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KWTV-DT to Stay on UHF 39

KWTV-DT has applied to stop broadcasting on VHF channel 9 and keep broadcasting only on UHF channel 39. If you have any DVR recordings on 9-1 I would change it to record on channel 9-2.

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DirecTV to start 3D Broadcasts in June

DirecTV and Panasonic announced a partnership to start broadcasting 3D channels starting in June. DirecTV HD receivers will receive an update so that the 3D picture and can seen on 3D compatible HDTVs. You will also need a pair of active-shutter glasses.

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Discovery to Launch 3D Network in 2011

Discovery Communications, Sony and IMAX announced that they will launch a 3D network in 2011. Hello Discover 3D Link

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KWTV UHF 39 Maintenance

KWTV, Oklahoma City UHF Channel 39 will be performing planned maintenance from approximately 12:00 AM until 04:00 AM on Wednesday, January 6. If we finish the work early we will sign back on at that time. This maintenance will allow us to relocate our fiber feed at the transmitter location.

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ESPN to Create 3D Network

ESPN is going to create a 3D network starting in June 2010 and televise 85 live events. Link

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Avatar 3D in OKC

I went and saw Avatar this weekend at the Warren Theater in Moore. The Warren uses a 3D system from the Dolby. The AMC theater at Quail Spings Mall now has an IMAX theater which opened this month. Has anyone seen Avatar at both theaters? If you have which experience did you like better?

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DirecTV Launches New Satellite

DirecTV launched a new satellite, DirecTV 12 yesterday. The new satellite should be deployed sometime in March to launch more HD channels as well as 3D services.

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Jenks vs. Union Championship Game in HD

According to its Twitter account, Cox Oklahoma will be carrying the Jenks vs. Union football game in HD on Friday at 7:30 p.m. on channel 710. Not sure if this is in both Oklahoma City and Tulsa, but it is a state championship game. To my knowledge, this is the first high school game broadcast […]

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Cox Cable HD Channel List Update

I have updated the Cox Cable HD Channel List.

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Nielsen: Stations Lost 8% In DTV Switch

Neilson reports on its blog that on average stations lost eight percent share following the digital transition due in large part to TVs that weren’t ready. Stations that switched from UHF to VHF lost 13 percent share right after the transition.

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KWTV now broadcasting on both VHF and UHF

KWTV, responding to reports of weak signals in certain areas of the state, has begun broadcasting on both channel 9 on VHF and on their old UHF assignment, channel 39. Our cable system received no notification from them about this change, and noticed this morning that we are no longer receiving their channel 9 signal […]

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KOCO preparing for HD newscasts?

Clark Willis asks: Do the blue bars added to KOCO 5 mean they are working on HD newscast? I noticed the bars over the weekend and wondered the same thing. Does anyone have the inside scoop? Dennis

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New Cox HD Channels

From Cox Oklahoma‘s Twitter feed via Philip Spicer: Cox’s 8 New HD channels: NBA TV HD, NHL Network HD, ESPNU HD, MSNBC HD, WGN HD, CBS College Sports HD, The Movie Channel HD & MoreMax HD.

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HDTVOK on Twitter…

I meant to mention this a few days ago, but I’m occasionally posting updates on twitter and following people of interest for HD insights that I can bring back here. Follow if you must… 🙂

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KSBI-TV Expanding HD Offerings

I noticed today that KSBI-TV is carrying the SEC Network game of the week in HD, which likely means as part of their recent move the station has upgraded its equipment. They’ve also put out a press release saying the entire season of Oklahoma City Thunder NBA games will be in HD.

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