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Willow Creek GLS 2016 - TIME TO SELF-TEST

 

It's time for returning GLS sites to SELF TEST your satellite system. It's a pretty simple process, but will require some extra steps this year before you can test. Since last summer, the ABC News Channels have moved - and added two HD channels. Overall it's a great thing, but it will require that you download a new channel list to your HDVR 1200 receiver. Here's a short video explaining the five minute process.

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If you would rather READ than WATCH, please go to the Downloads page by clicking on Downloads" in the menu to the left. Once there, look for FIRMWARE UPDATES and click on the "Instructions for GLS 2016 Channel List". Or, just click here. It will explain the simple process. Once you have updated your channel list, you can tune to the N1-N4 (News 1 through News 4) channels to confirm that you have signal. Channels N3 & N4 are HD (720p). As always, once you have tested, please click on the Report Test Results button on this page and report your results.

If you are new to GLS this year, we strongly recommend that you watch the Orientation Video with Shana Case as a good way to understand the overall technical process and what you can expect over the coming months leading up to the GLS.

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RESOURCES - For a look at what kind of shipment you can expect, click here. And, for some examples of different dish installations,click here.

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Here are some short interviews with real GLS Tech Directors about their first year experience. We think you'll find their responses both helpful and encouraging.

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The link below is the method for submitting self-test and full-path test results for your site. Once you click on the link, use the drop-down boxes to select your site and the best description of your status. Please include any comments that will help us understand any unusual situations at your site. Thanks for being part of the 2016 GLS.