Dish Network "Split Arc" Channels

Updated 4/6/11 to reflect recent channel moves between 61.5 and 72.7.
Changes after 4/6/11 not reflected at this time.

DISH Network installs their service as one of two arcs. Western Arc installs for HD are a single Dish 1000.2 (or "1000.4 WA") receiving 119-110-129. Eastern Arc installs for HD are a single Dish 1000.4 "EA" receiving 61.5-72.7-77. The complete arc that is installed is normally based on where a customer's HD locals are uplinked. Most of the country east of the Mississippi is considered Eastern Arc. Some markets have HD locals available on both arcs.

Line of sight issues and older installs have led to "split arc" installations ... generally 119-110 for SD channels and 61.5 added for HD locals and additional HD channels. Beginning in 2010 HD channel additions for Eastern Arc have been added to 72.7. Customers with a 119-110-61.5 split install will not receive channels on 72.7.

The best solution for these split arc customers is to install a complete arc, replacing the two dishes with one 1000.2 or 1000.4 WA for western arc or one 1000.4 EA for eastern arc. For customers with line of sight issues custom installs may be required to build a system that receives 119-110 on one dish and 61.5-72.7 on the second dish.

Channel Locations  129  110  119   61.5  72.7 
Basic Channels 62 8 4525
DISH Platinum 15 3 17 1
Movie Channels 17 6 122
PPV Channels 11 57 122
RSN Channels 12 12
Totals 1172277670
Transponders 15 311114
    129+72.7  
18 25.7% + 32 Testing
16 69.5% + 1 Testing
10 43.4%
 + 12 Testing
44 30.1%  60.9% after moves
Movie Channels shown after moves in progress to 72.7 complete.
PPV Channels includes single channel shared between 454, 9465 and 9531.
RSN Channels shows number of channel slots set aside for use as part time RSNs.
Right hand column and percentage is channels missing if one has a "split arc" setup.
Number of transponders higher on Eastern Arc during channel shuffle.

Channels on 72.7 NOT available on 110 or 119
9408 G4- G4 TV (191)
9430 TRU- Tru TV (204)
9433 OWN- Oprah Winfrey Network (189)
9434 REELZ- REELZ Channel (299)
9445 NATGW- National Geographic Wild (190)
9447 COOK- The Cooking Channel (113)
9449 RFDTV- RFD TV (231)
9450 BBCA- BBC America (135)
9474 E!- E! Entertainment TV (114)
9482 HLMRK- Hallmark Channel (185)
9500 BIG10- Big Ten Sports Network (439)
9520 FSC- Fox Soccer Channel (149)
9521 UNVSN- Univision (270)
9522 FTRAW- Telefutura (West) (272)
9523 TCM- Turner Classic Movies (132)
9524 HLN- CNN Headline News (202)
9526 ID- Investigation Discovery (192)
9528 GLVSN- Galavision (273)
9529 AMC- American Movie Classics (130)
Moves Pending
9416 NICK- Nickelodeon (170)
9419 A&E- A&E (118)
9425 ESPN2- ESPN 2 (144)
9426 NFL- NFL Network (154)
9436 CNN- CNN (200)
9437 TRV- The Travel Channel (215)
9438 TWC- The Weather Channel (214)
9439 CNBC- CNBC (208)
9461 HGTV- Home & Garden TV (112)
9462 FOOD- Food Channel (110)
9463 TOON- Cartoon Channel (176)
9468 SPEED- Speed TV (150)
9470 LIFE- Lifetime (108)
9471 LMN- Lifetime Movie Network (109)
9475 FX- FX (136)
9473 GOLF- Golf (401)
9477 FXNWS- Fox News (205)
9484 MTV- MTV (160)
9485 CMDY- Comedy Central (107)
9487 DISC- Discovery Channel (182)
9488 TLC- The Learning Channel (183)
9489 APL- Animal Planet (184)
9491 HIST- History Channel (120)
9492 BRAVO- Bravo (129)
9493 CMT- Country Music TV (166)
9499 TBS- TBS (139)
9506 SPIKE- Spike (168)
9507 VH1- VH-1 (162)
9508 NBATV- NBA TV (402) (aka 9509/560)
9510 BET- Black Entertainment TV (124)
9511 MSNBC- MSNBC (209)
9540 NHLN- NHL Network (403) (aka 9541/625) 
Movie Channels
9435 STARZ- Starz! (350)
9440 MAX-W- Cinemax West (311)
9441 5-MAX- 5 Star Max (314)
9451 HBOCY- HBO Comedy (307)
9452 HBOZ- HBO Zone (308)
9453 HBOFM- HBO Family (305)
9454 HBOSG- HBO Signature (302)
9455 HBO2E- HBO 2 East (301)
9458 MAX-E- Cinemax East (310)
9459 HBOLT- HBO Latino (309)
9478 HBO-W- HBO West (303)
9479 ACMAX- Action Max (313)
9480 SHOTO- Showtime Too (320)
9486 STZC- Starz! Comedy (354)
9497 SK&FM- Starz! Kids & Family (356)
9512 SHO-W- Showtime West (319)
9513 SHOCS- Showtime Showcase (321)
PPV Channels
505 MOVIE- DISH Cinema
506 MOVIE- DISH Cinema
508 MOVIE- DISH Cinema
509 MOVIE- DISH Cinema
510 MOVIE- DISH Cinema
511 MOVIE- DISH Cinema
512 MOVIE- DISH Cinema
513 MOVIE- DISH Cinema
514 MOVIE- DISH Cinema
515 MOVIE- DISH Cinema
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 61.5  129 Testing 72.7 
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 72.7  129 6103: 61.5 
 72.7  129 6100: 61.5 
 72.7  129 6101: 61.5 
 72.7  129 6107: 61.5 
 72.7  129 6101: 61.5 
 72.7  129 6108: 61.5 
 72.7  129 6110: 61.5 
 72.7  129 6106: 61.5 
 72.7  129 6102: 61.5 
 72.7  129 6109: 61.5 
 72.7  129 6100: 61.5 
 61.5  129 Testing 72.7 
 72.7  129 6104: 61.5 
 72.7  129 6105: 61.5 
 72.7  129 6105: 61.5 
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 72.7  129 6103: 61.5 
  
