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RSN Discussion: FSN Northwest HD (651-1)


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#26 OFFLINE   cdizzy

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Posted 24 November 2007 - 08:02 PM

Just by watching the halftime show I can tell this isn't and actual FSNW broadcast. If it was, they would have our local anchors.

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Posted 24 November 2007 - 08:06 PM

No, it is a Fox Sports broadcast. Just regional to the West Coast.

In fact, the feed on 94 appears to be Fox Sports West.
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Posted 24 November 2007 - 08:40 PM

I guess moral is to always try 94,95 & 96. My guide did not show it on 94 even just a couple minutes before game started. Thanks.

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Posted 24 November 2007 - 08:52 PM

I guess moral is to always try 94,95 & 96. My guide did not show it on 94 even just a couple minutes before game started. Thanks.


I noticed on my HR10 that a hockey game was in the guide data but it got immediately overwritten with the football game. Either a change in plan or a mistake.

The hockey game listed was Redwings at Columbus. But I don't think that game is in HD (not listed on hdsportsguide.com) so they switched it.
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Posted 25 November 2007 - 08:14 PM

Spurs @ Sonics should be on FSNW-HD tonight but I can't find it. Again, 651-1 just shows the "searching for Sat" error. I don't think this channel is launched at all.

Anyone seeing anything different?

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Posted 25 November 2007 - 08:23 PM

Spurs @ Sonics should be on FSNW-HD tonight but I can't find it. Again, 651-1 just shows the "searching for Sat" error. I don't think this channel is launched at all.

Anyone seeing anything different?


Ok, I checked around with others that have cable, and apparently they are not shown in HD tonight. I guess I am just jumpy since I haven't seen any HQ programming on 651-1 yet.

According to HDSportsGuide, the Sonics should be on FSNW HD on Wednesday against Orlando. We will see.

The search continues....

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Posted 28 November 2007 - 10:41 AM

Well it looks like the Sonics game will be shown on 651-1.

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Posted 28 November 2007 - 02:39 PM

I want my Blazers on Comcast Sports Northwest. All they say now is "we are negotiating"

nothing beats having 651 being blacked out just about every other evening because a Sonics game is on, when the Blazers are playing on Comcast Sports Northwest.

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Posted 28 November 2007 - 03:06 PM

I'm not holding my breath.

I believe it's the Blazers contract with Comcast that is holding this up.

Think about it. Comcast is showing commercials with some Blazer player that has just switch to the "Triple Play" bundle. Comcast has exclusive content rights to the 51 games. Comcast and the Blazers are in this thing together and they don't want to share.

Personally, I think that every Blazer fan that can't/won't get the Comcast channel should boycot the Blazers. Don't buy any merchandise, any game tickets, or anything else with a Blazer connection.

Once they figure out they've aleinated some of their fan base (especially when they are trying so hard to build it back up), then we'll see some movement on this issue.

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Posted 29 November 2007 - 12:59 AM

I would assume that the ratings for blazer games are pretty low considering you can't see it unless your with comcast.

If I were the Blazers, I would do anything possible to get that channel out to other carriers.

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Posted 18 January 2008 - 09:02 AM

has there been any HD broadcasts on 651-1 yet?

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Posted 18 January 2008 - 09:21 AM

has there been any HD broadcasts on 651-1 yet?


There’s been a few Sonic games. I don’t recall if there’s been any HD college hoops yet. Definitely one of the lamer RSN’s in regards to HD content. Seeing that FSN-NW was one of the RSN's Liberty received in the sale of Direct, I was hopeful that the HD content would have gone up. That hasn’t been the case so far.

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Posted 18 January 2008 - 09:28 AM

I think you will see a lot more when the Mariners season starts. They had all the home games on FSNW in HD last season and they say there will be a "considerable" amount more this year.

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Posted 18 January 2008 - 01:01 PM

FSN-NW is pretty lame with HD broadcasts and only show about 25 of the 41 Sonics home games in HD. They never show the Sunday college basketball games in HD even though they can be found in HD on other RSNs. Thankfully, I have the Sports Pack and can catch them elsewhere.

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Posted 31 March 2008 - 01:24 PM

Here is a link that shows which games will be broadcasted on FSNNW HD which is almost all of them.

Just looked in the guide and it shows the Mariners game today on 651-1. Going to be sweet!


http://www.hdsportsg...attle-mariners/

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Posted 31 March 2008 - 07:31 PM

Here is a link that shows which games will be broadcasted on FSNNW HD which is almost all of them.

Just looked in the guide and it shows the Mariners game today on 651-1. Going to be sweet!


http://www.hdsportsg...attle-mariners/


All Mariners home and away games will be shown in HD on FSNNW HD (651-1), with the exception of games that will be on National TV (FOX, ESPN, etc.).

We finally get to exercise this channel now that baseball is here.

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Posted 31 March 2008 - 07:34 PM

let's hope this is accurate. EVERY game is gonna be on FSN-NW HD???!!!

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Posted 31 March 2008 - 07:37 PM

let's hope this is accurate. EVERY game is gonna be on FSN-NW HD???!!!


Here is the link when it was announced.

http://www.tvpredict...iners020608.htm

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Posted 31 March 2008 - 07:39 PM

sweet! let's hope DirecTV adds these road games in HD to the guide soon. There is nothing coming up for the 651-1 channel this weekend but they usually add it later.

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Posted 02 April 2008 - 08:18 AM

sweet! let's hope DirecTV adds these road games in HD to the guide soon. There is nothing coming up for the 651-1 channel this weekend but they usually add it later.



Games get added as they get closer. The opening day game didn't even show up until the the day before.

Oh, and lets all hope that was the only blown save for Putz this year! :(

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Posted 02 April 2008 - 12:37 PM

Games get added as they get closer. The opening day game didn't even show up until the the day before.

Oh, and lets all hope that was the only blown save for Putz this year! :(


Lets also hope they get all the HD "glitches" worked out: blink outs, frame drops, pulsating picture, audio garbling.......:sure: :)
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Posted 02 April 2008 - 12:55 PM

Yeah, I had all of that too. Wondered if it was just me. I tried turning off Dolby Digital (cause that fixes some of these issues usually) but it didn't help.

Course if the team keeps playing like last night I'm not going to care for very long. :)

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Posted 02 April 2008 - 10:10 PM

Bigtime sound delay on the HD channel 651-1. About a second behind.

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Posted 06 April 2008 - 09:34 AM

Bigtime sound delay on the HD channel 651-1. About a second behind.



I have seen that too but only once. I think it's a FSN problem but I don't know for sure.

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Posted 06 April 2008 - 12:19 PM

Bigtime sound delay on the HD channel 651-1. About a second behind.


This reminded me of the good old days, when I would switch the audio to radio in the 5th inning to avoid Rick Rizz. Although, when I did that, the audio was ahead of the video so I would hear what happened and then get an instant replay on TV!:)
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