Fw: Channel 44
Mon Aug 15 20:22:30 EDT 2011
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dan.Strassberg" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "A. Joseph Ross" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, August 15, 2011 8:20 PM
Subject: Re: Channel 44
>I can confirm that Schuyler is correct. Perhaps your friend is
> receiving 44.5 when she selects 44.1. My receiver does not reroute
> to 44.1 when I select 44.5. However, if TV stations can transmit a
> redirect command and redirection is an optional feature of some
> receivers but not others, I can imagine receivers that implement
> redirection automatically tuning to 44.1 when commanded by the user
> tune to 44.5. If this is indeed what is going on, it's yet another
> demonstration of the fact that the system architects don't give a
> if viewers are completely mystified.
> Dan Strassberg (firstname.lastname@example.org)
> eFax 1-707-215-6367
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "A. Joseph Ross" <email@example.com>
> To: <boston-radio-interest@lists.BostonRadio.org>
> Sent: Monday, August 15, 2011 3:32 PM
> Subject: Re: Channel 44
>> On 8/15/2011 8:45 AM, J.E.Schuyler wrote:
>>> WGBX started testing 44.5 in HD (in addition to the four SD
>>> channels) with color bars on or about May 4.
>>> Programming debuted on or about June 19, with 44.5 running HD
>>> simulcasts of 44.1.
>>> By June 27, the HD programming had moved to 44.1 and 44.5
>>> As of today, the line-up is the same: HD on 44.1, SD subchannels
>>> The temporary, experimental 44.5 is no longer on the air.
>> As of yesterday on my friend's TV/converter box, 44-5 was on the
>> air and 44-1 was not.
>> A. Joseph Ross, J.D. 617.367.0468
>> 92 State Street, Suite 700 Fax: 617.507.7856
>> Boston, MA 02109-2004 http://www.attorneyross.com
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