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#1 OFFLINE   Doug Brott

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Posted 26 August 2008 - 11:27 PM

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#2 OFFLINE   ejjames

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Posted 30 December 2008 - 04:22 PM

PBS - KTCA (2)

HD Local is now available.

#3 OFFLINE   minn09

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Posted 23 March 2009 - 01:02 PM

Has anyone else noticed that KTCA (PBS) channel 2 in MPLS-STP, is in HD, and KTCI, channel 17 has changed its programming to MN Life, but the guide data duplicates channel 2? And is therefore always wrong? It happened when the digital transition occurred on Feb. 17. I'd think by now the data would've corrected, but no. It is broadcast on digital channel 2.4, or maybe 2.3. The HD channel 2 is on 2.1 or 2.2. But DirecTV still puts the MN Life channel on channel 17. Still no guide data.....not able to record...etc. How does one get this changed??

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Posted 28 March 2009 - 01:42 PM

The online channel guide is now updated, and showing correct shows on Ch. 17. Yeah!!

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Posted 11 April 2009 - 09:20 AM

Also, the OTA channels have changed. I had to re-run the initial OTA setup to get the new channels (2-3 and 2-4) to appear in the guide on our HR20s.
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Posted 25 April 2009 - 09:42 AM

KAWE 9-1 needs to be removed from the OTA results in Minneapolis....

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Posted 10 June 2010 - 05:32 AM

Just wondering how fast the spotbeam signal footprint drops off as you get further away from MSP, specifically to the north west. Anyone have a footprint map for this spot beam? Currently get the Fargo locals but since DTV won't bother to list this market in it's 2011 HD upgrade I am thinking of "moving"

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Posted 26 September 2010 - 10:28 PM

Did anyone notice how bad NBC was tonight during the SNF game? It was awful, lost the feed a couple times (no sat errors) and the sound would cut it and out multiple times within a min all night long. Just terrible, usually don't have any problems with this channel.

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Posted 08 March 2012 - 03:57 PM

On my HR24-500 with an AM21, local channel 45 OTA appears in the guide as channel 5-45 as it should. On my HR20-700, no matter what I do (redo antenna setup, restart receiver, etc.) channel 5-45 will not show up in the guide.

Anyone else in MN experiencing this with a HR20-700? If so, DirecTV - please fix this before next years high school hockey tournament! :mad:

I should add that I want this channel OTA because it is in HD OTA but not on DirecTV. :mad:

Edited by mechman, 08 March 2012 - 03:58 PM.
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#10 OFFLINE   Unknown

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Posted 17 November 2014 - 09:32 PM

Sorry to bump this up.  But KSTC 45 was added in HD finally on Directv.   they started carrying it last week.






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