory reset on...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-28-2014, 07:09 AM
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Posted By Pete-N2
I am beginning to think that the diagnostics...

I am beginning to think that the diagnostics title "SAVE" really should read "DST Flag". 0 means NO, 3600 means "enabled/active".

Look up Ident:391 on this old graphic. (0x2203 indicates this...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-27-2014, 07:58 AM
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Posted By Pete-N2
Consider this your reminder. Your can check for...

Consider this your reminder. Your can check for potential problems by reviewing the "NEXT" entry for each channel in your area in diagnostics. If the year is NOT 2068 expect a problem. If you have...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-26-2014, 09:08 AM
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Posted By Pete-N2
You could probably ship both system boards in one...

You could probably ship both system boards in one box to Greece. USPS Priority Mail International is $45.00 for 5 lbs.

BTW is Greece 220V 50Hz?
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-22-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2,434
Views: 152,599
Posted By Pete-N2
Heads up.... Season premier tomorrow night,...

Heads up....

Season premier tomorrow night, Tuesday, at 10:00PM
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-16-2014, 01:56 PM
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Posted By Pete-N2
And will it get there in one piece.....

And will it get there in one piece.....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-10-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6,156
Views: 566,399
Posted By Pete-N2
http://www.wbra.org/ The Blue Ridge PBS...

http://www.wbra.org/

The Blue Ridge PBS transmitter, located on Poor Mountain in Roanoke, is having major equipment failure and remains off the air. This issue does not affect our viewers who...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-30-2014, 05:09 PM
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Posted By Pete-N2
Hello WDBJ7 are you there? Hello WDBJ7 are...

Hello WDBJ7 are you there?

Hello WDBJ7 are you there?

Has anyone seen WDBJ7?

So much for state of the art equipment...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-30-2014, 01:01 PM
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Views: 3,010,696
Posted By Pete-N2
The recorder is a DTVPal designed pre 2010 using...

The recorder is a DTVPal designed pre 2010 using DISH's propriety file system. I have Funai in the stack but it sits idle.

From what I understand, which is not much, the main difference with an...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-30-2014, 07:36 AM
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Posted By Pete-N2
I have been using an advanced format drive in a...

I have been using an advanced format drive in a HD recorder for a year and a half with no issues. Over time I have exercised all the combinations. Record two HD programs, playback a third. Record two...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-29-2014, 11:25 AM
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Posted By Pete-N2
I think post...

I think post http://www.avsforum.com/forum/42-hdtv-recorders/1099071-official-avs-dish-dtvpal-dvr-topic-609.html#post26322825 answers your questions..
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-20-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 450
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Posted By Pete-N2
Heads Up - Extant runs for 2 hours this week and...

Heads Up - Extant runs for 2 hours this week and next. Set your recorders accordingly...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-19-2014, 01:48 PM
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Posted By Pete-N2
Location: Mediterranean Sea P. Smith -- How...

Location: Mediterranean Sea

P. Smith -- How long have you been back in Greece?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-09-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6,156
Views: 566,399
Posted By Pete-N2
I kind of thought that at this point it time all...

I kind of thought that at this point it time all the rules and boundaries were up in the air. But interestingly, Trip did not indicate that.
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