A Broadcast TV License May Be Worth Something After All

Brian Vita brian_vita@cssinc.com
Thu Mar 1 00:51:26 EST 2007

Sure.  Without the HD pix, the overall quality isn't worth buying the more
expensive set.  I'm just waiting for Comcast to expand the offerrings.

Brian T. Vita, President
Cinema Service & Supply, Inc.
77 Walnut St - Ste 4
Peabody, MA  01960-5691
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lou [mailto:lspin@comcast.net] 
> Sent: Tuesday, February 27, 2007 4:39 PM
> To: 'Ric Werme'; 'Brian Vita'
> Cc: boston-radio-interest@rolinin.bostonradio.org
> Subject: RE: A Broadcast TV License May Be Worth Something After All
> I was watching/recording the Chronicle Show from SDTV and saw 
> the weird block-pixelation, too.  But I didn't think it was 
> all that distracting from the program content.
> I've just purchased my first HDTV this week (the Sony 40" 
> 720p LCD), and was planning to sign up for Comcast HD.  
> Should I assume from the comments here that it's still worth 
> the sign-up and monthly charge?
> Thanks,
> -Lou
> -----Original Message-----
> Interesting, I saw exactly the same pixelation and echoing 
> sound early into the program.  I tried stopping the DVR 
> recording, because I think the settop box frequently gets 
> overloaded and really fouls up the live rewind/fast forward 
> functions.  (It doesn't lose them, it just takes 15 seconds to process
> each.)  Never heard that echoing (repeating 100+/- msec 
> chunks of audio content for a few seconds) before.
> I have Comcast in Boscawen NH.  Either a Comcast issue or 
> perhaps WCVB was sending bad signal.  Did any HD viewers 
> _not_ see the problem?
> 	-Ric Werme

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