NEW HD Channels are LIVE

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retorq

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Damn!! I checked right before I left and nothing, I should have waited to take my kid to school, do you think her teacher would have minded?? :D
 
Jim5506

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It looks like we get a free preview of National Geographic until 7/7 then you must have the Gold Pack to get it.

WELL THAT SUCKS!!!
 
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Jim5506 said:
It looks like we get a free preview of National Geographic until 7/7 then you must have the Gold Pack to get it.

WELL THAT SUCKS!!!

Gotta pay the bills somehow!!!
 
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riffjim4069 said:
NGHD is currenly showing a 4:3 show...
I have it in 16:9.

OOPS thats HGTV in 16:9.

NTGHD is 4:3 SD right now.
 
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Jerry G

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How is the National Geographic HD logo? Is it persistent? Is it opaque or translucent?
 
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Can anyone take some pictures of the different channels? Thanks.
 
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I've been having issues with the new channels this morning on my 622, i'll tune to a channel and i get audio and a black screen... I've ran a check switch (forcing it to pull more guide data) and power button rebooted... maybe it's still too early to have these, I hope it gets better as the day goes on!

Also on 129 TP 10 (StarzHD) I get a signal of 63! That's not good! I should get another Dish, switch and point to 61.5... i'd drop 129 but I'd still like to have HD LIL

Seems to be specific with StarzHD and NFLHD (who cares...) but they are both on 129 TP 10... what gives!

UPDATE: Power Cord Reboot fixed it!
 
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My Initial Stupid Assessment of the new HD...

HGTVHD and StarzHD: look pretty good!. Supposedly, all the material on HGTVHD will be HD but there will be gobs of repeats. StarzHD looks as good as it did while on VOOM DBS...just hope they have a more robust HD library than they did a year ago (should since they can borrow all the material shown on the now defunct EncoreHD).

NFLHD: is the same crappy/fuzzy 4:3 that was on VOOM DBS. I'm not expecting much from this channel until football season, if ever.

NGHD: so far they have shown a combination of 4:3, 16x9 zoom/crop, and stretch-o-vision...not a great preview up to this point.
 
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voomvoom said:
I didn't have gray bars when the show was on, or maybe I need my eyes checked?

Al

Edit: Show is back, no gray bars and it looks stretched to me?

I've lost track of which program we where talking about..!sadroll!sadroll
 
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