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119 question

Discussion in 'DIRECTV General Discussion' started by DENZO, Oct 8, 2007.

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  1. DENZO

    DENZO Cool Member

    Oct 7, 2007
    My install is Thurs. I'm a previous Direct tv customer. Previously my LOS was ok for a 3LNB dish. but due to trees, I think I'll be cutting it close on getting LOS for 119. I posted yesterday thinking I'd not be able to get my locals, but I guess my locals are from another sat (72 ?) If I indeed can't obtain 119, what channels will I lose? Thanks
  2. Mertzen

    Mertzen Hall Of Fame

    Dec 8, 2006
    72 Logo ESPN 2 HD

    79 Logo HDNet

    80 Logo WCBS-DT (CBS - New York)

    81 Logo KCBS-DT (CBS - Los Angeles)

    82 Logo WNBC-DT (NBC - New York)

    83 Logo KNBC-DT (NBC - Los Angeles)

    86 Logo WABC-DT (ABC - New York)

    88 Logo WNYW-DT (FOX - New York)

    94 Logo Yes Network HD Address

    209 Logo ESPN 2 HD
  3. mexican-bum

    mexican-bum "Jack Of All Trades, Master Of Some"

    Feb 25, 2006
    you will lose some hd channels and all spanish channels if you need them
    espn 2 HD and HDnet come off 119. Also I believe guide data for all hd channels come off 119
  4. Trump_01

    Trump_01 AllStar

    May 25, 2007
    cant forget the jadeworld channels come from 119 as well. those are the chinese channels for those who dont know
  5. carl6

    carl6 Moderator Staff Member DBSTalk Club

    Nov 15, 2005
    Seattle, WA
    Equally or more important, much of the guide data for the new mpeg4 HD channels comes from 119 in addition to 101. That is so a receiver that has both tuners locked away from 101 can still get guide updates.

    If you install without a signal to 119, you will need to make certain your receiver/dvr is set to a 101 satellite channel during the wee hours for guide updates.

  6. mexican-bum

    mexican-bum "Jack Of All Trades, Master Of Some"

    Feb 25, 2006
    exactly, well said
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