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#26 OFFLINE   Woochifer

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Posted 04 December 2009 - 08:10 PM

Been a few months, and it seems that the picture quality on KGO, KPIX, and KNTV remains mediocre. Still getting a lot of pixel shifting and macroblocking during live sports broadcasts.

Does anybody have any suggestions about who I should contact at Directv about this? (I'm already at my wits end about the Versus dispute, which forced me to look elsewhere to watch the Cal-Stanford game despite the fact that I pay extra for the sports package).

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#27 OFFLINE   Doug Brott

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Posted 10 January 2010 - 07:51 PM

Fox HD (Channel 2 KTVR) is way freaky right now .. Looks to be in the transcoding, but it could be from the source (KTVU).

Here's a video: http://www.camera3.o...ad/VID00076.MP4 (33 MB)

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#28 OFFLINE   troman

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Posted 19 January 2010 - 01:02 PM

On both 2 hour season premier episodes of 24, Sunday and Monday night, there was a significant glitch in video and audio that lasted for a few seconds.

The video would freeze then advance a frame or two then come back to normal. Meanwhile the audio would disappear, then I'd hear a noise burst sort of like a jackhammer, then it would come back.

I've seen threads on transcoding issues with local channels. Could this be that?

My signal's OK - I actually just had the dish replaced and signal levels are all high 80's or above.

#29 OFFLINE   Doug Brott

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Posted 19 January 2010 - 01:08 PM

I saw this as well happened once or twice each night.
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#30 OFFLINE   Woochifer

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Posted 28 January 2010 - 12:51 AM

On both 2 hour season premier episodes of 24, Sunday and Monday night, there was a significant glitch in video and audio that lasted for a few seconds.

The video would freeze then advance a frame or two then come back to normal. Meanwhile the audio would disappear, then I'd hear a noise burst sort of like a jackhammer, then it would come back.

I've seen threads on transcoding issues with local channels. Could this be that?

My signal's OK - I actually just had the dish replaced and signal levels are all high 80's or above.


I saw that happen as well.

But, over the last couple of weeks I have noticed a huge improvement in the picture quality for the local HDs in general. The pixel shifting and macroblocking that I'd seen on the local channels since last March seems to have been resolved.

#31 OFFLINE   AztecRol

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Posted 15 July 2010 - 02:32 PM

Has anybody noticed that NBC, Ch 11, has been out all day? I woke up at
6am and it was already giving the "no need to call us message". As of this
minute, 1:30pm, its still out. Anybody know whats going on? Is this local or
across the nation??

#32 OFFLINE   keenan

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Posted 15 July 2010 - 02:41 PM

Local issue, KNTV is coming in fine on Comcast. Maybe something wrong with the fiber link connection.

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Posted 16 July 2010 - 12:38 AM

Local issue, KNTV is coming in fine on Comcast. Maybe something wrong with the fiber link connection.


I dont know, but its still out as of this moment. That is a long time for
one channel to be dead. Especially since its a major network!!

Maybe I should post this in the gen disc forum??

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 08:56 AM

  I don't know if this has been seen, http://www.choisser.com/sfonair.html. We have enought free OTA tv to choose from.


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#35 OFFLINE   dndell

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 12:57 PM

Anyone else have heavy signal breakups on last Sunday's CBS Emmy Awards show?  I have a Genie box.  Other programming seems fine...


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Posted 20 February 2014 - 02:03 PM

Is anyone else's ABC HD feed having a weird framerate issue? Since last niight the framerate seems to be really weird and slow to where every show on here looks filmed. It is really odd.



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Posted 19 March 2014 - 11:18 AM

I've been seeing pixelization/picture tearing on ABC 7 (San Francisco) on and off for the last several days. it's hit/miss as to time of day -- comes and goes.  Did it during Monday nights "Castle"

Anyone else?

 

EDIT.... after three days of this, it looks like Ch. 7 got it's act togetjher and fixed its updoaded signal.  It's been fine today.


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