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#26 OFFLINE   newsposter

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Posted 17 October 2009 - 01:44 PM

the brrrip on NBC this week is insane. They need to fix this!
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#27 OFFLINE   wilbur_the_goose

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Posted 19 October 2009 - 05:06 PM

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Problem: Brrrrrrrrip Brrrrrrrip Brrrrrrrrip

Happening on both of my HR20-700's. Makes watching the baseball game quite difficult.

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Posted 04 December 2009 - 09:18 AM

NBC has been especially annoying this week. Strong signals but still have cutouts and pixelation.
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Posted 10 December 2009 - 06:11 PM

Ok this is crazy...great signals but on 6 it literally just stopped, black screen, then started up again. It did it on bravo the other night too. So now i'm wondering if it's just an hr20 issue.
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#30 OFFLINE   wilbur_the_goose

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Posted 21 May 2011 - 05:12 PM

Hi - new WPHL OTA subchannels are not viewable through a DirecTV HR2* receiver. Channels at 17.3 and 17.4

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Posted 22 May 2011 - 07:40 PM

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Zap 2 it has added it to there guide but still not in the Directv data.

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Posted 23 May 2011 - 07:30 AM

Jamieh1 - you're posting in the wrong thread. This one is for Philly.

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Posted 20 September 2011 - 06:19 PM

For the last few days, ive been noticing that the HD picture quality has gotton very soft on my ABC and CBS locals here in Philly. Examples being that in the afternoon, General Hospital, All My Children and the Young and the Restless have looked very soft. Another example is tonights episode of NCIS. it looks very soft. All my signals are in the 80s and 90s. Was wondering if anyone else has noticed less HD sharpness?

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Posted 22 September 2011 - 08:54 PM

I'm noticing little sparkles on 6 WPVI HD. Reminds me of C-band sparkles you would see on analog NTSC broadcasts from years ago.

Its subtle but being a digital transmission I wonder why they are even there. Also severe color banding in shadows and other dark area's. Picture is a bit soft.

I switched to the cable QAM tuner and its the same issues. I guess it's WPVI's issue then.

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 04:19 PM

CBS 3 is pixelated. Abc 6 NBC 10 and fox 29 all have no need to call us messages
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Posted 02 June 2012 - 05:44 PM

CBS 3 is pixelated. Abc 6 NBC 10 and fox 29 all have no need to call us messages


It has been this way for at least 2-3 hours that I know of...I wonder what the problem is. SD channels are working.

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 07:01 PM

There goes my Stanley Cup. I'm not happy.

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 07:21 PM

Been this way for those channels since I turned on my TV about 5:45 PM today. Must be a big problem if the outage is lasting this long.
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Posted 02 June 2012 - 07:28 PM

There goes my Stanley Cup. I'm not happy.


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Posted 02 June 2012 - 07:38 PM

Looks like Boston is out too

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 08:07 PM

There goes my Stanley Cup. I'm not happy.


Not happy AT ALL!!!! All the Boston HD locals are out and have been for hours. Comcast works fine so this is purely a DIRECTV problem. My understanding is that numerous east coast cities are out...not at all happy with DirecTV right now. :mad:
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Posted 02 June 2012 - 08:09 PM

SD is better than No D. ;)


Or I can go to friends house and watch it on Comcast in HD...at least they work.
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Posted 02 June 2012 - 10:17 PM

I switched to cable clearQAM HD. Wonder what is up with the Philly local spot beam ?

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Posted 03 June 2012 - 06:03 AM

I switched to cable clearQAM HD. Wonder what is up with the Philly local spot beam ?


That's the thing, It's not just Philly. Several large east coast markets are down so it's not a spot beam issue.
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Posted 03 June 2012 - 06:05 AM

Wow! Now Philly CBS local is out too?!!? Must be something major since all the other locals are still be out too :scratchin
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Posted 03 June 2012 - 06:12 AM

Wow! Now Philly CBS local is out too?!!? Must be something major since all the other locals are still be out too :scratchin


Are you kidding, all of the Boston HD feeds (abc, CBS, NBC, fox, uni, cw) have been out since the start of this mess. Yet I still have the Manchester, NH ABC feed.
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Posted 03 June 2012 - 06:15 AM

^^I feel your pain my friend. its to bad we all cant use our collective mental powers to re-start the locals in all the affected eact coast cities :lol: Local CBS was up for a time yesterday, but it wasnt very watchable though.
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Posted 03 June 2012 - 11:17 AM

Hey, looks like all our locals just came back on here in the Philly market... hope they stay up.

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 10:40 AM

Has anyone heard if WMGM 40 will be back anytime soon?? It's the NBC affiliate out of Atlantic City, NJ.

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Posted 25 June 2012 - 05:20 PM

I did call channel 40 they are still trying to come back to Directv but don't know when yet.

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