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wcalifas831

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I know that we have lost some of the channels on this satellite. I am wondering what will happen to these open slots? Will they get replaced by more fox stations or another network? Anyone have a clue what will happen to these channels?
 
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Mr Tony

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The open slots wont be filled. In fact if you delete the channels and rescan they have been removing the "open slots"

All the stations on those 2 transponders (11800 & 11720) are owned as of right now by Equity Broadcasting. They went bankrupt so they sold off most of the stations. That is why they are leaving. A bunch were lost on 6/12 as the full powered stations needed to go digital and Equity had no money to put up a digital tower. So those stations left. As the new companies get the stations running the existing ones are leaving. That is why we lost the 3 Fox stations on Monday. MaxMedia (the new owners) took over and they have their own microwave setup for the stations.

Here is a big thread that has the developments
http://www.satelliteguys.us/free-ai...equity-channels-sold-may-leave-satellite.html
 
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