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by Otter Mii-kun
Thu Jan 09, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: Lansing/Mid-Michigan
Topic: FCC repack
Replies: 17
Views: 2413

Re: FCC repack

HD74 wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 11:45 am
You got them from an antenna in your window??
That's a long haul!
Yeah.... I do believe it was due to DX conditions last night, though. I was expecting a 'test pattern' on RF 14 similar to your seeing the color bars on WSYM 28.1 in your original post.
by Otter Mii-kun
Wed Jan 08, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: Lansing/Mid-Michigan
Topic: FCC repack
Replies: 17
Views: 2413

Re: FCC repack

The testing at WLAJ/WLNS is on again right now as I'm typing this... just hooked up my converter box (the only ATSC tuning device that allows me to punch in an actual RF channel via remote without a full scan), punched in . (to be able to punch in RF channels) , then 14 (the repack RF channel for WL...
by Otter Mii-kun
Fri Jul 19, 2019 12:55 am
Forum: Questions for MW / Board Announcements
Topic: Server response issues when posting
Replies: 22
Views: 3020

Re: Server response issues when posting

It appears the posting response issue is back... Just had a timeout from CloudFlare posting a reply in the Metro Detroit forum, although what I posted did show up (based on me reopening that section in a new tab).
by Otter Mii-kun
Fri Jul 19, 2019 12:52 am
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: And it approaches....
Replies: 6
Views: 1623

Re: And it approaches....

I had a feeling that it wouldn't be very long until yet another carriage dispute erupted, after the ones involving DISH Network and Meredith (owners of WNEM in Bay City/Saginaw/Flint) and AT&T vs. Nexstar broke out in such a short period of time. It's interesting that you mentioned the Buckeye/WNWO ...
by Otter Mii-kun
Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Nexstar in Flap With DIRECTV and AT&T-UVerse
Replies: 17
Views: 3454

Re: Nexstar in Flap With DIRECTV and AT&T-UVerse

The local TV stations make the claim that the programming they offer--even when they merely relay network programming--is something of value and therefore they are entitled to compensation. Some of this dates back to the old analog days when over-the-air stations often had static or ghosting. Getti...
by Otter Mii-kun
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Flint, Tri-Cities, and The Thumb
Topic: Here we go again :/
Replies: 14
Views: 2745

Here we go again :/

https://www.wnem.com/will-dish-network-drop-wnem/article_09ea7e00-a4ee-11e9-911b-6b83e43ef786.html It seems like it's only been a short time since the Nexstar dispute with AT&T/DirecTV blew up... now this time, DISH network and Meredith are in a dispute... complete with news articles containing the ...
by Otter Mii-kun
Tue May 21, 2019 1:01 am
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: WMYD To Host Detroit’s First ATSC 3.0 Signal
Replies: 32
Views: 4351

Re: WMYD To Host Detroit’s First ATSC 3.0 Signal

https://transition.fcc.gov/fcc-bin/tvq?call=WMYD WMYD's repack RF31 CP is for 935kW ERP at 324m HAAT. The 'weaker' RF21 is likely the 'interim' STA, 470kW ERP at 244.6m HAAT, actually a 'broadband' antenna that is separate from the RF 21 antenna WMYD has been using since the middle of last decade (w...
by Otter Mii-kun
Sat Mar 30, 2019 5:17 am
Forum: Political Potpourri - U.S. and World
Topic: July 1st: Get ready to pay more for auto insurance
Replies: 28
Views: 2757

Re: July 1st: Get ready to pay more for auto insurance

If this bullshit over our auto insurance doesn't stop anytime soon, then I suggest everybody should DEMAND that Sam Bernstein, Jay Trucks, Lee Steinberg, Mike Morse, Geoffery Feiger, and other "injury attorneys" that advertise all over TV be disbarred from practicing law. Since when is a simple rear...