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TiVo Signs Pact With Nielsen Media Research by Bill R
From CNN: Television recording technology company TiVo Inc. Wednesday, 2/4/04, said it has signed a pact with TV ratings agency Nielsen Media Research to develop a service that tracks digital video recorder users' habits. http://money.cnn.com/2004/02/04/technology/tivo_nielsen.reut/ -- Bill R
February 5th 04 04:09 PM
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FA: Sony SAT-A2 DSS Receiver with accessories, remote, cards, etc. by Ken
February 5th 04 12:56 AM
by Ken Go to last post
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Having to RESTART Samsung DVR (DirecTv Version) by John Thomas Smith
The Good... Bought my wife an early holiday gift 11-24-03 since she has never figured out how to use the VCR... she thinks her Samsung 120 DVR is the best thing I've ever bought to go with DirecTv The Bad... Just over 2 months later on 01-31-04 it went completely WEIRD Some channels would not...
February 4th 04 09:17 PM
by Rod Smith Go to last post
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DTV PPV charges (was directv hbo/showtime bouncing) by [email protected]
The DirecTV operator assist fee for pay-per-view ordering of $5 was put in place to discourage such a type of ordering.They assume (quite righly in my opinion) that most people know how to operate a remote control.
February 4th 04 07:31 PM
by Gary Tait Go to last post
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multiple receivers by Doug Wynn
I have a single 18" round dual lnb dish, but I want to connect three recievers. Can this be done? If so, what do I need to do? I have tried using a splitter on one of the outputs, but this results in a complete loss of signal from all even numbered transponders. I have even tried placing an in...
February 4th 04 04:34 PM
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DirectTV in Mexico City? by Bill
Scenario I want to purchase DirectTV (or Dish, depending on my desires) in Dallas, Texas, get the Dallas TX local channels based on my rental home address in Dallas, and then physically transport the unit to my place of employment, which is Mexico City, Mexico, where I live most of the year. Will...
February 4th 04 07:56 AM
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DirecTV in Central Mexico by Brian
A friend who lives in Mexico mentioned to me that she recently lost the ability to watch CSPAN1 and HGTV. Apparently all her other channels are coming in fine. Does anyone know if DTV has changed transponders/satellite footprints which has caused this change and, more importantly, whether the...
February 4th 04 07:30 AM
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Future of MPEG-2 and DBS? by starman
I've been monitoring and occasionally contributing to this group since I got my first DBS system (DTV) about a year ago. I've found the information in this group to be quite useful. Based on much of what I've read here, it seems the big question for all DBS subscribers at some point in the future...
February 4th 04 12:34 AM
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DTV dish for Dish Network? by darren north
Can you use the triple-LNB DTV dish that they send you for their para-todos programming to receive basic Dish Network programming (AT180 package and maybe some HD content) if you connect it to a Dish Network receiver? I have Dish Network now and I'd like to add the NFLST, which is only available...
February 3rd 04 11:31 PM
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DirectTV DD 5.1 Surround sound by Sony Antony
I was checking at the array of DirectTV receiver today at Bestbuy ( I m with dishnetwork ). I saw that quite some of them have an optical audio output. The salesman told me that many of their channels carry audio in DD 5.1 along with the ordinary NTSC analog video. Was this true. Or is it a case...
February 3rd 04 11:07 PM
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Save to VCR with Direct TV SD-DVR120 by jim.brown
Can anyone tell me how the Save to VCR is different from just playing something on the DVR and recording it on the VCR?
February 3rd 04 02:14 PM
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Equipment Question by Seth
"LadyMovieFan" wrote in message ... Whew! We were gonna head out today and go somewhere and boy, I'm glad we changed our minds! Just heard a noise awhile ago and FedEx dropped off big box with the DirecTV equipment on...
February 3rd 04 05:38 AM
by jeff wahly Go to last post
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Transponder assignments on DirecTV and Rainbow by Jeremy Rose
I'm trying to find out the transponder and channel number for each of the following channels: Fox Kids PAS-6B EWTN DirecTV 5 C-SPAN Rainbow 1 C-SPAN DirecTV 1R C-SPAN DirecTV 2 C-SPAN DirecTV 4S CMT DirecTV 1R
February 2nd 04 07:58 PM
by Gary Tait Go to last post
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How to get Dish 811 by Norris Watkins
I have been with dishnetwork for a while, using the ordinary analog dish receiver. Recently I found out that for new customers, they give out the high definition 811 system, which has an in-built receiver for local OTA-ATSC ( High Def ) stations. I was thinking of disconnecting temperorily ( I am...
February 2nd 04 05:49 PM
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Simple question... by Big Mac
I am just curious - this newsgroup's name ends in " .dbs ". I can't figure out what dbs stands for. I am probably missing something basic.
February 2nd 04 07:22 AM
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2 satellites at teh same angle by Sony Antony
I was looking at the satellite angles in Clark's bely at lyngsat.com ( http://www.lyngsat.com/america.shtml ) I saw that in many cases there are more than one satellite at the same angle. Eg : At 119 degrees, DirectTV 5 and Echostar 7 How does the receiver distinguish between the 2 satellites. Is...
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February 2nd 04 05:39 AM
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Cold weather effects 101 sat on DirecTV by Gary Quiring
I had no service most of Saturday 1/10 until Sunday morning after the sun came out. The temp was 9 degrees. With the wind chill factor it was probably around zero. Both a Sony round dish and Terk elliptical dish were not able to get stable signal on the 101 sat. The Sony was less picky then the...
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February 2nd 04 04:18 AM
by Pat Brower Go to last post
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New BSH-Settings for more digital receivers by Hannibal
URL: http://www.belgiansatellitehoppers.com Greetings Aimé
February 1st 04 06:09 PM
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DIRECTV Interactive? by Question
As someone who is thinking about moving from cable to DirecTV, what is DirecTV Interactive? Thanks
February 1st 04 05:09 PM
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Odd Apartment Balcony Install by Druna974
I have a Directv Tech coming this Saturday to set up my system. In preperation for this, I have to construct a mounting system as I am a renter, and can not attach anything to the structure. As it is, I have a very small area to aim the dish, and will have to have it extend over the edge of my...
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February 1st 04 04:49 PM
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