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by MWmetalhead
Mon Sep 30, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: LAV STA/application status
Replies: 16
Views: 985

Re: LAV STA/application status

Definitely broadcasting from Allendale.

Didn't get a listenable signal until the Ionia exit off I-96. Still some fluttering and picket fencing.

Didn't get a clean signal until the Lake Odessa exit.

My guess is they are on the STA facilities still in Allendale. Very good signal in SW Kent County.
by MWmetalhead
Sun Sep 29, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: LAV STA/application status
Replies: 16
Views: 985

Re: LAV STA/application status

Unfortunately, search doesn't work well with acronyms or short words. Sorry about that.
by MWmetalhead
Sun Sep 29, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: LAV STA/application status
Replies: 16
Views: 985

Re: LAV STA/application status

The recent thread wasn't lost; it appears on the very first page of the Grand Rapids forum thread listing, in fact.

The switchover occurred in late July.

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by MWmetalhead
Sun Sep 29, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: The Stadium
Topic: Brad Ausmus & Joe Maddon
Replies: 7
Views: 257

Brad Ausmus & Joe Maddon

Under the "leadership" of Brad Ausmus, the Angels just finished their worst season since 1999! :lol In other news, the Chicago Cubs announced this afternoon that Joe Maddon's contract will not be renewed. :eek I mean, all he did was bring the team four 90+ win seasons and a World Championship. I'm n...
by MWmetalhead
Sun Sep 29, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: The Stadium
Topic: 2019 Detroit Lions
Replies: 45
Views: 1662

Re: 2019 Detroit Lions

Same...old...Lions. The Lions always take one of two forms: - They flat out suck - They show potential, but find ways to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory, especially in big games (like what happened today). The fumble at the 1 yard line is absolutely inexcusable, resulted in what likely was a ...
by MWmetalhead
Sun Sep 29, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Engineering & DX'ing
Topic: WWJ signal problems?
Replies: 30
Views: 1283

Re: WWJ signal problems?

Listened to a tiny bit of the Lions game on WDVD-HD2 (same old Lions, btw), which rebroadcasts WJR.

The fidelity was downright impressive! Great dynamic range, and sound field virtually enveloped me!
by MWmetalhead
Sun Sep 29, 2019 7:02 am
Forum: Engineering & DX'ing
Topic: WWJ signal problems?
Replies: 30
Views: 1283

Re: WWJ signal problems?

I agree that Michigan football audio on WWJ is substandard. The volume equalization & loudness effects have also been noticeable on the FM simulcast, which for at least the past couple games has been found on 97.1 The Ticket. That said, the 97.1 broadcast certainly offers a better listening experien...
by MWmetalhead
Sun Sep 29, 2019 6:47 am
Forum: Everywhere Else
Topic: New WKYC logo
Replies: 4
Views: 302

Re: New WKYC logo

I like the Nexstar graphics package a lot. The FOX package has variations that differ a bit from station to station. WJBK's version is OK...nothing special. Sinclair's stuff looks fine on their smaller market TV stations but is overly simplistic for their larger market stations; I do like that "look...
by MWmetalhead
Sun Sep 29, 2019 6:40 am
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Channel 955 may be in trouble with the FCC.
Replies: 7
Views: 1056

Re: Channel 955 may be in trouble with the FCC.

I am not a fan of song censorship.

The clean edits on FM radio got out of control following the Janet Jackson incident, which ironically, had NOTHING to do with audio.

Kudos to 9-5-5! I wish stuff like this would happen more often.
by MWmetalhead
Sat Sep 28, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: The Stadium
Topic: Michigan football - predictions
Replies: 89
Views: 2242

Re: Michigan football - predictions

Am I supposed to be impressed by Michigan's thumping of a team with worse than MAC level talent, Matt? This thread was inactive because I think everyone knew an angry Michigan team was going to pound a pathetic Rutgers team today. I'm happy today went as expected and indeed this was a timely confide...
by MWmetalhead
Sat Sep 28, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: WJBK signal interference?
Replies: 11
Views: 884

Re: WJBK signal interference?

Regardless of a physical channel move or not, won't the transition to ATSC 3.0 require full power stations to replace their transmitting antennas? I think WJBK's issues are likely due to technical difficulties arising from equipment malfunction. During Judge Judy, I've seen multiple instances of vid...
by MWmetalhead
Sat Sep 28, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Political Potpourri
Topic: Justin Trudeau Caught Up In Blackface Scandal-3 Instances So Far
Replies: 31
Views: 782

Re: Justin Trudeau Caught Up In Blackface Scandal-3 Instances So Far

His approval percentage has been hanging around 40 percent for many months. I'm not familiar enough with Canadian politics, though, to know how that compares to the norm.
by MWmetalhead
Sat Sep 28, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: Everywhere Else
Topic: New WKYC logo
Replies: 4
Views: 302

Re: New WKYC logo

Absolutely awful!!!

Tegna appears to be doing its best to ruin this station. That morning show rebrand just screams fluff and insipidness.
by MWmetalhead
Sat Sep 28, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: B100 in South Bend fucks up BIG TIME
Replies: 16
Views: 1741

B100 in South Bend fucks up BIG TIME

Not sure if their PD (Jesse Garcia) or someone higher up made this decision, but firing your popular morning show co-host because - god forbid - he attended his own daughter's wedding instead of the radio station's annual concert is nothing short of reprehensible!!! To everyone at Federated Media in...
by MWmetalhead
Sat Sep 28, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Political Potpourri
Topic: Justin Trudeau Caught Up In Blackface Scandal-3 Instances So Far
Replies: 31
Views: 782

Re: Justin Trudeau Caught Up In Blackface Scandal-3 Instances So Far

For those who have forgotten, Mr. Trudeau absolutely fawned over Fidel Castro when Fidel passed away. He's literally a Fidel Castro fanboy.

That says all we need to know about Trudeau.