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Transponder Maps: Domestic ~ Data 2/22/2017

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Tips and Resources' started by Gary Toma, Dec 26, 2012.

  1. Aug 25, 2013 #201 of 2016
    KyL416

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    I know about the Hybrid tab. What I'm more looking for is what inactive channels are on subchannels vs which are not. For example MLB Extra Innings, when they are live they are either a RSN remap or one of the feeds used for part time and non carried RSN's like Rogers SportsNet or CSN Philly, however when they're inactive they still show up as channel 722 SD and 722-1 HD. I'm hoping that even if they are inactive you can still find a way to list them with the subchannel number

    The notes field does indicate this for some of them, however as you can see it is very inconsistent and some channels do not include it in the notes.
     
  2. Aug 28, 2013 #202 of 2016
    Gary Toma

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    [SIZE=12pt]Doctor J Comments for the 8/28/2013 Data:[/SIZE]


    [SIZE=12pt]HD CONUS CHANNEL, NEW[/SIZE]

    NETWORK NAME CHANNEL NOTES_0
    3 ESPDHD 432 ESPN Desportes HD
     
  3. Aug 28, 2013 #203 of 2016
    Gary Toma

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    First Trial

    This 8/28/13 TPN Map is our initial endeavor to display sub-channel numbers as a part of the channel number.

    All four channel categories, CONUS, LIL, OTA and HYBRID, now have the sub-channels shown in nnn.x notation,
    that is (channel)(dot)(subchannel).

    While the dot notation has always been used for the OTA channels, the current convention uses a 'dash' notation, nnn-x, for LIL and CONUS sub-channels and alternate channels.

    We are not using the 'dash' notation because Excel is our current vehicle and it does not deal well with the dash separator.

    EDIT 9/4/13 We are now able to use the dash notation in the Excel reports.
     
  4. Aug 28, 2013 #204 of 2016
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    Looking at the run it picked up the HD subchannels correctly, but it looks like something happened with the SD subchannels. They still show up as entries without subchannels, however the Notes are all blank and any of them that use the same call sign (i.e. ESNa or BTNa) and the same major channel (i.e. 209 or 610) show up as one entry.
     
  5. Aug 28, 2013 #205 of 2016
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    It would be interesting to see your snapshots of the channels, when they are on your TV screen...
     
  6. Aug 28, 2013 #206 of 2016
    Gary Toma

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    Just as a test - a second TPN Map for 130828 is uploaded, the filename includes the word 'dash'. This version is displaying the dash in a way that hopefully, Excel is not allergic to.

    Is adding the 'dash' notation worth it?
    Is the 'dot' notation fully adequate?

    Your feedback will tell me ...........
    :)
     
  7. Aug 29, 2013 #207 of 2016
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    dot is fully adequate. Your good work is appreciated!
     
  8. Aug 30, 2013 #208 of 2016
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    I haven't had the time to thank you for all your effort, it sure would have been very useful long time ago when I was searching this signal for the first time
    when they only offered round dish out of 101W only satellites called DBS 1, DBS 2, DBS 3 renamed DirecTV 1,2,3......now it's crazy so many channels & satellites.....
    The thing went to craziness level when they started with the LIL (DMA)

    One silly question I have been searching for the Puerto Rico info on where they download the EPG if I recall you stated earlier this year in some other post, they where using a feed out of 110 W?
    is that info reflected in these excel attachments?

    Best Regards.
     
  9. Aug 30, 2013 #209 of 2016
    Gary Toma

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    Rafael,

    The APG information for Puerto Rico is provided in Post #9 of this thread.

    The APG dataand a great deal more is not provided in the weekly Excel only because that document is already 1 MB in size and includes close to 10,000 records.
     
  10. Aug 30, 2013 #210 of 2016
    Rafael

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    Thank you Gary
     
  11. Sep 4, 2013 #211 of 2016
    Gary Toma

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    [SIZE=12pt]Doctor J Comments for the 9/4/2013 Data:[/SIZE]


    [SIZE=12pt]No changes of consequence for this week.[/SIZE]

     
  12. Sep 11, 2013 #212 of 2016
    Gary Toma

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    [SIZE=12pt]Doctor J Comments for the 9/11/2013 Data:[/SIZE]


    [SIZE=12pt]No changes of consequence for this week.[/SIZE]


    OF NOTE: The 9/11/13 TPN Map's "LIL Market List" tab has been updated with the Nielsen 2013-2014 Ranking of Designated Marketing Areas.
     
  13. Sep 18, 2013 #213 of 2016
    Gary Toma

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    [SIZE=12pt]Doctor J Comments for the 9/18/2013 Data:[/SIZE]


    [SIZE=12pt]No changes of consequence for this week.[/SIZE]


    Of note; with this update the transition to the 'dash notation' for sub-channels is complete. That includes CONUS, LIL, OTA and HYBRID sub-channels. The motivation has been to have the TPN_Map display the channel information precisely as it is presented in the Guide.
     
  14. Sep 25, 2013 #214 of 2016
    Gary Toma

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    [SIZE=12pt]Doctor J Comments for the 9/25/2013 Data:[/SIZE]


    [SIZE=12pt]HD LIL CHANNEL, REMOVED[/SIZE]

    [SIZE=10pt]Net 11 WFBD Chl 48 A3 Mobile 48 WFBD IND Independent from WFBDDT-TV, 48, Mobile, AL[/SIZE]
     
  15. Oct 1, 2013 #215 of 2016
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    You might want to do another grab of 95 for the next run. They made some changes to the South Asian packages today.
     
  16. Oct 2, 2013 #216 of 2016
    Gary Toma

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    Doctor J Comments for the 10/2/2013 Data



    LIL: No changes of consequence on the LIL front.
    CONUS: MLB channels going inactive and NBA channels coming back online.
     
  17. Oct 2, 2013 #217 of 2016
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    Thanks,
    Will try to do this weekend!!
    Hopefully a 95 update for next week.

    Doctor j
     
  18. Oct 9, 2013 #218 of 2016
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    Doctor J Comments for the 10/9/2013 Data



    No Changes of Significance Compared to 10/2/2013

    Data for G3C @95W has been refreshed for this week’s update
     
  19. Oct 16, 2013 #219 of 2016
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    Doctor J Comments for the 10/16/2013 Data



    No Changes of Consequence Compared to the 10/9/2013 data
     
  20. Oct 23, 2013 #220 of 2016
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    Doctor J Comments for the 10/23/2013 Data



    No Changes of Consequence Compared to the 10/16/2013 data
     

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