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NateinFLA

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  1. NateinFLA

    Today Show

    The live audience element of the third hour should continue, in my opinion — unless they already have other plans for 6A.
  2. I like how many here expect all the bells and whistles to be thrown at the viewer on day one. Literally everything about this facility is brand new to everyone involved — give them time to get comfortable before they get super creative.
  3. NateinFLA

    Hurricane Michael: Coverage/Operations

    Transmitter burn-in and testing.
  4. NateinFLA

    Hurricane Michael: Coverage/Operations

    Via antenna, I could still see their frequency test PSIP data and slate for the new frequency.
  5. NateinFLA

    Hurricane Michael: Coverage/Operations

    That’s false. It’s been back since the 11th.
  6. NateinFLA

    Panama City Radio post-Michael

    Operationally they’re in great shape for having been through a Cat 4.999 Hurricane. All broadcast equipment is working perfectly. Yup, it’s a strange and abrupt end to the partnership, Powell really gave a big slap in the face to their employees, parenters and their listeners, especially now when local media is proving to be absolutely essential.
  7. NateinFLA

    Panama City Radio post-Michael

    WJHG and WMBB are *both* on the air. WMBB as of today and WJHG/WECP as of Thursday afternoon. Contrary to some stories I’ve seen, WJHG’s barely decade-old STL tower held up beautifully and is fully upright — STL dishes got blown out of alignment but it’s still hitting the transmitter site! NFL football currently on NBC, a necessary distraction. Biggest problems in the area are Verizon being unusable and cable/internet infrastructure. Power was the priority for crews obviously, and many of the cable lines had to be cut to support power restoration. I have a feeling it will be a while before home internet and TV access is available to everyone. Glad some people still have rabbit ears!
  8. Every NBC O&O is hubbed out of Centennial, CO, and they are no exception.
  9. NateinFLA

    Out & About

    This 413 page thread has a topic?
  10. NateinFLA

    WISH getting new set

    I think the reason it was poorly-lit is because it was still in the process of *being* lit. I saw a light meter in the photo, so that was sort of the giveaway...
  11. NateinFLA

    Out & About

    I can’t get over how ugly those handheld prompter controllers that TEGNA and FOX O&Os use. They’re literally all I can look at whenever I see them in use. You’d think due to their size they could motivate Autoscript to make a more discrete product.
  12. NateinFLA

    Short Teases or Long Teases?

    That’s a “style”. They always cut out of the open to the 2-shot or CU. They’ve been doing it that way since the 70’s so I imagine that’s a sort of “mandate” — now probably hard-coded through Ignite.
  13. NateinFLA

    NBC 10 Thread

    https://corporate.comcast.com/media-center/ctc-comcast-technology-center
  14. OK, the only thing missing for me to complete my TVNT Thread Bingo Card is someone mentioning what is in the copyright.
  15. NateinFLA

    The Channel 6 Action News Thread

    If there was nobody else around that was “on-air ready” except for the meteorologist, the weather person would have pulled double duty.
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