OTA only Models (like Roamio) should tune to next channel in list. Ex. enter 9 should tune to 9-1

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  1. Jeff M

    Jeff M New Member

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    Unlike cable (card) models OTA models only have channels in format C-S where C is the virtual channel number and S is the sub-channel. Analog channel numbers have been obsolete for years.

    However if I enter 9 on the remote for example it tunes to "9" where of course there is no channel 9. The least I have to type is both 9 and - and it will bring me to 9-1

    Ideally if I enter only numbers (no dash) for it to tune to the next highest channel I have in my channels list... for example if I enter 65 and I don't have 65-1 checked in my channels list but I do have 65-2 that it would tune to 65-2

    And off topic... is there anyway to make suggestions directly to Tivo? I see the terms/rules say this forum is not run by tivo and only that "sometimes" tivo employees visit
     
  2. JoeKustra

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    First here: https://advisors.tivo.com/wix/5/p2272893819.aspx

    Second is Twitter or FB.
     
  3. lhvetinari

    lhvetinari Watching telly, drinking wine - Lily Allen

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    I've never used an OTA tivo but I'm inclined to agree with you on how it should work. For now, entering channel 9 and then pressing channel up once it tunes to the "wrong" channel should work as a workaround.
     

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