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  Reply # 1839185 4-Aug-2017 14:02
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New channels are now loading as 160 and 161 but on my TV I need to manually enter the number, using up/down doesn't work.

 

Now with 1080i Video and AAC Audio, plus an EIT EPG.





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  Reply # 1839376 4-Aug-2017 21:24
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How did you find those channels if you need to manually enter the channels?


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  Reply # 1839486 5-Aug-2017 11:57
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openmedia:

 

New channels are now loading as 160 and 161 but on my TV I need to manually enter the number, using up/down doesn't work.

 

Now with 1080i Video and AAC Audio, plus an EIT EPG.

 

 

800-803 on my Panasonic TV, and they do show up in the channel list/guide - but no EPG for me. Sky Tower signal is live and strong on 610Mhz.


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  Reply # 1839540 5-Aug-2017 15:26
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I love to see Maori TV run an extra SD channel like a clone of the the popular Jones channels with classic old shows, call it "BRO!" or something. A bit like 7Mate.....

 

Nothing new but I bet it would easily out rate TE Reo

 

 

 

 





 


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  Reply # 1843085 9-Aug-2017 21:47
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Looks like the hidden HD test channels are now carrying a simulcast of Maori TV and Te Reo (previously it was a promo) - might not be long now until they take their place in the official lineup.

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  Reply # 1843659 10-Aug-2017 16:37
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Picking them up here in the Manawatu on 160 and 161 on both my TV's freeview setup and the TVHeadend DVB-T box. On 610Mhz for anyone locally who can't find it.


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  Reply # 1844808 10-Aug-2017 21:53
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Is it just me or is signal a little weaker and lower quality than the other transmitters?

 

  • MediaWorks (52 dBuV, 40 dB)
  • TVNZ (51 dBuV, 34 dB)
  • Kordia (49 dBuV, 28 dB)
  • World TV (51 dBuV, 26 dB)
  • Maori TV (42 dBuV, 20 dB)

(Wharite, Manawatu)


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  Reply # 1845126 11-Aug-2017 12:41
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Channels 160 and 161 are now loading as SD test patterns. Maori TV and Te Reo are both still SD.. I wonder where the HD tests went?

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  Reply # 1845811 13-Aug-2017 14:16
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the 4 channels have just gone live in the past few days down here in Dunedin.

 

 

 

Interesting to note that Maori Television is using MBAFF instead of Progressive or Interlaced. Mediainfo


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  Reply # 1845814 13-Aug-2017 14:32
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haydenmarsh:

 

the 4 channels have just gone live in the past few days down here in Dunedin.

 

 

 

Interesting to note that Maori Television is using MBAFF instead of Progressive or Interlaced. Mediainfo

 

 

 

 

ouch that bitrate is kinda low as well 





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  Reply # 1845815 13-Aug-2017 14:34
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l43a2:

 

haydenmarsh:

 

the 4 channels have just gone live in the past few days down here in Dunedin.

 

 

 

Interesting to note that Maori Television is using MBAFF instead of Progressive or Interlaced. Mediainfo

 

 

 

 

ouch that bitrate is kinda low as well 

 

 

it was peaking at 10Mbit while HD content was displayed, this was just a quick recording to get a mediainfo.


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  Reply # 1846015 13-Aug-2017 20:02
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I'm still just getting 2 test channels here in Lower Hutt - is it still 4 test channels in Dunedin, or has the 'Official' channels (5 for Maori TV & 24 for Te Reo) gone HD?

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  Reply # 1847297 15-Aug-2017 21:27
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Flippikat: I'm still just getting 2 test channels here in Lower Hutt - is it still 4 test channels in Dunedin, or has the 'Official' channels (5 for Maori TV & 24 for Te Reo) gone HD?

 

Still just the 4 Test Channels. 


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  Reply # 1847571 16-Aug-2017 13:31
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What are the other 2 test channels other than 160 & 161?

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  Reply # 1847600 16-Aug-2017 14:11
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Flippikat: What are the other 2 test channels other than 160 & 161?

 

Here, 160 and 161 are the placeholder channels, i don't get the two new HD channels on TV, that i can find.


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