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    Guess I'll Show Just How Much About FTA I Don't Know

    I've spent close to an hour looking and can't find the answer, sure hope someone on here knows the answer to this FTA question. I'm in SE La, root for the Saints, but am originally from Texas and am a die hard Cowboys fan. On a Cowboy website, there was a post that said FTA would pick up Cowboy...
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    New Orleans and Baton Rouge Locals

    I've looked through the threads and haven't found anything quite like this. I'm in Hammond Louisiana.....approx 40 miles east of Baton Rouge and approx 60 miles north northwest of New Orleans. For our locals, putting in my address, we are in the New Orleans market, even though if we have to...
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    Trees a Problem 4 Dish 500

    For my uncle's house on my property behind me, the posibility for a Dish 500 is not possible because I can line up 119 but can't get 110 because of a tree, and there are a lot of trees. If I use two 300 dishes, one where it is right now sucessfully picking up 119 and use another dish 300 maybe...
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    IS DIRECTV Installer wrong......I hope so!!!!!

    I'm a Dish customer that is wanting to switch to Direct probably the first week in May. I saw an installer at a neighbor's house and ask him to come look at my install and he said he'd be here in 15 minutes. I have a residence with a dual tuner and single tuner in my house and a single tuner...
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    Sa Iptv

    One question...........will SA send out any letters to let IPTV subs know when they aren't making it financially or keep it a secret and will there be another thread in two or three years that we all read saying 'seems like this happened a while back'...
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    Dish Sub May Switch To DirecTv...Pros and Cons Please

    Questions: Monthly subscription or 11/12ths deal for annual subscribers?(Pay for approx11months and get 12months) DirecTV have Dual Tuner Receivers? DVR suspect problems? Telephone hook up? Will installer use existing Dish equipment that can be used or will they put in all new stuff? Some...
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    Problem I don't know what to do about!!!!!!

    I need some tech advise.....hope this won't be too long.....here goes. My elderly uncle(84) had Dish installed at his house back during winter 8 or 9 months ago. I visit him off and on about once or twice a month, I don't live in his city. I just found out last weekend that he has cable...
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    Switching between Dish and Direct

    I'm a Life Health Ins Agent by trade and saw a client today that I didn't originally have reason to doubt what he said until he told me something that I didn't think could happen. Hopefully someone on this forum knows more than I do about this and knows that it either could or couldn't happen...
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    New Problem

    OK......I'm not in the DBS business but I've help neighbors install, actually I did most of the technical work because I'd done it before, their Dish and DirecTV systems but I've run upon something I'm not sure about. How do you know that the LNB is alright. I'm talking about a Dish 300, I've...
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    Equipment Ownership

    Here's a question.........I own three receivers, a 322,4900, and a 1000..........I have the maintanance option on my account and I have problems with the 4900. Will Dish send me a new receiver and if they do will it be mine or theirs? I called yesterday and was on hold for 20 minutes and didn't...
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    (OTA+Amplifier)+Dish500&300+Diplexors

    I looked and didn't find information with the amplifier added to the equation. If you were going to add an amplifier close to the UHF/VHF antenna, would you install it to where if fed through the switch and would you have to have it coming on the 61.5 or 110/119 sat feed or will the amp...
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    Local Channel Question.....Hope For An Answer.....Dish CS Not Helpful

    Well after doing a search, thinking I'd find the answer to my question, here is my question. Since 96 I've been with E* and local stations in SE Texas made it impossible to get any local stations since the xmtrs are less than 25 or 30 miles away. Here is my problem. In the next 2 or 3 weeks I'll...
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    Question about Moving..............

    I have lifetime from 1997 late when SA first came on with 6 channels and it was $199. I am looking at a possible move from SE Texas to Louisiana and wonder what will be the procedure switching Dish and SA. I could just figure that taking my receiver and Dish will just take an address change but...
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    Replacing Blue Access Cards

    Received info for replacing access cards in today's mail. I've read other posts of the same thing happening in the past but my question is why? My normal inquisitive nature says something is up, that Charlie is up to something. Is Dish to be believed that just normal operations replacing 'old...
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    New Dish 322 Problem not found in forums???

    I've been reading these forums for quite some time and never had a reason to post up until now so here goes, and by the way I am a happy camper with Dish Network and have no intention of switching to DirectTV. I've been with Dish Network since late 1997 with a 4000/1000 combination until last...
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