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  1. Nouveau sous-canal - WCAX - 3.4 StartTV

    OTA en français
    Il y a dorénavent un nouveau poste au canal 3.4, StartTV, semble être similaire au 3.3 (Ion). Diffuse des vieilles séries etc... Pour plus de détails sur la programmation: https://www.starttv.com/
  2. OTA Installers in Calgary?

    Over-The-Air (OTA) Digital Television
    Hello, I have OTA at my house and I really enjoy it. I have learned a lot from this Forum, thank you. My son and daughter-in-law have a house in NW Calgary but can't drag in the channels like I can. I've tried a few different antennas but haven't gone the 'pro' route of antennas yet. I was...
  3. 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...
  4. Plex DVR

    Over-The-Air (OTA) Digital Television
    Plex, the DVR for cord cutters The Plex DVR is in beta now for Plex Pass members and works with HDHomeRun Connect/Extend tuners. I won't have time to give it a whirl until late Sept, but if anyone else gets it going, please share your thoughts here.
  5. Seeking Recommendations for new Media Center / PVR set-up

    Home Theatre Personal Computer & Media Extenders
    I've done quite well with my ganged OTA antennas (in Waterdown, ON), and using Windows Media Centre (Win7) as my front end PVR and TV Guide, as well as using a separate Media Server for Music and Media Storage (HP Media Smart, and various upgrades until Windows Home Server mangled everything)...
  6. Any interest in a Toronto OTA meet up?

    Over-The-Air (OTA) Digital Television
    We cut the cable more than two years ago and think it's great. I think it would be interesting to meet other folks who are thinking of cutting the cable or have already done so. Any interest in setting up an OTA meet up in Toronto?
  7. If there is still no CBC/RC OTA digital in Saskatoon then why does zap2it.com...

    Over-The-Air (OTA) Digital Television
    Hello All Visited this site back when they were announcing the transfer from analog to digital here in Saskatoon, and when CBC said they weren't going to include Saskatoon. I still have just OTA (I'm cherry picking from legal online sites, iTunes and DVDs) and I use zap2it.com as my TV guide...
  8. HD radio in Toronto or Canadian online dealer

    Where Can I buy and general buying discussions
    I am looking to purchase HD Radio table/portable in Toronto? any idea where to look to purchase a radio?
  9. Used Channel Master 7777 preamp (London)

    Items for Sale
    I have one (1) Channel Master old style separate UHF/VHF input preamp for sale. This product is used. I had it installed for 6 months. It is currently not installed and in its original box. Asking $140 firm. I can deliver local.
  10. Industry Canada puts moratorium on the use of television channel 51

    Industry News
    In a letter to the CRTC last month, Industry Canada says it has put a moratorium on the use of television channel 51, the current upper limit of the broadcast spectrum band. The Canadian move follows similar actions by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) last August. Industry...
  11. What are channels like 89.100 on my Sony LCD television - QAM

    Videotron
    When I ran the channel set-up on my new second-hand Sony Bravia 40S4100 LCD television, it found analog and digital channels. I was surprised by this as I don't have any set-top digital box. I live in Dollard des Ormeaux, Quebec, and have Videotron analog cable ("classic cable") and plug the...
  12. CRTC to review local TV programming improvement tax

    Industry News
    The CRTC today announced that it will be holding a public consultation next April to review the Local Programming Improvement Fund (LPIF), and is inviting Canadians to submit comments by February 15, 2012. The tax was implemented in 2009 after intense lobbying from Bell's CTV Network and Shaw...
  13. How my HTPC, OTA and VideRedo have improved my viewing experience

    Home Theatre Personal Computer & Media Extenders
    Read about my recentexperiences with my Windows Media Center HTPC, OTA recording and VideoRedo.
  14. How an HTPC and Video Redo have improved my television viewing experience

    Industry News
    While I have dabbled with Over-the-Air (OTA) television for years I never really spent much time exploring it because I was either subscribing to Rogers Cable or Bell ExpressVu (now called Bell Satellite TV) for my television service. As one of Canada’s first personal video recorder (PVR )...
  15. Over-the-Air (OTA) Television

    Industry News
    Over-the-Air (OTA) television signals, sometimes referred to as terrestrial or conventional television signals, are radio waves transmitted from high towers to aerials mounted on homes or to small set top antennas. While virtually left for dead ten years ago, OTA television has had a...
  16. OTA NETWORK Status: TVOntario

    OTA Station & Network Operational Status
    This thread carries on from the previous TVOntario & TFO DTV Transition Status thread, which is now closed. EDIT: Updated thread title to remove "TFO", as this network is no longer carried over-the-air, and no longer is associated to TVO.
  17. Nine out of ten Canadians subscribe to cable, satellite or IPTV

    Television Industry / Channels and Providers
    Nine out of ten Canadians (89%) subscribed to television services (cable, satellite or IPTV) during the Spring of 2011 while 7% received their TV services over-the-air (OTA) and 2% did not own televisions at all according to a report released this week.
  18. Nine out of ten Canadians subscribe to cable, satellite or IPTV

    Industry News
    Nine out of ten Canadians (89%) subscribed to television services (cable, satellite or IPTV) during the Spring of 2011 while 7% received their TV services over-the-air (OTA) and 2% did not own televisions at all according to a report released this week. The report entitled "Navigating...
  19. CRTC extends the analog to digital TV conversion to August 2012

    Industry News
    In a surprise decision handed down today, the CRTC has allowed the CBC to continue broadcasting analog television signals in twenty-two markets until August 2012. The move effectively guts the federal regulators original 2007 decision which would require Canadian television broadcasters to...
  20. CHCH-TV Hamilton completes the digital OTA transition

    Industry News
    CHCH-TV, Hamilton, Ontario is making the analog to digital transition two weeks ahead of deadline. Rather than waiting for the August 31 deadline, CHCH says it will make the switch today, Monday August 15th, at 9:30 a.m, moving from analog over-the-air (OTA) transmitters to digital. All major...
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