Channel tuned to 8889

Discussion in 'DIRECTV General Discussion' started by Kg5hqv, Mar 8, 2016.

  1. Kg5hqv

    Kg5hqv New Member

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    On 3 recent occasions my box has auto chanhed my channel to channel 8889, if i try to change it back to regular programming it showes the channel being changed, however nothing happens. I have to power cycle my box

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  2. litzdog911

    litzdog911 Well-Known Member

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    What model "box" do you have?
     
  3. inkahauts

    inkahauts Well-Known Member

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    And what's on the screen on channel 8889?
     
  4. Kg5hqv

    Kg5hqv New Member

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    It wont tune back to 8889 box is HR-44/200

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  5. adamson

    adamson Godfather

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    My HR44-700 did this too once this week. The channel was a black screen. Did not have to reboot.
     
  6. larryk

    larryk Legend

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    Add another...
    I was at my neighbors yesterday evening, and the TV was on, and it switched to 8889, a black screen, on its own. She also has an HR-44.
     

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