According to Cox, encryption of ClearQAM locals is the last step in the "all-digital transition", and won't happen until early 2016 in North County.Time warner is going all digital and they too plan to encrypt the analogs including locals; however locals are to be done a couple of months after the transition.
Pretty much the same with TWC, my letter says they will encrypt the locals in mid Jan 2016.According to Cox, encryption of ClearQAM locals is the last step in the "all-digital transition", and won't happen until early 2016 in North County.
Yep, I'm in Point Loma and have been using Hauppauge 1196 WinTV HVR-1265 PCI Express Hybrid High Definition TV Tuner Card to watch just local channels through my PC. As of yesterday all channels are just black. Currently, I only have internet service with Cox. Anyone know what my options are now that the channels are encrypted? Will a digital antenna still work?It looks like as of today- south county has had their broadcast channels encrypted... why the heck would they do this? freaking FCC changes are going to make the idea of 'living without cable tv' impossible.