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Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2013-03-14, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,089
Posted By HDTVOakville
I have had a 40 inch EX645 for two months and I...

I have had a 40 inch EX645 for two months and I find the picture is great.
My only quibble is that it does not have the TV Guide/Rovi feature for viewing Over-the-air listings. If you do not plan on...
Forum: AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry   2013-01-03, 01:54 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 238,158
Posted By HDTVOakville
Smile Yes, HD Radio signal back on and clear for Vinyl...

Yes, HD Radio signal back on and clear for Vinyl 95.3 this morning.
Forum: AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry   2013-01-02, 09:36 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 238,158
Posted By HDTVOakville
Unhappy I noticed this evening that the HD Radio signal...

I noticed this evening that the HD Radio signal from Vinyl 95.3 was gone, and the FM signal was badly distorted. Too bad if this was only a test.
Forum: Home Theatre Corner   2012-01-04, 05:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,438
Posted By HDTVOakville
I had success with the Seiki BD 660 from Walmart....

I had success with the Seiki BD 660 from Walmart. $78.00.
See the thread on it here at Digital Home.
Forum: Home Theatre Corner   2011-12-20, 09:56 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 142,398
Posted By HDTVOakville
Have you tried pushing the HDMI button on the...

Have you tried pushing the HDMI button on the remote repeatedly to cycle through the output resolutions ? (with the TV on and set to the proper input for the unit)
As you do so, the main "Seiki"...
Forum: OTA Station & Network Operational Status   2011-09-01, 03:41 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 163,992
Posted By HDTVOakville
My guess about my 4228 having problems with RF9...

My guess about my 4228 having problems with RF9 and RF 11 is that being in the rafters of the garage is the problem - I gather VHF signals have issues penetrating structures that UHF signals pass...
Forum: OTA Station & Network Operational Status   2011-09-01, 01:57 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 163,992
Posted By HDTVOakville
Hamilton CTV2 Repeater

I called CTV 2 Barrie (CKVR) Engineering about the status of the repeater in Hamilton,
and was advised that it is not yet operational, and there is no due date established yet.

I am receiving...
Forum: OTA Reception Results   2011-08-27, 09:59 PM
Replies: 1,892
Views: 412,736
Posted By HDTVOakville
musky, Just a thought for you - remember CHCH...

musky,
Just a thought for you - remember CHCH is now on VHF 11.1.
If your 8 bay antenna is designed for UHF only, you may have issues getting a VHF channel.
(I do - my channelmaster 4221 gets CHCH...
Forum: AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry   2011-08-24, 06:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,795
Posted By HDTVOakville
I noticed WNED-FM go off air at midnight last...

I noticed WNED-FM go off air at midnight last night.
I still cannot lock on to the HD1 signal today.
Hopefully, the upgrade process is not complete.

Anything new to report, bentoronto?
Forum: AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry   2011-08-19, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,795
Posted By HDTVOakville
I was unable to lock on to WNED HD1 this...

I was unable to lock on to WNED HD1 this afternoon - I will continue to check over the next week.
Forum: AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry   2011-08-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,795
Posted By HDTVOakville
Thanks, Ben! I was wondering about this...

Thanks, Ben!
I was wondering about this transition this morning - I will go turn on WNED FM HD1 in a few minutes and give it a try.
Forum: What's On Blu-ray, DVD and in the theatres.   2011-08-17, 11:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,452
Posted By HDTVOakville
I have the British Blu-ray region-free import -...

I have the British Blu-ray region-free import - it plays on our domestic BD players.
The transfer is better than the DVD, but does look "grainy" on various scenes.
Forum: Cogeco   2011-08-17, 01:20 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 97,228
Posted By HDTVOakville
I asked Cogeco about these channels, and they are...

I asked Cogeco about these channels, and they are apparently all subscription channels at extra cost. No sale here.
Forum: Cogeco   2011-07-02, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,644
Posted By HDTVOakville
I received that message once when I called...

I received that message once when I called recently - called right back and got through.
My sense is that there is a flaw in the way their call flows are implemented in the call centre's...
Forum: Cogeco   2011-06-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 97,228
Posted By HDTVOakville
The Weather Network HD available this morning in...

The Weather Network HD available this morning in Oakville - channel 767.
Forum: AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry   2011-06-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 18,718
Posted By HDTVOakville
I understand that there is work going on atop the...

