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What happened to KTLA?


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#1 OFFLINE   nmstough

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Posted 12 March 2006 - 11:17 PM

I just noticed that I am not able to recieve channel 5 (KTLA-Los Angeles) any more. I am using a LA address for the service, but my dish is elsewhere. However I used to get this channel as it was on the national beam. Did they remove it? Why?

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#2 OFFLINE   carl6

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Posted 13 March 2006 - 08:54 AM

I just checked the three national network feeds from LA, KABC, KCBS and KNBC (ch 387, 381 and 383) and all three are running on national feeds. Any other channels local to LA may well be/probably are on spot beams.

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#3 OFFLINE   juan ellitinez

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Posted 13 March 2006 - 09:02 AM

Isnt ktla a "super station"

#4 OFFLINE   BobMurdoch

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Posted 13 March 2006 - 09:18 AM

Yes, it is a superstation and available on the main birds.
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#5 OFFLINE   Geronimo

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Posted 13 March 2006 - 09:32 AM

Superstation status should not matter on D*---or to receive locals.
I never cared for all the signatures that insult posters with other points of view.

#6 OFFLINE   Greg Bimson

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Posted 13 March 2006 - 09:55 AM

I did some updating of my lists. It appears that DirecTV moved KTLA to the LA spot-beam.

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Posted 13 March 2006 - 10:05 AM

A potential hazard involved in "moving".
I never cared for all the signatures that insult posters with other points of view.




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