Escape TV

Discussion in 'KGTV (ABC)' started by jay214128, Dec 22, 2017.

  1. jay214128

    jay214128 Member

    Looks like KGTV has added yet another sub channel (10.4, Escape TV).
     
  2. DRB

    DRB Member

    They must be squeezing the bitrate way down on their sub-channels now.
    I noticed MeTV has been getting lower and lower video quality with dropouts when there is fast motion like with a scene with fire lately!
     
  3. jay214128

    jay214128 Member

    I observed that 10.1 (ABC) bit rate dropped 20% from what it was before adding Escape.
     
  4. Admin65

    Admin65 Administrator Staff Member

    I guess Quantity over Quality is good for KGTV. At least ABC is 720p not 1080i.
     
  5. bookertdub

    bookertdub Member

    Has anyone been able to figure out the bitrate for all 4 subchannels of KGTV?
     
  6. jay214128

    jay214128 Member

    According to TSReader, the bit rates are a bit variable. I saw
    10.1 (ABC) 9.2 - 10.5 Mbps
    10.2 (MeTV) 2.7 - 3.0 Mbps
    10.3 (LAFF) 2.0 - 2.38 Mbps
    10.4 (ESCAPE) 1.75 - 2.0 Mbps
     
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  7. bookertdub

    bookertdub Member

    All I can say is I'm glad ABC decided to use 720p for broadcast feed, because 4 subchannels is a lot. I miss the days when OTA stations had their main channel at about 14Mbps bitrate
     

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