Not a big deal but where's AFN?

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  1. Mar 3, 2009 #1 of 35
    webby_s

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    Just notice that AFN channel (325) is "Programming Pre-empted"

    Is this a victim of the economy?

    I don't watch it too often just like to have a little background noise from time to time.
     
  2. Mar 3, 2009 #2 of 35
    surfmaui03

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    That didnt last long, did it?
     
  3. Mar 3, 2009 #3 of 35
    webby_s

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    That's what I thought... It was on the air for about, what 3 months? Less?
     
  4. Mar 3, 2009 #4 of 35
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    According the the AFN website (http://afncountry.com/), there is something wrong with the way the signal is being delivered to DirecTV.

    Pre-Empted is probably not the best way for DirecTV to explain things....one of their "emergency slates" would have been better. The program guide mentions it will be back on the air tomorrow at 7pm Central time.
     
  5. Mar 3, 2009 #5 of 35
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    Thanks for the link to the website... I googled it and couldn't find it fast so I figured I'd post and see what people were saying.
     
  6. Mar 4, 2009 #6 of 35
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    Still off. Bummer.
    I like watching this in the morning while drinking my coffee and reading the morning paper.

    Website still says they are having problem with their uplink to DIRECTV.
     
  7. Mar 5, 2009 #7 of 35
    webby_s

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    So still no news? Just weird.
     
  8. Mar 6, 2009 #8 of 35
    John Walsh III

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    I hope it gets resolved soon. I've liked this channel the short time its been on.
     
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    I doubt it
     
  10. John Walsh III

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    Still not back on....boo!!
     
  11. GatorCat

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    Sunday night and still no AFN. Their website still lists technical difficulties. Anybody else have any insights? Contractual issues maybe?
     
  12. dubber deux

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    I've just become a D* customer and noticed this the first hour I was channel surfing.


    I don't miss much. (-:
     
  13. homebase

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    Want to see this channel on sooner rather than later. It's a good one. Sad to see the issues with it that are taking so long to iron out.

    If this was Discovery (278) would it have taken so long to iron out the problems?
     
  14. SamC

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    Oh, come on guys.

    "According the the AFN website, there is something wrong with the way the signal is being delivered to DirecTV."

    Right. And I'm the Grand Sultan of Damascus.

    While there are occasional local problems with the LIL delivery, a nationally distributed signal being delivered to DirecTV is simple.

    The "problem" is probably that the check bounced.
     
  15. DCSholtis

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    New posting up on their site
     

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  16. litzdog911

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    What the heck does THAT mean?
     
  17. LOCODUDE

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    Good question....... :)... I suppose things are being hashed out with D*.
     
  18. DCSholtis

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    Maybe D* asked them to hold off until they could also go VOD?
     
  19. rrrick8

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    Been taken off the channel line up as of this morning.

    Hopefully, it'll be back soon.

    From their Director of Programming...

     
  20. oldschoolecw

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    I have never heard of this channel and it don’t sound as if I missed much. Just saying :)
     

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