DTV Audio snafu

Doug Drown
Sat Dec 3 22:07:26 EST 2005

I'd be amused too.  Sounds hilarious --- worth taping (and maybe sending to
Jay Leno). :-)

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Matthew Osborne" <>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, December 03, 2005 9:55 PM
Subject: DTV Audio snafu

> OK I am watching something pretty hilarious right now.
>  WNYT(TV) (Albany NY), our local NBC affiliate, is
> having some issues with its  DTV signal.  I am
> watching the digital video signal, but for the audio
> you can only hear the background noises but not the
> main audio channel (people speaking, the characters in
> the foreground, etc can not be heard).  Would this be
> something as simple as a missing audio channel on
> WNYT's end, or does this sound like a problem on the
> network side of things?  Also, during the local
> commercial break, while the analog signal had all the
> spots and everything, the digital signal had what
> appeared to be an NBC screensaver up (several
> different animations of the NBC logo on a black
> screen, I'm guessing just a placeholder so master
> control operators know they're tuned to the right
> satellite channel)
>     I have to admit though, its rather interesting
> watching something and having nothing but the
> background noise to listen to.
>                                            Matt
> Osborne
> Schenectady, NY
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