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  1. Which ATSC OTA Frequency has the best coverage (LOS) generally speaking

    Over-The-Air (OTA) Digital Television
    Which ATSC OTA (north america) Frequency has the most line of sight (generally speaking) Example. in a perfect world in the ATSC UHF range, which frequency/channel would provide best coverage. In real world, i do know 800mhz area is haywire due to LTE and cellular. Channel 2/4 54mhz VHF...
  2. Ottawa - Two HDHomeRun HDTC-2US ATSC Tuners

    Items for Sale
    I have two HDTC-2US networked ATSC tuners. One is new-in-box, the other box was opened to test out the unit. I bought them a while back to upgrade my older HDHomeRun units, but then ended up going with a TiVo Roamio for over-the-air viewing instead. See here for product details: HDTC-2US -...
  3. Rogers and digital service with out a rogers box

    Rogers Cable TV
    Does anyone know if rogers actually transmits a digital signal that can be decoded using a typical tv's built in atsc digital tuner? A friend tells me they do, I didn't think this was the case. Simply looking for verification. Thanks
  4. HDTV FAQ: What is a NTSC, ATSC and QAM Tuner?

    Industry News
    If you're currently in the market for a high definition television (HDTV) then you've probably have learned that most digital televisions sold today come equipped with three types of tuners: ATSC, NTSC and QAM. This inevitably leads to the question of why we need three different tuners in our...
  5. A/V Receiver with ATSC Tuner? Digital Audio for Zone 2?

    A/V Receivers and Amplifiers
    My Denon receiver (4308CI) has gone again (second time in 6 months) so I'm looking to replace it. But since I have gone OTA I want a receiver that can tune my ATSC HD feed (so I don't have to keep switching inputs on the TV) In addition, the receiver needs to support digital audio to the zone...
  6. Digital HDTV 1080p UNDER $100 - NIB

    HDTV: High Definition Television (LCD & Plasma)
    Just as the subject states this thread is to talk about sets that are UNDER $100 Here is the first one I was able to find.. GPX TE1380b - 13.3 Inch HDTV 120v 30w Has all the usual inputs, Composite, Svideo, HD, and HDMI, also PC DB15. has also a headphone jack / audio output.. Usual...
  7. Problems with my Hauppauge 2250 ATSC tuners with Windows 7 Media Center

    Home Theatre Personal Computer & Media Extenders
    Hi All, I have recently upgraded my Vista 64-bit Media Center to Windows 7 Media Center, also 64-bit. Ever since I changed the OS, my Hauppauge ATSC tuners would at times inexplicably shut off. Generally, I have my Digital Signal Strength Indicators (wintv_sigmon.exe) turned on for both tuners...
  8. ATSC adopts mobile digital TV standard

    Industry News
    The Advanced Television Systems Committee announced last Friday its approval of the (ATSC) A/153 ATSC Mobile DTV Standard, the technical specifications necessary for broadcasters to provide new services to mobile and handheld devices using their digital television (DTV) transmissions. The...
  9. ATSC High Definition Tuner Boxes (Non-Recording)

    Over-The-Air (OTA) Digital Television
    I stumbled across this HD tuner that might be of interest up north. It is distrubuted through Centronics and sold through Solid Signal (probably others) for only $50 US which is close to the price for one of our CEBC's with the coupon. The orginal list was $230 and now it's $150. Features; 1...
  10. Introduction to the Gray-Hoverman TV Antenna

    Antenna Research & Development
    The Gray-Hoverman Single and Double Bay UHF AntennasThis is the original Gray-Hoverman antenna, as refined from the original Hoverman designs by member Autofils. Generally most people will want to build one of these models. They provide exceptional performance across the entire post-transitional...
  11. QC - Ville de Québec et région - Réception OTA

    OTA en français
    Si je désire capter SRC HD à partir de Québec: Est-ce que j'ai besoin d'une antenne spéciale (Radio Shack me dit que j'ai besoin d'une antenne qui capte le HD de 70$) ou des oreilles de lapin ordinaire ça fonctionne ? À quelle poste je dois mettre la TV ? Merci
  12. World's Digital OTA TV Standards: ATSC, DVB-T, ISDB-T, DTMB

    Over-The-Air (OTA) Digital Television
    I would like to know what the real differences are between ATSC and DVB-T. DVB-T is the standard adopted by Europe and Asia (and perhaps other places as well?) for Digital OTA broadcasting, while ATSC is used in North America (and Japan ?) I came back from Europe and was amazed by the number of...
  13. OTA Station Status: Ottawa, Watertown NY, S. Colton NY

    OTA Station & Network Operational Status
    It's interesting that Rogers is applying for two out-of-town DTV signals, and no sign of when CHRO-DT, which is local to Ottawa, will build their DTV transmitter. Rogers built a large media complex a few years ago in the Byward Market, two blocks from our place, and I have to wonder whether or...
  14. OTA Station Status: Vancouver, Victoria (Closed - use 2011)

    OTA Station & Network Operational Status
    The countdown to local OTA in the South Coast area of BC is now centered around CBC DT 58 going live up top of Mount Seymour some time in 2005. No word on CTV, Global, CH, CITY, VI, or others lately. I've been doing some research and have been getting feedback on a different web forum...
  15. OTA FAQ & Knowledge Base

    Over-The-Air (OTA) Digital Television
    * What does this OTA FAQ cover? The purpose of this FAQ is to provide a fundamental introduction to all aspects of OTA, as well as to introduced readers to the amazing depth and variety of great information in the Digital Home OTA Forum discussion threads. You are currently reading Post #1 of...