I understand that there is work going on atop the CN tower to make further preparations for the August digital TV changes. Since the crews are there already, let's squeeze in some HD Radio...
Forum: AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry   2011-06-18, 11:34 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 18,718
Posted By HDTVOakville
How about a Canadian FM radio station...

How about a Canadian FM radio station implementing an HD Radio signal (Toronto, please)
even on a "test" basis ?
I wonder if Moses Znaimer at Classical 96.3 is still as innovative as during the...
Forum: Cogeco   2011-05-30, 12:18 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 97,228
Posted By HDTVOakville
As of this morning, no Weather Network HD...

As of this morning, no Weather Network HD available in Oakville.
The Cogeco call centre rep I asked had no knowledge of it.
I would actually use the HD version if available.
Weather Network on-air...
Forum: Cogeco   2011-05-10, 10:13 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 97,228
Posted By HDTVOakville
Fine, 57. However, I was commenting on the...

Fine, 57.
However, I was commenting on the possible new (to Oakville and Burlington) HD channels - at least they would be new to us.
Forum: Cogeco   2011-05-10, 12:42 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 97,228
Posted By HDTVOakville
Question *** Is there hope for better days with Cogeco?...

*** Is there hope for better days with Cogeco? ***

Oakville and Burlington residents - watch your mail - it appears the analogue channels are being reduced in the June time frame, Cogeco moving...
Forum: Cogeco   2011-05-09, 12:44 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 97,228
Posted By HDTVOakville
No MSNBC HD, No CNN HD either.

No MSNBC HD, No CNN HD either.
Forum: Cogeco   2011-04-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 93,212
Posted By HDTVOakville
I would call Cogeco tech support if you haven't...

I would call Cogeco tech support if you haven't already. Perhaps the box needs a reset.
Forum: What's On Television?   2011-04-13, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 699
Posted By HDTVOakville
I was hoping to hear an explanation of how Connie...

I was hoping to hear an explanation of how Connie got to LA. How did she pass the California bar? She made one reference to New York, but I would like more details. Unfortunately, Connie (Alana) did...
Forum: AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry   2011-04-10, 12:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 39,132
Posted By HDTVOakville
Yes the XDR-F1HD and the XDR-S10HDiP are both...

Yes the XDR-F1HD and the XDR-S10HDiP are both discontinued. I spoke to Sony Style USA support about this to confirm. They had no information about if or when there would be replacement models. We...
Forum: Cogeco   2011-02-13, 01:29 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 97,228
Posted By HDTVOakville
jayp 1 -- Interesting idea - They do have TV's...

jayp 1 -- Interesting idea - They do have TV's set up in the customer service area at the Burlington Cogeco offices.
Forum: Cogeco   2011-02-08, 09:43 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 97,228
Posted By HDTVOakville
I would be interested in any response from Cogeco...

I would be interested in any response from Cogeco on why Oakville and Burlington are NOT part of Ontario.

Perhaps any Oakville and Burlington Cogeco HD subscribers who are tired of being treated...
Forum: Cogeco   2011-02-08, 05:42 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 97,228
Posted By HDTVOakville
Angry None of the new HD channels in the Press release...

None of the new HD channels in the Press release dated Feb. 8 are available today in Oakville and I presume they are not available in Burlington. There is not even a target date for launch in our...
Forum: Cogeco   2011-01-31, 04:24 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 97,228
Posted By HDTVOakville
Unfortunately, it looks like HGTV HD will be...

Unfortunately, it looks like HGTV HD will be added to my list of HD channels that we cannot receive on Cogeco in Oakville. (I looked this morning - silly me.)
Forum: Cogeco   2011-01-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 97,228
Posted By HDTVOakville
I was not aware that Rogers had aquired to rights...

I was not aware that Rogers had aquired to rights for a "build over" in our area.
Why would Rogers do this if they had no intention of taking any action?
If the relationship with the Audet family...
Forum: Cogeco   2011-01-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 97,228
Posted By HDTVOakville
Further to my previous post, here are some of the...

Further to my previous post, here are some of the HD channels available on Rogers Toronto that I can not get on Cogeco in Oakville. (A few may be available on Cogeco elsewhere).

TCM HD / AMC HD /...
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