Channel 5

Discussion in 'Mens Basketball' started by CyCrazy, Jan 14, 2009.

  1. CyCrazy

    CyCrazy Well-Known Member

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    Is it just my tv or is this broadcast choppy and slow, it hurts my eyes to watch it !
     
  2. thunderdave

    thunderdave POOTMFS

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    We've got the lead, it looks just fine to me.


    It is a choppy pic.
     
  3. jumbopackage

    jumbopackage Well-Known Member

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    It looks fine to me...well as fine as WOI looks at least.

    White balance is WAY off at the moment, though.
     
  4. wxman1

    wxman1 Well-Known Member

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    I hate woi! It is a horrible picture.
     
  5. Clones21

    Clones21 Well-Known Member

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    Espn full court is worse than 5...i thought i was on acid
     
  6. rhillary

    rhillary Well-Known Member

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    I thought the bad picture was because I was watching it on ESPN360.com but apparently it is everyone. What the heck!?:skeptical:
     
  7. Clones21

    Clones21 Well-Known Member

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    Damn economy!! :biglaugh: lol
     
  8. Swanson10

    Swanson10 Well-Known Member

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    is it just me or is channel 5 always bad for sports? it seems sooo dark.
     
  9. tman24

    tman24 Well-Known Member

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    its fine over here in sioux city so i am not sure whats going on
     
  10. Swanson10

    Swanson10 Well-Known Member

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    kcau is normally pretty good.
     
  11. cyco2000

    cyco2000 Well-Known Member

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    Usually it is the team that looks slow and choppy. But tonight, I think it is WOI.



    Sorry, couldn't resist.
     
  12. wxman1

    wxman1 Well-Known Member

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    WOI is always horrible in their newscasts as well. Granted I work in TV and little stuff annoys me but it just always looks like they are downgrading everything. Network shows look fine however. It's weird
     
  13. CycloneDaddy

    CycloneDaddy Well-Known Member

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    It is making me fell ill ... I've watched better video on my computer which has a crappy video card and CRT monitor.

    Do you think the cold weather has anything to do with it?
     
  14. hobbsfan27

    hobbsfan27 Well-Known Member

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    at least you can get it on tv.
     
  15. CyCrazy

    CyCrazy Well-Known Member

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    Yes its making me ill as well! Thank god we are wining or this would make me insane
     
  16. Jeremy

    Jeremy CF Founder
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    Local broadcasts on channel 5 and 17 look like retro recordings from the 70s in comparison to 8, 13 and the national broadcasts. It's quite pathetic considering they want to be taken seriously.
     
  17. hawkeyeguy85

    hawkeyeguy85 Member

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    fixed.

    And the digital feed on 805 if you have a cable box is fine, but not the normal channel.
    I wonder if this is a mediacom issue, as I have noticed this with a couple other cable channels the last week or so, same problem on the normal side, but fine on the HD side.
     
  18. Broodwich

    Broodwich Well-Known Member

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    SCREW BUSH!
     
  19. Clones21

    Clones21 Well-Known Member

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    True that, Obama will legalize Marijuana and put this country back to where it needs to be.
     
  20. jumbopackage

    jumbopackage Well-Known Member

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    There could well be something to this.
    I'm sure Mediacom has been preparing for the analog channels going away, and that means that they need to convert the digital signal to analog and then transmit that instead to legacy customers.

    They might well have something wrong with their converters. There aren't any stuttering problems with DirecTV, either on the SD or HD feed, and there is no problem with either the SD or HD OTA feed.
     

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