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Forum: AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry   2019-05-06, 07:28 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 46,783
Posted By CamDAB
99.5 "KFUN" CKKW now in HD Radio

Had some tropo improving things this morning.

CKKW-FM from the Kitchener area now sporting an HD1 with artist / song info as well as station moniker on HD1. No addition HD subs noted.

I guess...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2019-04-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,208
Posted By CamDAB
So... like... What would we call this...

So... like...

What would we call this thing...

Daylight Standard Time?

(tried to locate the sarcastic smiley but the [more] link did nothing)

Cameron
Forum: AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry   2018-10-04, 01:04 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 46,783
Posted By CamDAB
HD3 on CFMZ is now gone. Before it went, it...

HD3 on CFMZ is now gone.

Before it went, it went from mono to stereo.

My newer Audiovox radio decoded HD3 whereas my older palm sized Insignia radio would only decode HD1 and HD2. HD3...
Forum: AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry   2018-09-13, 03:21 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 46,783
Posted By CamDAB
In reference to post 201... My new-ish HD...

In reference to post 201...

My new-ish HD radio gets all three HD streams.

My older HD handheld radio gets HD1 and HD2 and chokes on HD3, which it didn't on previous Bell installs of HD Radio...
Forum: AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry   2018-09-08, 12:21 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 46,783
Posted By CamDAB
CIRV 88.9MHz seems to have dropped their HD since...

CIRV 88.9MHz seems to have dropped their HD since I first noticed it.

I have been unable to use the Industry Canada's search tool for some time as it comes back with no results. It worked last...
Forum: AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry   2018-08-30, 10:27 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 46,783
Posted By CamDAB
CIRV at 88.9FM in Toronto is now broadcasting in...

CIRV at 88.9FM in Toronto is now broadcasting in HD Radio with 4 HD streams.

This is the SECOND station that will NOT DECODE HD1, while the other 3 streams decode perfectly on my new iHD-TX1....
Forum: AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry   2018-08-08, 02:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,377
Posted By CamDAB
^^^ OK... so you beat me by a year..... :D ...

^^^ OK... so you beat me by a year..... :D

Cameron
Forum: AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry   2018-08-08, 01:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,377
Posted By CamDAB
For fun I punched in 27MHz and manually tuned up...

For fun I punched in 27MHz and manually tuned up in 5Khz increments on my Sangean ATS606 and had a chuckle at those folks on the road yelling into their microphones. Or was it the 500:1 compression...
Forum: AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry   2018-07-27, 05:43 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 46,783
Posted By CamDAB
CODEC issues?

I'm finding my two HD Radios have bizarre issues with two stations.

On my recently purchased iHD-TX1 (Audiovox)
CJBC-FM 90.3 HD1 will NOT decode, and that's passing through Toronto on the GO...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2018-03-05, 05:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,028
Posted By CamDAB
In reference to post #7, a single time zone only...

In reference to post #7, a single time zone only works if the world was flat. ;-)

Cameron
Forum: AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry   2018-03-05, 04:52 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 46,783
Posted By CamDAB
99.9MHz lost it's HD last evening. Neither...

99.9MHz lost it's HD last evening.

Neither 99.9MHz or 104.5MHz have HD Radio now.

Hmmmm....

Cameron
Forum: AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry   2018-03-04, 05:16 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 46,783
Posted By CamDAB
HD3 (900 CHML) on 95.3MHz Hamilton has show names...

HD3 (900 CHML) on 95.3MHz Hamilton has show names during the day / evening weekdays on the display of HD radios.

I would like that to be also done for overnight broadcasts as well. Very handy.
...
Forum: Bell Canada Home Phone and Internet   2018-03-04, 12:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 38,948
Posted By CamDAB
Notice in current bill for increases effective...

Notice in current bill for increases effective April 1st 2018:

$2 increase for Home Phone
$1 increase for Long Distance International Package
10% increase for long distance rates (for calls made...
Forum: AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry   2018-03-04, 12:30 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 46,783
Posted By CamDAB
HD Radio, like Digital Radio Mondiale, are...

HD Radio, like Digital Radio Mondiale, are considered experimental at the moment by the CRTC and Industry Canada. At present there is no separate licensing for the HD streams on HD Radio here in...
Forum: AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry   2018-03-04, 08:05 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 46,783
Posted By CamDAB
That didn't last long..... ;-) 99.9MHz...

That didn't last long..... ;-)

99.9MHz still has HD.

104.5MHz lost HD late yesterday.

