The V network became Noovo? The flayrod’s fallen off the tredle? Obviously, I have no idea what you just said. lolInteresting all these channel authorization issues started when the V network became Noovo. I wonder if the channel renaming and guide updates somehow was misconfigured and caused collateral issues for channel authorizations.
Pure coincidence - without going into it too much, there's a monthly "call home" process for the receivers that didn't go quite as planned, for a batch of Unit Addresses (so not all units).Interesting all these channel authorization issues started when the V network became Noovo. I wonder if the channel renaming and guide updates somehow was misconfigured and caused collateral issues for channel authorizations.
I'm assuming the units which are NOT hooked up to the internet are the ones which were effected?Pure coincidence - without going into it too much, there's a monthly "call home" process for the receivers that didn't go quite as planned, for a batch of Unit Addresses (so not all units).
Nope! Nothing to do with the internet - the "call home" doesn't go that route, but good guess. It was truly an anomaly for a range of Unit Addresses, and further processes/monitoring systems have been put in place for the future months to ensure it doesn't happen again. The secondary "wave" was a by product of fixing the initial issue, just by the way.I'm assuming the units which are NOT hooked up to the internet are the ones which were effected?
Super, thanks. Two of mine hiccuped, and two didn't, so yeah, the range seems the likely thing. Curious though - the 'calling home' is built into each firmware build then, and the receiver goes looking to the satellite for help? Do they talk to all three satellites?
I thought it was only one that had the problem but our 'bedroom unit' could have also had a problem and I wouldn't have known.@JasperJoe - your two receivers that had the issue likely have fairly similar unit addresses, with the other one being quite different (did you purchase the two at once, and the third later, or vice versa?).
I waited 12 hours then did my own refresh, which cleared things upThe call home is to the authorization center (where refreshes are sent down from, etc.), so it doesn't necessarily have anything to do with the birds themselves. It's also not built into the firmware but the old defect just didn't allow the call to properly take - authorization status "OC" (which is what your receivers would have gone into) = Old Category [Key] = needs a refresh.
Receivers that were affected were automatically refreshed throughout the problematic day/night (only so many can be done at once), so it is possible that a unit could have been affected but you didn't notice if you didn't check before a refresh was received.
Have you heard any recent news about Shaw Direct renaming their ‘National‘ listings information which is provided to third-party companies like Zap2It being renamed ‘Classic’?beIN SPORTS Official Press Release
beIN SPORTS, the international sports network, is pleased to announce a distribution partnership with Shaw Direct in Canada, making beIN SPORTS available to Satellite TV customers on Channel 118 (Classic) and 618 (Advanced).
A free preview of beIN SPORTS is currently available to Shaw Direct customers until March 15.
beIN sports will now be available to all Shaw Direct customers across Canada with compatible equipment and with 3rd satellite access.
Full Press Release
Well, I got an email from my SageTV listings provider, Schedules Direct, saying the National listings map had been discontinued and renamed ‘Classic’. Sure enough, I checked, and my National listings map in Sage was now ‘Deleted’When I look at zap2it and try to change providers they make no reference to Classic, Advanced or National. They just have a choice between Shaw Direct East or West - the same as Bell Satellite. Don't think it really matters what a guide provider calls it, seeing as there is only one channel map now. It could be called National or the channel map formerly know as National (my nod to Prince).
Is it possible your 'third party affiliate' may have got it wrong? Schedules Direct have been pretty accurate for five years now. The National lineup in their database is showing as Deleted, and they are supplying Classic East & West. I'll forward your comment to them - they're very quick to reply. Who is the listing affiliate in case Schedules Direct asks?Last week, I asked our third party listing affiliate to remove all Advanced and Classic line-ups, leaving only the National (which, as referenced is kind of just nameless now). Not sure why that provider would use Classic, but they're wrong! Ha.
Yeah, we're in Fall solar transit period. This explains it in some detail: Sun outage - WikipediaWe have been recording Coronation Street on CH132 for quite some time. For some reason, our 630s are trying to record it at 1300 EST (used to be 7pm. Hockey?) Anyway, the channel is not coming in. Our second 630 records fine but on CH144. I'm not aware of problems at other times of the day. Is it possible this is a solar interference issue?