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Numbers next to 61.5 are temporary channel numbers on 61.5. Numbers struck out have been removed from 61.5.

Channels on 72.7 also available on 110 or 119
9420 TNT- TNT (138)
9422 HDNET- HD Net (362)
9424 ESPN- ESPN (140)
9431 USA- USA Network (105)
9432 SYFY- SyFy Channel (122)
9465 MAVHD- Dallas Mavericks
9495 CBS C- College Sports TV (152)
9531 DNFYI- DISH FYI (101)
DISH Platinum
368 CI- Crime & Investigation
Movie Channels
9456 HBO-E- HBO East (300)
9460 SHO-E- Showtime East (318)
9481 TMC-E- The Movie Channel East (327)
9496 SEDGE- Starz! Edge (352)
9498 STRZW- Starz! West (351)
9505 ENCOR- Encore East (340) (HD 250 or Premium) 
PPV Channels
454 SPORT- PPV Sports
502 MOVIE- DISH Cinema
503 MOVIE- DISH Cinema
504 MOVIE- DISH Cinema
507 MOVIE- DISH Cinema
516 MOVIE- DISH Cinema
517 MOVIE- DISH Cinema
518 MOVIE- DISH Cinema
519 MOVIE- DISH Cinema
520 MOVIE- DISH Cinema
521 MOVIE- DISH Cinema
522 MOVIE- DISH Cinema
 72.7  110 
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 61.5  110 Testing 72.7 
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 72.7  110 Shared w/ 101/454
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 72.7  110 Shared w/ 454/9465
  
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 72.7  110 Shared w/ 101/9465
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Channels on 61.5
9428 STYLE- Style TV (115)
9429 NTGEO- National Geographic (186)
9442 TENIS- The Tennis Channel (400)
9443 BIO- Biography Channel (119)
9444 HMC- Hallmark Movie Channel (187)
9446 WGN- WGN Chicago (239)
9457 GREEN- Planet Green (194)
9466 VS.- Versus (151)
9476 FOXB- FOX Business News (206)
9483 SMC- Sportsman Channel (395)
9490 SCI- Science Channel (193)
9525 HISTI- History Channel International (121) 
9527 DIY- Do It Yourself (111)
DISH Platinum
361 MAVTV- Mav TV
371 CTRC- Centric
375 SHRTS- Shorts
378 INDIE- Indie Channel
379 RETRO- Retro TV
380 EPIX1- Epix 1
373 LOGO- LOGO TV
374 FTV- Fashion TV
381 EPIX2- Epix 2
385 MGM- MGM Movie Channel
386 SMC- Sony Movie Channel
388 PIXL- PixL
394 WFN- World Fishing Network
9421 HDTHR- HD Theater (364)
9423 HDNMV - HD Net Movies (383)
9427 UNIHD- Universal HD (366)
9469 PLDIA- Paladia (369)
PPV Channels
497 HUSLR- Hustler TV (Adult)
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Regional Sports Networks
Channels used for RSNs - 61.5 (testing on 72.7)
5780 HDSKD- DISH RSN (Internal)
5781 HDSKD- DISH RSN (Internal)
5782 HDSKD- DISH RSN (Internal)
5783 HDSKD- DISH RSN (Internal)
5784 HDSKD- DISH RSN (Internal)
5785 HDSKD- DISH RSN (Internal)
5796 HDSKD- DISH RSN (Internal)
5797 HDSKD- DISH RSN (Internal)
5798 HDSKD- DISH RSN (Internal)
5799 HDSKD- DISH RSN (Internal)
5981 HDSKD- DISH RSN (Internal)
5982 HDSKD- DISH RSN (Internal)
Channels used for RSNs - 129
5786 HDSKD- DISH RSN (Internal)
5787 HDSKD- DISH RSN (Internal)
5788 HDSKD- DISH RSN (Internal)
5789 HDSKD- DISH RSN (Internal)
5790 HDSKD- DISH RSN (Internal)
5791 HDSKD- DISH RSN (Internal)
5792 HDSKD- DISH RSN (Internal)
5793 HDSKD- DISH RSN (Internal)
5794 HDSKD- DISH RSN (Internal)
5795 HDSKD- DISH RSN (Internal)
5980 HDSKD- DISH RSN (Internal)
5981 HDSKD- DISH RSN (Internal)

