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    WGN HD on DirectTv?

    Can you get wgn hd on directtv?


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    Re: WGN HD on DirectTv?

    I can't



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    Re: WGN HD on DirectTv?

    hopefully soon!



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    Re: WGN HD on DirectTv?

    Quote Originally Posted by ajk4st8 View Post
    hopefully soon!
    Have you heard that it might be coming?


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    Re: WGN HD on DirectTv?

    Soriano just about took Latroy Hawkins all the way out of the stadium. Wow!!!! He bounced it off the roof.


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    Re: WGN HD on DirectTv?

    DishNetwork does have WGN HD... We are missing a lot... but we have that.



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    Re: WGN HD on DirectTv?

    WGN must be holding out for boatloads of cash from DirecTv or something. It really sucks. I'm always happy when games are on Comcast so they're in HD.


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    Re: WGN HD on DirectTv?

    Quote Originally Posted by wonkadog View Post
    WGN must be holding out for boatloads of cash from DirecTv or something. It really sucks. I'm always happy when games are on Comcast so they're in HD.
    I don't know even mediacom has WGN HD I would imagine if they wanted boatloads of cash mediacom would still be holding out.



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    Re: WGN HD on DirectTv?

    Perhaps WGN HD is only available in Chicago using "old school" antennas.


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    Re: WGN HD on DirectTv?

    ImOn in Cedar Rapids has WGN HD...as much as I LOVE Chicago...it is a useless channel to have in HD other than for sports! And I don't watch any NBA games so it comes down to watching the White Sox or Cubs on WGN HD...other than that I don't even turn that channel on!



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    Re: WGN HD on DirectTv?

    Does CR have a choice for cable providers?

    God I would love that in DSM. Make MediaCom actually compete instead of just running the town.



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    Re: WGN HD on DirectTv?

    I was trying to watch the Cubbies last night and the reception on that channel is miserable



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    Re: WGN HD on DirectTv?

    Quote Originally Posted by DaddyMac View Post
    Does CR have a choice for cable providers?

    God I would love that in DSM. Make MediaCom actually compete instead of just running the town.
    Yep. Mediacom or ImOn Communications (formerly McLeod), which is locally owned. ImOn was GREAT at the beginning...but they are creeping up to the point that their prices are very similar to Mediacom and their offerings not much different! Hello to investigating DirectTV!



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    Re: WGN HD on DirectTv?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfanatic View Post
    Yep. Mediacom or ImOn Communications (formerly McLeod), which is locally owned. ImOn was GREAT at the beginning...but they are creeping up to the point that their prices are very similar to Mediacom and their offerings not much different! Hello to investigating DirectTV!
    Yeah - I'm right there too. Problem is the trees in our neighborhood.

    I asked this months ago (and I don't mean to derail the thread) but the major issue for my wife about getting DTV is the OnDemand functionality. This is somewhat new with DTV - anybody have a comment on it? How well it works? Does it take a long time? Is there a wide availabilty of OnDemand programming for the premium channels? From what I understand you can hook your receiver up to the internet and download programs?

    (Yes - I know you can record on DVR. Not the question)

    Also - is there a DTV retail store in DSM? Someplace where we can see these types of things and have questions not answered by a 18 y/o part time employee who doesn't really know, ala Best Buy.



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