About the duplication of AM onto HD Radio, It's a huge audible improvement. In the case of 1010AM CFRB...
Forum: AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry   2018-03-03, 02:41 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 46,783
Posted By CamDAB
^^^^^^ This is quite funny.... We both...

^^^^^^ This is quite funny....

We both posted the same info at the same time... :D

Cameron
Forum: AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry   2018-03-03, 02:38 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 46,783
Posted By CamDAB
HD Radio has returned to 99.9MHz (Virgin Radio)...

HD Radio has returned to 99.9MHz (Virgin Radio) and 104.5MHz (CHUM-FM) in Toronto.

Lets hope it stays glued together this time. :D

Cameron
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2018-01-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,278
Posted By CamDAB
The Who at CNE stadium late 70's... Oshawa...

The Who at CNE stadium late 70's...

Oshawa Civic Centre for Keith Richards who had to do a couple of shows for the C.N.I.B. as part of a court ordered community service type of thing back in the...
Forum: AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry   2018-01-16, 04:19 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 46,783
Posted By CamDAB
I think once Bell figures out how to compute the...

I think once Bell figures out how to compute the digital power requirements for both 104.5 and 99.9MHz taking into account 2 transmitted frequencies for each station (4 total) and making sure the...
Forum: AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry   2018-01-16, 04:00 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 46,783
Posted By CamDAB
Woke up a couple of days ago very early in the...

Woke up a couple of days ago very early in the morning and noticed CHUM-FM 104.5 Toronto had HD again, with HD2 1050 TSN sports. The HD vanished an hour later and I haven't heard the HD since. ...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2018-01-07, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 869
Posted By CamDAB
iPad2 and update 9.3.5 causing webpage loading errors

I have an iPad2 that got the 9.3.5 update when it came out.

With this update came a most infuriating behavour with the Safari browser.

Most pages with advertising and or other active content...
Forum: AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry   2018-01-07, 05:47 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 46,783
Posted By CamDAB
Has anyone been able to recently get results from...

Has anyone been able to recently get results from the link in post 160?

It worked for a while after it was posted, then just prior to Christmas, it had a message of being under construction, or...
Forum: AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry   2018-01-07, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,835
Posted By CamDAB
^^^^ Did I hear my name mentioned? :wink ...

^^^^ Did I hear my name mentioned? :wink

And not only did they do a massive injustice to DAB, but they're not doing HD Radio any favours either. When they process the HD1 digital to match the...
Forum: AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry   2017-12-04, 12:05 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 46,783
Posted By CamDAB
^^^^ An interesting note to the post above: I...

^^^^ An interesting note to the post above: I remember prior to the HD install, their programming was in stereo. Since the HD install everything on HD1 appears to be a mono feed. Also, there is no...
Forum: On the Web   2017-11-24, 12:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,575
Posted By CamDAB
I haven't used either of these services, but I'd...

I haven't used either of these services, but I'd suspect that as I've found, take-out menus are often a stripped down version of the full menu.

Also, many "dishes" don't survive well in a take out...
Forum: AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry   2017-11-24, 12:21 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 46,783
Posted By CamDAB
^^^^ Thanks! I'll check that one next time I'm...

^^^^ Thanks! I'll check that one next time I'm travelling towards eastern Ontario.

I picked up a couple of iHD-TX1's portable radios and the reception problem of "92.9 The Grand" on 94.7HD3 has...
Forum: AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry   2017-09-08, 11:04 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 46,783
Posted By CamDAB
^^^^ Both stations you mentioned I can get from...

^^^^ Both stations you mentioned I can get from here, so I'll be keeping an eye on those frequencies. The CIUT one will be most interesting to see how they engineer the HD.

Jazz FM at 91.1 would...
Forum: AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry   2017-09-06, 11:14 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 46,783
Posted By CamDAB
In reference to post #150, I travelled past...

In reference to post #150, I travelled past Oshawa on the 31st of August and 3rd of September on a return trip from the Belleville area and heard no HD Radio on 95.9MHz. Station's analogue signal...
Forum: AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry   2017-08-23, 07:49 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 46,783
Posted By CamDAB
^^^^^ Read from posts 1359 to 1362 inclusive...

^^^^^ Read from posts 1359 to 1362 inclusive here:

http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/220-ota-station-network-operational-status/134969-ota-station-status-toronto-hamilton-91.html#post2949201
...
Forum: OTA Station & Network Operational Status   2017-08-18, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,448
Views: 315,492
Posted By CamDAB
^^^^^^ Sounds like a major ooops... :D ...

^^^^^^ Sounds like a major ooops... :D

There is a minor technical error stated in that actually 4 frequencies would have been ploughed into that antenna, but I digress....

At this juncture,...
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