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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-23-2016, 12:06 PM
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Posted By egftechman
Midco Grand Forks changes

Dear Valued Midco Customer:

We wanted to let you know about some changes coming to your channel lineup. On or about September 12, the following changes will take place:

KXJB-CBS will move...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-22-2016, 07:22 AM
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Posted By egftechman
That is interesting. If anything, I would think...

That is interesting. If anything, I would think they would carry KVRR, because their OTA signal is present in that area. Maybe it is because KARE doesn't have a satellite station in out state MN,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-20-2016, 09:41 AM
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Posted By egftechman
The fact they are calling it "Fargo's CW" instead...

The fact they are calling it "Fargo's CW" instead of something like "Valley's CW" tells me not to hold my breath for the EGF translator.They closed their grand forks office, eliminated all the gf...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-18-2016, 09:36 AM
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Posted By egftechman
Did they decide this after WDAY'Z XTRA announced...

Did they decide this after WDAY'Z XTRA announced their 9:00 PM newscast?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-18-2016, 09:20 AM
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Posted By egftechman
They don't even have an antenna on the tower in...

They don't even have an antenna on the tower in East Grand Forks yet, so they are a lot further out than flipping a switch, not sure how they'll feed it, will they just pick off channel 28 from...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-16-2016, 06:39 AM
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Posted By egftechman
From http://www.northpine.com : NORTH...

From http://www.northpine.com :
NORTH DAKOTA/MINNESOTA:
The FCC has dealt Gray TV a blow in the Fargo market, saying Gray did not retain the rights to use cable channel 4 when it sold the license...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-28-2016, 04:23 AM
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Posted By egftechman
Unless they are going to change CBS to SD on kvly...

Unless they are going to change CBS to SD on kvly and run NBC HD plus CBS, Me and CW in SD, then put CBS HD on the LPTVs.
If only the ATSC spec would have been updated to include H.264 in like 2005,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-26-2016, 09:05 AM
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Posted By egftechman
Anyone in other places in the Red River Valley...

Anyone in other places in the Red River Valley noticing any activity Gray's LPTVs they purchased last fall? Nothing on channel 30 in Grand Forks yet. I would think we would start seeing test signals...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-03-2016, 04:19 AM
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Posted By egftechman
Not on WDAZ yet...my guess is this will take the...

Not on WDAZ yet...my guess is this will take the place of the CW
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-06-2016, 07:32 AM
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Posted By egftechman
I haven't had cable or satellite for over...

I haven't had cable or satellite for over decade...has Cozi or any of the other KRDK streams made it to local cable lineups?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-21-2015, 11:28 AM
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Posted By egftechman
Video a lagging a little over a second...There...

Video a lagging a little over a second...There have been a couple of local commercials also that have been miscued....I'm sure they are working out the issues for the January 1 official launch in the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-20-2015, 07:04 PM
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Posted By egftechman
I was just going to post the same thing...their...

I was just going to post the same thing...their tx antenna is 1000' up on the Prairie Public tower in the Amenia antenna farm, so even at low power there should be good coverage...although I haven't...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-19-2015, 07:19 PM
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Posted By egftechman
KBRR is broadcasting a 10-2 channel right now...

KBRR is broadcasting a 10-2 channel right now "KBRR 2"...audio only, no video...sounds like Antenna TV
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-16-2015, 07:57 AM
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Posted By egftechman
Answers why Gray is interested in some LPTV CPs....

Answers why Gray is interested in some LPTV CPs. I wonder if they'll carry CW on the LPTVs, or if they do NBC in 1080i plus CBS, CW, & MeTV in 480i on KVLY and put CBS in 1080i on the LPTVs?
Will...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-23-2015, 01:48 PM
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Posted By egftechman
Interesting....I guess MeTV has been very good...

Interesting....I guess MeTV has been very good for KVLY...

I would have though KVRR would have added something like WeatherNation and tied it to their "Weather Authority" brand to gain better...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-23-2015, 01:37 PM
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Posted By egftechman
Will the KVRR satellites have it also...

Will the KVRR satellites have it also (KBRR/KNRR/KJRR)? Not sure if their inter-city relays are capable of the bandwidth..although I thought I heard they moved to Prairie Public's microwave network..
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-21-2015, 05:59 PM
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Posted By egftechman
http://comettv.com/

http://comettv.com/
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-21-2015, 05:59 PM
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Posted By egftechman
Comet is a sci fi network coming November...

Comet is a sci fi network coming November 1st.....deal with antenna TV must have fallen through.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-19-2015, 03:24 PM
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Posted By egftechman
GF news operation

Hoak inherited a Grand Forks LPTV and news operation with KXJC in 2003, but shut it down.

I think KVLY signal in Fargo is strong enough where the LPTVs won't gain many viewers...I don't think...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-18-2015, 02:20 PM
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Posted By egftechman
Link for TV fool report...

Link for TV fool report http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d8e0344339c0cbd
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-18-2015, 02:17 PM
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Posted By egftechman
TV Fool's coverage estimate for gf... Personally...

TV Fool's coverage estimate for gf... Personally I find KRDK's signal is stronger than KVLY's, although both have full bars with indoor antenna.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-18-2015, 02:09 PM
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Posted By egftechman
KVLY and KRDK are already very strong in Grand...

KVLY and KRDK are already very strong in Grand Forks (the only signal stronger is KCGE)...actually I think their transmitters are closer to GF than WDAZ's also (10 miles NW of Petersburg). If...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-15-2015, 10:09 AM
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Posted By egftechman
I think they are trying to become a regional...

I think they are trying to become a regional sports station, see http://www.inforum.com/sports/3851740-wdayz-xtra-carry-und-and-high-school-hockey-games
They carry many MSUM Dragon games from...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-15-2015, 09:55 AM
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Posted By egftechman
Wday/eday/xtra

Is more money really what WDAY/DAZ is after, or is it carriage of EDAY (CW with their commercials) and their WDAY'Z XTRA channel for satellite customers also, since those services are prominently...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-15-2015, 09:33 AM
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Posted By egftechman
KVLY, Valley News Live, Gray Television, LPTV

My question also....Are they looking at allowing more bandwidth to CBS, adding more multicast offerings...Maybe both...If they use it to allow CBS in 1080i, will they keep 720p CBS on KVLY or will...
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