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Losing local channels on SD Receiver

Discussion in 'DIRECTV SD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by static2229, Nov 25, 2012.

  1. static2229

    static2229 Mentor

    Dec 17, 2006
    I have recently noticed that the local channels on my SD receiver had vanished from the guide. I have an SD Tivo unit with a 5-LNB dish. Is there something I can change in the settings to get these back or is the only option to upgrade to a new HD receiver?
  2. jimmie57

    jimmie57 Hall Of Fame

    Jun 26, 2010
    Texas City, TX
    Which Software version do you have ?
    From what I read over here : http://forums.directv.com/pe/action...PostID=11061872&channelID=1&portalPageId=1002
    it needs to be 6.4.
  3. litzdog911

    litzdog911 Well-Known Member

    Jun 23, 2004
    Mill Creek, WA
    Also, where are you located? If your local stations are beamed from the 119ºW satellite, be sure that your Tivo is configured for the "Phase III 3-LNB Dish" under the satellite setup.

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