[amstereo-dmf] Re: Verry OT: Recording of Today Show anyone ??

  • From: Dave <amstereofan@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: amstereo-dmf@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 7 Dec 2009 22:41:38 +0000

Hmm fasinating to say the US are way ahead of us is a bit of a
understatement ! If you can ever record a HD sample of shows etc like parts
of the today show, letterman Jay Leno etc on a blu ray disk (?)  I'd send
costs and postage etc
2009/12/7 David Mitchell <davidm44509@xxxxxxxxx>

> I get all of them terrestrial (OTA - over the air). Here in the states,
> both ABC and Fox Networks broadcast in 720p while NBC, CBS and CW broadcast
> in 1080p.
> The quality depends on each individual station and how many subchannels
> they are running. For example, the ABC affiliate in Youngstown, OH WYTV
> broadcasts in 720p but has 2 subchannels in 480i. 33-2 is My YTV and 33-3 is
> Weather. 33-1 only carries 2 channel audio while the ABC affiliate in
> Cleveland, OH (WEWS) broadcasts in 720p with no subchannels and includes
> both 2 channel stereo and Dolby Digital 5.1 surround audio. Since WEWS in
> Cleveland has no subchannels, all of their bandwidth is allocated to 5-1
> while the ABC affiliate in Youngstown has to allocate bandwidth for all
> three channels making the picture quality of WEWS superior.
> In Youngstown, WKBN 27 (27-1 CBS and 27-2 Fox) broadcasts a dual 720p HD
> feed on both channels. When I want to record from CBS I record off of KDKA
> from Pittsburgh because they are in 1080p with no subchannels and Fox 8 in
> Cleveland has no subchannels so I record Fox programs from them.
> As you can see, bandwidth allocation varies station by station here
> depending on how many subchannels they are running.
> Dave in OH
>   On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 4:10 PM, Dave <amstereofan@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hi, Thanks very much for the offer. Interesting...
>> You get all these affiliates via satellite or terrestrial ?  Are the
>> broadcasts mostly 720p in the states ? Are there many complaints about
>> quality ie bit rate and other issues ?
>> 2009/12/7 David Mitchell <davidm44509@xxxxxxxxx>
>>> Hi Dave,
>>> I didn't record this but if there is anything you are looking for in the
>>> future let me know and I'll be happy to record in HD for you. I have two HD
>>> capture cards and with can get NBC affiliates from Youngstown, OH,
>>> Cleveland, OH, Pittsburgh, PA, Steubenville, OH and Wheeling, WV.
>>> Dave in OH
>>>   On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 5:50 PM, Dave <amstereofan@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> Has anyone got a recording of the Susan Boyle 'concert' on the Today
>>>> Show on NBC or know anyone who has likely recorded this ? The flash videos
>>>> on the Today website I know about but are terrible quality but like low fi
>>>> am stereo !
>>>> Is the today show uploaded on binaries newsgroups also ?
>>>> Dave
>>>> UK

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