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    LNB arms

    Crazy question I know......but will the LNB arm from a DISH 500 fit onto a 1000.2 ? I realize it won't be long enough but I'm more curious if the 4 holes in the 1000.2 reflector will match with those from the 500. Thanks
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    Whole Home DVR issue

    When I first got DTV back in Oct, I had DSL internet. The whole home DVR setup was a breeze as they tied the DECA broadband adapter in with my wireless router which of course was connected to my DSL modem that ran off of a phone line.. I had coax cable spliced at the wall...one running to...
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    Spotbeam distance

    Spotbeam distance (Richmond Va) What are the odds of getting Greensboro NC HD locals in Richmond,Va? I've yet to find a spotbeam map for HD locals. Thanks
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    Multiple receivers while camping

    For the last year, I have tailgated/camped using my HD receiver and portable dish using a SWM SL3 LNB and power adapter. No problems. Now, I want to get creative and add an additional SD receiver/tv for my setup. Given my SWM LNB has only one coax output jack, how can I use my portable dish...
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    for those of you that have "moved"

    How long does it take for your locals to change to coincide with your "new address?" Couple hours?
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    Aiming around power lines?

    DirecTV Nation, I am new to DTV and for the first time took my portable setup camping with me this past weekend. I was unable to find a signal in the middle of the night when we arrived. The next morning I realized I was practically under some low hanging power lines. Can they negatively...
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    Help with a problem (SL3 and Phase III)

    I'll cut to the chase and just say I recently moved over from Dish Network. With Dish, I had an elaborate tailgate setup and became proficient in finding signals in sometimes less than 5 minutes. Now I have DirecTV and just spent an hour in my yard, to no avail, practicing for this...
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    Help with a problem

    I'll cut to the chase and just say I recently moved over from Dish Network. With Dish, I had an elaborate tailgate setup and became proficient in finding signals in sometimes less than 5 minutes. Now I have DirecTV and just spent an hour in my yard, to no avail, practicing for this weekend...
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    NHL games

    I just switched to DirecTv last week and tonight I've noticed I have all the NHL games. I didn't sign up for any NHL package or all the RSNs....is this a free preview or something?
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    Which Dish for tailgating

    Dish Network customer on the way to DirecTV. Currently I have a Dish 500 with my HD receiver. I'm going to be moving over to Direct shortly and want to keep my tailgating gear intact. A friend gave me an old Phase III (?) dish. Will that work? If not, is there a specific one I will need...
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    Dish customer with a DTV DVR question

    I've had it with Dish so I'm looking into switching but the Mrs has concerns about the DVR options with DTV. I currently have two HD TVs and two SD TVs. If I go the "whole home DVR" route with Direct TV, I will want a HD-DVR, HD receiver and two SD receivers. 1) Can I record SD programming...
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    A second tailgating TV?

    I have a DISH 500 with a DP Plus? twin LNB. In the past I have run coax from it to my ViP211 receiver and watched HDTV with no problems while tailgating. This year I'm thinking about having a second SDTV with my son's 311 receiver. If I want to run a second coax to it, do I just run it from...
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    Dish 500 and EA LNB?

    Will the 61.5, 72.7 and 77 (otherwise known as the Eastern Arc LNB) fit onto a Dish 500? I have a Dish 500 and a DP Twin for 119 and 110 for tailgating. Can I just swap the EA LNB ?
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    Question about the spotbeam charts

    Spotbeam 8 is shown for the GSO/W-S/HP markets in NC but the graph shows the beam over South Carolina. Surely this isn't correct...right? Anybody know the correct spotbeam coverage for those markets in NC? SatelliteGuys.US_TheList - Dish Network
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    Question about 72.7

    At home I have the "western arc" setup on my roof (110,119,129). For the last couple years when I tailgate for football games I have taken a spare Dish 500 and my VIP211. I have pointed at 110/119 and also just 61.5 on occasion with no problems. However, this fall I plan to point towards...
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    Question about a failed experiment

    Tonight for the heck of it I thought I would try an experiment and it failed miserably. What better place to find out why than here? :D On my roof, I have the "western arc" (110, 118,119 and 129) with a DPP44 switch mounted on the back of the house. I also have a spare Dish 500 that I use...
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    Minimum successful signal level?

    I'm now considering "moving" my locals from Raleigh to Charlotte. HD is fine but I do have two SD tv's that I'm worried about. After doing the list and so forth I find Sat 110 and TP 26 getting me signal strength level btw 25-27. Is this enough or will I constantly have to live with signal...
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    Greensboro, NC HD locals

    I am going to be moving my DMA to Greensboro and noticed their HD locals are on 61.5 and not 129 like they are in Raleigh. I find this interesting as it appears both the Raleigh and Charlotte markets have their locals on both 61.5 and 129 so I wonder why Greensboro just has them on 61.5? I...
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