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NYC Local Channels, Sat/Transponders?
Posted 04 February 2006 - 12:17 PM
Posted 04 February 2006 - 01:13 PM
All of the NYC locals are on 101 and the transponders:
68 WFUT (Telefutura)
9 WWOR (UPN)
11 WPIX (WB)
13 WNET (PBS)
21 WLIW (PBS)
31 WPXN (i)
39 WNYN (Azteca America)
41 WXTV (Univision)
47 WNJU (Telemundo)
2 WCBS (CBS)
4 WNBC (NBC)
5 WNYW (Fox)
7 WABC (ABC)
Posted 04 February 2006 - 01:28 PM
Posted 04 February 2006 - 03:45 PM
Posted 04 February 2006 - 04:00 PM
Posted 04 February 2006 - 07:44 PM
Posted 05 February 2006 - 01:39 AM
Are you in the Philadelphia DMA? - you said you're 130-140 miles from NY, sounds like your on the Delaware border.
I'm actually right on the border between the Philly and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre DMAs...I'm in SWB, go 15 miles south and you're in the Philly DMA.
Posted 05 February 2006 - 08:54 AM
Posted 05 February 2006 - 11:09 AM
Here's an interesting tidbit - my signal on TP 20 last night was up around 80, now it's down to 58...is that normal, to have a better signal at night? It is still really cloudy today so could that be causing it as well?
Posted 05 February 2006 - 10:49 PM
What gives? Is this normal to see a stronger signal at night, and if it is normal is it odd that the signal difference is that great between night/day?
on edit: this morning I was only at 52 on TP 20...
Posted 06 February 2006 - 11:54 AM
Posted 06 February 2006 - 04:09 PM
If however, you are not properly aligned - off a bit, or (possibly in your case) are on the very fringe of a spot beam, this minor change in orbital position could result in the signal strength changes you are seeing. This will be even more critical with the new AT9 dish, as the half power beam width of the new satellites is much narrower than with the old/existing satellites.
I don't know if this is what is causing the changes you are seeing, but it is one possibility.
Posted 06 February 2006 - 05:13 PM
I assume 29 is way too low to get a decent picture on?
Posted 06 February 2006 - 05:53 PM
Posted 06 February 2006 - 05:57 PM
Posted 06 February 2006 - 09:44 PM
It could be that your dish wasn't fully peaked when it was installed. The Philly locals are on the same spotbeam as NYC's (which extends beyond your location), TP20 shouldn't be dropping in and out like that. You might need to fine tune your dish's alignment.
How would I do that?
Posted 06 February 2006 - 11:48 PM
As far as getting the NYC locals on the national feeds, for now that will work, but at some future time (to be determined - not yet announced) I would expect at least the high def feeds to be shut off and be available only on MPEG4 with the new AT9 dish.
Posted 07 February 2006 - 06:42 AM
Posted 07 February 2006 - 08:37 AM