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HD channels launched today 1/30/09 (local markets)

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#26 OFFLINE   Jestr40



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Posted 31 January 2009 - 06:41 AM

Don't use a favorites list....but this NBC channel has had the two listing since we got our high def channels back in September. But they have always been standard def on both. That still appears to be the case. I click on both channels for 26 and they look exactly the same as always...does that make sense?

On my receiver there is now only one channel 26. It has "side bars" like an HD station but is definitely 480i. I made sure I had ALL CHANNELS selected on my favorites and did a reset on the box.

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#27 OFFLINE   brbowen


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Posted 31 January 2009 - 07:08 AM

Hi Jestr....that matches what i'm seeing, except i still have the two listings for channel 26. WAGT (NBC) does NOT appear to be in high def, regardless of what is being said...

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Posted 02 February 2009 - 07:56 AM

Is Lexington, KY still the largest viewing area without HD locals? My brother lives there and is starting to get frustrated.

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#29 OFFLINE   RDH416



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Posted 02 February 2009 - 08:46 PM

Is Lexington, KY still the largest viewing area without HD locals? My brother lives there and is starting to get frustrated.

Based on messages in other threads in dbstalk and in conversations with local tv officials here, it does appear that, barring delays, it could be possible that Lexington may be getting HD locals on D* as soon as the second quarter '09. (Will believe it when I see them.)

#30 OFFLINE   Stuart Sweet

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Posted 03 February 2009 - 08:38 AM

I believe we've gotten past discussion of the markets that opened up on 1/30. Please continue discussion in the "More HD in 2009" thread.
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