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Forum: HDTV Technical   11-06-2014, 10:31 PM
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Posted By bigRoN
I entered in coordinates instead of address on...

I entered in coordinates instead of address on TVFool and got the following link...

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3dd2433040a441ef

There is a little difference but...
Forum: HDTV Technical   11-06-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By bigRoN
The link from TVFool is the link generated when I...

The link from TVFool is the link generated when I gave them my address.

My guess is the antenna suggested here will not work as the mount is not at the rear of the beam... I haven't measured the...
Forum: HDTV Technical   11-06-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By bigRoN
Antenna Recommendation - Roseville, CA

I live in a fairly tall house (9+ft ceilings on both first and second floors). When I moved into house, it had a DirecTV satellite dish on the southwest corner of the house. Nearly all of the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-18-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 972
Views: 140,419
Posted By bigRoN
Quote: Originally Posted by Pagali...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Pagali http://images.avsforum.com/avs-/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/showthread.php?s=426af42ba69004997d6f69d8ea0f41fe&p=20965759#post20965759)...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-10-2011, 11:48 PM
Replies: 10,260
Views: 867,596
Posted By bigRoN
Quote: Originally Posted by deltaguy...

Quote:
Originally Posted by deltaguy http://images.avsforum.com/avs-/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/showthread.php?s=426af42ba69004997d6f69d8ea0f41fe&p=20807513#post20807513)...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-10-2011, 11:04 PM
Replies: 10,260
Views: 867,596
Posted By bigRoN
I live in Roseville and thinking I should be...

I live in Roseville and thinking I should be able to pick up programming from Chico area stations in addition to Sacramento stations but they are in a very different angle. I was wondering if I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-19-2011, 12:17 AM
Replies: 972
Views: 140,419
Posted By bigRoN
Quote:Originally Posted by Natomus...

Quote:Originally Posted by Natomus http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20585237)

Ron, thanks for a clearer description of the differences.

Q. Why...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-16-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 972
Views: 140,419
Posted By bigRoN
Quote: Originally Posted by bigRoN...

Quote:
Originally Posted by bigRoN http://images.avsforum.com/avs-/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/showthread.php?s=426af42ba69004997d6f69d8ea0f41fe&p=19723759#post19723759)...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-03-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 972
Views: 140,419
Posted By bigRoN
I am happy to see there are some changes coming...

I am happy to see there are some changes coming to SureWest's video services, some of which have already been implemented. I have verified that I have the new Mediaroom 2.0. I haven't learned about...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-06-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10,260
Views: 867,596
Posted By bigRoN
I found, about a month ago, that I now have a...

I found, about a month ago, that I now have a new channel when I'm at work. I'm just using a ChannelMaster digital converter box and rabbit ears in my office, but I'm getting digital channel 8. 8.1...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-02-2011, 11:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,232
Posted By bigRoN
I just found that... they have a forum site...

I just found that... they have a forum site too... just registered to ask advice there as well.

I also just went to a projection calculation site and found some disconcerting information... my...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-02-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,232
Posted By bigRoN
I mainly plan on watching movies via Blu-Ray or...

I mainly plan on watching movies via Blu-Ray or Netflix as we are in the pool, spa or sitting around the pool deck. I just went outside to check lighting... It's actually fairly dark provided none...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-02-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,232
Posted By bigRoN
At the "pressuring" of my wife, we are in the...

At the "pressuring" of my wife, we are in the market for a backyard theater setup. I live in suburbia with neighbors on each side, but just a sidewalk, trees and an access street beyond my back...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-14-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 972
Views: 140,419
Posted By bigRoN
Quote:Originally Posted by pjinca...

Quote:Originally Posted by pjinca http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20147726)

I am considering a switch from Dish to Surewest due to the savings...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-14-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 972
Views: 140,419
Posted By bigRoN
Quote: Originally Posted by tfelker...

Quote:
Originally Posted by tfelker http://images.avsforum.com/avs-/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/showthread.php?s=1f52e5fdd975d73e1a7183fbd93f7b25&p=19822663#post19822663)...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-10-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 972
Views: 140,419
Posted By bigRoN
I can pretty much repeat what supertester777...

I can pretty much repeat what supertester777 says about SureWest. The DVR can record up to 2 HD channels and 2 additional SD channels at a time. I've had no real problems with this. There are a few...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-28-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 972
Views: 140,419
Posted By bigRoN
Quote: Originally Posted by boomheadshot45 ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by boomheadshot45
Ugh I just got a TiVo Premier and Surewest doesn't provide Cable Cards. So I either need to change service providers or return the TiVo. This sucks.
...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-30-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 972
Views: 140,419
Posted By bigRoN
Quote:Originally Posted by Natomus...

Quote:Originally Posted by Natomus http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

I've read that media room can "restart a show from the start even when it...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   10-08-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 899
Posted By bigRoN
As it turns out for me, I found the mount I...

As it turns out for me, I found the mount I wanted and the issue of screen size rating and weight rating is a moot point. I found a mount I really like that is rated for up to 62" and 100+ pounds...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   10-08-2010, 12:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 899
Posted By bigRoN
I just purchased a 46" LCD TV that weighs 39...

I just purchased a 46" LCD TV that weighs 39 pounds and uses a 400x400 VESA mount. The issue I have is the proper wall mount. I've seen some mounts that handle 100 pounds, yet they say a max of...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-23-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 972
Views: 140,419
Posted By bigRoN
Quote:Originally Posted by zacjones...

Quote:Originally Posted by zacjones http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19187486)

Wow. Just signed up with surewest - switching over from comcast on...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-31-2010, 11:15 AM
Replies: 972
Views: 140,419
Posted By bigRoN
I'm happy to see the new channels. Since I was...

I'm happy to see the new channels. Since I was able to get NFL Network, I was able to watch the Raiders game against the 49er's in HD (I originally recorded on SD on channel 4, but the quality was...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-30-2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 972
Views: 140,419
Posted By bigRoN
It is about time they get KQCA 58 in HD, but I...

It is about time they get KQCA 58 in HD, but I wished it were at the beginning of the month instead of the end, as they are the pre-season carriers of Raider football. I have made multiple attempts...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-22-2010, 01:42 AM
Replies: 972
Views: 140,419
Posted By bigRoN
Quote:Originally Posted by Philmatic...

Quote:Originally Posted by Philmatic http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19056750)

Figured... thank you. It's getting installed this Friday, I will...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-29-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 972
Views: 140,419
Posted By bigRoN
They CAN run it over coax, but obviously not...

They CAN run it over coax, but obviously not ideal. The biggest issue concerns streaming of HDTV channels.

When you run CAT6 wiring, plan on dedicated runs for Internet & video separately. As...
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