[time-nuts] New Years Eve TV countdown

Bob Camp kb8tq at n1k.org
Thu Jan 1 13:29:22 EST 2015


> On Jan 1, 2015, at 12:39 PM, Richard (Rick) Karlquist <richard at karlquist.com> wrote:
> We have DirecTV with some receivers standard
> definition and others High Definition.  The
> delay is considerably greater on the HD version.
> Even OTA HD is delayed considerably, as noted
> if you try to listen to a football game on the
> radio while watching.  Sometimes you hear “touchdown"

Once upon a time I lived close enough to make that observation on analog TV. In those days, the analog signal could make it to New York and back to me quicker than the sound from the stadium.  This of course was many decades before the whole “delay to catch stuff” controversy. 


> before the ball is even snapped on TV.
> Rick
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