Echostar officially announced it will launch local high definition TV channels to customers in the following seven cities: Albuquerque, Atlanta, Boston, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Salt Lake City and Washington, D.C.. More HERE. DBSTalk would like to welcome a new staff member! Jon Spackman has just joined our team. He will be helping out in our DISH DVR-942 forum. Jon has been with us since February 05 and has vast knowledge of the 942. Thanks for helping Jon and welcome!