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On the night of June 12th...

Discussion in 'DISH™ OTA Support and Discussion Forum' started by space86, Jun 7, 2009.

  1. space86

    space86 Icon

    May 4, 2007
    will I need to hurry up and rescan my locals if I am DVRing the Tonight Show
    just incase my NBC local channel changes digital channel numbers?
  2. turey22

    turey22 Hall Of Fame

    Jul 30, 2007
    I will be asleep. :lol:
  3. scooper

    scooper Hall Of Fame

    Apr 22, 2002
    Youngsville NC
    I would give them a call and find out what time they are planning to change, and make your plans from what they give you...
  4. tnsprin

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    Mar 15, 2003
    Don't know what is happening Nationwide, but here in NY at least a couple stations are mentioning you must rescan at 12:30PM (Not AM).
  5. scooper

    scooper Hall Of Fame

    Apr 22, 2002
    Youngsville NC
    The issue here is that the stations are free to cutoff analog / move their digital anytime from 0000 12 June through 2359:59 12 June - no mandated set time, just "sometime" on the 12th. That's why my suggestion "if you're concerned about a particular show, call the station that carries it about their plans" is really your only option, unless they are advertising their plans (at least one station here is - and it's at 1 PM) .
  6. Yes616

    Yes616 Legend

    Sep 5, 2006
    The OP (and everyone else) can just pull up their TVFool report and compare current digital or analog report to the post transition report.

    They do not say what time it will happen but I too heard 12:30PM for NYC.
  7. garys

    garys Hall Of Fame

    Nov 4, 2005
    Many channels are not changing and most that are, are do it around noon time.
  8. snowcat

    snowcat Legend

    May 29, 2007
    I just got an email from Nashville's CBS affliate that Channel 5 (CBS) and Channel 8 (PBS) are switching at midnight tonight. They are also switching frequencies to their default ones (5 and 8).
  9. sattec

    sattec Godfather

    May 28, 2004
    my ABC is switching analog off at 1pm

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