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DRSStMarys

@metrocast.net

Some HD Channels Changed Aspect Ratio

I have expanded basic in St Marys County Maryland, and have a 2 year old 54 inch Samsung plasma tv. Until recently the HD local channels have worked ok. About 2 weeks ago 2 channels (WCR & WUSA) are still HD but are no longer 16:9, they are now 4:3. The other HD local channels are still ok. Also, supposedly they have added a new channel (62) but it doesnt show up when I try to go to it. I have called MC and they tell me there are no problems and that channel 62 is there. Since I dont have a DVR I tuner I tune using the digital channel, 105.3 is WTTG for example. When I ask about the two channels mentioned above by referencing the digital channel numbers I am told I don't know what I'm talking about. Frustrating to say the least.

Can anyone offer any assistance?

Craig

join:2006-01-22
Lexington Park, MD
I just checked my TV without a box. It seems to be OK. 101-2, 101-3, 105-3 etc, are all full screen HD.

Maybe a power outage or transient reset some settings on the TV? I'm pretty sure that my Samsung plasma has a 16:9 and 4:3 setting.