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    Professional Installers out there....I'm Desperate for Help

    Well after reading 8 pages of this I am exhausted! Bill, have they replaced the dish yet? If not try it. I feel sorry for you man! Your installers sound like they really suck! The simple things like skew, receivers, cable have been done. I also think that in that area you may be on the edge of...
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    Does this approach make any sense

    Only 2 Cities Are Getting "hd" Locals Ny And La! The Others Are Getting Their Regular Digital Locals! Once Again Only 2 Cities Ny And La!
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    Customer's Who Are Rude And Want Everything Free

    Candygirlly, you obviously know very little about how this works. Everyone else is correct in stating its a RECEIVE ONLY system!
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    Customer's Who Are Rude And Want Everything Free

    1st off your comparison is nice. Thank God I know a UPS driver. I know for fact that at Christmas yes they hire more help cause otherwise he would work 24 straight, as it is he works 16 plus a day during that time and DOES get piggy backed. 2nd the union did ruin the steel industry take it from...
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    Customer's Who Are Rude And Want Everything Free

    The middle men for the most part are all good hard working installers! Yes you have the few bad apples which should and can be weeded out, but you won't be seeing D start their own install department anytime soon. Basically what you have now are installers who are basically D employees, they...
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    Transponder selection & strength

    Could be an alignment issue if the tilt on the back is wrong. Also if the tilt is correct and the mount is not plumb still a problem. Now this is going back to the beginning of the phase 3 dishes the reason at nite appeared to be temp related. In Pa when we put them in during the winter at first...
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    FAQ for self-installers?

    As an installer I would run the 4 lines for you and hook them up to the multiswitch. Then I would also hook up the 4 lines to your tv's. Thats all included in the free install. Fishing wires up from a crawl space 3 floors is not. It can also be very time consuming. My suggestion is to call a...
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    Apartment Forcing Dish Removal !!!

    If you have the money, contact a lawyer and the FCC!
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    As an installer my company FORBIDS us to go onto a roof or shovel or for that matter salt a roof. (Don't laugh i actually had a customer ask me to do that). A broken leg or back or whatever isnt worth 100 bucks! One wrong move on a snow, ice covered roof and its like skateboarding off a cliff. I...
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    Can't seem to get the "Free offer" for free

    I know my company in Pa doesnt charge anything up front for a system up to 4 receivers and install. Free is Free in our book. Best Buys deal is nice and I will let you know everyone I have installed for them gets there rebate with no problems. :)
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    DIY Install. Good idea?

    Being an installer we typically mount them on the house itself, unless there is a Line Of Site issue then we may have to use a pole mount. Is there any brick where you are considering mounting the dish? If so I would use that area first. It all comes down to if you have a clear line of site from...