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NFL Football HD question
Posted 02 October 2006 - 10:18 AM
Posted 02 October 2006 - 10:21 AM
I am in Dallas and was watching the Cowboy game on FOX. Every now and then the signal would go from HD to SD...I think. The game would be widescreen with DD 5.1 then it would go to non widescreen (not sure what you call it) and the sound would not be DD. This happened about 5 times for 5 minutes or less. It was just odd I know that DirecTV has to turn off HDnet or TNT HD to help with Sunday ticket but not sure what caused this.
It is called 4:3 or 4 by 3. Anytime you are watching a live HD feed, you run the risk of seeing technical difficulties. This last week was the first week in which I saw the Colts entire game with no issues. Last week, the DD kept going out and coming back. Sometimes the picture leaves completely. I haven't seend a 16:9 HD feed go to 4:3 on Directv before, but I am sure it is possible. I have seen it on Cable plenty of times. It usually isn't the provider though. On a live broadcast like that, it is usually the broadcast itself.
Posted 02 October 2006 - 05:16 PM