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Forum: What's On Television?   2020-02-13, 05:28 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,374
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Eight tuners?!? How are you getting eight...

Eight tuners?!? How are you getting eight tuners? Oh, Rogers vs. Shaw Direct? Yeah, I can't regularly pad due to two-tuner overlap conflicts. HBO Canada used to be good, and then last fall,...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2020-02-13, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 161,899
Posted By tvmaster
because of fees? rights? why?

because of fees? rights? why?
Forum: Antenna Research & Development   2020-02-13, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By tvmaster
How did you test for this, what tools, etc.?

How did you test for this, what tools, etc.?
Forum: What's On Television?   2020-02-13, 12:41 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,374
Posted By tvmaster
HBO Canada - start running shows on the clock already

Like their big brother in Amurica, it appears HBO Canada has begun the stupid practice of running shows OFF THE CLOCK, sometimes as much as FOUR MINUTES LATE! Guess what, HBO Canada? My recording...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2020-02-13, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3,042
Views: 913,160
Posted By tvmaster
Here’s another ‘gold standard’ to compare your...

Here’s another ‘gold standard’ to compare your GPS to: https://nrc.canada.ca/en/web-clock/
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2020-02-13, 01:11 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,327
Posted By tvmaster
It appears as if the signal has been weakened, or...

It appears as if the signal has been weakened, or bandwidth reduced, or Shaw is trying a new compression scheme THAT ISN'T WORKING! For all the price increases, this should NEVER be happening,...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2020-02-12, 12:13 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,327
Posted By tvmaster
that sounds exactly what I’m hearing and seeing...

that sounds exactly what I’m hearing and seeing as well. Signal strength is good when I can catch it. Something funny going on with the Shaw headends, if it’s seen on cable AND satellite?
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2020-02-12, 12:10 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,327
Posted By tvmaster
Does TSN have any ability to lower the strength...

Does TSN have any ability to lower the strength of its signal to Shaw (as a money-saving device), or should that be ruled out? The problem resembles what a weak satellite signal looks like, but...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2020-02-11, 07:46 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,327
Posted By tvmaster
Thanks, I stand corrected. But 'Photos and...

Thanks, I stand corrected. But 'Photos and Albums' is under 'Networking' as opposed to 'Community' possibly?

Anyway, here’s what it looks like when video and audio hiccup:
...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2020-02-11, 05:56 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,327
Posted By tvmaster
I have a couple of still photos from last night's...

I have a couple of still photos from last night's broadcast, but this forum needs an URL to post them from, which I don't have
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2020-02-11, 04:52 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,327
Posted By tvmaster
I’ll try that channel tonight as well, thanks.

I’ll try that channel tonight as well, thanks.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2020-02-11, 04:27 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,327
Posted By tvmaster
Seems to be happening on every recording of the...

Seems to be happening on every recording of the show Jay & Dan, regardless of channel. Show airs at midnight and 3am. Every show for a week is hiccuping, and it is noticeable live as well as the...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2020-02-11, 03:09 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,327
Posted By tvmaster
Are you still hearing / seeing this? All TSN...

Are you still hearing / seeing this? All TSN channels have been doing this for a week now. k801809, any idea what’s going on? Have you noticed TSN acting up?

Signal strength is good, as are...
Forum: Apple Computing   2020-02-06, 05:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 566
Posted By tvmaster
Well, like I said earlier, the Podcast app still...

Well, like I said earlier, the Podcast app still works, and iTunes is fine with that. As long as podcasts continue for this device, and iOS 6, your iPod is crazy useful until it dies....Facetime...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2020-02-05, 10:28 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 118,394
Posted By tvmaster
Whaaaaaaat? That’s it, reduction time.

Whaaaaaaat? That’s it, reduction time.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2020-02-05, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3,042
Views: 913,160
Posted By tvmaster
Check your units clock time vs. atomic time at...

Check your units clock time vs. atomic time at any, online world time site. If your unit is behind, do a hard reset, which should correct the internal clock.
Forum: Apple Computing   2020-02-04, 04:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 566
Posted By tvmaster
How many GB is it?

How many GB is it?
Forum: Apple Computing   2020-02-04, 11:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 566
Posted By tvmaster
When the Lightning first appeared, sending video...

When the Lightning first appeared, sending video out of an iPod became more restrictive depending on what the external display device was. Maybe that’s changed?
Forum: Apple Computing   2020-02-04, 11:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 566
Posted By tvmaster
Interesting - I just picked up a spare 4th Gen...

Interesting - I just picked up a spare 4th Gen Touch but haven’t done anything with it yet. Time to get muckin’
Forum: Apple Computing   2020-02-04, 01:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 566
Posted By tvmaster
Does the version of iTunes make installing older...

Does the version of iTunes make installing older apps restrictive?
Forum: Apple Computing   2020-02-04, 01:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 566
Posted By tvmaster
I use two iPod Touch, 4th generations as podcast...

I use two iPod Touch, 4th generations as podcast machines. In every thrift shop in every town everywhere, there’s always an iHome, Phillips, etc., radio/iPod box utilizing the 30 pin connector to be...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2020-02-04, 01:26 AM
Replies: 588
Views: 173,689
Posted By tvmaster
The CRTC, as much as a lot of people like to...

The CRTC, as much as a lot of people like to gripe about, is essential for a country so small bordering on one so powerful. If every channel were like CTV, I shudder to think what it would mean to...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2020-02-03, 08:16 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,327
Posted By tvmaster
sounds like the same problem I've been having...

sounds like the same problem I've been having with TSN channels
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2020-02-02, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 831
Posted By tvmaster
Commercials? Just saw one on Stingray Retro...

Commercials? Just saw one on Stingray Retro (because I’m never watching Stingray Country lol). Just one. But I don’t remember any the last time I watched. Pretty soon, VJ’s? Please, NO!

Looks...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2020-01-31, 06:28 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,327
Posted By tvmaster
Are you getting decent signal strength? When...

Are you getting decent signal strength? When you're recording, do the dropouts cause jerky audio/video?
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2020-01-31, 12:33 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,327
Posted By tvmaster
I’ve been getting lots of signal dropouts on TSN...

I’ve been getting lots of signal dropouts on TSN 4 & 5 this week. So bad that recordings are disrupted every 10 seconds or so. TSN ALWAYS seem to be a problem.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2020-01-30, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3,042
Views: 913,160
Posted By tvmaster
Out of curiosity - are you doing this on 6 series...

Out of curiosity - are you doing this on 6 series or 8 series receivers, or both? I can’t get that three button combo to do anything. What’s the secret?
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2020-01-30, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 161,899
Posted By tvmaster
So much for that grouping of Juicebox with the...

So much for that grouping of Juicebox with the kids channels arguments. Ugh. Sorry, me and country.... nope. But CW is on the rise for sure...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2020-01-29, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 565
Posted By tvmaster
The question remains, even with migration from...

The question remains, even with migration from F1R to F2, according to that link I posted, F2's end-of-life should be this year as well. If that's the case, I guess there will be a few cancelled...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2020-01-29, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3,042
Views: 913,160
Posted By tvmaster
all that sequence does on my DSR630 is power off...

all that sequence does on my DSR630 is power off the unit?
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