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NASCAR on NBC

GregJAllison
06-06-2005, 06:49 AM
Can someone tell me, from last years memories, is NASCAR on NBC in HD? I am considering dropping D* HD due to lack of programming, but will keep it if NASCAR is in HD when NBC takes over. :D

ipodbill
06-06-2005, 07:10 AM
yes, see link below


News Flash: IN 2005 all NASCAR are now in HDTV on NBC (http://hdtvtechno.netfirms.com/)

2nd2no1
06-06-2005, 11:15 AM
Right now I receive NASCAR in HD on Fox, channel 88. I'm in the DC area. :yippee:

yes, see link below


News Flash: IN 2005 all NASCAR are now in HDTV on NBC (http://hdtvtechno.netfirms.com/)

jonvig1
06-06-2005, 02:16 PM
Thanks to our friends @ DTV, we will be able to see the NBC races in HD, not the TNT!!

When will they add TNT to HD Pack?

Traak
06-06-2005, 07:40 PM
When the new birds go live at the end of summer-fall , Dtv will have all the HD you can want, locals included. It amazes me that people are dropping DTV because they can't wait a couple more months to have the best HDTV. Cable? I've had it and its worse and more expensive other than having the DVR included but I had a service guy out once a week..I'd rather pay the $600 and have all digital and good equipment.

Hang on a few more months..most of the negative crap here will go away :)

And yea, NASCAR in HD ROCKS!!!

BOOOOGITY BOOOOOGITY BOOOOOGITY!!!

Jimbos
06-06-2005, 07:54 PM
Traak,
Have you aquired a list of new HD channels coming to DTV in the next few months ???
Their promo lies, it says 1500 HD channels, that is all the locals they are refering to, keep in mind that your only going to get YOUR locals, no others, So instead of a bunch of new HD channels you will get your 4-6 locals, depending on where you live.
Also probably a few others (TNT, ESPN2, a few others that most will not watch, maybe)
I personally think $11 is to much money for what they offer now, what 4 channels, plus several PPV and Movie channels(only available if you sub to those channels, HBO, SHO ect.)

I thought the idea was to get people interested in HD, tacking on addl, bill for HD wont draw more people. Including Sunday Ticket

Just my opinion,

Jimbo

GregJAllison
06-06-2005, 08:11 PM
I have not a desire to drop D* all together but to drop HD package until I think it is worth keeping. I can not count the times I have witnessed SD baseball coverage on ESPN HD. Quite frankly it p***es me off. HOWEVER, in my mind any NASCAR in HD is worth the $10 a month.

Jimbos
06-06-2005, 09:34 PM
I agree about the NASCAR in HD,
I am able to pick up all my locals from OTA antenna, so no need for DTV for it.
Also sounds great with the Dolby Digital 5.1 thru my Yamaha RXV-2500


FX and TNT are not available via DTV yet, and when they are, NBC will have all the broadcast :)

Jimbo

Traak
06-07-2005, 05:08 AM
Yea I know about all the locals..keep in mind that I can not get OTA, so getting the 4 locals is good for me. I can see your point if you can get them OTA. I was also refering to the potential now that the new birds are up. I would imagine that right now they do not have the bandwidth to get the ESPN2 and TNT and others. With the new birds, they will be able to carry those AND any other channels that come along in the future. I'm excited :)

jonvig1
06-07-2005, 08:10 AM
The new birds do indeed mean more HD channels. The problem is that they will be broadcast using the new MPEG4 compression, which means we will all have to pony up $$$ to upgrade our equipment.

Don't get me wrong, I love D*, and have no plans to cancel (except for NFLST) it just seems that lately all they are doing is thinking of ways to screw thier subscribers!

tase2
06-07-2005, 08:27 AM
The new birds do indeed mean more HD channels. The problem is that they will be broadcast using the new MPEG4 compression, which means we will all have to pony up $$$ to upgrade our equipment.

And what about all of us who paid a ton of $ to get our units upgraded from WeaKnees.com or PTVupgrade. We can just kiss that $ good bye.


Mark

Chiefsfan
06-07-2005, 01:04 PM
Remember this on local channel HD. If you live in a town or city where the local channels do not broadcast in HD, you will not receive them in HD over DTV... Believe me, some small markets have no intention of broadcasting in HD until at least next year... Maybe the year after that....

bigjdotcom01
06-07-2005, 02:49 PM
Remember this on local channel HD. If you live in a town or city where the local channels do not broadcast in HD, you will not receive them in HD over DTV... Believe me, some small markets have no intention of broadcasting in HD until at least next year... Maybe the year after that....

Like in Rochester, NY where the CBS affiliate WROC refuses to broadcast in HD and will not give our waivers for DNS.

Traak
06-07-2005, 05:52 PM
I thought all the equipment for the MPEG4 will be free upgrades?? I swore I read it all over the net. As far as the locals..Cleveland affiliates luckily broadcast most of the night time in HD..whew :)

jonvig1
06-07-2005, 07:20 PM
Traak,

If you have any articles or posts regarding free equipment upgrades, I would appreciate a link.

The way DTV has been acting lately, I would have a hard time thinking that they are going to give us anything free.

RMCK104
06-07-2005, 08:09 PM
I had comcast for about 5 yrs. and the cost kept on risin and the problems seem to keep on happening. I called them out five or six times and I had to show them were the trouble was coming from.Then when I said I was going to D*tv,they had to bad mouth D*tv.Funny thing though.Not one thing has happened that they said would happen. So hang on if you think the Comcast is going to be any great thing.It wont. D*tv is the bomb. Just check your bill every mouth. RMCK104 :yippee:

besz28
06-08-2005, 10:20 AM
I know nbc had high def for the nascar races last year, so they should this year!!

bryan92
06-08-2005, 11:13 AM
I dont think they had any other races than the Daytona 500 in Febuary in HD.