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Bug Report: OTA/SAT Event Timer

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Posted 20 January 2004 - 09:48 AM

Two bugs (#1) Via the programming guide created an event timer for Showtime-HD. Went into the timer menu to check, timer showed up accurately as pending. Next day went to view and program was not recorded. This never happened before. (#2) As I don't have much confidence in the OTA tuner at this point I mirrored, two programs via the manual timer. The first was 0930-1000. One on SAT channel 8073 (CBS) one on local OTA channel 016-01(CBS). I did the same for 1000-1100 time slot, same channels. The OTA channel used is my strongest signal (Consistent 110%+). Next day checked, and only SAT channels recorded. Did a Quickie timer simulation (2 mins) using same channels. Same thing happened, only SAT channel recorded. Prior to this quickie recording checked for OTA signal strength (122%). Right after quickie simulation tried to just set up a single OTA timer event. Set up all the info and when I selected create it lit up but would not take me to the pending timer screen. It basically would not create a timer at all. Cancelled out of the screen and went back in to try to create an event timer using a SAT channel, Same result. Would not create. Receiver started to flake out. Rebooted via unplug. After reboot tried to create a single OTA event timer. Created timer. Timer icon appeared. Flashing icon stopped when OTA recording was scheduled to start. OTA recording did not start. Tried same thing with SAT channel. Worked OK. My receiver performed this function with the OTA channels in the past properly. The only way I can record OTA channels at this point is by pressing the record button on the remote, but it won't let me view another channel. The only way I can get around that is to start a SAT channel recording via access channel thru the program guide, press record, back to the program guide access OTA channel via program guide then press record. I am now recording a SAT and an OTA channel at the same time. This allows me to go back into the SAT recording and access other SAT channels by cancelling the SAT recording to view other SAT channels. I'm sure it's not supposed to be this difficult. !pride


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