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Forum: Rogers, Fido and Chatr Wireless   2017-12-11, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By Jase88
I don't know the specifics. Assuming that the...

I don't know the specifics. Assuming that the tower ownership is as you say, it could be that they're in the process of transitioning to new towers. Tower equipment does have a shelf live. In...
Forum: OTA Reception Results   2017-12-04, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1,675
Views: 484,302
Posted By Jase88
Which installation would put the antenna higher...

Which installation would put the antenna higher above ground?

You're probably at the outside edge of consistent reception of most Buffalo stations. Though I'd like to know the tower height...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2017-11-24, 04:26 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,074
Posted By Jase88
Self-promotion aside, I'm still noticing lots of...

Self-promotion aside, I'm still noticing lots of mess ups with Kitchener: Graphics, video clips not playing/wrong video, etc. Seems their still figuring out the HD studio stuff....
Forum: Over-The-Air (OTA) Digital Television   2017-11-08, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1,747
Views: 409,358
Posted By Jase88
As mentioned above, a classic locking terminator....

As mentioned above, a classic locking terminator. If you don't intend to use this spigot on the splitter, leave the terminator on to prevent signal leakage. Signal leakage (from cable TV systems)...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2017-11-08, 10:42 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 25,617
Posted By Jase88
I recently purchased a TiVo Roamio for...

I recently purchased a TiVo Roamio for over-the-air TV. This DVR has access to Amazon Video, though I haven't used it as yet.
Forum: Over-The-Air (OTA) Digital Television   2017-10-31, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 802
Posted By Jase88
It's not always easy communicating these issues...

It's not always easy communicating these issues to stations, as their staff sometimes don't even realize that they transmit an OTA signal! This is especially true for companies like Rogers, where...
Forum: Over-The-Air (OTA) Digital Television   2017-10-30, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 281,133
Posted By Jase88
It seems the Tivo apps for iOS and Android aren't...

It seems the Tivo apps for iOS and Android aren't available in Canada....
There's some third party ones, however. It would be nice if I could stream my OTA recordings.
Forum: Over-The-Air (OTA) Digital Television   2017-10-30, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 281,133
Posted By Jase88
TiVo Roamio

Owners of this DVR: Have you tried out the out-of-home streaming functionality with this DVR? And if so, how has it worked out for you?! I understand that it works with either iOS or Android apps....
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2017-10-24, 12:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,338
Posted By Jase88
Some time ago, when we were discussing TWN on...

Some time ago, when we were discussing TWN on this forum, a senior management member from Pelmorex chimed in that he felt the $0.23 per sub per month wasn't enough. Keep in mind that this revenue is...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2017-10-24, 10:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,338
Posted By Jase88
The story is true. Basic and higher BDU packages...

The story is true. Basic and higher BDU packages must carry the channel, and each subscriber pays $0.23 per month, or $2.76 per year, which is passed on to the channel.

What the story doesn't...
Forum: OTA Station & Network Operational Status   2017-10-24, 09:36 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 86,827
Posted By Jase88
I did notice an issue with 19.1's PSIP guide data...

I did notice an issue with 19.1's PSIP guide data on Sunday (no data populating on my DVR), as well as 28.1 (Paris). Haven't checked in the last 24 hours....
Forum: Over-The-Air (OTA) Digital Television   2017-10-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 56,672
Posted By Jase88
I've never seen WVTT, even during strong tropo. ...

I've never seen WVTT, even during strong tropo. 2kW on RF 11 may allow it to drift my way on a regular basis...
Forum: Telus Mobility, Public Mobile, and Koodo Wireless   2017-10-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 687
Posted By Jase88
JamesK We're about 30km south of Bancroft. Not...

JamesK We're about 30km south of Bancroft. Not sure if this is a local cell tower oddity, or if our visitors using Rogers had incompatible plans. I did attempt to use a portable wifi device (on...
Forum: Telus Mobility, Public Mobile, and Koodo Wireless   2017-10-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 687
Posted By Jase88
In terms of customer service, TMO is excellent. ...

