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Attention - Channel 361 is casting WDSU from New Orleans


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#1 OFFLINE   Msguy

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Posted 31 August 2008 - 07:19 PM

Gustav is coming and it looks as if DirecTv channel 361 is carrying WDSU so everyone can stay up to date on what is going on down there.

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Posted 31 August 2008 - 07:27 PM

I can confirm this. I'm glad that DirecTV is able to pull this off.

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Posted 31 August 2008 - 07:28 PM

Good move on DirecTV's part...
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Posted 31 August 2008 - 07:34 PM

Watching it now. Agreed good move by D*
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Posted 31 August 2008 - 07:34 PM

Attention - Channel 361 is casting channel 6, WDSU from New Orleans

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Posted 31 August 2008 - 07:38 PM

Attention - Channel 361 is casting channel 6, WDSU from New Orleans


I just registered so I could tell people who may have evacuated from New Orleans this information.

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Posted 31 August 2008 - 07:48 PM

Kudos DirecTV!
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#8 OFFLINE   Phil T

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Posted 31 August 2008 - 07:50 PM

This is the first time I have seen DirecTV or Dish do this. It is a great public service!

Thanks DirecTV!

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Posted 31 August 2008 - 07:51 PM

thanks for the info and wtg directv

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Posted 31 August 2008 - 07:53 PM

Smart move by Dtv and hopefully everyone in the gulf coast area is safe

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Posted 31 August 2008 - 07:57 PM

Smart move by Dtv and hopefully everyone in the gulf coast area is safe


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Posted 31 August 2008 - 08:47 PM

Kudos to DirecTV for giving us all a little insight into what's going on down there. I'm not from NOLA but as a weather junky, this is pretty neat.

So when will it be available in HD?

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Posted 31 August 2008 - 08:49 PM

Yep, more truth that D* is above all the other cable/satellite providers.

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Posted 31 August 2008 - 09:44 PM

Yep, more truth that D* is above all the other cable/satellite providers.


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Posted 31 August 2008 - 10:14 PM

Someone should put this on the home page so that it attracts everyone's attention coming to DBStalk.
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Posted 31 August 2008 - 10:32 PM

Someone should put this on the home page so that it attracts everyone's attention coming to DBStalk.


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Posted 31 August 2008 - 10:47 PM

Just tuned into channel 361.WDSU is on the air on that channel currently.
I agree with others in regards to this being a wise move by DirecTV.And the best of luck to the folks in the Gulf area that are having to deal with this event.

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Posted 31 August 2008 - 10:52 PM

Very cool. Ch 363 is the Hurricane Information Channel.

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Posted 31 August 2008 - 10:52 PM

I just registered so I could tell people who may have evacuated from New Orleans this information.


Welcome to the forums and best of luck in the Gulf area tonight.

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Posted 31 August 2008 - 11:14 PM

WTG D* Still #1 in everything!!! :flag:

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Posted 31 August 2008 - 11:38 PM

Not sure if this is going to get shut down but it has all the feeds from NOLA. I hooked up my laptop to my 61" set and I'm able to increase the size of the vids with decent PQ...

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Posted 31 August 2008 - 11:53 PM

Approx. 10 minutes ago,someone on WDSU sent out a "thank you" message to DirecTV live on the air.They were thanking DirecTV for making the channel available to all of their subscribers nationwide,and in particular the folks who may not be in the New Orleans area anymore,and wanted "a taste of home".

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Posted 31 August 2008 - 11:55 PM

Wow.... That's cool that D* would do that. I'm now glued to that channel.

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Posted 01 September 2008 - 12:34 AM

They just mentioned during the newscast that DirecTV was broadcasting them nationwide. Very good move on DirecTV's part.

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Posted 01 September 2008 - 12:34 AM

Approx. 10 minutes ago,someone on WDSU sent out a "thank you" message to DirecTV live on the air.They were thanking DirecTV for making the channel available to all of their subscribers nationwide,and in particular the folks who may not be in the New Orleans area anymore,and wanted "a taste of home".

They just had the D* logo up saying that "we are on D* channel 361 nation wide."

I wonder how long they can stay on the air before losing power or the satellite feed?




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