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post #271 of 278 (permalink) Old 2019-06-11, 05:00 PM
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LONsat you are correct and this decision does not include LTSS. The only transmitters they are asking to close in Ontario are Smiths Falls and Bancroft ch. 4 [CHEX repeater]
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post #272 of 278 (permalink) Old 2019-06-11, 10:08 PM
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Originally Posted by LONSat View Post
According to the CRTC site. There will be a decision on some of Global's transmitters
I checked the list of transmitters to be shut down by Corus and only one in Ontario (Bancroft) is scheduled for shutdown. Oil Springs is still functioning.

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post #273 of 278 (permalink) Old 2019-06-12, 05:36 PM
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Originally Posted by rob50312 View Post
Coverage pattern on the new antenna has changed and puts more signal to the North.
I can find nothing in the Industry Canada database about this. Where did you find it?

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post #274 of 278 (permalink) Old 2019-06-13, 12:05 PM
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Shouldn't be a huge surprise but the CRTC is allowing Corus/Global to shut down 44 rebroadcast transmitters and reallocate the tangible benefits earmarked for (their) digital conversion to go elsewhere.


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post #275 of 278 (permalink) Old 2019-06-13, 12:29 PM
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A number of those transmitters Corus is shutting down have already been converted to digital. So *in theory* they should be able to move these transmitters to other sites that have yet to convert [eg Oshawa]
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post #276 of 278 (permalink) Old 2019-06-14, 11:52 AM
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Scroll down, and you will see all the Channels that are changing, and CITS and Omni are next..

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post #277 of 278 (permalink) Old 2019-08-12, 11:06 AM
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Global Cobourg RF27 sending out signal with no picture for the last few days. My tv is unable to decode it.
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post #278 of 278 (permalink) Old 2019-08-20, 07:13 PM
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I can confirm that 36 Smiths Falls is now off air.

Also, Prescott/Spencerville is now in digital RF 28, though it maps to 26.1. The picture is digital and 16x9 but it sure does not look HD.
Is there anyone that can confirm this?
Maybe they have to upgrade a receiver or something.
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