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Richmond testing at 119

Discussion in 'DIRECTV General Discussion' started by bryan27, Dec 21, 2002.

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  1. bryan27

    bryan27 DBSTalk E* Spot Beam Guru

    Apr 1, 2002
    It appears that Richmond VA is testing as the next city on D* at 119.


    This brings the total cities on 119 to 11. It looks like this will be the last city till DTV-7s goes up. 119 is now averaging 11.5 channels per TP.
  2. Keith4USC

    Keith4USC Guest

    Where is DTV-7S gonna be located???? Will it be at 119 or 101....
  3. scooper

    scooper Hall Of Fame

    Apr 22, 2002
    Youngsville NC
    At 119
  4. tonybatelkva

    tonybatelkva New Member

    Apr 9, 2002
    Can anyone here tell me what counties in (VA) are in the Richmond dma. thanks
  5. bryan27

    bryan27 DBSTalk E* Spot Beam Guru

    Apr 1, 2002
    I have a list, but it is not safe to post such information as Nielson says they own the list. I can tell you that Rockbridge Co. is not in the Richmond Market,and that it is in the Roanoke/Lynchburg Market. Is there another county you have in mind?
  6. tonybatelkva

    tonybatelkva New Member

    Apr 9, 2002
    I have just purchased a new home near farmville,va in cumberland county, is this county in richmonds dma. thanks
  7. Mike123abc

    Mike123abc Hall Of Fame/Supporter DBSTalk Gold Club

    Jul 19, 2002
    Yeah after Bryan27's nice DMA site got axed by Nielson I had to resort to going to nielson and paying the $30 bucks they charge to get a DMA map. It is a nice map takes about a week to arrive, but it has all the counties in the US and what DMA they are in on it.
  8. Brett

    Brett Guest

    You can check broadcasting & cable yearbook.
    Its usually found in your local library in reference.

    The university libraries in Philly carry the 2003
    edition. It lists also the TV HH in each county,
    atleast the numbers Nielsen got.
  9. Brett

    Brett Guest

    The yearbook has cable penetration
    statistics also (per DMA). It doesnt
    list satellite penetration statistics though.

    WWAC-TV is claiming Philly DMA has
    300,000HH subscribing to satellite

    Thats considerably good considering
    Comcast's lock on SportsNet.

    That averages to 10%. I emailed their
    general manager, they said the numbers
    are directly from Nielsen. He even
    gave me it broken down, DirecTV and Echostar.
    DirecTV has more subscribers than Echostar
    atleast in Philly, but its pretty standard to
    the national norm.

    Many times local stations purchase
    the Nielsen data, so if you run across
    a nice TV station in your market they
    may tell you whatever information you
    need. WWAC is run by a nice group
    of people, but their programming lineup
    is just Shop At home mostly (station says
    they need to be profitable). I refuse to
    watch the station however.
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