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"Searching for satellite" help needed by Duke
Have a 2 or 3 year old RCA (#DRD420RE) DirecTV model receiver that stopped working after lightning storm the other night. All I get now is a "Searching for Satellite signal", and the signal meter does not show any signal at all on any transponder. Have tried with no success: 1) Shutting off...
August 2nd 03 01:51 AM
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Echostar IX Launch Information by Bill R
Echostar IX launch information, http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewpr.html?pid=12222 This is a sea launch (the first one for Echostar). It will be shown on DISH channel 101. -- Bill R. Remove No-Junk-Mail- in e-mail address to reply by e-mail
August 2nd 03 02:41 AM
by Bill R Go to last post
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Undocumented Remote Feature by satris
On my Sony SAT-T60 DirecTV/DVR (TiVo) satellite remote there is a button that has only a casual mention in the owner's manual and no supporting information on the Sony website. This button is what appears to be a "decimal point" and as far as I can tell has no discernible function.Is this feature...
August 2nd 03 04:51 AM
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BSH-Settings now with SKY ITALIA by Hannibal
URL: http://www.belgiansatellitehoppers.com Greetings Aimé
August 2nd 03 09:21 AM
by Hannibal Go to last post
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Balt-Wash Expert Dish Alignment needed? by Hal Kuff
Looking for expert dish alignment Balt - Wash area... Columbia Maryland Please e-mail
August 2nd 03 10:17 AM
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Balt-Wash Expert Dish Alignment needed? by Hal Kuff
Looking for expert dish alignment Balt - Wash area... Columbia Maryland Please e-mail
August 2nd 03 10:24 AM
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What good is a Dish Receiver without the Smart Card? by agn
You can buy a new card from DTV. "jm" wrote in message ... I saw one cheap, working, but no smart card. Is it useless? What can I do? Thanks.
August 3rd 03 02:53 AM
by WichitaRedneck Go to last post
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comcast adjustment commercial by Braunsdorfx
I was in Knoxville at a hotel and saw this crazy comcast spot where this guy said he went back to cable cause he had to climb on his roof twice a week to re-aim his dish. It was kinda of funny, but in anyones experice is this true? In four years I had to cut bushes twice. At my old house I had...
August 3rd 03 03:05 AM
by WichitaRedneck Go to last post
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Dish Receiver without the Smart Card? by Valentín Guillén
jm wrote: I saw one cheap, working, but no smart card. Is it useless? What can I do? Thanks. It is certainly NOT useless. Many people would purchase this receiver and here's why: Some sources on the Dishnetwork website say that a new CAM is available from them for used purchases. Go the...
August 3rd 03 10:17 AM
by Valentín Guillén Go to last post
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DSS over twisted pair by kjw
Has anyone tried running twisted pair between the satellite dish and a receiver using (I think they are called) Balun converters? I want to install a receiver in a room that has no coax (nor can it be wired easily), but it does have an unused Cat5 cable running between it and the room that...
August 3rd 03 09:19 PM
by WichitaRedneck Go to last post
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Tennis Channel by Max Gamon
My local Time-Warner cable has the Tennis Channel. Is Direc TV going to get it? Part of sports pkg?
August 4th 03 12:09 AM
by satris Go to last post
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Can I join two outputs of a multiswitch, then seperate to two DirecTV receivers? by Kevin
Hi all! I have a 4x4 port multiswitch today, came with my oval Dish. I have all three LNB's setup and working just fine with my three DirecTV receivers (living room, bedroom and HD receiver in the basement). My question is, can I combine two of the outputs from the multiswitch to one cable (the...
August 4th 03 01:21 PM
by Kevin Go to last post
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Echostar Press Release: Echostar IX Satellite Launch by Bill R
Here is the official Echostar press release on the launch of the Echostar IX satellite: http://www.corporate-ir.net/ireye/ir_site.zhtml?ticker=dish&script=410&layout=-6&item_id=438132 This launch will be carried live on DISH channel 101. -- Bill R. Remove No-Junk-Mail- in e-mail address to reply...
August 4th 03 07:47 PM
by Bill R Go to last post
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Anyone switch from DTV to Dish and got the Dish 500?? by Jim
All new installs are dish 500 (for several yrs) 301 is the rec. "snow" wrote in message ... I was wondering if anyone has switched from DTV to Dish and got the Dish 500 free with installation?? I know they got the Dish 301 promo but...
August 5th 03 01:26 AM
by TNGTony Go to last post
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How to terminate service from DTV by snow
It looks like I am switching to Dish Network after I talked to them tonight. My question is I am billed with DTV thru August 18....as about 6 months ago they gave me a 6 months discount to stay with them, but NOWHERE do I see in my billing that I have a 12 month commitment with them, they just gave...
August 5th 03 02:19 AM
by snow Go to last post
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HDVR2 blacked out! by Rod Smith
In article , Quiet Desperation writes: Turned on my HDVR2 tonight (Sunday), and had nothing. Every channel "Not available". I checked transponder channels and noticed a couple were dead (#4 and #20), but the rest were a healthy 96 to...
August 5th 03 02:53 AM
by Quiet Desperation Go to last post
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New TV Market Maps by TNGTony
Hi folks, A while back, I threw together some TV Market maps compiled mostly from the now defunct http://www.ecostarmerger.com web site. There were many inaccuracies. Thanks to all who sent in corrections. I have finally gotten around to making new maps (been working on them for a few hours here...
August 5th 03 07:06 AM
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DISH Network Announces DVR Fee On Model 510 by Bill R
DISH Network has announced that it will start charging a fee for its DVR service on its new model 510 (same as model 508 with a 120 GB hard drive). The pricing plan is as follows: * With America's AT50 package the DVR fee is $9.99 a month. * With AT100, DL Dos, AT150, or DL Max the DVR fee is...
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August 5th 03 04:45 PM
by Rob Campbell Go to last post
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Do I need directv service to get signal? by Mike in DE.
I put my dish up and dont get a signal, my signal strength is zero. I was wondering, do I need to call direct tv and sign up for service before I will see a signal, or will receiver show signal strength even without the service agreement? Thanks
August 6th 03 12:28 AM
by WichitaRedneck Go to last post
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satellite receiver by Oliver
We have a new unit RTS8018 satellite receiver, with new panel, new softwares, made in China, and similiar to Korean products. Best Features!
August 6th 03 04:53 AM
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