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Tuning into Dish Network Channels without a box?
My mother has an analog television connected not to a Dish Network receiver, but "just to a cable from the wall". A DVD player is also connected. No Dish Network peripherals in sight.
She claims, that as long as she uses the Dish Network remote, she is able to access her Dish Network channels, as well as the Dish Network interface elements (channel info, guide, Dish Network logo, etc.).
I've not looked at this setup, but it sounds extremely, extremely unlikely.
Is this possible in any way whatsoever? Is there some kind of discreet Dish Network receiver box that she's failed to spot? Her DVD player has a digital tuner - could she be tuning into her Dish channels that way while mistaking its guide for the Dish Network one? Is that even possible?
Is there some kind of... magic remote tuner?
I'm sorry if this all sounds completely stupid, but she's adamant that it works, and I'd like to know how.
04-15-2010 03:53 PM