Fox 4/35 problems in DFW with Dish 6000?

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  1. Steve Tannehill

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    I am unable to receive Fox on the Dish 6000. I can program in channel 35 with over 90 percent reception, it maps to channel 4, but channel 4 is black with no reception.
    Back when I was getting the "generating default subchannels" error message, I was able to tune Fox directly by going to channel 035. Now that does not even work.
    Waaaah!
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    Okay, this is strange.
    When I program in channel 4 and then try to go to it directly by typing in "004" it fails.
    But when I go to the program guide and drill down to select channel 4, I get the "generating default subchannels" message and the station appears on channel 35. Now I *can* select channel 35 and get Fox.
    Grrrrr....
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    Why would you want to watch low definition FOX? A truly fantastic HDTV movie is on CBS. [​IMG]
     
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    Sorry, Frank, I don't know what came over me.
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    One good thing to come out of all this...I was able to draft a friend to help get my OTA antenna set up for once and for all. I still don't get analog locals well, but who cares? My OTA reception on all the digital locals is now in the 80-95 percent range.
    But my patience with Fox and the Dish 6000 is wearing thin!
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