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Guide data for OTA digital subchannels ??

Discussion in 'General DISH™ Discussion' started by bobshults, Feb 24, 2009.

  1. bobshults

    bobshults AllStar

    Jun 16, 2006
    Considering subscribing to Dish. If I subscribe to sat provided locals, do dish network HD receivers provide complete guide data for local OTA digital subchannels or do they just say "local programming" or some other lame info?
  2. James Long

    James Long Ready for Uplink! Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

    Apr 17, 2003
    In most cases (locals offered via satellite and you subscribe to them) the guide information for subchannels of the channels DISH carries IS also provided.
  3. garys

    garys Hall Of Fame

    Nov 4, 2005
    And there are rare exceptions which a channel that Dish does not carry will have guide listings and a channel that isn't carried will have the guide.
  4. Ron Barry

    Ron Barry 622 Tips & Trick Keeper

    Dec 10, 2002
    there is some info in terms of guide data in the OTA sections DMA based in the Dish OTA forum. http://www.dbstalk.com/forumdisplay.php?f=123

    You need to set your display option to the beginning since those were the first posts. It should give you some idea of what to expect and possible you will get lucky and your DMA will be there.
  5. bobshults

    bobshults AllStar

    Jun 16, 2006
    Thanks for your responses.

    :) Bob

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