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Update to my last post:

The owners of channels 2, 4, 13, and 30 have all said they would be upgrading to ATSC 3.0 this year. Channels 5 and 7 probably will as well, but they haven't publicly said anything on the subject. However, as of 2/17/2020, nobody has submitted an application to do so. So, we'll see.

Anticipation...

I'm guessing that means one station will upgrade and the other three will put their 3.0 signals on that one station. Meanwhile, the subchannels from the one station that actually upgrades will be split among the other participating stations.


That seems to be the plan in other markets.
 

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Most of the full power TV stations in the SLC/Provo area belong to DTV Utah, and broadcast from the same facility/tower on Little Farnsworth Peak. Thirteen is the only major TV station that has its own facility/tower. (Made it interesting when, in 2009, equipment failure (the outage was caused when the control system for the RF Combiners went down.) caused all of the channels to go dark. With the exception of channel 13, all major TV stations were off the air for several days.)

It will be interesting to see just what they all do.
 

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Can anyone get channel 32 (KUTH)? I can't even find anything there. Granted, I'm in Herriman, but I ought to be able to at least see something with a rooftop antenna and a meter -- even if it's unwatchable.
 

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KUTV and KJZZ made their ATSC 3.0 filings:
https://enterpriseefiling.fcc.gov/dataentry/public/tv/draftCopy.html?displayType=html&appKey=25076f91717ac40d017184bd876a1331&id=25076f91717ac40d017184bd876a1331&goBack=N
https://enterpriseefiling.fcc.gov/dataentry/public/tv/draftCopy.html?displayType=html&appKey=25076ff371a933130171bcb5b9cd0d05&id=25076ff371a933130171bcb5b9cd0d05&goBack=N

KJZZ will convert to ATSC 3.0 on RF 19

And for the ATSC 1.0 simulcasts:
14.1 KJZZ will be on KUCW's RF 35 signal
14.2 Comet will be on KUTV's RF 34 signal
14.3 TBD will be on KTVX's RF 30 signal
14.4 Charge! will be on KTVX's RF 30 signal
14.5 DABL will be on KUTV's RF 34 signal
 

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KUTV and KJZZ made their ATSC 3.0 filings:
https://enterpriseefiling.fcc.gov/dataentry/public/tv/draftCopy.html?displayType=html&appKey=25076f91717ac40d017184bd876a1331&id=25076f91717ac40d017184bd876a1331&goBack=N
https://enterpriseefiling.fcc.gov/dataentry/public/tv/draftCopy.html?displayType=html&appKey=25076ff371a933130171bcb5b9cd0d05&id=25076ff371a933130171bcb5b9cd0d05&goBack=N

KJZZ will convert to ATSC 3.0 on RF 19

And for the ATSC 1.0 simulcasts:
14.1 KJZZ will be on KUCW's RF 35 signal
14.2 Comet will be on KUTV's RF 34 signal
14.3 TBD will be on KTVX's RF 30 signal
14.4 Charge! will be on KTVX's RF 30 signal
14.5 DABL will be on KUTV's RF 34 signal
so from the filing for KUTV on this project to 3.0 the new KJZZ 3.0

will also carry KUTV? Am I reading the FCC filing correctly?
 

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Yeah, the other stations made their filings today, as of now KJZZ's ATSC 3.0 signal will contain KJZZ, KUTV, KUCW and KTVX
 

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Do we need a special tuner for ATSC 3.0 ?
Yes. There aren't many to choose from right now. Who knows just when they'll get on the air, so I'm waiting until then to get mine. Maybe the price will come down a little by then, too. Plus, there's the warranty thing. Get it now with a 1 year warranty but they don't go on the air until the end of the year, and it's effectively a 6 month warranty.
 

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Do you guys think I can get all the channel you guys get from Saratoga Springs ?
Depends on where in Saratoga Springs you are and the antenna you have. If you're east of Redwood and further south, you may be able to. You'd need 2 antennas, though -- 1 pointed north to the west side of the Salt Lake valley, and 1 pointed west towards West Mountain. West Mountain has channel 32 (KUTH), while everything else comes from Salt Lake.

I'm in Herriman, and I can't get 32. Some of the LPTV stations come in with very low signal strength, too. You may only get 2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, (possibly 24), and 30 (full power stations). The 2nd antenna would get you ch. 32.

If you live on the north end, you'd probably only get ch. 32. West side might get you stuck with only 32 as well.
 

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here

https://www.rabbitears.info/searchmap.php?request=result&study_id=94919


and here is the front of my house, I only have 1 direction to go.
While most of the channels are NNW of you, ch 32 is WSW of you. Being so close, though, it may actually be shooting over you. I don't know. You're far enough south that you just might be out of the shadow of the hills just north of Saratoga, which could enable you to get some of the channels I listed earlier. I think it's worth a try, but if you do and it doesn't pan out, don't be too surprised.
 

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https://kutv.com/news/local/digital-tv-channel-re-scan-required-for-kjzz

On Wednesday, June 16th, 2020, due to the deployment of Next Gen (ATSC 3.0) service, a rescan of the KJZZ channel will be required.

"Over-the-air" viewers are required to do a Channel re-scan if you use a Digital Tv, Set-top-box, or Smart Tv. You are an "over-the-air" customer if you use an external antenna to bring in Digital HD channels to your TV. Cable users won't need to do this process.

Subchannels owned by KJZZ's parent owner, Sinclair Broadcast Group, including the Comet, Charge! and DABL stations will also be impacted.

Please re-scan on or after Wednesday, June 16th, 2020 (10AM), when the new service will be deployed.
 

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Has KJZZ been sending out any test content over their ATSC 3.0 service? I recently purchased the new Sony X900H that has a NextGen tuner, although no one seems to know if it's currently active or if it will be turned on later via a firmware update. But if there is any next gen content being sent out, I'd love to give it a try.
 

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I know the launch didn't happen as originally scheduled, but it looks like as of now they should be broadcasting something there. All of their ATSC 1.0 channels are where they're supposed to be in order to make room for the 3.0 channel.
 

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KQTI-LD, RF 31, Virtual 8 just lit up on Black Rock, adjacent to Farnsworth Peak. Can anyone receive it? Note that 8.1 (MeTV) and 8.4 (H&I) are blacked out to protect Nexstar's ABC that carries these streams. You can find the Decades network on 8.2 and Start TV on 8.3. How does the signal level compare with other full powers and LPTVs?
 
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