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  1. MrPogi

    ATSC 3.0 tuner thread.

    ATSC 3.0 is coming... but I have yet to see any tuners. If anyone knows of tuners or has a review, please post to this thread.
  2. MrPogi

    Cut the cord need help with anetnna

    An amp might be in order also, he mentioned a long cable run. I think CW, NBC and CBS would be easy based on the RabbitEars survey. I would also try pointing it to 133 degrees, and maybe pick up ABC and FOX too.
  3. MrPogi

    Question: Defeating multi-path?

    I'm getting a lot of breakup on a few channels, a little more noticeable now with my new TV. I'm thinking it's got to be the result of multi-path, as my antenna is about 2 feet out from my balcony (stucco building) on a busy street across from a large building. I'm using a 2-bay antenna with a...
  4. MrPogi

    ATSC 3.0 will be here within 5 years to replace ATSC 1.0

    I'm thinking some TV manufacturers will opt to NOT include an OTA tuner in the coming years. Vizio has already done this: They call them "Home Theater Displays". Make sure the word TV is in the product title as opposed to Home Theater Display or Monitor. TVs must contain a broadcast TV tuner, by...
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    News flash: Funai will produce the LAST VCR this month. RIP , VCR. - See more at: htt

    I don't know where to post this, but "Vintage Electronics" now seems appropriate. News flash: Funai will produce the LAST VCR this month. RIP , VCR.
  6. MrPogi

    FCC takes aim at cable box rental fees

    The Federal Communications Commission hopes to save you money, cutting ties to those pricey devices by allowing consumers to purchase their own. “Innovation is the result of competition,” says FCC Chair Tom Wheeler. “You deserve a break on your cable bill and a choice,” that’s the message...
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    Common problems with DTV converters, reception, and solutions

    Unplug. Open the box and check for damaged caps. They look like this: (Notice the one on the left is good) If you are competent, you can replace them. If it's not the caps, or if you can't replace the damaged components, You can get a new one. Try this: Mediasonic HW-150PVR HomeWorx ATSC...
  8. MrPogi

    My new antenna setup

    I recently relocated from a house in Logan, Utah to a 2nd floor condo in Las Vegas. Last week after playing with several antennas and mounting locations, I got my new OTA setup installed. It's an Eagle Aspen EASDTV2BUHF antenna , no amplifier, clamped to the sill of my balcony with a clamp...
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    Better Business Bureau tells DirecTV to Yank Ads After Comcast Complaint

    The Better Business Bureau’s National Advertising Division (NAD) says DirecTV should discontinue its popular Rob Lowe ads. The NAD found that several of the ad campaign’s claims could not be substantiated. DirecTV Told to Yank Ads Featuring Rob Lowe After Comcast Complaints
  10. MrPogi

    Money troubles force Gigaom to shut down

    From Gigaom's Website: While the reasons for Gigaom's problems are not revealed, I'm pretty sure that Google's most recent algorithm updates are a part of the problem.
  11. MrPogi

    Verizon and big cable lash out at net neutrality rules – using morse code.

    Big internet providers are not happy about the new internet rules. (too bad, I say. They can't be trusted!) FCC’s ‘Throwback Thursday’ Move Imposes 1930s Rules on the Internet...
  12. MrPogi

    Free Fire TV stick when you sign up for Sling TV

    For a limited time, Dish's new Sling TV is offering a FREE FIRE TV stick when you sign up for 3 months of SlingTV. Get a free Fire TV Stick or $50 off Amazon Fire TV when you sign up for Sling TV Sling TV delivers live TV—without the cable company—directly to your Amazon Fire TV or Fire TV...
  13. MrPogi

    Target Discontinues Target Ticket Service Effective March 7, 2015

    Users of Target's "Target Ticket" Video service recently recieved this email notice: I'm sure a lot of readers were unaware that Target even HAD a streaming video service...
  14. MrPogi

    Oh, Comcast... Why?

    Further proof of Big Cable behaving badly: By Christopher Elliott | January 28, 2015 | 166 Comments Warning: This post contains language that may not be appropriate for a family audience. It’s no secret that employees sometimes feel their customers...
  15. MrPogi

    "The Interview" comes to Netflix January 24th.

    Seth Rogen and James Franco's The Interview will be available on Netflix in the United States and Canada beginning January 24, Netflix announced Tuesday.
  16. MrPogi

    Slingbox 350: Amazon Daily Deal - $69.99

    Today, January 20th 2015 only until MIDNIGHT: Slingbox 350: Amazon Daily Deal - $69.99 Slingbox 350 Features: Watch and control your live and recorded TV shows anywhere — in up to Full HD. No blocked shows or games on any device, in any location. Watch your favorite shows and...
  17. MrPogi

    Roku update January 2015: My Roku 2 xs is now bricked!

    Today, Roku pushed an update (6.1) to both my Roku 2 XS and Roku LT. Both units locked up. I managed to get the LT working by doing a soft reset (briefly hold the reset), but soft reset didn't work for the Roku 2 XS. So I tried a hard reset: Unplug all cables except power, hold reset for 15...
  18. MrPogi

    DirecTV Launches 4k capable Satellite

    DirecTV has launched a new satellite capable of providing 4K TV to subscribers, according to this press release: 4K Ultra HD Gets a Lift with Successful DIRECTV Satellite Launch 12/06/2014 DIRECTV 14 to Begin Operations in...
  19. MrPogi

    Should You Follow TV Talk Show Doctor's Medical Advice?

    Yes, I admit it. I not only watch The Dr. Oz Show and The Doctors, but I do take their medical recommendations. Sometimes, and always with a grain of salt. Although not much salt, because it's bad for my blood pressure, amongst other things. That's according to the TV Doctor shows. And according...
  20. MrPogi

    Stellar Labs Antennas From MCM Electronics - Review

    Recently, some members of the have been recommending "Stellar Labs" TV antennas from MCM Electronics. You may be wondering why so many of are recommending products from a relative newcomer to the TV antenna industry. If I had to sum it up in a single word, it would have to be...