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#51 OFFLINE   KAL

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Posted 04 July 2012 - 04:15 PM

7/4 All of my Philly locals just went out, anyone else experiencing this?

EDIT: All back on...Wonder what happened?
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#52 OFFLINE   mjwagner

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Posted 07 August 2012 - 04:17 PM

Channel 69 HD WFMZ
8/7/12
All day so far
Pixelation. Looks like sync issue.
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#53 OFFLINE   mjwagner

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 10:59 AM

Channel 69 HD WFMZ
8/7/12
All day so far
Pixelation. Looks like sync issue.


Update 8/8/12 - Just checked, still pixelating.
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#54 OFFLINE   lancorp

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 03:10 PM

Woke up this morning with San Diego locals all fuzzy and pixellated (only with motion...static images are sharp).

Olympics are practically unwatchable.

Tech coming out tomorrow, but you think it's more broad of a problem than my house?

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Posted 09 August 2012 - 07:10 AM

Update 8/8/12 - Just checked, still pixelating.


Channel 69 HD WFMZ
8/7/12
All day so far
Pixelation. Looks like sync issue.


Update 8/9/12 - Pixelation problem fixed. Thank you.
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#56 OFFLINE   wilbur_the_goose

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Posted 10 March 2013 - 03:23 PM

I've been getting occasional audio dropouts on WPVI HD. No dropouts on WABC HD on 396.

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Posted 11 December 2013 - 09:22 PM

This week WCAU 10 HD has had intermittent audio issues. It sounds like a frog or something. It's a very digitized computer like fragment that modulates with the audio.

Noticeable off of HR24-200 connected to Samsung plasma TV via HDMI direct.

Did not check other room or Cable ClearQAM yet.

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Posted 11 December 2013 - 09:43 PM

This week WCAU 10 HD has had intermittent audio issues. It sounds like a frog or something. It's a very digitized computer like fragment that modulates with the audio.
Noticeable off of HR24-200 connected to Samsung plasma TV via HDMI direct.
Did not check other room or Cable ClearQAM yet.


Just checked WCAU 10 HD on my local cable provider via MPEG2 ClearQAM. The audio has the same horrendous digital artifact on this feed too. This means its WCAU or its NBC national feed to WCAU.

There is no issue with DirecTV's feed.

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My  DirecTV HD WISHLIST:  NickJR, Nicktoons, Revolt.TV, FXM, We, Oxygen, The Hub, Fuse, GSN, Sprout, GAC, Esquire, BBC World News, Sundance, Up, Music Choice Play HD, Al Jazeera America, Military Channel, NASA

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Posted 16 December 2013 - 03:53 PM

Looks like the video format changed on ch 35-1 and 35-2.  It now says HD in the guide and its all postage stamp programming unless you hit the format button and stretch it back.


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My  DirecTV HD WISHLIST:  NickJR, Nicktoons, Revolt.TV, FXM, We, Oxygen, The Hub, Fuse, GSN, Sprout, GAC, Esquire, BBC World News, Sundance, Up, Music Choice Play HD, Al Jazeera America, Military Channel, NASA

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#60 OFFLINE   wilbur_the_goose

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Posted 01 January 2014 - 02:06 PM

I too am having horrible audio issues on WCAU-10.  There are NO issues on Channel 40 out of Atlantic City showing exactly the same programming.


Edited by wilbur_the_goose, 01 January 2014 - 02:06 PM.

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Posted 28 November 2014 - 08:20 AM

All Philly locals are out and have been for hours now.  Slide is up saying that D* is aware of the issue.


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Posted 28 November 2014 - 11:23 AM

I sent a message to WCAU's contact us link on their website directed to Programming about the audio issues.  Granted its a holiday week so I'm not sure when they will get to it.

 

Yes all the HD locals are out.  Only thing working here is 23, 35-1, 35-2, 51 and I guess other SD's that I have hidden from my favorites.


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#63 OFFLINE   mrknowitall526

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Posted 30 November 2014 - 12:21 PM

Anyone know of any plans to add the WFMZ Accuweather channel? 69.2? I miss this from cable and I don't have an OTA antenna.

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Posted 15 December 2014 - 05:59 AM

cypherx - WCAU (10)'s audio problems were with the station, not DirecTV.  Verizon FiOS had exactly the same issues.


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Posted 15 December 2014 - 06:24 AM

Yes I noticed Service Electric had the problem too (I check on my ClearQAM).  Also noted on WCAU's facebook page there were comments from Comcast users as well.

 

I watched the Eagles game on Channel 40 WMGM Atlantic City.  Aside from an occasional pop/click, the audio was nowhere nearly as bad as channel 10's.  Plus the New Jersey commercials made me feel like I was down at the shore again.   :up:


Edited by cypherx, 15 December 2014 - 06:24 AM.

- > Link to my setup thread< -

My  DirecTV HD WISHLIST:  NickJR, Nicktoons, Revolt.TV, FXM, We, Oxygen, The Hub, Fuse, GSN, Sprout, GAC, Esquire, BBC World News, Sundance, Up, Music Choice Play HD, Al Jazeera America, Military Channel, NASA

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Posted 15 December 2014 - 12:00 PM

Anyone know of any plans to add the WFMZ Accuweather channel? 69.2? I miss this from cable and I don't have an OTA antenna.

 

Get an antenna. It is unlikely that most LP and non-major network subchannels will ever be on Directv.


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Posted 16 December 2014 - 09:01 AM

WMGM-40 will likely be kaput on January 1.   Even if it continues to exist, Comcast revoked their NBC affiliate status, effecti9.2 ve Jan 1.

 

I get 69.2 OTA just fine.  I'm in zip code 19425.   But keep in mind that you can't get it on a D* receiver with an OTA capability because it's not in their programming database.  Apparently, D* has no ability to add additional subchannels to their OTA guide database :(


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Posted 16 December 2014 - 10:30 AM

69.2 Accuweather and 69.3 Heroes & Icons are both in the database since they have Tribune IDs below 65535 (0xfff), however 69.4 Retro is not.

Edited by KyL416, 16 December 2014 - 10:34 AM.


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Posted 16 December 2014 - 05:41 PM

Oh that stinks about ch 40. It's a good backup. Maybe DirecTV can use the bandwidth to make 23 NJN in HD?

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#70 OFFLINE   mrknowitall526

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Posted 16 December 2014 - 10:17 PM

WMGM-40 will likely be kaput on January 1. Even if it continues to exist, Comcast revoked their NBC affiliate status, effecti9.2 ve Jan 1.

I get 69.2 OTA just fine. I'm in zip code 19425. But keep in mind that you can't get it on a D* receiver with an OTA capability because it's not in their programming database. Apparently, D* has no ability to add additional subchannels to their OTA guide database :(


I don't have an OTA antenna, nor do I have the off air tuner add on for my DTV. if I did, would it go to all receivers, or just the one it is connected to?

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Posted 27 January 2015 - 11:44 AM

I've noticed what looks like the HD signal on the Philly locals is being compressed more than usual?? Or perhaps it's just me. But I especially notice it on 6ABC. There seems to be horrible blurring around the 6ABC logo and also around text on the lower thirds during the news. Is it just me being picky, or does anyone else notice this?

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Posted 28 January 2015 - 11:43 AM

I guess it's just me then ... Haha. I really only notice it on 6ABC during the news.




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