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Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2016-05-12, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,114
Posted By stampeder
Hovering over a link is not always possible or...

Hovering over a link is not always possible or visible on some mobile devices, though.
Forum: Over-The-Air (OTA) Digital Television   2016-05-12, 02:50 AM
Replies: 700
Views: 124,675
Posted By stampeder
VHF antenna options post-repack

Regarding the repack, DIY VHF-LO and VHF-HI Yagi and LPDA models in our Antenna Research & Development (http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/186-antenna-research-development/)forum are a remaining option...
Forum: OTA Reception Results   2016-05-12, 02:34 AM
Replies: 2,253
Views: 473,874
Posted By stampeder
That's for sure - if you put "Orleans" into the...

That's for sure - if you put "Orleans" into the Search This Thread tool you'll get tons of hits, canal_skater. :)
Forum: Free to Air Satellite Television   2016-05-10, 02:56 AM
Replies: 600
Views: 426,205
Posted By stampeder
zinco, look in here for your answers: Wild Feeds...

zinco, look in here for your answers: Wild Feeds (http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/223-wild-feeds/)
Forum: Telus High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-05-09, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,267
Posted By stampeder
Well, namebench works beautifully, is perfectly...

Well, namebench works beautifully, is perfectly transparent in its activities and its source code, and provides inspectable, editable results accordingly without installing anything automatically. It...
Forum: Over-The-Air (OTA) Digital Television   2016-05-09, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1,763
Views: 442,975
Posted By stampeder
Maury, check out the discussion beginning in Post...

Maury, check out the discussion beginning in Post #1382 in this present thread - terrific info on combining 300Ω inputs. :) Let us know what you come up with.
Forum: Telus High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-05-09, 03:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,267
Posted By stampeder
Google namebench

Google's namebench (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Namebench) DNS analysis tool is terrific for seeing the fastest DNS servers available on ones' ISP. You'll need python 2.4 - 2.6 to make it work. I...
Forum: Telus High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-05-09, 12:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,267
Posted By stampeder
Not all DNS servers are as fast as each other....

Not all DNS servers are as fast as each other. You may find your over all Internet performance is different after the change. If it is noticeably slower, you'll know why. UBC used to have an...
Forum: OTA Station & Network Operational Status   2016-05-05, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1,457
Views: 320,159
Posted By stampeder
You can see several previous reports about those...

You can see several previous reports about those channels by putting "First Canadian Place" into the Search This Thread tool. ;)
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2016-04-28, 07:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,910
Posted By stampeder
For me the benefits outweigh the power load so I...

For me the benefits outweigh the power load so I haven't ever given it much thought. As I say, a 430W PSU has been powering it fine with no burps or hiccups. If your power needs are more strict than...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2016-04-28, 04:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,910
Posted By stampeder
My AMD Phenom II 1100T machine with 8GB ram...

My AMD Phenom II 1100T machine with 8GB ram supporting two ATSC USB sticks and 3 SATA II drives runs excellently on a 430W PSU that came with the HTPC case. It is fast, quiet, and has more than...
Forum: OTA Reception Results   2016-04-28, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 357,048
Posted By stampeder
You presumably came here for good advice, and it...

You presumably came here for good advice, and it is here by the ton, yet you accept bad advice. The point about clone antennas is that they typically cost the same or more than the recommended...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2016-04-28, 03:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,910
Posted By stampeder
Linux-based MythTV load is very low

Yep, absolutely true, the AMD line of lower cost CPUs are just fine. Over the years I ran earlier versions of MythTV on 2-way Intel and AMD CPUs, and then for a few years I used an AMD 4-way and then...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2016-04-27, 07:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,910
Posted By stampeder
I'm not sure why you'd need to use Serviio when...

I'm not sure why you'd need to use Serviio when MythTV also does DNLA serving.
Forum: Portable Electronics: Digital Cameras, Camcorders, ebook Readers, iPods, MP3 Players and GPS   2016-04-27, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,530
Posted By stampeder
Not All USB Power Supplies Are Equal

Fascinating tear-down of common USB wall chargers showing why some on the market can be downright dangerous:Searching for USB Power Supplies that Won?t Explode | Hackaday...
Forum: Over-The-Air (OTA) Digital Television   2016-04-27, 03:01 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 41,682
Posted By stampeder
You will definitely need to do a rescan each...

