Sat. TV rental for camping?????

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  1. bdsandm

    bdsandm Thread Starter New Member

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    I am going camping in a month for a few weeks. I want to stay in tune with cable news, etc. Is there any company out there that rents equiptment and service to use for camping, etc? This will not be used with an RV. I can mount the dish to a tripod. I am refering to equiptment and service.


    thanks.
     
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  2. boba

    boba SatelliteGuys Family
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    Rent a Motel room every couple days to get your news fix. Without a RV how are you going to power the TV and satellite receiver? And no I have no idea where you can rent a system that is portable enough for camping.
     
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  3. Jimbo

    Jimbo NW Ohio - Buckeye Country
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    Many campgrounds have the local cable available at the camp sites
     
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  4. gdarwin

    gdarwin Supporting Founder
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    How about a tail gating setup. You will need service set up at home and a tripod set up when camping.
     
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  5. Tomboy257

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    Isn't camping about getting away from it all?:D
     
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  6. Iceberg

    Iceberg We're here....RUN!!!!
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    nah :D
     
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  7. SouthRider

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    Check out this dish at camping world.

    Carryout MP1 Manual Portable Satellite TV Antenna - Item - Camping World


    I haven't tried it - but the price is right.

    You would need to find the satellites manually, and bring your receiver from home, but it is probably the most economical way to do it. They also sell small traditional metal dishes & tripods.

    Good Luck!
     
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  8. satjay

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    Some Campgrounds are wireless as well (so much for the getting away from things :)) If you have a Slingbox that might help
     
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