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#41 OFFLINE   Sgt. Slaughter

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Posted 13 November 2009 - 08:35 PM

Yeah I had the same issues and it was only Fox having the trouble and even more so if I watched the SD feed it was fine.
I was pretty dang close to calling WRAZ and telling them to get on their crap but I guess with it being HD issue only it was probably a DirecTV problem...

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#42 OFFLINE   ccsoftball7

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Posted 14 November 2009 - 09:35 AM

Yeah I had the same issues and it was only Fox having the trouble and even more so if I watched the SD feed it was fine.
I was pretty dang close to calling WRAZ and telling them to get on their crap but I guess with it being HD issue only it was probably a DirecTV problem...


Who do we need to contact? I would think that at least 1 of the engineers watched the HD feed on DirecTV...any ideas?

#43 OFFLINE   Sgt. Slaughter

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Posted 14 November 2009 - 03:08 PM

Either direcTV or Jim Gamble - Chief Engineer
(919) 595-5051 – jgamble@fox50.com

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Posted 14 November 2009 - 03:42 PM

Either direcTV or Jim Gamble - Chief Engineer
(919) 595-5051 – jgamble@fox50.com


Thanks. I'll send him an email now.

#45 OFFLINE   sonex293

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Posted 26 November 2009 - 08:34 AM

I'm having problems receiving OTA channel 4.1 in the Raleigh area. This would be the primary HD channel for WUNC. I am using a HR22 w/AM21 and all other local channels are coming in with 95-100% signal strength. I can get channels 4.2, 4.3, and 4.4 without problem and 100% signal strength. When tuned to 4.1 I receive the following message...

Searching for signal on the off-air tuner (771)

In the setup, signal strength is 0, but yet 4.2 - 4.4 is 100%

I called DirecTV Technical Support and after that telephone call, I'm about ready to drop DirecTV. It used to work, but hasn't worked now for a few months and I've just been living with it.

I've tried resetting the receiver multiple times. But nothing I've done has brought back 4.1 (WUNC-HD)

Anyone have any ideas? Anyone with an AM21 successfully receiving 4.1 WUNC-HD?

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Posted 09 August 2010 - 04:58 AM

Seems like every evening during the nightly news the audio breakups are making channel unwatchable, switch to OTA and do not see same audio breakups, however seems to now be a constant issue on local NBC17.

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Posted 10 August 2010 - 05:06 PM

Seems like every evening during the nightly news the audio breakups are making channel unwatchable, switch to OTA and do not see same audio breakups, however seems to now be a constant issue on local NBC17.


I haven't watched much of NBC17 in the past few weeks because everything has been in repeats. However, I did tune across it this evening at 5:30 and heard the audio glitches you were mentioning. I emailed NBC17 engineering and got a message back that he emailed DirecTV this evening to look into the issue. Hopefully, it will be resolved shortly.

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Posted 11 August 2010 - 01:12 PM

I haven't watched much of NBC17 in the past few weeks because everything has been in repeats. However, I did tune across it this evening at 5:30 and heard the audio glitches you were mentioning. I emailed NBC17 engineering and got a message back that he emailed DirecTV this evening to look into the issue. Hopefully, it will be resolved shortly.


Looks like it is fixed or at least last night didnt notice a blip same this AM during today show seems resolved. Thanx for the followup

#49 OFFLINE   spidey

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Posted 01 October 2010 - 07:12 AM

Other HD channels working fine

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Posted 17 December 2011 - 05:25 PM

More issues with CH 17 bot local OTA as well as the feed on Directv. Started a week or so ago usually during morning and evening news shows

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Posted 18 January 2012 - 07:37 PM

1-18-12 Channel 11 (WTVD) is completely dark, no video or audio... all other channels and local channels are working. Anyone else seeing this?

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Posted 01 April 2012 - 11:45 AM

Getting frequent audio dropouts and occasional video glitches on FOX Channel 50... no weather problems.

Update: It doesn't occur on digital cable.

Edited by dwcolvin, 01 April 2012 - 11:57 AM.

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#53 OFFLINE   MattWarner

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Posted 01 April 2012 - 11:49 AM

You're not the only one. Fox50 engineering is aware and has been on contact with DirecTV. Been going on for days...

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Posted 01 April 2012 - 11:58 AM

You're not the only one. Fox50 engineering is aware and has been on contact with DirecTV. Been going on for days...


Days is much too long for a problem this bad to not be resolved. :eek2:

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Posted 01 April 2012 - 06:48 PM

Just to follow up: Problem appears to be corrected by 6pm this evening. I watched for about 20 minutes and didn't hear a single dropout. Fox50 engineering said that DirecTV made some changes late this afternoon.

Keep you fingers crossed.

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Posted 20 May 2012 - 04:05 PM

Channel(s) affected - WNCN (HD) 17
Date - May 20, 2012
Time - 5:45 PM+ (currently 6:04 PM)
Description of Issue - Sound is very choppy on the HD channel. NBC network content was on before 6:00 PM and now the local news is on. Both programs had really choppy audio. Turning off Dolby Digital had no effect.

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Posted 20 May 2012 - 04:22 PM

Yeah, I'm hearing the same issue. It's not on the OTA
HR20-100, HR20-700, HR24-100, HR34-700/AM21

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Posted 20 May 2012 - 04:24 PM

It's been reported.
HR20-100, HR20-700, HR24-100, HR34-700/AM21

#59 OFFLINE   hanz_erichson

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Posted 20 May 2012 - 09:23 PM

The problem with WNCN (HD) 17 seems fixed now. I tuned to it at 9 PM and the sound was normal again.

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Posted 21 May 2012 - 08:44 PM

The choppy audio came back...

Channel(s) affected - WNCN (HD) 17
Date - May 21, 2012
Time - ~9:15 PM+ (currently 10:40 PM)
Description of Issue - Sound is very choppy on the HD channel. NBC network content was on before 6:00 PM and now the local news is on. Both programs had really choppy audio. Turning off Dolby Digital had no effect. Audio on the SD channel is fine. Audio on the OTA HD channel is fine.




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