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    The DEATH of my 508...

    Sometime back in 2005, I purchased a 508 DVR. I thoroughly enjoyed using it over the last 7 years. Last night as I hopped in bed with the wife, snuggling up to watch some recordings, I get the dreaded msg that something is wrong and that dvr functions are no longer available. So we just...
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    Does Dish still offer Free HD for life?

    I looked at my programming on the website, but I did not see the option to sign up for it. Guess I missed out.
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    508 fee increased???

    Did I miss something here? For the last 6 years, ive only paid 7$ a month. Now, the new bill comes in and its been up'd to 10$ a month PLUS a 6$ dvr fee. Can someone point me in the right direction?
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    Finally got HD!

    Ya I know, its been around forever. What can I say, I'm cheap! If I hadn't won a 50" HDTV, I still wouldn't have it! Got a nice blackish(?) 110/119/129 dish installed on the side of the house, and now watching a few HD channels. I can really see the difference! I can't remember the rep...
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    Sometimes DISH reall burns me up...

    Sometimes DISH really burns me up... Ive been a customer now for roughly 12 years... Only had one service call due to lightning. Paid my bills roughly on time.... Sometimes a few days late, but thats real life. Anyways, I call up today, because I finally wanna bite the bullet and upgrade to...
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    I'm thinking about upgrading...

    Current Setup 1 322 1 322 1 510 1 dish500 at 110 & 119 1 dish300 at 61.5 1 dp34 switch This setup has served me well for the last 8(?) years or so. However, I recently got 2 new HD tvs. One for the main viewing area and one for the bedroom. What I was thinking was upgrading one...
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    I'm not sure which is worse...

    I was reading the other post, "whats the purpose of dual receivers" and found it interesting and a good read. So it got me curious and I logged in to see what my new bill was going to be. Heres my setup. 2 322s 1 510 America Top 250 62.99 Solo Receiver 7.00 Duo...
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    Brighthouse Adding 20 new HD channels (CFL Only?)

    Brighthouse in the Central Florida division is adding 20 new HD channels. Their doing a little game of course on the way to the roll out. I don't know much about it. You can get more information HERE! You could win one of 20 HDTVs. Enjoy!
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    New HD-Dvr Coming soon! (hopefully)

    Well, I like reporting these for the "just because I can" reason. My little lost puppy came wondering up to me the other day. Show'd me very briefly the new HD-Dvr that the employees will be testing soon. I was unable to get full details other than it is a(n) Samsung Model and the hard...
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    It's official... Price Increase!

    Did ya get your fliers today?
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    New equipment for Brevard area!

    Well, we just started handing out new equipment to the contractors. Both are from ambit. MTA all in one, and a modem all in one. All in one? Yep, it means it has wireless network as well. I forgot to get the model numbers, but I will try and get them for you folks tomorrow.
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    Switched Digital Video coming to Brevard!

    What does that mean? No more channel surfing! Frees up more bandwith too! When? Dec 2!
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    Stupid roofers....

    Well, I recently just went through getting new shingles put on the roof. There was strict instructions "DO NOT TOUCH THE SATELLITE DISH". Well, we know how well that didn't go. I get home just in time to find him using a crow bar and hammer to remove the dish from the roof. :eek: It was...
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    Reading a post causes timeout....

    It's only one post in the Brighthouse Cable Forum.. Topic: Quick ? on channel delays... Been that way for 2 days. No other posts affected, just that one. Could we look at this please? Thanks!
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    Picked up a dish today...Questions...

    Hey guys, I picked up a dish today. Fiberglass. Measures 43 inches top to bottom and 40 inches side to side. It's in rough shape. Well what I consider rough. It doesn't have a smooth surface. 1. Should I sand it down and re-paint it? 2. If so, what paint should I use? I will...
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    Samsung HD box in Brevard...

    Well, here we go again! The last time BHN tried to release the samsung box here it bombed horridly. They just would not work at all. So here it is 6 months later and now their going to try it again. I was hoping to hear that the techs and management were going to test the box before...
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    Dealers close to Cocoa Beach?

    Ok, the recent storms we had here destroyed my dish. My FTA was truly FREE. I bought this house and it had a 90cm in the back yard, and a buddy gave me an FTA reciever. Anyways. the 90cm is toast, no chance of repair. A tree fell on it. Trust me, it was NO small tree either! So I...
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    RR burps....

    God what a mess these last 2 days have been. Road runner being 98% down for 4 hours yesterday morning. Still having problems with their own servers. I keep getting 2 different stories. 1 was dns server crashed, other was hardware failure at the head end. Got better answer there Steve?
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    Psssst! Want the new Cablecard HD & HDDVR boxes?

    Then call and order one! They start installing them on Monday! You can order HDDVR's and HD's. If you have any old style boxes, you will have to trade those in to get the new. In other words, if you have a regular digital box on one tv, and an hddvr on another tv, you have to trade in...
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    Psst! Whats this?

    Scientific Atlanta 8300HDC Hmmm, looks like an HDDVR. With cable card! Could this be available at Best Buy soon? :eek: Playing with mine right now!
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