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Yet another end in sight…

The Tulsa World is reporting that Cox will soon require customers to use boxes for cable. That means you will no longer be able to plug your ancient analog TV directly into the wall: Instead, subscribers into Cox

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End of an era…

KWTV’s tower finally came down yesterday: KWTV To Take Down Historic Broadcast Tower

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Test out social to link site with Twitter, Facebook

I bet you guys thought this site was dead. I actually planning to refocus it cord cutting since I cancelled my satellite a year ago and have been surviving with Hulu Plus and other services on my Apple TV.

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Go ahead, make my day…

Interesting article in the New York Times about how FOX and Univision are considering leaving the public airwaves over their loss in the Aereo lawsuit. For those of you not keeping up, Aereo is a company backed by Barry Diller that streams over-the-air broadcasts for a fee to New Yorkers. It allows subscribers to view […]

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Drama Ends, Sequester Averted

No, not the federal budget, but Sinclair being locked out of DirecTV. This is posted on the KOKH website: Attention DirecTV Customers: Sinclair is pleased to announce that it has reached agreement with DirecTV on a new retransmission consent agreement and has entered into a short-term extension of its existing agreement in order to allow […]

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Cutting the Cord

Today I officially became a cord cutter by calling Dish Network and canceling service after 15 years.

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Dish Network Carrying OSU-Arizona Game

Dish Network has stepped up to carry the Pac-12 Network which will have the OSU at Arizona game at 9:30 p.m. CDT on Sept. 8, 2012. It’s not clear if they’ll have the game in HD.

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KOCB-DT to Carry Big 12 Tournament in HD

Fox25Eng writes: As of early this morning, we made the switch over to the new Master Control room and KOKH and KOCB are now HD. We do plan on carrying the Big 12 Tourney in HD. Don’t know what this means for news and other programming from these local siblings, but this is great news […]

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Channels 34’s lame Big 12 Coverage

Earlier this year I noticed KOCB carrying an OU basketball game in HD and I was encouraged that they might have purchased the equipment to carry the Big 12 Network package in HD. Apparently, that is not the case and it’s actually worse than last year when the picture quality of the 4×3 SD images […]

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Jeopardy in HD on KFOR-DT

Not being much of a Jeopardy fan, I didn’t notice that it is now being broadcast in HD at 3:30 p.m. weekdays on KFOR-DT…

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KTUL news goes HD

doublej reported over the weekend: KTUL finally made the switch this morning to HD for their news and studio programming. Looks like the field reporters are still using SD equipment. How many stations does that make in Tulsa that now do news in HD?

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Updates

Matt’s post last night in the forums prompted me to give this site a little long overdue love. While I’m sure he was probably just ranting, I appreciate his sentiments and wanted them to be seen.

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Which ATT U-verse LCD TV pkg has Fashion TV?

On March 21, 2011, Richard Ruffin wrote: Which ATT U-verse LCD TV pkg has Fashion TV? I need that channel on yhe u-Verse service

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Tulsa DTV Stations Out of Date

On April 13, 2011, Stephen Balch wrote: The station information for DTV Stations Tulsa, OK is way out of date. For instance, WB and UPN no longer even exist. How complicated can it be to update the station information for Tulsa once a year or so? Here is some information to get you stared. Tulsa […]

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Cox Distributing Whole Home DVR

On March 23, 2011, Jay Newton Wrote: Cox is distributing the Whole Home DVR in OKC now. It costs an extra $5.95 a month with a $80 install fee. The wait right now is 1 month. They won’t allow self-installs. Link follows. http://ww2.cox.com/residential/oklahomacity/tv/plus-package.cox?campcode=xl_tv_1_wholehomedvr_1210 I believe that Dish and DirecTV both offer similar functionality in their […]

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