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    problems getting d** to provide free programming

    has anyone had d** tell them they cant give you free HBO or showtime if you already subscribe to the premier programming package? i was told that its already charged to me monthly so they cant give it free. it seems that all they have to do is credit my account monthly for 3, 6 or however many...
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    help in installing a 2nd multiswitch

    i am using 7 of the 8 outputs on the multiswitch and i need to add 2 more tvs. problem with moving the M/S inside is that i have 2 dvr's hooked up and the lines are run from the outside, drilled into the house. i already have lines from previous cable instal inside the house to hook up the 2...
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    help in installing a 2nd multiswitch

    i currently have a triple lnb dish running thru a zinwell 6x8 multiswitch on my roof. i have this connected to both HD and SD tv's in my house. problem is i need at least 2 more tv's to be hooked up and i dont want to drill more holes in my house. I want to add the additional connection...
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    MPEG4 HD DVR and Home Media Center news:

    can someone please tell me what HMC is??
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    help me with multiple multiswitch question please!!!!

    I NEED HELP PLEASE!!! i have a 3-lnb D** dish run thru a Zinwell 6x8 multiswitch on the roof. because of the poor previous calbe instal i had to drill into the house for each line of sat. my question is can i connect another multiswitch to one of the sat lines inside of the house in order...
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    5 LNB Dish - DC area

    help with multiswitches!!! guys, i have a 3 lnb dish connected to a multiswitch on my roof (8 outputs). my question is can i connect another multiswitch to one of the lines inside of my house, in order to hook up a few more tv's???? i had to drill holes in my house to bring D** inside...
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    5 LNB Dish - DC area

    can anyone advise me? i am in the DC area and want to know if i will be able to get any expanded HD channels when they become available from D** with my mpeg-2 receiver, or do i need to get the mpeg-4 in order to get any new channels... i have OTA and get all my locals now, so i dont want to...
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    National HD Feed

    HD channels other than the standard D** package? can anyone tell me what the plans are for extended HD channels other than those in the required package. when will we get tnt and others in hd and will i need the new mpeg 4 and 5 lnb box to get these or will i be able to get them with my mpeg 2...
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    Help with outdoor antenna selection...

    can anyone suggest a good, not too expensive, pre-amp which might help my cause???
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    Help with outdoor antenna selection...

    still trying to get this worked out!!!! ok, i put up a channel master antenna and most channels are coming in great, esp. the big 4 and some pbs channels... but i still cannot get my upn channel (channel 20, frequency 35) this channel is at the same place as most of the other major channels...
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    Help with outdoor antenna selection...

    my antennaweb readings here are my antennaweb readings. these are for the digital signals. i am really only worried about the DC signals. * red - uhf WUSA-DT 9.1 CBS WASHINGTON DC 331° 15.8 34 * red - uhf WPXW-DT 66.1 i MANASSAS VA 283° 23.4 43 * red - uhf WFDC-DT 14.1 TFA ARLINGTON...
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    Help with outdoor antenna selection...

    what about the best outdoor antenna for my situation??
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    Help with outdoor antenna selection...

    which outdoor antenna would work best for me???? my problem is similar. i am in MD just outside DC. about 15 miles from most towers and most at around 330 degrees. i have about 2-3 fairly large trees in the direction i need to point an antenna. which outdoor antenna would work best for me? i...
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    5 LNB Dish - DC area

    can i use silver sensor with these readings? i live in Md, just outside of DC and use DC locals.. here is what antennaweb says for my channels. i am in the basement witht the tv and reciever right next to a window. i use an RCA amplified antenna and only get the big 4 networks. do you think...
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    I now have an OTA - Now what?

    hey folks, i too am a little ignorant when it comes to all of this. i am in the DC area (sub to DC D** locals). i have major troubles getting my locals in HD via OTA. i am working this from my basement and have a window directly behind the tv so i hope to try the silver sensor and get this...
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    Just checking..anyone get the $100 MIR yet

    i called the number 1-800-824-9081 and spoke with a very pleasant csr. she looked into my rebate, of course there were no notes about the previous 2 conversations i had with csr's. she then looked at my account and saw that i got my hd dvr in early sept. based on the fact that it has been...
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    Here is the requirements for the free Upgrade to Mpeg4

    i have all of the requirements, but i have the HD DVR. i was told that this upgrade wouldnt apply to me, only to people with a standard HD receiver. anyone know this to be true or not?
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    5 LNB Dish - DC area

    hey Oskee I, thanks for responding. but still have a problem. i called D** last night and asked about the upgrade. i was told that it is available but not for me since i have the HD DVR. i informed them that when i got the HD DVR in sept. i was told that i could upgrade when the new 5 LNB...
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    5 LNB Dish - DC area

    DC area 5 lnb idiot hey folks, i know i am an idiot on this, but what exactly does the 5 lnb offer?? i too am in DC. i have been told that it replaced the existing dish and allows locals in HD. i have the HD DVR now, and i am reading that you are swapping out your recievers, why?? can...
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