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by YpsiGuy
Fri Mar 13, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: RePack Phase 8 started
Replies: 115
Views: 8877

Re: RePack Phase 8 started

NIce strong signal on all of these:

WJBK, WDIV, WXYZ, WMYD, WPXD, WKBD, WTVS and WWJ.

I'm good to go.

If I'm not in the rabbitears.info green zone of signal strength, I remove it from my channel lineup.
by YpsiGuy
Fri Mar 13, 2020 2:33 am
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: RePack Phase 8 started
Replies: 115
Views: 8877

Re: RePack Phase 8 started

The WDIV channels on RF45 are gone. They’re on RF32 now.
WTVS has flipped over to RF20.
WWJ test pattern is on RF21.
by YpsiGuy
Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:49 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: AT&T Questions Broadcasters' Use of TV Spectrum
Replies: 5
Views: 406

Re: AT&T Questions Broadcasters' Use of TV Spectrum

Of course ATT wants broadcasting killed. They will get the spectrum plus then you are hostage to their TV services like DirectTV and/or Uverse.
by YpsiGuy
Mon Mar 02, 2020 11:32 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: RePack Phase 8 started
Replies: 115
Views: 8877

Re: RePack Phase 8 started

Splouge wrote:
Mon Mar 02, 2020 11:30 pm
Ah yes, March 13. Why couldn't it be scheduled for July 34 or February 48? :lol:
Friday, March 13.

What could go wrong? :twisted:
by YpsiGuy
Mon Mar 02, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: RePack Phase 8 started
Replies: 115
Views: 8877

Re: RePack Phase 8 started

The big 3 are up testing tonite. WWJ on RF21, WXYZ on RF25 and WDIV on RF32.
Signals are strong near Ypsilanti and seem very steady. I would guess less LTE interference in the 500MHz band.

WHNE is hard at work getting the new transmitter ready for March 13th.
by YpsiGuy
Sat Feb 22, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: RePack Phase 8 started
Replies: 115
Views: 8877

Re: RePack Phase 8 started

szmigiel wrote:
Fri Feb 21, 2020 11:33 am
I have a DVR that I can manually scan channels, so far nothing on 3 so far.
Hopefully they move soon. They need to give WTVS time to test on RF20.

I’m waiting for WPXD to bring something up on RF24. Should be soon I would think.
by YpsiGuy
Fri Feb 21, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: If you care about free Radio and Television....
Replies: 20
Views: 1670

Re: If you care about free Radio and Television....

The biggest enemy to free OTA television is the conditional access system built into ATSC 3.0

When the broadcasters get it implemented, they will be just as bad as the cable/satellite providers.
by YpsiGuy
Fri Feb 21, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: RePack Phase 8 started
Replies: 115
Views: 8877

Re: RePack Phase 8 started

WXYZ (ABC) 7 virtual is switching over to RF25 on March 7th, One week before the others. Just an FYI for those who do not know.

You will see it on their website if you would like to confirm.
by YpsiGuy
Mon Aug 26, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Can't Get WADL over Antenna
Replies: 8
Views: 1002

Re: Can't Get WADL over Antenna

I get WADL from 40 miles away. They have a very powerful signal. HDB91X antenna indoors and on the east side of the house. They are just enuff off from Southfield I run 2 antenna systems. One aiming at Southfield directly and one aiming at Mount Clemens. With the two antennas I get good signal on al...
by YpsiGuy
Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: WHNE 14.12
Replies: 10
Views: 1178

Re: WHNE 14.12

The solution is MPEG4 AVC H.264. Most newer TV's decode it and the even the $30 newer converter boxes decode and DVR in it. WBFF in Baltimore is starting to use it.
WHNE could get 12 channels easy into their 6MHz with it.
by YpsiGuy
Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: CBSDetroit62
Replies: 44
Views: 5788

Re: CBSDetroit62

I'd hate to see them give up the 62 virtual channel assignment. Channel 62 was the station from Weird Al's movie "UHF". Keep 62!!!
by YpsiGuy
Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: CICO-32 in Windsor
Replies: 32
Views: 4284

Re: CICO-32 in Windsor

Once CBET went digital, it became a fringe signal for me. My two antennas point in the Saint Clair Shores and Southfield directions now. That gets me all of the Detroit majors, including WADL. If the CBC were smart, they would boost power and add subchannels to CBET. Add some unique subchannels and ...
by YpsiGuy
Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: WTF is channel 4 doing?
Replies: 15
Views: 3384

Re: WTF is channel 4 doing?

I very rarely watch the main channels anymore. I watch WDIV for ThisTV and MeTV. If it wasn't for weather alerts, I'd delete the main channels. The digital subchannels have to be really killing viewership on the main ones. 99 percent of my local viewing is spent on H&I, ThisTV, MeTV, Buzzr and Movie...
by YpsiGuy
Tue Jul 16, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: WMYD To Host Detroit’s First ATSC 3.0 Signal
Replies: 32
Views: 3795

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

I think we will see an ATSC 3.0 ultra def main channel, encoded via HEVC or a similar codec. That will leave sufficient bandwidth for subchannels and a feed of the main channel in 480i ATSC 1.0. The old ATSC 1.0 enhanced def stream will be gone, IMO. If you want HD, you will have to buy a new box o...
by YpsiGuy
Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: WMYD To Host Detroit’s First ATSC 3.0 Signal
Replies: 32
Views: 3795

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

Unlike the current standard, ATSC 3.0 makes use of both over-the-air signals and your in-home broadband to deliver an experience closer to cable or satellite. I don't see the big deal about ATSC 3.0 . I have a better picture now with the current standard then I ever recieved from Comcast . Just cur...