Originally Posted by KML-224
And then there's the other side of the state with channel 20 being sent out from both Farmington, CT (WTXX-DT) and Needham, MA (WCVB-DT). Lastly, isn't somebody using channel 45 in New York City? I know WEDH-DT is on channel 45 presently.
for me up in Massachusetts also..
WTIC Hartford and WFXT from Boston are on UHF 31
Granted I'm close to the 'fringe' for Boston, but WCVB was 80% on my Panny plasma's signal meter before the DTV switch. Now I get nothing on 20 since WTXX switched back to it for digital and when WFXT switched on at full power I lost anything on 31. Granted, WTIC wasn't coming in up here but my TV did scan it.
I think I also have reception issues with Boston's WSBK because WCTX and WSBK are both on 39. And no, I don't think it's WGGB on 40 causing interference. I receive WLVI on 41 fine, not to mention WHDH(42) and WGBX(43).
I have a clearstream4 antenna with a channel master 7778 amp pointed towards Boston's antennas on my roof.
I know signals can't be stopped at the State line and I'm not saying they should. The reason WTXX and WTIC have the signals they do is to cover most if not all of CT. Which I feel is good for you guys down there. But I don't think I should have to pay for it by losing reception of my stations and vice versa. It just seems the FCC didn't really look at this fully. The area between the stations lose out. There should be enough frequency available to prevent this situation.
I'll get off the soap box..