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Forum: Broadcaster's Lounge 2-Mar-2018, 7:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 291,884
Posted By tvlurker
Not sure where you got the idea that Vision TV is...

Not sure where you got the idea that Vision TV is not an entertainement channel.

In any case, all these channels are licensed broadcasting undertakings under the Broadcasting Act administered by...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Oct-2017, 8:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 35,633
Posted By tvlurker
In Vermont / Upstate new York area, both WWNY and...

In Vermont / Upstate new York area, both WWNY and WCAX appear with their post-re-pack channels, whether one clicks on current or pending.
Forum: TV Database Updates 9-Feb-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,282
Posted By tvlurker
AFAIK, it is the broadcaster that has not...

AFAIK, it is the broadcaster that has not submitted the paperwork to update to operational status.
Forum: TV Database Updates 9-Feb-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,406
Posted By tvlurker
Industry Canada's database does not regulate or...

Industry Canada's database does not regulate or track virtual channel numbers, so TVFool only has the physical channels to work with for Canadian Stations.
Any logical channels that are different...
Forum: TV Database Updates 20-Jan-2014, 8:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,471
Posted By tvlurker
The FCC keeps track of virtual channel numbers....

The FCC keeps track of virtual channel numbers. The Industry Canada database from which TVFool gets its Canadian data does not, so the vast majority of Canadian stations show their physical channel...
Forum: TV Database Updates 20-Jan-2014, 7:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,450
Posted By tvlurker
The Industry Canada database upon which TVFool...

The Industry Canada database upon which TVFool bases its Canadian entries does not track virtual channel numbers, thus CBOFT-DT is listed as 33.1
Some of your stations may be missing if you do not...
Forum: TV Database Updates 20-Jan-2014, 7:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,471
Posted By tvlurker
for some reason known only to the CBC, they have...

for some reason known only to the CBC, they have not done the paperwork to confirm to Industry Canada that all their digital stations are operating, and so they remain in the database as AUthorized...
Forum: TV Database Updates 20-Jun-2013, 2:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,419
Posted By tvlurker
The TV Signal Analysis seems to be broken for...

The TV Signal Analysis seems to be broken for almost all Canadian station too. The only one that shows up for Ottawa in either access mode, for example, is CIII-DT-6's pending move to 14. No other...
Forum: General Site Feedback / Discussion 11-Jun-2013, 1:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,837
Posted By tvlurker
Address input BROKEN

There seems to be a problem with using any address, Canadian or American, for both the Online Maps and TV Signal Locator features.

What I do to work around it is to just click on Coordinates, and...
Forum: TV Database Updates 7-Jun-2013, 6:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,590
Posted By tvlurker
Some things are better, some aren't. for...

Some things are better, some aren't.

for example, CHEX-Dt and CKWS-Dt show up as pending in radar plots as they should (they're AU in the IC database), but they do not show up as pending in the...
Forum: TV Database Updates 6-Jun-2013, 6:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,590
Posted By tvlurker
When will the database be updated again?

When will the TVFool database be updated again?
The radar plot page says


There have been many changes to the Industry Canada TV station database since January, and they are not reflected in the...
Forum: TV Fool Discussion / Database Updates 11-Apr-2013, 4:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,198
Posted By tvlurker
As I mentioned in the original post, this...

As I mentioned in the original post, this information comes from files downloaded from an Industry Canada website, not the CRTC.
In Canada, the CRTC looks after programming and economic matters...
Forum: TV Database Updates 7-Feb-2013, 3:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,896
Posted By tvlurker
New Canadian Pending Applications - CHEX and CKWS

Please add the following Canadian Pending Applications that appear in the Industry Canada database, but do not yet appear under Pending Applications at TVFool:

CKWS-DT Kingston
CHEX-DT...
Forum: TV Database Updates 4-Feb-2013, 2:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,803
Posted By tvlurker
Click on "Pending Applications." Channel 25 is...

Click on "Pending Applications."
Channel 25 is not at its full power yet, so it will not show up as OP in the Canadian database until it does.
Forum: TV Database Updates 4-Feb-2013, 2:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,796
Posted By tvlurker
re: CHCH not on my list

It's there. You need to click on "Pending Applications".

Since CHCH has authorization to move from channel 11 to channel 15, the existing Channel 11 installation is not marked as "OPerating" in...
Forum: TV Fool Discussion / Database Updates 21-Nov-2012, 2:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,198
Posted By tvlurker
Updates to Canadian stations

Application data for the following CRTC applications is now available in the Industry Canada public extract of its broadcasting database:

CITS-DT(1) Hamilton, power upgrade from 20kW peak to 473...
Forum: TV Fool Discussion / Database Updates 9-May-2012, 6:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 14,722
Posted By tvlurker
It appears that the delay in updating the...

It appears that the delay in updating the database is partly due to how it is being done -- no changes are made until the broadcaster files its certification information to indicate that the AU...
Forum: TV Database Updates 24-Apr-2012, 4:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,281
Posted By tvlurker
CIII-DT-6 application for channel 14

It may not yet appear in the IC database, but Shaw Media has applied to the CRTC to switch the Ottawa transmitter from channel 6 to channel 14.

You can view the complete Engineering Brief in the...
Forum: TV Fool Discussion / Database Updates 24-Jan-2012, 8:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,041
Posted By tvlurker
When Global first flash cut to digital on channel...

When Global first flash cut to digital on channel 6 back in mid-August, they had misprogrammed the PSIP data stream and were identifying as 4.1. That was corrected soon afterwards, but TVFool was not...
Forum: TV Fool Discussion / Database Updates 27-Oct-2011, 9:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 14,722
Posted By tvlurker
What happenned to the canadian stations? They're...

What happenned to the canadian stations? They're almost all gone now?
Forum: TV Database Updates 27-Oct-2011, 9:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,043
Posted By tvlurker
Not impossible -- it was actually the case when...

Not impossible -- it was actually the case when CIII-DT-1 first cutover on Sept. 1. After I notified Global, they were able to fix their PSIP mapping.

Different tuners and CECBs have different...
Forum: TV Fool Discussion / Database Updates 22-Sep-2011, 12:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,555
Posted By tvlurker
Interesting. It sounds then that the "eventually...

Interesting. It sounds then that the "eventually to digital" will be on channel 8, an open allotment in Cornwall, and not on channel 45, the current post-transition allocation for that channel. I...
Forum: TV Database Updates 6-Sep-2011, 6:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,014
Posted By tvlurker
Neither V nor TQ will be returning to the Mount...

Neither V nor TQ will be returning to the Mount Royal candelabra.
TQ has changed frequency from 27 to 26, and is supposed to increase power to the 250kW range, but will still be broadcasting from...
Forum: TV Database Updates 29-Aug-2011, 4:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 19,901
Posted By tvlurker
I forgot to follow up earlier -- Global fixed the...

I forgot to follow up earlier -- Global fixed the virtual channel number issue within a day or so, but a complete rescan was required, so I didn't see it right away. Most of Global's other PSIP...
Forum: TV Fool Discussion / Database Updates 17-Aug-2011, 4:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,048
Posted By tvlurker
So far so good. I've checked out the interactive...

So far so good. I've checked out the interactive maps, and the flags report reasonable data when the receiver icon is placed over one of the anamolous wedges on the coverage map.

Please let us...
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