Originally Posted by satpro
Splicer v2 allows overlay on hd without coming out of HD, last night WOGX went into a flood warning on Fringe and they had a scroll running so I assume they have the new splicer v2 in place now.
Sat Man, I am not positive WOGX has their own splicer. I am about a year out of date talking with the boys on the phone.
I know pre-transition, by about 2 years they either rented or laid their own fiber from Lake Mary studio to the Ocala studio. From Ocala studio they bought a brand new microwave for their STL.
For a long time even the local Fox35 news here on WOGX was SD, yet when net went HD, WOGX was HD. I really don't remember now if during a scroll back then if WOGX had to go SD, I no longer remember.
Then they went HD local news from Orlando. And I asked but the guy I talked to was not that knowledgeable and said they added some gear in Ocala to accept HD local from Orlando via the fiber link.
I know all this information is spotty, and I am guessing it's possible that WOGX doesn't have a splicer as I don't even know if they have a set in the Ocala studio, as I have never seen it on the air. I think they are feed from Orlando now for everything
I called them right after they went HD local. The first week or so they had the FOX35 bug on the local news. The next week they had FOX51 on the bug. I asked about that and they said it came that way from Orlando with the FOX51 bug already on the feed.
So it's possible that what ever equipment they put in the Ocala Studio, that master control for WOGX may very well be in Lake Mary????
I am sure they have something local to do satellite feed to STL there in Ocala, as that is what they used at first for HD on WOGX very early on.
Guess some clone falls, oops I mean phone calls to Lake Mary would answer a lot of stuff. The Ocala guys are both relatively new