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D10 Satellite - HD Anticipation and other posts

Discussion in 'DIRECTV General Discussion' started by lwilli201, Aug 23, 2007.

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  1. syphix

    syphix Hall Of Fame

    Jun 23, 2004
    deciphered (and answered) above.;)
  2. russelle777

    russelle777 AllStar

    May 15, 2007
    Translator.... :)
  3. noneroy

    noneroy Godfather

    Aug 21, 2006
    You're confusing the 'company line' with what DirecTV actually does. Sept 19th is the 'official' date, but given all the media events, common sense reasons, it's highly likely will get something today....right? right? please god say I'm right......

    Oh and sorry for the CNNHD thing, it may have just been CNNH. I promise to be less trigger happy....
  4. lwilli201

    lwilli201 Hall Of Fame

    Dec 22, 2006
    Went to check signal strength and got the conflict message that I was recording Taladega night, Ricky Bobby etc. I had heard this was a software glich. I tried my other 2 HR20's and I am getting the same thing on all three HR20's. ????????????
  5. warchickens

    warchickens Mentor

    May 9, 2007
    anyone know how to program a directv remote? I thought I would ask since this is HD anticipation and "other posts" ;)
  6. noneroy

    noneroy Godfather

    Aug 21, 2006
    I'm going to ask the question everyone's been wondering and I mean no disrespect: It appears as though English may not be your native language. So I'm curious where you are from/what your native language is.

    Again, no disrespect intended at all. I'm just curious. I think my post history will show that I'm very 'pro' EaglePC. :D

    If it weren't for people like him, this wait would be less entertaining!
  7. warchickens

    warchickens Mentor

    May 9, 2007
    Help me, Jesus! Help me, Jewish God! Help me, Allah! Aah! Help me, Tom Cruise! Tom Cruise, use your witchcraft on me to get the fire off of me!
    Help me, Oprah Winfrey! - Ricky Bobby
  8. FeelForce1

    FeelForce1 Legend

    Jul 19, 2005
    Watching Fistfull of Dollars in GLORIOUS SD!!! Yea!
  9. JeffBowser

    JeffBowser blah blah blah

    Dec 21, 2006
    :lol: :lol: :icon_lol: :rolling: :lol:

  10. GP_23

    GP_23 Legend

    Sep 13, 2007
    What's this his teammate is running after him to put the imaginary fire! Now that's a good teammate right there!:lol:

    That movie is freakin hilarious!
  11. purtman

    purtman Hall Of Fame

    Sep 19, 2006
    So rather than giving us our HD, it sounds like the engineers are watching Talladega Nights! :lol:
  12. noneroy

    noneroy Godfather

    Aug 21, 2006
    I don't want the moderators thinking I'm attacking anyone for speaking differently than anyone else. I'm just curious and wanted to make it painfully obvious I wasn't trying to be mean or anything.

    Speaking of being mean: Looks like Captain Obvious Prediction on another board was wrong about testing yesterday. No signal spike that I saw (other than the one EaglePC reported, mind you). I've heard it said that someone with a handheld signal meter was able to read TP11 loud and clear. Can anyone verify that?

    Also, why would they start with TP11? Why not start with TP1 and go up? (that might have been a good question for the tech thread, may it rest in piece).
  13. Alan Gordon

    Alan Gordon Chancellor

    Jun 7, 2004
    Dawson, Georgia
    The Head Engineer's wife's favorite number is 11.

    Seriously though, we don't know which transponders they're using as Spot-Beams, so it's possibly 1-10 are spot-beams...

  14. texasmoose

    texasmoose Icon

    May 24, 2007
    I got the lame "Conflict" message tooooooooooooooo. What a joke?!?!?! I'm not checking the lame 103(b) signals anymore.................I'll just wait for peeps to post here new HD's are on or just look @ my rig to see if it exploded with an over abundance of glorious HD....................:eek2:
  15. smiddy

    smiddy Tain't ogre til its ogre

    Apr 5, 2006
    They can also be using the transponders that our software doesn't allow us to see, since there are 32 of them...

  16. lwilli201

    lwilli201 Hall Of Fame

    Dec 22, 2006
    I reset one HR20 and still the same thing except they have changed to Back in the Habit adn Monster house. Oh well, but at least I am not the only on seeing this strange stuff. :lol:
  17. dmurphy

    dmurphy Active Member

    Sep 28, 2006
    <SpinalTap> Because this one goes to 11! </SpinalTap>
  18. Tom Robertson

    Tom Robertson Lifetime Achiever DBSTalk Club

    Nov 15, 2005
    Actually, there are only 14 National transponders and 10 spotbeam transponder channels on D10. 32 is the number of transponders in a Ku allocation of 500MHz of bandwidth, but DIRECTV used fewer transponders that are wider on its D10/D11 bandwidth allocation. More usable bandwidth that way.

  19. cygnusloop

    cygnusloop Hall Of Fame

    Jan 26, 2007
    I would guess that TP11 is probably pretty close to the "middle" of the frequency band that D10 uses. If so, that would be a pretty good place to start. Just a WAG.

    BTW, I, too, am pro EaglePC. May his eyes soon spot some new HD.
  20. swirl_junkie

    swirl_junkie Mentor

    Aug 31, 2007
    Why do I so want to see Paula Dean in glorious Hd goodness? That's so wrong.
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