Sat Apr 24 16:37:37 EDT 2010
>From: Jeff Lehmann <email@example.com>
>Sent: Apr 24, 2010 8:53 AM
>To: 'Eli Polonsky' <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
>Cc: 'Aaron Read' <email@example.com>
>Subject: RE: W242AA
>> A number of times over the winter when I was in
>> the MIT East Campus/Kendall Square area, I had
>> checked W242AA on my Insignia HD walkman-type
>> portable, and it was indeed broadcasting in HD.
>Could it be that it's not really broadcasting in
>HD itself, but that it's just passing through some
>of the sidebands from the source enough to make the
>HD light flash?
Jeff, I don't think that was what was happening.
It acted just like when it's detecting HD on a
somewhat distant station that I know is actually
in HD, but it can't get a strong enough signal
to "load" it completely. Even though I was near
the tower, the 5 watt signal (in the null, too)
was so weak that I was only getting a few "bars"
on the signal strength meter on the display. It
normally takes a full "bar" signal on the meter
to make it fully "load" HD.
More information about the Boston-Radio-Interest