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Qam Channel listings??

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Where can I get the listing of channels available via clear QAM?

 

Also, if verizon monitors these boards, I'd love to hear why non pay channels (TBS, Spike etc) aren't available via clear QAM? 

 

Thanks all.

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Only the locals (SD and HD) and music channels are available via clear QAM.  Specific channel numbers may vary slightly from region to region.

 

TBS, Spike, etc are all pay channels that are part of the Essentials and FiOS HD Extreme (replaced FiOS TV Premier) packages.  Verizon's $12.99/mo "locals only" package does not include those channels.   If all channels were in the clear, then customers only paying for locals would get them too.

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"Specific channel numbers may vary slightly from region to region."

 

Yes, that's what I'm asking, how do I get the klisting of what the specific channels are for my region?

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channel lineup

 

 

you can check your lineup there and find which channel #'s they are according to your region

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@Techman28 wrote:

channel lineup

 

 

you can check your lineup there and find which channel #'s they are according to your region


He wanted a list of the QAM channels, which are the channels you get without a set-top box or CableCard.

 

As indicated above, only the locals, public access channels, and music channels (plus WGN and TWC) are available via clear QAM.  There is no official listing of these channels or their numbers, and Verizon can change them periodically without notice.   The HD versions of ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC are found on QAM numbers in the low 70s, generally 71-74, on most Verizon FiOS systems.

 

Cable systems, Verizon FiOS included, consider the QAM numbers to be their internal system numbers and not for public consumption.  The official channel numbers are linked in Techman's post above -- those are the channel numbers you get with Verizon's STBs, DVRs, and CableCard devices like the TiVoHD.

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Not necesarily good news, but that's what I was looking for. Thanks guys...
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At least in Manhattan, the ClearQAM channels directly mirror the ATSC channels (from memory, could be slightly off: 2.1, 4.1-4.4, 5.1, 7.1-7.2, 9.1, 11.1, 13.1-13.4, 21.2, 31.2, and a few more further up).  I had VMC scan for channels and that's all it found.  There could definitely be more, but I'm not positive how I'd find them, so I'd also be curious to hear if anyone knows.  I doubt Verizon would change these much in the future, but who knows.
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@Ubertrout wrote:
At least in Manhattan, the ClearQAM channels directly mirror the ATSC channels (from memory, could be slightly off: 2.1, 4.1-4.4, 5.1, 7.1-7.2, 9.1, 11.1, 13.1-13.4, 21.2, 31.2, and a few more further up).  I had VMC scan for channels and that's all it found.  There could definitely be more, but I'm not positive how I'd find them, so I'd also be curious to hear if anyone knows.  I doubt Verizon would change these much in the future, but who knows.

The clear QAM channels only mirror the ATSC IF the PSIP mapping works correctly.  Otherwise they are at QAM channels in the 70 to 74 range (typically for the digital OTA channels) or in the case of bad PSIP they may not tune at all.  Verizon may place them on any QAM channel they chose.  From last November (2007) until this August (2008) My Sharp would not tune any of the OTA channels due to malformed PSIP being injected by Verizon.  And even then, until recently, channel 3 from Philly showed up as 26.1 not 3.1 due to improper PSIP (corrected very recently).

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FIOS In The Clear Channel Guide

 

 

NUMERICAL by

 

 

ChanNetwork

Digital#

 

2CBS

63-001

 

4NBC

63-002

 

5FOX

61-003

 

6WRNN48

63-004

 

7ABC

63-005

 

9WOR

63-006

 

10WLNY55

63-007

 

11WPIX

64-001

 

13WNET

64-003

 

14WVVH - RSN

63-009

 

18WMBC63

64-004

 

21WLIW21

64-006

 

23WNJN50

64-005

 

25NYCTV

64-008

 

29WFME

65-003

 

31ION

31-003

 

48TV Guide

66-002

 

49WeatherScan

66-003

 

460NBC-Weather

04-002

 

464NBC-Sports

04-004

 

467ABC - Plus

73-003

 

468ABC - Now

73-002

 

470WLIW-HD

21-002

 

471WLIW-Create

21-003

 

472WNET - Kids

74-001

 

473WLIW-World

21-004

 

502CBS-HD

02-001

 

504NBC-HD

04-001

 

505FOX-HD

05-001

 

507ABC-HD

73-001

 

509WOR-HD

65-006

 

510WLNY-HD

74-002

 

511WPIX-HD

71-001

 

513WNET-HD

72-002

 

531ION-HD

65-002

 

 Weather Channel

66-001

 

 

 

CNET87-001

 

 

 

 

 

 

MUSIC STATIONS:

 

 

66-004 thru 66-050

 

84-001 thru 84-050

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I am 15 miles outside of NYC in NJ and cannot get either WNYC or WNJN. both channels are broadcast over the air but are not on Verizon FIOS channel lineup received without their set-top box. Aren't they obligated to provide me with all the stations I would get through an antenna?

 

How can I force Verizon to list their over the air lineup...

 

They are extremely frustrating and I would easily leavre Verizon over these issues.

 

Leave Verizon and all their services including phone, wireless, internet and TV.

 

Gary D.

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