[TechAssist] Re: HDTV. Where O' Where are you tonight..why did you leave me here all alone.....

  • From: "Wayne Vanaman" <Wayne@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2004 11:17:50 -0600

480i 211K pixels
480p 337K pixels
720p 921K pixels
1080i 2.1M pixels

Let's see if 720 is Hi-Def.  Look at something.  Now cover one eye and look
at it.  Which is better?

Go here:
http://www.cox.com/gulfcoast/digitalcable/hdtv/hd%5Fchannels.asp
and then click on HD FAQ for an interesting pdf document.

Wayne Vanaman
Omega Electronics
6904 W Fairfield Dr
Pensacola, Fl.  32506-3310

Wayne@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
WWW.PensacolaTVRepair.Com

850-456-5995 voice
850-458-6369 fax


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "peggs" <peggs@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>; <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, April 01, 2004 11:42 AM
Subject: [TechAssist] Re: HDTV. Where O' Where are you tonight..why did you
leave me here all alone.....


> What is true HDTV  ???
> I thought it was 720p or 1080i
> am I that far behind  ???
>
> Peggs
>
> At 05:54 AM 4/1/04, Damon wrote:
> >Believe it or not, PBS in Fort Wayne is the only TRUE HD station. NBC,
CBS,
> >ABC at present is Digital, but moving towards HD. I thought Fox was
Digital,
> >but not from what I've seen on the ATSC terrestial tuners I've been
setting
> >up recently.
> >
> >Damon Brunger
> >Telrad Electronic Services
> >Ft Wayne, IN 46815
> >
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "Intrepid Video Support" <support@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >Sent: Wednesday, March 31, 2004 3:33 PM
> >Subject: [TechAssist] Re: HDTV. Where O' Where are you tonight..why did
you
> >leave me here all alone.....
> >
> >
> >| LeRoy,
> >| Then you haven't seen a true HD station. Seems, CBS transmit the best
HD
> >programming than the others. NBC
> >| a close second.
> >| NBC is usually only SD.
> >| Fox just came abroad and it is OK and UPN is the worse.
> >| ABC, who knows? I can't get anyone there to return my phone calls or
> >emails.
> >|
> >| Jeff Dougherty
> >| Intrepid Video TV/VCR
> >| 263 S Front St
> >| Steelton PA 17113
> >| fax...717-564-4952
> >| www.intrepid-video.com www.tech-repair.net
> >|
> >| ----- Original Message -----
> >| From: "LeRoy Westlund" <llw@xxxxxxxxxx>
> >| To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >| Sent: Wednesday, March 31, 2004 1:51 PM
> >| Subject: [TechAssist] Re: HDTV. Where O' Where are you tonight..why did
> >you leave me here all alone.....
> >|
> >|
> >| Actually, it is NOT worth it. IMHO.
> >| The picture available on the NTSC system was good enough for ANYBODY.
> >| I think the HDTV picture looks a little PHONY,.. to me !,...but, I
don't
> >| shop at Wal-Mart either,....so who gives a dam what I think ?
> >| ;-)
> >|
> >| LLW
> >|
> >| LeRoy Westlund
> >| Westlund TV & Electronics
> >| 97 North Main                                "Where there's a will,...
> >| Centerfield, UT 84622-0087           There's always a way."
> >| Ph./Fax  435-528-3822
> >| mailto:LLW@xxxxxxxxxx
> >|
> >| -----Original Message-----
> >| From: Damon <damon101@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >| To: TechAssist <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >| Date: Wednesday, March 31, 2004 5:13 AM
> >| Subject: [TechAssist] HDTV. Where O' Where are you tonight..why did you
> >| leave me here all alone.....
> >|
> >|
> >| >Actually, 2006 is the last year that ALL stations are mandated to
> >transmit
> >| >DIGITAL.....I can only guess when they will turn off the NTSC
> >| >transmitters.....2008 to 2012 is the range I've heard. I've also heard
> >that
> >| >each station must tranmit between BOTH styles,  the same power they
were
> >| >transmitting beforehand.....ie: If 33 was transmitting 1 megawatt of
> >power,
> >| >then between 33 and 36 they must maintain that output.....which means
> >they
> >| >can split it or 40/60 it or 20/80 it or.......
> >| >
> >| >But you know what the most fun part of these HOO HAA shenanigans has
> >been?
> >| >The FACT that all of our information has NOT come from the FCC or THE
> >| >MANUFACTURERs.....a little hearsay......a little theresay.
> >| >Is it worth it? Ohhhhhhh yeah! Whatta picture!
> >| >
> >| >Damon Brunger
> >| >Telrad Electronic Services
> >| >Ft Wayne, IN 46815
> >| >
> >| > Original Message -----
> >| >From: <greentron@xxxxxxx>
> >| >To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >| >Cc: "walter wood" <wwood_38478@xxxxxxxxx>; <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >| >Sent: Tuesday, March 30, 2004 10:56 PM
> >| >Subject: [TechAssist] Re: **** Notice!!!!!
> >| >
> >| >
> >| >| That date has been pushed to the future several times in the past
and
> >| will
> >| >probably be pushed off well into the future. Dealers are not
especially
> >| >interested in the public being well informed that all those tvs
sitting
> >on
> >| >the shelf for sale wont work after a couple of years. Also the
> >politicians
> >| >that passed the laws mandating the cut-off of analog tv transmission
are
> >| >also not eager for the public to be aware that they are taking away
their
> >| >tv.
> >| >| J Silverman
> >| >|
> >| >|
> >| >| > Larry, I understand that 2006 has been mandated,
> >| >| > but HD was supposed to have been reality years ago.
> >| >| > As I understand it, NO non HD set will work (this
> >| >| > includes the HD monitors) once everything is being
> >| >| > broadcast in HD, EXCEPT that an HD converter box is
> >| >| > used.
> >| >| > All the box will do is extend the life of the NON
> >| >| > HD tv.
> >| >| > It will NOT put a HD picture on the screen.
> >| >| > Now, how many $300 boxes are people going to buy to
> >| >| > put on $100 wally world tvs?
> >| >| > Remember also that although HD is digital, being
> >| >| > digital does NOT make it HD.
> >| >| > Walter
> >| >| > --- larry <schntv@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >| >| > > true, but!
> >| >| > > digital tv may make these 3 year or older tv
> >| >| > > useless.
> >| >| > > i am under the impression they wont work after
> >| >| > > 2007.
> >| >| > > is this true?
> >| >| > > Larry
> >| >| > >
> >| >| > >
> >| >
> >| >
> >|
> >
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