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Ask Dbstalk:921 And Ota Channel Mapping


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#1 OFFLINE   Eagles

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Posted 18 August 2004 - 07:28 PM

Mark, I ran into a problem which I guess you could say I'm lucky to have. I recently raised my OTA antenna and improved my OTA reception capabilities dramatically. I'm able to receive CBS out of Baltimore. (DT# 38 re-mapped to 013-01) I also get ABC out of Portsmouth, Va. (DT# 41 re-mapped to 013-01) I already had 013-01 out of Baltimore scanned and saved. When I scanned DT# 41 out of Portsmouth the only station added was 013-02 which was ABC News out of Portsmouth. 013-01 out of Portsmouth did not get added. I guess this was because the 013-01 slot was already taken. I then went into the MENU, #6, #8 screen and removed the 013-01 out of Baltimore, and tried again to manually add DT# 41 out of Portsmouth. This allowed me to receive the main ABC channel out of Portsmouth. I then rotated my antenna to Baltimore and rescanned DT# 38. I then saved and changed to channel 013-01. The info bar at the top still listed the channel as WVEC out of Portsmouth, but WJZ out of Baltimore actually came on. I then changed to a SAT channel and rotated to Portsmouth. Changed to 013-01 and screen was blank. I guess this is a long way of asking if there is any way to receive both of these channels without having to remove and rescan everytime I may want to switch between the two.
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#2 OFFLINE   Mark Lamutt

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Posted 18 August 2004 - 10:31 PM

Damn, that's a brand new one! Congrats Eagles!

Ummm right now I seriously doubt it...version after next, maybe, although I don't know how the 921 should deal with this one.

Absolutely please post this as a bug report in the Bug Reports forum!
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#3 OFFLINE   SimpleSimon

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Posted 18 August 2004 - 10:41 PM

Well dang! That is a toughie!
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DishDVR 921, B: 120B, F: F051, V: L211HECD-N@04-Dec-07, L212@05-Mar-01, L213@Apr-01, L215@Jun-29, L216@Jul-23, L218@Jul-28, L219@Aug-11, L270@Sep-14, L272@Oct-28, L273@Dec-08, L274@Mar-08, L275@Mar-23, L276HECD-N@06-Mar-31.
DP-Twin=110/119, DP Single=148, into a DP34, DP Dual=61.5, into DP21s to add 61.5




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