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    TV for ISU/IOWA?

    Is there TV coverage for ISU/IOWA next saturday? I have Direct TV, not mediacom.



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    Re: TV for ISU/IOWA?

    BTN. period.

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    Re: TV for ISU/IOWA?

    It's on the Big Ten Network, which you will be able to see if you have DirecTV


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    Re: TV for ISU/IOWA?

    It's on the BTN if you consider that real TV.


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    Re: TV for ISU/IOWA?

    Directv is no problem with B10 as your package. With Dish it is an extra $5 as they make you go from there old Top 100 plan to what they now call the Top 100 plus which is the same Top 100 with the one B10 channel for your area. I thought there advertisement was that they were not charging extra for it, but that ended up B.S.


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    Re: TV for ISU/IOWA?

    Quote Originally Posted by mjones34 View Post
    It's on the BTN if you consider that real TV.
    I do not. But I guess its better than the Oxygen channel.



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    Re: TV for ISU/IOWA?

    Mediacom is going to air the game on BTN right (channel 22 in central Iowa)? Didn't they come to some agreement or something? I haven't been paying much attn to the whole BTN/mediacom fiasco...


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    Re: TV for ISU/IOWA?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    Mediacom is going to air the game on BTN right (channel 22 in central Iowa)? Didn't they come to some agreement or something? I haven't been paying much attn to the whole BTN/mediacom fiasco...
    Yes, you are correct. And I've heard the picture on that channel is less than good.

    The BTN on DirecTV can be found in the 600s. There are multiple BTN channels.



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    Re: TV for ISU/IOWA?

    59 on my mediacom in ankeny is BTN.


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    Re: TV for ISU/IOWA?

    I believe it is something like ch 410 or something on Dish Network



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    Re: TV for ISU/IOWA?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    Mediacom is going to air the game on BTN right (channel 22 in central Iowa)? Didn't they come to some agreement or something? I haven't been paying much attn to the whole BTN/mediacom fiasco...
    One would think that it's on Mediacom somewhere. Imagine the hoards of people disconnecting Mediacom if they waited a year for BTN, then being told they'll have it only to not have the CyHawk game.



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    Re: TV for ISU/IOWA?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    Yes, you are correct. And I've heard the picture on that channel is less than good.
    Thanks, and yeah, the quality is bad. I watched a little bit of the Iowa game last week and could barely read the numbers on the jerseys when they zoom out.
    Quote Originally Posted by mjones34 View Post
    59 on my mediacom in ankeny is BTN.
    Yeah, I just thought about that. I guess the Mediacom channel is different throughout the state.


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    Re: TV for ISU/IOWA?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    Thanks, and yeah, the quality is bad. I watched a little bit of the Iowa game last week and could barely read the numbers on the jerseys when they zoom out.
    Yeah, I just thought about that. I guess the Mediacom channel is different throughout the state.
    This, of course, is the downside to being on basic cable. I'm sure Mediacom has it in HD up on the digital tier, but for the expanded basic tier (non-digital) programming, they have to downconvert it to SD and then run it through a DAC and then spit it out as RF, which then needs to be processed by your TV.

    It looks pretty good in HD over satellite though


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    Re: TV for ISU/IOWA?

    Go to this link...

    Big Ten Network GameFinder & Coverage Maps - Big Ten Network

    Click on your state, then enter your zip code and service provider for the channel number.

    In Ames...

    DirecTV: 610
    Dish: 439 (SD), 9500 (HD)
    Mediacom: no info available... They recommend calling Mediacom at 515-233-4646 to find out more.



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    Re: TV for ISU/IOWA?

    Does Mediacom in Florida carry the game? It is probably just Iowa.



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