You will definitely need to do a rescan each time, and DXer is right that you should try to look up the TVFool report for your destination. If you have Internet access where you are going you can do...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2016-04-27, 02:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,910
Posted By stampeder
The load of 2 simultaneous ATSC recordings is...

The load of 2 simultaneous ATSC recordings is actually not very much. MythTV has run just fine on any PC with 2 or more cores I've put it on, and most new HTPCs I see for sale by commercial vendors...
Forum: Over-The-Air (OTA) Digital Television   2016-04-27, 03:07 AM
Replies: 700
Views: 124,675
Posted By stampeder
ATSC can handle it, as Seattle/Tacoma proves

The KOMO (ABC 38.1) tower is situated right in between KING (NBC 48.1) and KIRO (CBS 39.1) in Seattle, all within the same 2 city blocks. All three have been broadcasting with subchannels while...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2016-04-27, 02:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,910
Posted By stampeder
Since you are somewhere in Toronto, Rideauman,...

Since you are somewhere in Toronto, Rideauman, you would find that MythTV excels at being an OTA PVR when used with one or more ATSC tuner devices (usually USB sticks). It also streams video, audio,...
Forum: AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry   2016-04-27, 02:37 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 49,221
Posted By stampeder
Posts/comments that are not about the technical...

Posts/comments that are not about the technical and operational status of Canadian HD Radio Stations are off topic for this thread and will be deleted accordingly.
Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2016-04-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,464
Posted By stampeder
I take it the model number and the age mean its...

I take it the model number and the age mean its out of warranty? You might be able to find a parts mule or a complete replacement on ebay.
Forum: OTA Station & Network Operational Status   2016-04-21, 12:13 AM
Replies: 1,457
Views: 320,159
Posted By stampeder
Hmmmmm... interesting that the most recent four...

Hmmmmm... interesting that the most recent four posts are roughly from the same general direction (west and west-southwest) to CFTO/the CN Tower. Can someone from any other direction please comment...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2016-04-20, 12:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,910
Posted By stampeder
For the most part I've been pleased with MythTV's...

For the most part I've been pleased with MythTV's commercial detection capabilities since about version 0.24, and the setup interface gives you a variety of types of methods to try in order to suit...
Forum: OTA Reception Results   2016-04-18, 02:45 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 112,888
Posted By stampeder
Yep, accuracy is vital, so if you have a GPS or...

Yep, accuracy is vital, so if you have a GPS or can pinpoint your location on Google Maps please use that information for TVFool, Melc.
Forum: Home Computing   2016-04-16, 03:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,330
Posted By stampeder
Keep in mind our Rogers forums for discussing...

Keep in mind our Rogers forums for discussing their modems. We'll stick to the DNS/VPN topic here. :)
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2016-04-15, 09:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,098
Posted By stampeder
Cogeco forum

If you want to get opinions on Cogeco Cable for your internet needs use "Ancaster" in the Search This Forum tool in the following Cogeco forum:
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Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2016-04-14, 03:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,392
Posted By stampeder
CTV is one of the worse offenders for onscreen...

CTV is one of the worse offenders for onscreen bugs and other garbage, as is Global, but I agree that FX Canada is ridiculous. Even the CBC does it now. Another thing I hate is the use of squeezed,...
Forum: Home Computing   2016-04-14, 03:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,330
Posted By stampeder
VPN is actually a double-whammy in the billing...

VPN is actually a double-whammy in the billing sense. You will pay for the mobile internet time while your device is connected via OpenVPN to your home internet, for which you are simultaneously...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2016-04-13, 10:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 898
Posted By stampeder
Not a lot of consensus so far. Lots of readers of...

Not a lot of consensus so far. Lots of readers of this poll, but not many voters... maybe these playoffs are going to be of low-interest in Canada.

I picked the St. Louis Blues, which means that...
Forum: Over-The-Air (OTA) Digital Television   2016-04-13, 10:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,845
Posted By stampeder
Jim5506, that's tricky legal ground when...

Jim5506, that's tricky legal ground when re-radiating like that. ;)
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