Specific antenna question for Detroit area locals

Ypsiguy

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You may lose virtual 14 after Friday as it is moving down to low VHF (RF3) in the repack. Your rescan will be the acid test on how good the antenna is on low VHF.

After Friday I am installing Channel Master's LTE filter on both of my antenna systems. Pretty quickly the cell carriers are going to pollute the old channel 38-51 range with LTE signals that these antennas will receive.
 

satnewb

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I wouldn't even know it was gone lol. I knew there was a rescan coming up this weekend for WWJ so it was on my list of things to do anyways.
 

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Is the rescan only necessary on Friday, March 13? That is, are all of the Detroit channels that are scheduled to move moving on the same day? I'm out of town and my DVR is set to record my favorite shows on NBC and CBS Thursday night. I'm wondering if they will be there when I return Friday.
 

Ypsiguy

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WDIV and WWJ are switching frequencies this Friday. You should be safe for this Thursday night, but you will need to rescan sometime Friday on your DVR if it is doing the tuning.
 
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Ypsiguy

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WDIV and WWJ are switching frequencies this Friday. You should be safe for this Thursday night, but you will need to rescan sometime Friday on your DVR if it is doing the tuning.
WTVS is moving also, I will add. WJBK, WMYD and WKBD stay on the same frequencies.
 

PasTypique

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WXYZ already moved on March 7. They are now on their new frequency, RF25.
I wonder if this change made it possible for me to receive TVOntario from Windsor, on RF19. I thought WXYZ was on RF41 prior to the weekend. Perhaps it overpowered RF19, not sure. It's nice to receive an extra channel.
 
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