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The return of Bschneider at AVSForum

Discussion in 'DIRECTV General Discussion' started by Herdfan, Aug 29, 2007.

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  1. Sep 7, 2007 #221 of 264
    Jeremy W

    Jeremy W Hall Of Fame

    Jun 19, 2006
    If you get FSNBA SD, you will get FSNBA HD.
  2. Sep 7, 2007 #222 of 264

    jlancaster Icon

    Feb 10, 2006
    Wow good job...anyone else with a meter want to report in??
  3. Sep 7, 2007 #223 of 264

    Herdfan Well-Known Member

    Mar 18, 2006
    Not seeing much. With nothing hooked up, I get a reading of 6.2 on 103 Lo. I got a reading 6.6 hooked up.

    Now I was hooked up on the receiver side of a multiswitch. So there may be more signal coming into the MS. Same meter.
  4. Sep 7, 2007 #224 of 264

    1948GG Icon

    Aug 4, 2007
    Fox Sports Net has spent a goodly amount of money this year setting up virtually every venue (basketball, baseball, etc.) for HD interconnection via fiber, all routing through the main switcher in Houston, and from there to the cablecos and to both DirecTV and Echostar/Dish.

    Most FSN's have done most if not all home (baseball and basketball) games this year in HD, with a few away games as well. The goal of course is to be fully HD next year, the only thing holding it back is of course the few venues that arn't 'wired' for HD cameras and fiber interconnections (now), but will be next year, and the production facilities (graphics overlays and such).

    I think that for the next Basketball season (07-08) it may still be in transition, but it will be interesting to note how much of the 'network' is complete, particularly both at the start and toward the end of the season. As far as baseball is concerned, there have been a couple 'west coast' away games (for Seattle) that have been in HD, particularly the LA/Angles (but no A's/Oakland).

    Again, things still in transition, but it will be interesting to see as things progress.
  5. Sep 7, 2007 #225 of 264

    jcurrier31 Legend

    Dec 15, 2006
    My questions stems from noticing how many games were available in HD in the Local market where the game was played. Many times I noticed that a game was available in HD lets say if you lived ion Cleavland. They were able to see the game in HD in Cleveland and the SD feed would be sent back to us in the Bay area.

    It seems as though the HD feed was available, just locally. So my next question is this:

    Now that D* has the Bandwidth, would they be able to support this for D* customers or would it be based on the station; I.E. FSNBAYHD is shown on Comcast as well as D* . Would it be limited to the lowest capable station or would they be able to split it up so that D* customers get the HD feed and the C* customers only get the SD feed.

    Sorry if I confused anyone any more than I did myself trying to word the question.
  6. Sep 7, 2007 #226 of 264
    Jeremy W

    Jeremy W Hall Of Fame

    Jun 19, 2006
    You are confusing the broadcaster's capabilities with the provider's again. Whether or not FSNBA shows a game in HD has absolutely nothing to do with DirecTV, Comcast, or anyone else. The reason most FSN HD games are only show in HD in the home market is because FSN's master control in Houston doesn't have the capacity to handle the amount of HD feeds that it would have to in order for all games to be HD in all markets. But they're working on it.
  7. Sep 7, 2007 #227 of 264
    Bell System

    Bell System Mentor

    Sep 7, 2007
    Maybe we are slowly seeing signals because the sat is slowly moving to its orbital slot. Hopefully we will know when it is there when the signals get stronger and/or the channels get turned on!!:)
  8. Sep 7, 2007 #228 of 264
    James Long

    James Long Ready for Uplink! Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

    Apr 17, 2003
    The only signals D10 should be transmitting during the move is TT&C. They tested the transponders at the test location, but cannot "keep them hot" during the move.
  9. Sep 7, 2007 #229 of 264

    dcben AllStar

    Aug 3, 2007
    There in NO indication YET that the move to 102.775 has begun. Clearly if the tests, initialization and settings were completed as quickly as they hoped when they requested FCC permission to begin the move on 9-1, we'd have seen some indication of the move by now. Hopefully, we'll see that indication in the new orbital elements from NORAD soon. If not, hopefully whatever testing, calbration and software uploads still have to be completed will not take much longer, and that the satellite will then perform as designed and up to specifications. In any case, they can't move it till they are done, and they can't broadcast until the move. So patience is required.

    On the tech thread there's a discussion of what evidence we should get of the commenncement of the final move.

  10. Sep 8, 2007 #230 of 264

    DrZaiusATL Legend

    Sep 4, 2007
    Check it out,,,,I am Ready

  11. Sep 8, 2007 #231 of 264

    DrZaiusATL Legend

    Sep 4, 2007
    Think that I will spend today updating the actual logo's with HD logo's.
  12. Sep 8, 2007 #232 of 264

    EaglePC Icon

    Apr 14, 2007
    what is that guide I WANT IT ? where is it on the NET?:confused:
  13. Sep 8, 2007 #233 of 264

    garydean AllStar

    Sep 1, 2004
    Those are screen captures from the software used to program a Philips Pronto remote control.

    BTW, very nice layout DrZaiusATL.
  14. Sep 9, 2007 #234 of 264

    wmj5 Godfather

    Aug 26, 2007
    It looks like directv would have a package that don't include sports I know that is where they make most of their money but some people just don't care for it.
  15. n2deep2bn

    n2deep2bn Legend

    Feb 22, 2006
    Maybe the 14th will be the day they light 'em up.
  16. jrodfoo

    jrodfoo Godfather

    Apr 9, 2007

    when did he post that info? just was wondering....

    edit, nevermind, on 9/2 he said that. awesome!
  17. markrubi

    markrubi Icon

    Oct 12, 2006
    Skeet .. Oh no you didnt!
  18. moonman

    moonman Icon

    Oct 27, 2004
    Just a small correction.... on Sept 03 he made a error in naming Disney, instead of
    Discovery....he explained it this way:
    Some of you are probably questioning how I could make a mistake by adding Disney to the first wave list at first. Here's how.. I was doing three things at once.. and in a rush I wrote down "DIS" to abbreviate the channel.

    The problem is that I don't remember what the DIS was for;

    DIScovery Theathe

    So yes I made a mistake..
  19. generalpatton78

    generalpatton78 Godfather

    Dec 17, 2003
    DrZaiusATL you need to change your sig. Earl and some other mods decided to limit the size of peoples sig. They want people to list their set up in the member info portion set aside for set ups. Sigs are only suppose to be a couple lines now.
  20. Carbon

    Carbon Godfather

    Sep 22, 2006
    Any update??
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