Posted: November 19, 2008
BETHLEHEM, Pa. – With the 144th meeting of college football’s most-played rivalry set to kick off in just a few days, fans interested in following the action can catch the game through a number of broadcast outlets:
Coverage begins at 1:00 p.m. EST with Steve Degler, Penske Hall of Famer Marty Horn ’86, and former Lehigh linebacker Mike Yadush ’93.
WFMZ-TV: In the Lehigh Valley (channel 69; Service Electric dial position 8), Philadelphia (cable/satellite), most of western New Jersey (cable/satellite). Check local listings.
Fox College Sports (FCS) Pacific: Available on digital cable systems nationally (over 56 million homes, 47 of the top 50 markets). Check local listings or visit FoxCollegeSports.com for the channel number in your area.
DirecTV: Thanks to Fox College Sports on channel 615.
DISH Network: Through MASN on channel 432.
ESPN Radio of the Lehigh Valley: Located at 1230 AM and 1320 AM (WEEX-AM/WTKZ-AM).
Coverage begins at 10:00 a.m. EST outside Fisher Stadium when WFMZ-TV Sports Director Troy Hein and Lehigh Sports Magazine host Jim Vaughn host a special edition of 69 Sports Saturday. The Countdown to Kick-Off show with Matt Markus and Tom Fallon takes over at Noon, with interviews, analysis, and more. Renowned veteran Matt Kerr and former Lehigh standout Kody Fedorcha ’00 will call the action live.
ON THE INTERNET
The television broadcast can be seen live and on-demand at Lehighsports.com, with streaming provided by industry pioneer Yahoo! Sports. On-demand access to Lehigh Athletics broadcasts – over 200 events per year – is available for a nominal fee of $4.95 per month. Other content leading up to the game includes highlights from Wednesday’s media luncheon, and interviews with Coach Andy Coen and select student-athletes previewing the game (free podcasts).
Here are the satellite coordinates for Saturday’s telecast:
KU BAND DIGITAL AMC 16 – TX01 SLOT C9 105’ W
Downlink Frequency: 11724.50, Vertical Polarity
Symbol Rate: 6.1113 - FEC: ¾ - Data Rate 8.448000 – 9 MHz