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#61 OFFLINE   TBoneit

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Posted 27 December 2011 - 01:48 PM

A) Why in the H*LL is a 5 month old in front of any kind of electronic screen.

B) If I'm correct in assuming that it has been moved to either 99 or 103, then any DirecTV system that can't get it is in the dark ages and it's owners should get with the program. I am routinely baffled as to why people who pay for TV don't have HDTV. They just don't get it.

If anything gets moved to 119, then I feel bad for people in the big DMAs, since they all seem to get installed on the Slimline-3 dishes, not the Slimline-5's that have access to 110 and 119. Here, any installation will have access to all 5, since our locals are spot'ed on 119.


Why would you pay for HDTV if all you have is SD TV Sets. Many people out there are quite happy with SD on a SD Set. I have two in my family that way. If that TV set breaks they may change at that point only because they can not buy a SD TV anymore.
Remember when your kids were the TV set's remote control?

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#62 OFFLINE   Dude111

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Posted 31 December 2011 - 10:31 PM

Yes, at the point that SD is no longer offered I would have to complain and/or drop DTV entirely.

They would be totally stupid to do this!

#63 OFFLINE   JosephB

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Posted 31 December 2011 - 11:09 PM

Technology changes, and unfortunately customers will have to change with it. Over time everyone will be on MPEG-4 with HD equipment. If you want to complain, drop DirecTV, or whatever then move to Dish or cable where the same thing is happening. Many cable systems are all-digital now, which is an even bigger paradigm shift for their customers than this is for DirecTV.

#64 OFFLINE   Satelliteracer

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Posted 01 January 2012 - 03:51 AM

So now I can get Baby First TV, that`s put on HD transponder space that could have been used to carry Fox Sports Ohio/Cinci HD.

Great, Ohio sports fans lose out again.

Betting babies can really tell the difference.
Thanks Direct TV


Baby First will be at that slot in SD, not HD. It takes about 5 or 6 SD channels worth of capacity for a HD channel. So Baby First being on that bird in no way prevents Fox Sports Ohio from being in HD.
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#65 OFFLINE   JosephB

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Posted 02 January 2012 - 11:21 AM

Baby First will be at that slot in SD, not HD. It takes about 5 or 6 SD channels worth of capacity for a HD channel. So Baby First being on that bird in no way prevents Fox Sports Ohio from being in HD.


Not to mention they are required to put a PI channel on that bird by the FCC AND it frees up space wherever Baby First was previously




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