In an email from Dave Madsen, station manage for KTIV, he wrote,
"our "upgrade" plans for our KTIV-DT will be late summer next year. It's quite a complicated project, involving purchase and installation of a new transmitter, new antenna, moving the antenna to the top of our tower, building a building to house the transmitter gear, etc. Stay tuned!"
I too am disappointed with the quality of the fast moving action scenes on the KELO broadcasts. It is very noticeable and not evident on the ABC football games. Can the UPN service be that big a money generator that it is worth the degradation of the HD signal. I wish KELO would revisit their decision to split the digital bandwidth.
The second round of funding for HD radio has been announced. There are now 209 public radio stations that have received grants from CPB (Corporation for Public Broadcasting) to build HD radio transmitters.
For whatever reason I have to change my audio settings to I think it is audio 3 to pick up the sound on 44. I have to do this every time I change the channel to 44-1. Try moving your audio to a different channel.Worked for me. I do not know why the audio will not come on automatically.
Here is my two cents worth. I am afraid you will have to bite the bullet and get a rotor. From my location just west of Dakota Dunes I need to turn the antenna 45 degrees to peak the signal on the Sioux Falls stations compared to KTIV. I find that the 4228 has a narrow window for the peak gain. If it is off a few degrees the signal drops off noticeably. There are side lobes that may have enough gain to pull in KTIV from your location if the antenna is directed at...