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Chihuahua said:
This may be because we now get the local Medford, OR CW affiliate (Southern Oregon's The CW) on Channel 11 on Dish Network.
Were you paying for it? If you were not, then you were only receiving it probably to fill in for the missing CW feed.

You should be able to add it to your account (online through myDISH) for $2 per month. According to Dish's Website here your still eligible to receive KTLA as well as all the other superstitions.
 

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Chihuahua said:
This may be because we now get the local Medford, OR CW affiliate (Southern Oregon's The CW) on Channel 11 on Dish Network.
Shortly nobody will have Suoerstations. In 2004 KBCW in San Francisco asked Dish to turn KTLA in my zip code.
 
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We provided your area with CWs from other markets when a local CW was not carried. Now that we do offer a local CW from your own area we will no longer be offering those from other markets. This is being done to help keep costs down and ensure that DISH continues to offer the best value in pay-TV.

Local CW available is: KTVLD 11 If you have further questions, please let me know. Thanks.

Chihuahua said:
This may be because we now get the local Medford, OR CW affiliate (Southern Oregon's The CW) on Channel 11 on Dish Network.
 

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Paul Secic said:
Shortly nobody will have Suoerstations. In 2004 KBCW in San Francisco asked Dish to turn KTLA in my zip code.
Doubtless someone will see this post and we will see another rash of "the end of superstations" posts.
 

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coolman302003 said:
Were you paying for it? If you were not, then you were only receiving it probably to fill in for the missing CW feed.

You should be able to add it to your account (online through myDISH) for $2 per month. According to Dish's Website here your still eligible to receive KTLA as well as all the other superstitions.
I received the station at no additional cost initially in lieu of carraige of the local CW affiliate and did not subcribe to the superstations package.
 

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Ray [email protected] Network said:
We provided your area with CWs from other markets when a local CW was not carried. Now that we do offer a local CW from your own area we will no longer be offering those from other markets. This is being done to help keep costs down and ensure that DISH continues to offer the best value in pay-TV.

Local CW available is: KTVLD 11 If you have further questions, please let me know. Thanks.
Thanks for the info.
 

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Feb 2013 is the drop dead, carry all HD mandate from congress IIRC.
 

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Feb 2013 is the drop dead, carry all HD mandate from congress IIRC.
Noting that the mandate ONLY covers the primary feed of stations that broadcast in HD in markets where other stations are carried in HD.

Neither DISH nor DirecTV will be required to carry every local HD feed in the nation. Some markets will remain SD only and if the HD feed is not the primary station feed it may or may not be carried.

In the case of KTVL, they are primarily a CBS affiliate with a CW subchannel.
 

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Is there a place where we can look up what the status of all stations in a given market should be come 2/2013? I mean, we could open 100 different threads on whether or not "Market 'X'" should have "Channel 'Y'" in HD (personally, I'm wanting to see whether or not I'll get PBS in HD in the Boston market).
 

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Is there a place where we can look up what the status of all stations in a given market should be come 2/2013? I mean, we could open 100 different threads on whether or not "Market 'X'" should have "Channel 'Y'" in HD (personally, I'm wanting to see whether or not I'll get PBS in HD in the Boston market).
The "should" is the difficult question. What channels are carried are listed on the DISH website (as well as my own - http://uplink.jameslong.name/locallist.html ). But what should be carried under the agreement DISH made with the FCC?

The agreement covered commercial channels ... there was a dust up over PBS channels last year wanting an accelerated schedule for their carriage. I'm not sure if PBS is covered under the agreement without doing more research.

But, as a rule of thumb, if the station does not broadcast that feed OTA in HD I would not expect to see it on DISH in HD. DISH gets most of its local channels OTA and if they cannot receive a HD signal they cannot rebroadcast it. If it is broadcast in HD and isn't the primary signal on that station HD carriage is not required.

That being said, I expect DISH will do better that what is required of them under the agreement.
 

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Only Buckeye Cable and Time Warner Cable off the local CW in my area. DirecTV just gave us the Washington DC CW for free, do I have to pay the $2 for a superstation to get the CW in my area? I'm thinking of switching.
 

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Only Buckeye Cable and Time Warner Cable off the local CW in my area. DirecTV just gave us the Washington DC CW for free, do I have to pay the $2 for a superstation to get the CW in my area? I'm thinking of switching.
When you go to the dishnetwork website select locals enter your zipcode it will tell you which channels you can receive with your subscription.
 
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