HDSKD Channels are used for the following:
Note: ALL 61.5 RSNs moving to 72.7
5409 CSNCA- CSN California (409)
5410 ALTUD- Altitude (410)
5411 PRIME- Prime Sports (411)
5414 RTRM- ROOT Rocky Mountain (414)
5415 FOXAZ- FOX Arizona (415)
5416 FOXSW- FOX Southwest (416)
5417 FOXW- FOX West (417)
5418 FOXMW- FOX Midwest (418)
5419 CSNBA- CSN Bay Area (419)
5420 FOXS- FOX South (420)
5421 CSTNO- Cox Sports New Orleans (421)
5422 SUN- Sun Sports (422)
5423 FOXFL- FOX Florida (423)
5424 CSNMA- CSN Mid Atlantic (424)
5425 FOXOH- FOX Ohio (425)
5426 RTNW- ROOT Northwest (426)
5427 FOXCN- FOX Cincinnati (427)
5428 RTPT- ROOT Pittsburgh (428)
5429 CSNCH- CSN Chicago (429)
5430 FOXD- FOX Detroit (430)
5431 STO- Sports Time Ohio (431)
5434 NESN- New England Sports Network (434)
5435 CSNNE- CSN New England (435)
5436 FOXN- FOX North (436)
5437 SPSOU- Sports South (437)
5438 SNY- Sports Net NY (438)

9467 NFLRZ- NFL Network Red Zone (155)
9501 ALT10- Big Ten Sports Alternate
9502 ALT10- Big Ten Sports Alternate
9503 ALT10- Big Ten Sports Alternate
9504 ALT10- Big Ten Sports Alternate
441 HDALT- HD Sports Alternate
442 HDALT- HD Sports Alternate
443 HDALT- HD Sports Alternate
9514 HDALT- HD Sports Alternate (444)
9515 HDALT- HD Sports Alternate (445)
9516 HDALT- HD Sports Alternate (446)
9517 HDALT- HD Sports Alternate (441)
9518 HDALT- HD Sports Alternate (442)
9519 HDALT- HD Sports Alternate (443)
9542 NHLHD- NHL Center Ice (626)
9543 NHLHD- NHL Center Ice (627)
9544 NHLHD- NHL Center Ice (628)
9545 NHLHD- NHL Center Ice (629)
9546 NHLHD- NHL Center Ice (630)
9547 NHLHD- NHL Center Ice (631)
9548 NHLHD- NHL Center Ice (632)
9549 NHLHD- NHL Center Ice (633)
9550 NHLHD- NHL Center Ice (634)
9551 NHLHD- NHL Center Ice (635)
9552 NHLHD- NHL Center Ice (636)
9553 NHLHD- NHL Center Ice (637)
9554 NHLHD- NHL Center Ice (638)
9555 NHLHD- NHL Center Ice (639)
9561 NBAHD- NBA League Pass (561)
9562 NBAHD- NBA League Pass (562)
9563 NBAHD- NBA League Pass (563)
9564 NBAHD- NBA League Pass (564)
9565 NBAHD- NBA League Pass (565)
9566 NBAHD- NBA League Pass (566)
9567 NBAHD- NBA League Pass (567)
9568 NBAHD- NBA League Pass (568)
9569 NBAHD- NBA League Pass (569)
9570 NBAHD- NBA League Pass (570)
9571 NBAHD- NBA League Pass (571)
9572 NBAHD- NBA League Pass (572)
  
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