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Direct TV locals only

Discussion in 'DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by cougart, Mar 7, 2006.

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  1. cougart

    cougart Cool Member

    Mar 5, 2006
    I am a Dish Network subscriber. Dish doens't have distant HD. Can I subscribe to direct and get denver locals only and no other programming? I am the engineer for our station in wyoming so I can get waivers easy enough.

  2. JLucPicard

    JLucPicard Hall Of Fame

    Apr 27, 2004
    I don't believe that D* offers any "locals only" package. You would need to subscribe at least to the Total Choice package (IIRC).
  3. w6fxj

    w6fxj DBSTalk Club Member

    Aug 10, 2005
    Have you tried to get the LA HD "locals" from Dish using a waiver from your station? You should be eligible under the new FCC rules for west coast HD networks.
  4. carl6

    carl6 Moderator Staff Member DBSTalk Club

    Nov 15, 2005
    Seattle, WA
    As far as Denver locals specifically, you also have to be concerned with spot beams. Regardless of permission, if you are located outside the spot beam coverage, you won't get them regardless.

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