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#26 OFFLINE   1johnboy11


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Posted 19 January 2009 - 04:24 PM

still getting some minor blackouts on 13...during playoff game it did it a couple of times

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#27 OFFLINE   cbhpi



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Posted 16 December 2009 - 01:43 PM

On January 1, WPGA will no longer be the ABC affiliate in Macon, Georgia. WGXA, the FOX affiliate, will carry ABC on a subchannel (16.2, I think.) Does anyone know the manner in which Directv will handle this change? Currently, Directv assigns FOX to channel 24 even though it broadcasts on frequency 16.1. Effective January 1, what number will Directv assign to ABC for viewers in the Macon, Georgia, area?

Edited by cbhpi, 16 December 2009 - 01:54 PM.

#28 OFFLINE   sweep49



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Posted 18 December 2009 - 09:26 AM

I hope you can get OTA or you're not gonna see the ball drop! :eek2:

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Posted 18 December 2009 - 10:57 AM

It would be interesting if WGXA is going to provide the sub-channel in 720p. Otherwise, no ABC HD for the Macon DMA OTA either.

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Posted 18 December 2009 - 11:10 AM

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Posted 21 December 2009 - 08:37 AM

I'm curious as to how DirecTV will handle this as well. Will we be given a national ABC feed or will they just use the WGXA subchannel feed?

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Posted 29 December 2009 - 01:03 PM

The receptionist at WGXA says that after the cutover, FOX will continue to be 24.1 OTA and channel 24 on Directv. ABC will be 16.2 OTA and channel 25 on Directv. Directv will use the WGXA subchannel feed.

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Posted 01 January 2010 - 10:51 AM

Currently, via antenna, ABC programming is on 24.2; via Directv on channel 25. Directv's programming guide for channel 25, however, is showing WGXA FOX content instead of ABC content.

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