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RSN Discussion: FSN Bay Area HD (654-1)


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#51 OFFLINE   brianp6621

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Posted 18 November 2007 - 01:47 PM

This doesn't make any sense to me? Why did they switch to 94 in the middle of the game?

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Posted 18 November 2007 - 02:18 PM

This doesn't make any sense to me? Why did they switch to 94 in the middle of the game?



I am as confused and dumbfounded as you are. I just hope that whoever made that call isn't around to make that same decision again.

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#53 OFFLINE   Sharkie_Fan

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Posted 18 November 2007 - 02:22 PM

This doesn't make any sense to me? Why did they switch to 94 in the middle of the game?


Who knows.... I don't know that anyone has the exact answer... though perhaps Satelliteracer might be able to shed some light on it, since he has an insider's view.

It's possible they had some sort of a technical difficulty that forced them to switch the broadcast to 94. It's also possible that someone just messed up and had 654-1 turn off early and the quickest way to correct it was to turn the game on channel 94...

We'll just have to keep our fingers crossed and hope that this was a one time glitch and not something that's going to happen with any kind of regularity.

#54 OFFLINE   toneman

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Posted 19 November 2007 - 05:58 PM

I think you'll have Warriors games blacked out if you're in the Sacramento DMA...

As a Warriors fan living in the Sac area, I hate that Warriors games are blacked out on FSNBA up here. Given that it would seem that Sacramento is pretty much pro-Kings...I can't understand why Warriors telecasts on FSNBA would be a threat to Kings TV viewership--especially during days when the Kings aren't even playing. Can someone please explain the logic as to why I can't watch my Warriors on FSNBA here in Sac? :confused:

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Posted 21 November 2007 - 11:10 AM

As a Warriors fan living in the Sac area, I hate that Warriors games are blacked out on FSNBA up here. Given that it would seem that Sacramento is pretty much pro-Kings...I can't understand why Warriors telecasts on FSNBA would be a threat to Kings TV viewership--especially during days when the Kings aren't even playing. Can someone please explain the logic as to why I can't watch my Warriors on FSNBA here in Sac? :confused:


Unfortunately, we live in the queens DMA, meaning anyone in certain zip codes close to Sacramento can only get the queens games (NBA blackout rules). For years, on standard cable you were still able to view the Warriors on FSN, however, technology caught up, and now the cable/satellite companies must black us out. I'm afraid you will have to pony up like the rest of us and get League Pass.......and if you have Dish Network, like me that means almost ZERO Warriors games in HD.
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Posted 21 November 2007 - 12:40 PM

Unfortunately, we live in the queens DMA, meaning anyone in certain zip codes close to Sacramento can only get the queens games (NBA blackout rules). For years, on standard cable you were still able to view the Warriors on FSN, however, technology caught up, and now the cable/satellite companies must black us out. I'm afraid you will have to pony up like the rest of us and get League Pass.......and if you have Dish Network, like me that means almost ZERO Warriors games in HD.


LOL--you threw me off for a moment w/ your "queens" comment--for a moment there I was wondering why would you'd be talking about New York! In any case, I'm totally enjoying that the fortunes have been reversed and we're back to beating the "Queens" on a regular basis like in the old days... :hurah:

Okay that's what I figured...but it's really stupid if you ask me, given that it would seem that NBA DMA rules don't apply if the Warriors are playing on TNT or ESPN (or maybe/hopefully, if they're chosen to be the game of the day/week on NBA HD). Man, Stern should find a way to allow the Queens to move to Vegas so that I can watch my Warriors up here w/o having to deal w/ any DMA blackout cr*p--ha ha!!! :lol:

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Posted 21 November 2007 - 01:05 PM

LOL--you threw me off for a moment w/ your "queens" comment--for a moment there I was wondering why would you'd be talking about New York! In any case, I'm totally enjoying that the fortunes have been reversed and we're back to beating the "Queens" on a regular basis like in the old days... :hurah:

Okay that's what I figured...but it's really stupid if you ask me, given that it would seem that NBA DMA rules don't apply if the Warriors are playing on TNT or ESPN (or maybe/hopefully, if they're chosen to be the game of the day/week on NBA HD). Man, Stern should find a way to allow the Queens to move to Vegas so that I can watch my Warriors up here w/o having to deal w/ any DMA blackout cr*p--ha ha!!! :lol:


Since we are not in the Warriors DMA, there should be no reason why any games shown on national networks ie, NBC, ESPN, TNT, or NBATV should be blacked out. Those games should mostly be in HD for us, that and when they play the queens @ARCO (Comcast SportsNet HD)
I wish E* would get with it and add FSNBAY AREA HD. Maybe then I could get Warriors in HD on League Pass.....
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Posted 28 November 2007 - 07:15 PM

Have we had 655-1 FSNBA HD altn. all along or did we get it this morning?

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Posted 28 November 2007 - 08:15 PM

Have we had 655-1 FSNBA HD altn. all along or did we get it this morning?


I noticed it this morning as well, when I was updating my favorites list to add BioHD. So it is recent, if not new today.

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Posted 07 February 2008 - 11:53 AM

I was watching the sharks game last night on 654-1 and there were tons of pops, studders, and sound drop outs. There was no MPEG artifacts or video problems whatsoever, just audio.
I'm trying to figure out if it's a transponder signal strength problem (misaligned dish?) No other channel has this problem, just FSNBAHD.

Was it the broadcast, or could it be my dish? I had the same problem on all 3 of my HD DVRs, so it's not the receiver.

Anyone been able to figure out what satellite/transponder this channel is on?

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Posted 07 February 2008 - 12:01 PM

I was watching the sharks game last night on 654-1 and there were tons of pops, studders, and sound drop outs. There was no MPEG artifacts or video problems whatsoever, just audio.
I'm trying to figure out if it's a transponder signal strength problem (misaligned dish?) No other channel has this problem, just FSNBAHD.

Was it the broadcast, or could it be my dish? I had the same problem on all 3 of my HD DVRs, so it's not the receiver.

Anyone been able to figure out what satellite/transponder this channel is on?

Thanks



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Posted 07 February 2008 - 12:19 PM

Thank you.

#63 OFFLINE   brianp6621

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Posted 05 March 2008 - 10:57 PM

Anyone having issues with tonights sharks game? Constant break up and audio drops?

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Posted 06 March 2008 - 02:05 PM

Speaking of FSNBA HD does this channel show up in the search results. I did a search for the Stanford/UCLA game tonight and it only showed 654 not 654-1 but I see it in the online scheduler.
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Posted 06 March 2008 - 03:02 PM

Anyone having issues with tonights sharks game? Constant break up and audio drops?



Not enough to disrupt the game for me. There was however a huge crap out of my receiver right as the game started. I was watching NHLNHD and the screen basically froze at broadcast time. I recognized I need to switch over to 654-1 but could not do that right away. The guide and show data was blank. I changed to a LiL channel and changed back to 654-1. Everything worked just fine. At the first intermission, I switched back to 215 to see if it would change the channel back for me. It did but only to 654SD.

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Posted 06 March 2008 - 03:54 PM

Anyone having issues with tonights sharks game? Constant break up and audio drops?


I didn't turn on until a little after 8, but didn't have any issues that I can remember.




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