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by paul8539
Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: Engineering & DX'ing
Topic: Massive WOMC interference in Brighton
Replies: 19
Views: 1623

Re: Massive WOMC interference in Brighton

I was getting some distant TV stations from Detroit and Lansing at the same time. I also got signals on DT-7, DT-9, and DT-19, but could not pull in the stations so I don't know who they were. I did not get Grand Rapids or Toledo or anything south of Detroit.
by paul8539
Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: Engineering & DX'ing
Topic: WWV and another adjacent station
Replies: 0
Views: 381

WWV and another adjacent station

On New Years Eve just before 7PM, I tuned into WWV on 5 MHZ to listen to the new year turnover, 2355 DEC 31 to 0003 JAN 1. At 2359, some strong station adjacent to it started up and blocked WWV out. I can't remember the calls, but it identified itself as someplace in South Carolina. It did this last...
by paul8539
Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Engineering & DX'ing
Topic: DIY antenna designs for attic?
Replies: 40
Views: 2256

Re: DIY antenna designs for attic?

How about a small one that I can hang from the ceiling in a first floor apartment? My current rabbit ears and bow tie can only get the strong local stations.
by paul8539
Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Engineering & DX'ing
Topic: Most distant AM/FM/TV signal you ever tuned in?
Replies: 77
Views: 7697

Re: Most distant AM/FM/TV signal you ever tuned in?

Back in th mid 19702 (pre-digital), I would frequently pull in VHF low stations from Florida, Louisiana, Wyoming, and Boston My farthest was KENW, channel 3, Portales, New Mexico. In the digital era, my farthest has been Fort Wayne (once in the last 10 years); Bowling Green, Ohio (twice). Has anybod...
by paul8539
Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: Flint, Tri-Cities, and The Thumb
Topic: Battle of the Christmas set displays
Replies: 7
Views: 819

Re: Battle of the Christmas set displays

On 12, where they have the individual reports say 'happy holidays' with a background and their name, in some cases, I can not read the name because it is too small. Make it larger.
by paul8539
Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: Flint, Tri-Cities, and The Thumb
Topic: Low power TVs in Tri-Cities
Replies: 12
Views: 3384

Re: Low power TVs in Tri-Cities

As of last week at least, WLLC 17.1 is the Justice Network, 17.3 is Quest (old History Channel re-runs). The last couple of days, 17.3 has been blank a lot, but not all, of the time. It also PSIPs to 17 now, rather than 25. 38.5 and 38.6 seem to be QVC and Home Shopping Network. For both 17 and 38, ...
by paul8539
Sat Jan 04, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Sexiest Scene in Network TV History
Replies: 9
Views: 2815

Re: Sexiest Scene in Network TV History

How about that near-top less scene n Star Trek Enterprise? With the human giving T'Pol a naked back rub?
by paul8539
Sat Jan 04, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: The anchor shuffle at WWJ
Replies: 5
Views: 2423

Re: The anchor shuffle at WWJ

I heard Greg Bowman's last shift. It seems that Brooke Allen is in real life Mrs. Greg Bowman. That's why they worked so well together.
by paul8539
Sat Jan 04, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: 50.5 Circle Network coming soon
Replies: 14
Views: 2314

Re: 50.5 Circle Network coming soon

Circle also started on 12.3 in the Tri-Cities on January 1 (weather moved to 12-6). They have F-Troop at noon on weekdays. On Jan 1, they had show number 1, which had the story of how Parmenter got his medal, promoted to Captain, and sent to F-Troop. In the intro with the theme song, that old bearde...
by paul8539
Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Engineering & DX'ing
Topic: SHortwave pirate stations
Replies: 31
Views: 3201

Re: SHortwave pirate stations

If you think that they are pirates, then shiver their timbers and poop their deck.
by paul8539
Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Engineering & DX'ing
Topic: WWJ in Kentucky
Replies: 4
Views: 657

WWJ in Kentucky

I was coming back from a conference last month in Tennessee, and I was tuning around the AM radio in the car. I managed to pick up WWJ, not 100%, but easily hearable; about 10 miles south of Cincinnati in Northern Kentucky. It was Saturday evening in the 8:20PM time frame (still daylight), and I hea...
by paul8539
Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Flint, Tri-Cities, and The Thumb
Topic: Broadcasting Hotties 2019
Replies: 69
Views: 9844

Re: Broadcasting Hotties 2019

OK, so they are hot. Which ones are available? Will they do my laundry?
by paul8539
Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Flint, Tri-Cities, and The Thumb
Topic: Joel Feick’s gone
Replies: 49
Views: 6486

Re: Joel Feick’s gone

Good reporter. Good luck on whatever he retires to.
by paul8539
Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Flint, Tri-Cities, and The Thumb
Topic: Low power TVs in Tri-Cities
Replies: 12
Views: 3384

Low power TVs in Tri-Cities

Just within the last 3 weeks or so, apparently two low power TV stations have started up in the Tri City area. One seems to be WLLD-LD, wihich gives a PSIP of 25, which intermingles with WEYI. It has several sub-channels, but 3 of them appear to be just paid half-hour advertisements. One seems to be...
by paul8539
Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: Flint, Tri-Cities, and The Thumb
Topic: Low power TVs in Tri-Cities
Replies: 0
Views: 395

Low power TVs in Tri-Cities

Just within the last 3 weeks or so, apparently two low power TV stations have started up in the Tri City area. One seems to be WLLD-LD, wihich gives a PSIP of 25, which intermingles with WEYI. It has several sub-channels, but 3 of them appear to be just paid half-hour advertisements. One seems to be...