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by Splouge
Wed Jun 26, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: OTA channels MIA
Replies: 18
Views: 845

Re: OTA channels MIA

Actually, WJMY's transmitter was on Southfield Rd in AP
by Splouge
Sat Jun 22, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Detroit’s Broadcasting Hotties 2019
Replies: 227
Views: 25883

Re: Detroit’s Broadcasting Hotties 2019

Amy Andrews :wink: :wink: :wink: :wink: :wink:
by Splouge
Sat Jun 22, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: WHNE needs your Help........
Replies: 32
Views: 2247

Re: WHNE needs your Help........

Y'know, there is no VHF 2 station for over 350 miles from WHNE's tower. If they went to VHF 2, they could probably apply for an exemption to run at 9 kW! They could even be nondirectional!
by Splouge
Sat Jun 22, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Why can't WHNE go to UHF 30?
Replies: 34
Views: 1340

Re: Why can't WHNE go to UHF 30?

MWmetalhead wrote:
Sat Jun 22, 2019 4:14 pm
Interesting info regarding the availability of RF 36; thanks everyone.

Aside from WMNT-CA, is anyone else nearby using 36? I wonder how far north WMNT-CA's protected contour extends?
WAQP Saginaw is, and WMNT goes all the way to Trenton and Romulus
by Splouge
Sat Jun 22, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Why can't WHNE go to UHF 30?
Replies: 34
Views: 1340

Re: Why can't WHNE go to UHF 30?

Go to govregs.com Go to §73.623 Find the first table, first category on table is D/U Ratio.......Co-channel", third line reads "DTV into DTV......+15". Strange suprise LII seems to have either left the table out of their site, or my smartphone could not open the table. I am quite sure that the co-c...
by Splouge
Sat Jun 22, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Why can't WHNE go to UHF 30?
Replies: 34
Views: 1340

Re: Why can't WHNE go to UHF 30?

36 is top-channel after the repacking is done, not 35. I think 36 was the intended top channel all along. It makes sense as it allowed for a guard band between DTV and wireless services (Channel 37 being reserved for radioastronomy and a small part of 38 not being used for wireless). Splounge: coul...
by Splouge
Sat Jun 22, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Why can't WHNE go to UHF 30?
Replies: 34
Views: 1340

Re: Why can't WHNE go to UHF 30?

That axe blade shaped directional pattern would be highly difficult to implement in practice. The manufacturing cost of a directional transmitting antenna built to those specifications would likely be very expensive, assuming the design is even feasible for a video signal. Even if that pattern *wer...
by Splouge
Sat Jun 22, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Why can't WHNE go to UHF 30?
Replies: 34
Views: 1340

Re: Why can't WHNE go to UHF 30?

36 is top-channel after the repacking is done, not 35. I think 36 was the intended top channel all along. It makes sense as it allowed for a guard band between DTV and wireless services (Channel 37 being reserved for radioastronomy and a small part of 38 not being used for wireless). Splounge: coul...
by Splouge
Sat Jun 22, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: New channel frquencies
Replies: 29
Views: 1541

Re: New channel frquencies

Splouge wrote:
Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:10 pm
WDWO is on the air on UHF 22 now with 5 subchannels:

18.1 is Azteca
18.2 is Infomercials
18.3 is more infomercials
18.4 is blank (hopefully Decades soon)
18.5 is 3ABN
18.4 is now TCT
by Splouge
Sat Jun 22, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Why can't WHNE go to UHF 30?
Replies: 34
Views: 1340

Re: Why can't WHNE go to UHF 30?

I didn't think WHNE signal would be strong enough to interfere with a station out of Lansing. But WLAJ's post repack contour on 14 goes all the way to Royal Oak Township. That's the same township WHNE's tower is in, the tower is only a mile from the contour edge. WLAJ will also be protected in Redf...
by Splouge
Sat Jun 22, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: OTA channels MIA
Replies: 18
Views: 845

Re: OTA channels MIA

Yeah, WMYD moved to UHF 31 (still appears as 20.1), and WKBD is UHF 34 (appearing as 50).
by Splouge
Sat Jun 22, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: New channel frquencies
Replies: 29
Views: 1541

Re: New channel frquencies

Is anyone getting anything on 19? WUDL or TVO Right now I see signal from 19 but the quality is poor so the channels can lock. I am also getting a weak signal from CIII-29 Global at 35, Where WUDL is moving in March. I've been getting WUDL, it obliterates any trace of CICO. But when I have the ante...
by Splouge
Sat Jun 22, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Why can't WHNE go to UHF 30?
Replies: 34
Views: 1340

Re: Why can't WHNE go to UHF 30?

szmigiel wrote:
Sat Jun 22, 2019 8:21 am
How far does 51 CHCH-2 out of London actually reach? I have never picked them up on a scan, or even seen a weak signal. They are suppose to move to 14 where WKBD 50 was. I wonder why WHNE couldn't actually be located at 14.
WLAJ, that's why
by Splouge
Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:00 am
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Why can't WHNE go to UHF 30?
Replies: 34
Views: 1340

Re: Why can't WHNE go to UHF 30?

To me, noise is the same as interference. However, it isn't the other way around.

The contours are all 41 dBu, and there's no overlap, you may have to zoom in to see the fine detail near CFTV's edge.
by Splouge
Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Why can't WHNE go to UHF 30?
Replies: 34
Views: 1340

Re: Why can't WHNE go to UHF 30?

Another strange thing about WHNE-LD's application: The filing refers to channel 3 as the "only channel available". According to the FCC website, there is now no channel 2 facility within 475km*. On channel 2, they could have an omnidirectional facility. That would be heck, the interference is worse...