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Wilkes-Barre/Scranton locals coming very soon ...


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#121 OFFLINE   dconfer

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Posted 19 June 2008 - 01:19 PM

I cant imagine watching their news. Even with this interactive crap they are doing what a waste of time.

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#122 OFFLINE   kryscio23

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Posted 10 July 2008 - 01:14 AM

Does anyone have any idea when 22(WYOU/CBS), 28(WBRE/NBC) and 38 (WSWB) will have programming in HD? All we have now is 16 (ABC) and 56 (FOX). If anyone has the latest on this, please let us know.

Thanks!


Any new info on these channels coming to DirecTv anytime soon?

I e-mailed them a few days ago and got a canned response ... I also asked about the MY Network WQMY and the response said, "I have already forwarded your request for MY Network to DIRECTV management."

#123 OFFLINE   jlancaster

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Posted 10 July 2008 - 07:17 AM

Yes, appearently an agreement was signed effective July 1 for both stations and may be live before Aug 7.
More here.
That link goes to NEPA HDTV forum.

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Posted 22 July 2008 - 12:25 PM

Is there any more information about whether WYOU and WBRE will be available in HD on directv in the near future? I received an automated call stating my New Y ork channels would be disconnected on August 7. The station managers at WBRE and WYOU are saying they are still in negotiations and to contact directv. directv has no answers either.

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Posted 22 July 2008 - 01:05 PM

Is there any more information about whether WYOU and WBRE will be available in HD on directv in the near future? I received an automated call stating my New Y ork channels would be disconnected on August 7. The station managers at WBRE and WYOU are saying they are still in negotiations and to contact directv. directv has no answers either.


The new D11 satellite is firing up transponders today for the first time (that we can see). This bodes well for adding more HD locals in the near future.

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Posted 22 July 2008 - 01:31 PM

The new D11 satellite is firing up transponders today for the first time (that we can see). This bodes well for adding more HD locals in the near future.



Which satellites (99, 103, right?) should we be checking for signal strength showing us that they have been lit up? I know both of those have As and Bs but I am not sure which ones are relative to D11 ...

As for the rest of our HD locals ... that would be outstanding and I hope it's close!

Add CW WSWB & MY WQMY too, please :)

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Posted 22 July 2008 - 01:33 PM

Which satellites (99, 103, right?) should we be checking for signal strength showing us that they have been lit up? I know both of those have As and Bs but I am not sure which ones are relative to D11 ...

As for the rest of our HD locals ... that would be outstanding and I hope it's close!

Add CW WSWB & MY WQMY too, please :)


99© on the DVRs. I think it's 99(B) on the non-DVR's. Not sure about the non-DVR's.

The satellite started showing signal around 1:30pm EDT today.

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Posted 22 July 2008 - 01:44 PM

99© on the DVRs. I think it's 99(B) on the non-DVR's. Not sure about the non-DVR's.

The satellite started showing signal around 1:30pm EDT today.



I have the H20 versions (HD but non-DVR) and I only have 99A & 99B. I don't want to turn this into a signal strength thread, but 99B at 3:40 p.m. shows Transponders 1-6 and my strengths are 87, 0, 85, 0, 34, 34.

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Posted 06 August 2008 - 03:44 PM

It was reported by a trusted source on another board, similar but not as popular to this one, that the CBS (WYOU-22) and NBC (WBRE-28) stations will be lit up on DTV on Friday, Aug. 8!!!

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Posted 06 August 2008 - 05:12 PM

It was reported by a trusted source on another board, similar but not as popular to this one, that the CBS (WYOU-22) and NBC (WBRE-28) stations will be lit up on DTV on Friday, Aug. 8!!!

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NO WAY!!!!! Who told you this????? Where did you find this information?

What was weird was when I called DTV yesterday, they told me that the HD signal was being transmitted for those stations. I was like I don't see!

Also, when we were getting 16 and 56, the DTV guide online would show 2 of each. It still isn't showing 2 WBRE and 2 WYOU channels.

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Posted 06 August 2008 - 06:06 PM

NO WAY!!!!! Who told you this????? Where did you find this information?

What was weird was when I called DTV yesterday, they told me that the HD signal was being transmitted for those stations. I was like I don't see!

Also, when we were getting 16 and 56, the DTV guide online would show 2 of each. It still isn't showing 2 WBRE and 2 WYOU channels.


Try this link. This is were it was posted. Barry works for one of the stations.

http://www.nepa-hdtv...hp?t=971&page=5

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Posted 06 August 2008 - 08:46 PM

I'm excited about this. Friday night is going to be Olympics opening ceremony followed by Letterman.

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Posted 06 August 2008 - 09:45 PM

Try this link. This is were it was posted. Barry works for one of the stations.

http://www.nepa-hdtv...hp?t=971&page=5


THIS will be awesome.. I pray this is true!

#134 OFFLINE   dconfer

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Posted 07 August 2008 - 04:16 AM

Just checked they lite them up today. We now have CBS & NBC locals. Kewl beans. Now all we need is the CW.

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Posted 07 August 2008 - 05:30 AM

Yes they are!! Both at 1080. Thanks Directv!!!

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Posted 07 August 2008 - 06:50 AM

Wheee!!!!!!!
now all we need is WVIA :)
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Posted 07 August 2008 - 07:49 AM

I'd personally rather have the CW.

BUt I am thrilled that the others showed up this morning. What I don't uderstand is all the secrecy.


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Posted 07 August 2008 - 08:18 AM

I wish Directv could have all the local HD channels ready by the Olympics. I live in Rochester, NY. They better have our HD locals up and running before Football season starts!!

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Posted 07 August 2008 - 09:22 AM

nice for wbre & wyou. football in hd 1080.

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Posted 07 August 2008 - 10:08 AM

This is AWESOME!!!!! Thanks Jess for breaking this!




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