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Forum: OTA Station & Network Operational Status   2018-04-08, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1,501
Views: 296,035
Posted By Wayne
WIVB is changing channels in a week or so. ...

WIVB is changing channels in a week or so. Anyone know what the new Physical channel will be? They will be sharing with WNLO. WNLO is currently on physical 32-1. Does that mean WIVB will be on...
Forum: Over-The-Air (OTA) Digital Television   2017-12-19, 11:42 PM
Replies: 857
Views: 214,710
Posted By Wayne
Hopefully by then CBC will no longer be...

Hopefully by then CBC will no longer be broadcasting in HD - they will be broadcasting in 4K with ATSC 3.0.

Speaking of that - does anyone know anything about the CBC's plans to switch to ATSC...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2017-11-13, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,040
Posted By Wayne
Older Rogers boxes all dying

I have a lot of boxes from Rogers - I bought them years ago when FutureShop (remember them) used to have good prices for Boxing Day sales - something like $200 for the HD non-PVR boxes. So I had...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2017-06-29, 09:29 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 245,601
Posted By Wayne
I still have some 4250s and 3250s and I want to...

I still have some 4250s and 3250s and I want to force the output to 720p. I looked at the FAQ but the link to the SA/Cisco document is broken. What do I want to do to accomplish this? Delete all...
Forum: Rogers High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-08-23, 10:29 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 51,853
Posted By Wayne
Because 100Mbps >> 30 Mbps and if you stream lots...

Because 100Mbps >> 30 Mbps and if you stream lots of video content then you can easily go over 300GB and get hit with overage fees.
Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2016-06-18, 02:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,661
Posted By Wayne
The $0.18 is the grand total of my bill divided...

The $0.18 is the grand total of my bill divided by the usage in kWh.

I hugely disagree with you regarding Ontario Hydro and the LCBO. Liquour sales is not a natural monopoly, unlike electricity...
Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2016-06-18, 01:55 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,661
Posted By Wayne
otown47 - That seems really high - but perhaps...

otown47 - That seems really high - but perhaps you are a low user and the fixed costs really increase your rate. Are you on TOU or a single rate?

With Toronto Hydro on my most recent bill (for...
Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2016-06-15, 09:31 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,661
Posted By Wayne
So much misinformation in this thread. First off...

So much misinformation in this thread. First off - Ontario has a very clean grid as the only hydrocarbons burnt to create electricity in ON is Natgas and that is typically less than 1/5 of the power...
Forum: Over-The-Air (OTA) Digital Television   2016-04-24, 08:38 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 29,590
Posted By Wayne
It is disappointing that OTA is so far behind the...

It is disappointing that OTA is so far behind the curve with 4K. OTA was one of the first ways to be able to get HD content about 15 years ago. But now we have had 4K from streaming services like...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2016-01-04, 02:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,618
Posted By Wayne
Get a Tesla Model S or X. The best in-car...

Get a Tesla Model S or X. The best in-car technology, although not perfect, and the best car/SUV.
Forum: Rogers High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2015-11-29, 08:59 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 54,967
Posted By Wayne
Gdkitty provided one reason - to check your...

Gdkitty provided one reason - to check your signal levels. The other reason is to check your firmware version.
Forum: Rogers High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2015-11-25, 04:24 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 54,967
Posted By Wayne
That doesn't work on a CGN3 (non-ACR) in bridge...

That doesn't work on a CGN3 (non-ACR) in bridge mode or it didn't the last time I tried it and that was a known issue. That is what I meant by disabled access.
Forum: Rogers High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2015-11-25, 04:01 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 54,967
Posted By Wayne
I started this thread but now mine is rock solid...

I started this thread but now mine is rock solid but I have no idea what firmware since I can't access the web UI as I am in Bridge mode and they disabled access to the web ui at 192.168.100.1 with...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV: HD PVR Discussion   2015-10-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 581,309
Posted By Wayne
Don't forget that you can also use an external...

Don't forget that you can also use an external hard drive connected via eSATA to supplement the internal drive.
Forum: Over-The-Air (OTA) Digital Television   2015-10-15, 11:58 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 104,176
Posted By Wayne
Don't they still simsub even if the Canadian...

