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#1 OFFLINE   NorfolkBruh

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Posted 12 November 2009 - 06:19 PM

WELL it's a nor'easter... I have pretty good reception on every channel except the locals! ALL locals are off the air! "no need to call us- we are aware that this TV station is temporarily unavailable..we'll have this channel back as quickly as possible. Sorry for the interuption"

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#2 OFFLINE   scooper

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Posted 12 November 2009 - 07:25 PM

Got any local power outages ? I'll bet the local receive facility is dark right now....
You CAN put antennas on your owned and/or controlled property...

http://www.fcc.gov/mb/facts/otard.html

#3 OFFLINE   NorfolkBruh

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Posted 12 November 2009 - 07:30 PM

correcto mundo! that is what happened.

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Posted 13 November 2009 - 03:56 PM

That's why an OTA antenna(s) is needed as a backup. Hope you get your local stations back soon. I hear some areas of VA and NC got over 5" of rain.

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Posted 13 November 2009 - 04:38 PM

That's why an OTA antenna(s) is needed as a backup. Hope you get your local stations back soon. I hear some areas of VA and NC got over 5" of rain.


I don't think I got 5 inches, but it was pretty steady for about 2.5 days.

Agree 100% about OTA antenna / TV to receive it on. Hurricanes really play havoc with DBS, and not much better on digital OTA...
You CAN put antennas on your owned and/or controlled property...

http://www.fcc.gov/mb/facts/otard.html

#6 OFFLINE   NorfolkBruh

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Posted 13 November 2009 - 05:53 PM

On the other hand... thank the GODS! for DVR! Lot's of programs recorded!!




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