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Seattle HD locals

Discussion in 'DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by radtek, Apr 16, 2006.

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  1. radtek

    radtek Mentor

    Jul 23, 2005
    I just had my new AT9 and H20 installed Fri. The installer said next week D* will turn on the Seattle area HD locals ....WRONG. I just spoke with D* and they informed me it won't be until June of this year. What a bummer, what the hell? Can't they just flip the switch now or is it some contractual thing with all these privately owned affiliates up here?
  2. Questioner

    Questioner Banned User

    Mar 31, 2006
    Ya, you were supposed to be april but got delayed apparantly, hartford suffered the same fate. They have to get agreements from every station manager, but still directv should have started this process a long time ago.
  3. heathramos

    heathramos Legend

    Dec 19, 2005
    have any new locals started recently?
  4. Questioner

    Questioner Banned User

    Mar 31, 2006
    The latest announced group was supposed to start in april, none yet, but several are supposed to be going up this week, check the hd threads for more details. Here is the latest list I have:

    Area Locals start to broadcast Area Locals start to broadcast
    Atlanta----------- Nov 22, 2005
    Milwaukee --------May 2006
    Baltimore ---------June 2006
    Minneapolis -------Apr 19, 2006
    Birmingham ------Apr 19, 2006
    Nashville ---------Apr 19, 2006
    Boston -----------Dec 8, 2005
    New York --------since 2003
    Charlotte --------June 2006
    Orlando ----------June 2006
    Chicago ----------Nov 22, 2005
    Philadelphia -------Nov 22, 2005
    Cleveland --------June 2006
    Phoenix ---------May 2006
    Columbus --------Apr 19, 2006
    Pittsburgh -------Apr 19, 2006
    Dallas-not-------- ABC Dec 8, 2005
    Raleigh----------June 2006
    Denver--------- June 2006
    Sacramento------- Apr 19, 2006
    Detroit----------- Oct 20, 2005
    St. Louis --------May 2006
    Fresno -----------May 2006
    Salt Lake City --------May 2006
    Hartford ---------June 2006
    San Antonio ----------June 2006
    Houston---------not CBS Dec 8, 2005
    San Diego -------Apr 19, 2006
    Indianapolis ------June 2006
    San Francisco ------Nov 22, 2005
    Kansas City --------Apr 19, 2006
    Seattle ----------June 2006
    Los Angeles ------since 2003
    Tampa. -------------Dec 8, 2005
    Miami ---------------June 2006
    Washington, D.C.---- Dec 8, 2005
    W. Palm Beach------- June 2006
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