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Does anyone know how to display the real(not virtual) channel number of a specific digital channel, on the 3575?
I noticed that occasionally(but cant get it regularly) if, when in the Manual channel preset menu, I will get a display like this:
DTV 41 (CH40)
what this means is, virtual channel 41(and all it's .1, .2 etc.) is real channel 40. (at least in my market). The problem is most of the time I get:
DTV 41 (CH---)
How do I get the DVDR to regularly display the real channel number, instead of just the ---'s?
I've tried lots of things, but cant seem to force it to show the real channel number. If it wants to show it, it will, but otherwise not.
The whole reason I want to know the real channel number is, it seems a person can add the real channel number to the 3575 and it will take, but if I try to add the virtual channel number, it will not. I have to do a channel scan. I would like to write down all the real channel numbers for my area, so if I lose a virtual channel, I can add it back, without having to do a complete rescan.
Anyone got a idea on the ---