Chargers - Packers blacked out locally

Per NFL policy, the game between the San Diego Chargers and Green Bay Packers on Saturday, Aug. 12 will not be shown live in the Chargers' television market.

The league's long-standing policy requires all games not sold out 72 hours prior to kickoff to be blacked out in the local market. This includes all signals within a 75-mile radius of the stadium and those areas whose television signal reaches within that 75-mile zone. The league's policy affects all telecasts, both cable and satellite.

Approximately 3,000 general tickets remain available at Qualcomm Stadium Gate C,, Ticketmaster outlets or by calling TicketMaster at 619-220-TIXS (8497). The game kicks off at 7:05 p.m.

The tape-delayed telecast can be seen at app. 10:30 pm on KFMB-TV, Channel 8 in San Diego. Ron Pitts and Billy Ray Smith will call the action from the booth and Jaymee Sire will report from the sideline. KCBS-TV, Channel 2 in Los Angeles (TBA immediately following the game) and KMIR-TV, Channel 6 in Palm Springs will also carry the tape-delayed telecast. The NFL Network will show the game on Monday, Aug. 14 at 9 am PT. Mi San Diego, Channel 43 in San Diego will carry the delayed telecast in Spanish at 10:30 pm. Adrian Garcia and Benny Ricardo will call the action in Spanish for Mi San Diego.

KVBC-TV, Channel 3 in Las Vegas and KYMA-TV, Channel 11 in Yuma, Arizona are outside the Chargers' 75-mile television market and will carry the game live.

Fans can listen to the game live beginning at 7:00 pm on KIOZ Rock 105.3 with Josh Lewin and Hank Bauer calling the action from the booth and Jim Laslavic reporting from the sideline. Fans can also listen on XEXX Radio 1420 and the voices of Jorge Villanueva and Efren Dominguez. The Chargers' radio network includes KMPC 1540 AM in Los Angeles and Orange County; KTMQ 103.3 FM in San Bernardino, Temecula and Riverside; KXPS 1010 AM in Palm Springs, Palm Desert, Indio and the Coachella Valley; KXO 1230 AM in the Imperial Valley and Yuma, Arizona; KSPA 1510 AM in Ontario, Rancho Cucamonga and the Inland Empire; KWDJ 1360 AM in Ridgecrest; KGEO 1230 AM in Bakersfield; KSHP 1400 AM in Las Vegas, Nevada, and Sirius Satellite Radio (Channel 126).

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