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HDTV in Norfolk, VA area


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#1 OFFLINE   halmil9

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Posted 15 June 2008 - 08:06 AM

Can anyone give me an estimate as to when local channels (CBS, NBC, ABC, Fox etc0 will be aired by Directv in HD?
I have heard all kinds of times, like June or July etc. Dish has already started airing since May 1, 2008. I am getting rather p.o'd at Directv for not being able to give out any info. :(

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#2 OFFLINE   Michael D'Angelo

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Posted 15 June 2008 - 08:10 AM

There has been no announced date released by DIRECTV yet. I do know it will not be until at least D11 is turned on. But that should not be very far away.

#3 OFFLINE   halmil9

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Posted 16 June 2008 - 03:57 PM

ok, When is the new sat estimated to be up and running?

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Posted 16 June 2008 - 07:08 PM

Can anyone give me an estimate as to when local channels will be aired by Directv in HD?


Is there any reason that you wouldn't just put up an antenna and receive the stations yourself?

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Posted 16 June 2008 - 09:49 PM

ok, When is the new sat estimated to be up and running?


Either August/September
my setup here

#6 OFFLINE   halmil9

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Posted 25 September 2008 - 08:50 AM

It is now Sept 25, 2008 and still no word when the local HD channels for Norfolk, Va area will be available. Does anyone have any idea as to the date this will start?

#7 OFFLINE   cdrlawn

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Posted 25 September 2008 - 11:50 AM

It is now Sept 25, 2008 and still no word when the local HD channels for Norfolk, Va area will be available. Does anyone have any idea as to the date this will start?


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#8 OFFLINE   cdrlawn

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Posted 27 September 2008 - 10:30 AM

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#9 OFFLINE   D*HR-20

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Posted 27 September 2008 - 01:15 PM

Actually, if a reliable source from this site (satelliteracer) is correct, Norfolk, VA should have locals on this coming Wednesday or Thursday.
http://www.dbstalk.c...ad.php?t=140689

#10 OFFLINE   Ice Runner

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Posted 30 September 2008 - 01:22 PM

I e-mailed DirecTV and got this reply:

Thank you for writing us.

I have checked our resources and found that HD locals in Norfolk-Newport News VA local market is expected to be available by October 1, 2008. For the latest update on your upcoming HD locals, please stay tuned to directv.com/locals.

Thanks again for writing.

Sincerely,

Arnold M.
Employee ID #: 100146380
DIRECTV Customer Service






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