XDS Receiver FAQ
How do I know I have a Cumulus Media Networks StarGuide III receiver?
Your SGIII receiver is tuned to the Cumulus Media Networks satellite carrier if your receiver displays any of the three following Providers: ABC RADIO, ABC NEWS or ABCNY. To confirm, follow these directions:
Press <Enter> on the StarGuide receiver keypad
Press > until you get to PORT MENU, press <Enter>
Press > until you get to PORT A through F, select a PORT and press <Enter>
Press <Enter> to select PROVIDER, press <Enter> again;
Press > until you get to ABC RADIO, ABC NEWS or ABCNY
How do I know my XDS receiver can receive programs from the Cumulus Media Networks satellite carrier?
You can verify the XDS receiver is tuned and locked to our satellite carrier as follows:
The front panel LCD screen will display:
(# = numerical value other than zero; a good EB is above 6.0; a good AG is between 20 and 90)
Query the receiver frequency as follows:
How do I find my Program in XDS?
If you’ve never done this before you’ll need your XDS receiver serial number and daily password which are available in the Setup menu of Pro-4 receivers. Log in to the Affiliate site (http://myxdsreceiver.cmneng.com) and select the tab: Program List. A list of programs will appear alphabetically in the drop down menu. Select your program by highlighting and clicking.
What if I can not find my Program in the list?
Some programs require special authorization based upon your affiliation agreement with the program provider. You will need to contact Technical Services at 212-456-5000 option 4 or firstname.lastname@example.org to become authorized for such programs. Note that some programs are listed by the syndicator’s name or abbreviation. Others are listed by program title or the host’s name.
How do I schedule my Program?
Log in to the Affiliate site (http://myxdsreceiver.cmneng.com) hover your mouse pointer over the Help menu and click on the Scheduling Primer. This document will walk you through the process.