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test 5710

Discussion in 'DISH™ High Definition Discussion' started by Lil Joe, Jul 12, 2013.

  1. Lil Joe

    Lil Joe New Member

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    Last Friday 5710 was lost. I haven't had velosity channel for quite awhile. Anyone, any ideas? Lil Joe
     
  2. Stewart Vernon

    Stewart Vernon Roving Reporter Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

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    Do you subscribe to a package that includes Velocity? And do you have the proper satellite dish locations to receive that channel?
     
  3. Lil Joe

    Lil Joe New Member

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    I have had 5710 for a couple of years or longer with no problems. Thank you, Stewart.
     
  4. James Long

    James Long Ready for Uplink! Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

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    5710 was REMOVED at 3:31pm on Wednesday ...

    5710 TEST removed from 110° TP 13 (HD Preview)

    The channel no longer exists (as channel 5710).
     
  5. Lil Joe

    Lil Joe New Member

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    Thank you James. What are my options to get Velosity?
     
  6. garys

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    Velosity , channel 246 is in AT120 or higher.
     
  7. Stewart Vernon

    Stewart Vernon Roving Reporter Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

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    That's why I was asking what package he subscribed to... because 5710 is a test channel... and not one that anyone can depend on being there... and of course now it is gone. So the only way to get Velocity is to subscribe to a channel that it is included with... so IF he should be getting Velocity then he would need to contact a Dish rep and ask them why he isn't getting a channel he is supposed to get... but if he doesn't subscribe to the package that includes Velocity, then that would explain his problem.
     
  8. Willh

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    Velocity is now on channel 246 and is now on the America's Top 120, 120 Plus, 200 and 250 packages. i like having in this package as another person in my household likes some shows on that channel.
     
  9. Aug 1, 2013 #9 of 10
    Michael P

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    Now that it's in 120 virtually everybody (with an HD receiver) gets it.

    The "test" channel had a long, interesting run. Anyone else remember when it was a fish tank?
     
  10. P Smith

    P Smith Mr. FixAnything

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    yes, perhaps a fire log too
     

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