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Discussion in 'DIRECTV Programming' started by the_batman, Sep 30, 2008.

  1. the_batman

    the_batman AllStar

    Sep 20, 2007
    Ever since this weekend channels 70, 71, 73, 75, 82 are seaching. Any ideas why?
  2. boba

    boba Hall Of Fame

    May 23, 2003
    Is this an OTA question or a D* UHF only goes as high as 69 now.
  3. Yoda-DBSguy

    Yoda-DBSguy Hall Of Fame

    Nov 4, 2006
    A Galaxy...
    If your referring to DirecTV HD channels matching the numbers you described above, try resettign the IRD by pressing the red button under the access card's door panel.

    If after rebooting you still don't have those stations then it's time to check your dish. Use the IRD's internal meter and make sure your receiving high signal on all satellites 101, 110, 119, 99 and 103. If your not that is your issue and you'll need to have the dish realigned as it has moved in some manner.
  4. rhambling

    rhambling Godfather

    Dec 19, 2007
    these channels are the old hd mpeg2 channels. they are now in mpeg4 and should be turned off.

    probably should be moved to the right forum.
  5. Yoda-DBSguy

    Yoda-DBSguy Hall Of Fame

    Nov 4, 2006
    A Galaxy...
    Enkkkkk. Although they may infact be broadcasting them in mpeg4; they are still active on the channels he listed above. If he's getting searching for satellite signal, it's not because there's nothing there (cough)....

    You might want to confirm by going to the stations themselves as I'm watching them now as I type this response.
  6. Cholly

    Cholly Old Guys Rule! DBSTalk Club

    Mar 22, 2004
    Once again -- wrong forum. Should probably be DirecTV forum.
  7. Michael D'Angelo

    Michael D'Angelo Lifetime Achiever

    Oct 20, 2006
    I am moving this to the "DIRECTV Programming" forum.

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