In terms of customer service, TMO is excellent. Though that statement in reference to their coverage is an oxymoron. :smile
Forum: Telus Mobility, Public Mobile, and Koodo Wireless   2017-10-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 687
Posted By Jase88
An interesting anecdote that speaks to this...

An interesting anecdote that speaks to this question:

My cottage in Eastern Ontario has no Rogers coverage. Excellent Bell/Telus coverage in the area. Whenever friends/family visit with Fido...
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2017-10-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 762
Posted By Jase88
In Kitchener where I live, the local library...

In Kitchener where I live, the local library lends out the ZTE MF970 through Rogers. You can borrow the device for up to two weeks with unlimited data use anywhere in Canada.

If you're interested...
Forum: Antenna Research & Development   2017-10-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,070
Posted By Jase88
They probably cover up to the 800MHz band.

They probably cover up to the 800MHz band.
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2017-10-17, 05:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,338
Posted By Jase88
This must-carry status has made me wonder as...

This must-carry status has made me wonder as well. TWN uses data collected from Environment Canada for weather forecasts...information which is easily available, free of charge, from government...
Forum: OTA Station & Network Operational Status   2017-10-10, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 293,600
Posted By Jase88
We've had strong tropo conditions from the west...

We've had strong tropo conditions from the west and south west overnight and into this morning which have wiped out CHCH for me as well. Once these conditions pass, you should receive CHCH once...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2017-10-04, 03:54 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 99,730
Posted By Jase88
Ahhh yes, the analog microwave equipment.

Ahhh yes, the analog microwave equipment.
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2017-10-04, 11:37 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 99,730
Posted By Jase88
Like many broadcasters, CTV relies heavily on the...

Like many broadcasters, CTV relies heavily on the Dejero Labs (of Waterloo, Ontario) solution to carry live signals from location. The technology crams the transmission over cellular channels, and...
Forum: OTA Reception Results   2017-09-29, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1,675
Views: 484,302
Posted By Jase88
CITY TV Woodstock (Rf31) is easily received in...

CITY TV Woodstock (Rf31) is easily received in Kitchener Waterloo. Of course, providing that you have your UHF antenna pointed that way...
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2017-09-29, 10:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,532
Posted By Jase88
It's a slippery slope. Once ISP's can block...

It's a slippery slope. Once ISP's can block websites that potentially harm them financially, what other websites will they block due to a deemed risk to their own interests?! Labour websites, legal...
Forum: What's On Television?   2017-09-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,290
Posted By Jase88
That's odd. I'm getting the geo-warning whenever...

That's odd. I'm getting the geo-warning whenever I attempt to play content from their site.
Forum: What's On Television?   2017-09-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,290
Posted By Jase88
Thanks for the clarification, Dr. Dave. I'll...

Thanks for the clarification, Dr. Dave. I'll catch the series opener on the rebroadcast date.
Forum: What's On Television?   2017-09-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,290
Posted By Jase88
I unfortunately missed the first episode, but was...

I unfortunately missed the first episode, but was able to record the subsequent episodes on my OTA PVR (from WNED Buffalo).

It's rather frustrating that the content is available on the PBS...
Forum: VoIP Providers   2017-09-12, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By Jase88
Fongo is probably the best, IMO. Free calling...

Fongo is probably the best, IMO. Free calling for most of Canada. Voice mail. Texting is extra but affordable. Choose a number from across the country.
Forum: OTA Reception Results   2017-08-23, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2,301
Views: 492,380
Posted By Jase88
LTE band interference doesn't seem likely on VHF...

LTE band interference doesn't seem likely on VHF channel 9. Unless you're extremely close (<100m) of a transmitter.
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2017-08-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 955
Posted By Jase88
Both Global and CityTV are available over-the-air...

Both Global and CityTV are available over-the-air in Calgary, so you could save money with an antenna to catch The Blacklist. Either way, I'm confident that the OTA networks, even if they don't have...
Forum: Antenna Research & Development   2017-08-14, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,021
Posted By Jase88
I was thinking of the occasional ice storm that...

I was thinking of the occasional ice storm that we get in this part of the world, and not RF performance. Agreed that it's a toss up with respect to the additional weight.
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