Don't they still simsub even if the Canadian channel is not available on basic cable or OTA? I think that has happened in the past with sporting events on TSN in Canada and US OTA channels. This is...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2015-07-30, 02:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 17,076
Posted By Wayne
That may be because SageTV is being turned into...

That may be because SageTV is being turned into Open Source software so they had to remove the ability to get guide data, even for trial versions due to licensing issues. Hopefully that will be...
Forum: Home Automation and Security   2015-06-29, 05:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,955
Posted By Wayne
A question on using a GSM SIM. What generation...

A question on using a GSM SIM. What generation are these cards using and is there any risk of these networks being shut down? When you say GSM do you mean 1G (I will assume that 2G=EDGE, 3G=3G and...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2015-06-29, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,083
Posted By Wayne
I would say that any of these PCs have the...

I would say that any of these PCs have the horsepower to run Kodi or Openelec - even a Raspberry Pi v1 can do that.

As far as an SSD upgrade - I would always put my OS and apps on a SSD and then...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2015-06-25, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,713
Posted By Wayne
But I think the question relates more to hardware...

But I think the question relates more to hardware decoding. A PC can support any codec, but depending on your processor it may get bogged down doing so.
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2015-06-05, 03:22 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 17,372
Posted By Wayne
There are lots of legitimate consumer uses of...

There are lots of legitimate consumer uses of VPNs:


Security - so that others can't sniff your traffic while your using wifi in public places like Starbucks, a hotel, an airport, etc.
Access...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2015-06-05, 02:05 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 17,372
Posted By Wayne
But you can't make VPNs illegal as there is a...

But you can't make VPNs illegal as there is a very large business purpose for them. I use a VPN whenever I am connecting into my coroprate LAN while travelling. If you do that and your VPN is...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2015-06-05, 01:43 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 260,722
Posted By Wayne
I am well aware of that but if you aren't...

I am well aware of that but if you aren't sophisticated enough to put a gateway in bridge mode then there is NO WAY that you are sophisticated enough to set up a static routing to allow your Roku to...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2015-06-05, 08:50 AM
Replies: 425
Views: 260,722
Posted By Wayne
That's not quite correct. The issue is the router...

That's not quite correct. The issue is the router not the modem. If you can put the device in bridge mode so that it only acts as a modem and then you use your own modem then you are fine.
Forum: Home Automation and Security   2015-06-04, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,210
Posted By Wayne
I have a couple of Foscam outdoor models that are...

I have a couple of Foscam outdoor models that are Pan and Tilt that are pretty good for about $150. I have several Trendnet indoors as well. You can have software do the recording for you - iSpy is...
Forum: Home Automation and Security   2015-05-31, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,411
Posted By Wayne
I don't have dropcam but I have several other IP...

I don't have dropcam but I have several other IP cameras. On (1) - it will use some bandwidth but likely only when you are watching it and it probably doesn't use a ton of bandwidth so it shouldn't...
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2015-05-29, 08:31 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 55,411
Posted By Wayne
I think it is time for this thread to be put to...

I think it is time for this thread to be put to rest as it was created to discuss what TSN would show in the post-NHL era.
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2015-05-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,992
Posted By Wayne
The best way to get the most out of Aeroplan/AC...

The best way to get the most out of Aeroplan/AC is to have S100k status.
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2015-05-03, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,973
Posted By Wayne
Unless you use some more complex routing commands...

Unless you use some more complex routing commands to reroute calls to Google's DNS of 8.8.8.8 to the Unblockus DNS, kind of like this:

1.-To set the Network Address Server Setings (DHCP) to the...
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2015-04-30, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1,262
Views: 163,891
Posted By Wayne
Won't it be available on GCL which is available...

Won't it be available on GCL which is available to cord cutters - assuming that one of the top three tiers of a Rogers internet subscription.
Forum: Home Automation and Security   2015-04-29, 08:36 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 67,105
Posted By Wayne
I am thinking of having a Microfit installation...

I am thinking of having a Microfit installation on my house. The quote I have received for 10kW panels is $32,000. The estimate is that I should be able to earn about $5000 per year selling the...
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