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    Coolsat Looking for Coolsat 8000HD 20.25A firmware

    I just bought the oldie Coolsat 8000 HD receiver for $40. want to use it for as DTV receiver to connect to a monitor. It has S/W version 12.04.2F According to forum there is factory version 20.25A Unfortunately, I can not find this file, links are dead. I hope someone could re-post this file...
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    Direct TV broker for Canada

    TV Japan I am learning the language
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    Direct TV broker for Canada

    Ch 2040
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    Direct TV broker for Canada

    west of Toronto
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    Direct TV broker for Canada

    already checked out "Directtvnow.com" however, the channel I am looking for is not listed there not even in the most expensive $70 Gotta Have It package only 120 channels.....very poor selection
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    Direct TV broker for Canada

    I am looking for a broker to purchase Direct TV service in Canada Is it possible at all ? Does any broker exist ? Thanks!
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    Who is selling Polish channels on 97W ?

    There are 2 Polish scrambled channels on 97W TP21...TV Polonia and Tele5 Both encrypted, but I am getting a decent signal. Anybody knows who is selling these channels, where can I buy it, how much, etc..... Thanks!
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    LNB skew vs DISH skew

    sounds like it would not worth the effort [ lots of work, dish would get heavier (extra plate)] Thanks for all the replies!
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    LNB skew vs DISH skew

    From the replies, I think I did not described the situation clearly: I am planning to take of the rotating mechanism from an unused Bell dish It has 2 parts: Part 1 is attached to the back of the dish with 4 bolts, Part2 is which goes to the pole.....and these two part a held together with 2...
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    LNB skew vs DISH skew

    The dish I called round is a 21" wide, and 22" tall, has a Y shaped dual LNB holder and it has a canadian satellite provider logo printed on it. I am thinking to take of the rotating mechanism and use it on a 30" qsat dish, which is already in use for fta, works fine for 30,72,89,97,101 My...
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    LNB skew vs DISH skew

    I have a small dish (around 22") which rotates. Thinking of removing rotating parts and attach it to a larger (30") dish to make dish skewable. I would like to know whether it is worth the effort, and I will end up with some gains compared to just skew the LNB on a same dish? Thanks for all...
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    circular lnb to linear lnb convert

    did a quick test run on a 18" oval starchoice plastic dish in a light drizzle got 101w History with 57%, 97w presstv 48%, 95w cctv-e 68% these readings are similar to any other "no name" linear lnbs I have this lnb is definately a keeper, time to put it to "non-evil" use thanks for all the replies
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    circular lnb to linear lnb convert

    circular lnb to linear convert removed white front plastic cap (with a help of heat gun) inside is a white piece of plastic , placed in a 45 degree angle on both end , a wide "V" shaped cut out, almost as wide as the plastic removed plastic piece behind at 3 o'clock there is a round...
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    circular lnb to linear lnb convert

    I got this rarely seen lnb, round shape, ku band circular single lnb, lo=10.750 Ghz, Input=11.70-12.75 Ghz, NF=0.5 dB seems like the frequency (11.70-) is fine for fta, however the circular polarization is a problem thinking of taking off the front cap and removing inside the plates to make...
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    89w Galaxy 28 ku missing 3 ABC channels

    89w ABC channels did some investigation---switch OK, cables OK---adjusted dish---up 2 mm, and rotated 2mm --- got 89w channels back :) looks like the wind+dish weight managed to pull out slightly (2mm) one of the top plastic inserts inside the holes on the wall, which are holding the...
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    89w Galaxy 28 ku missing 3 ABC channels

    Thanks Iceberg, looks like then I am heading out to the garage roof with a sat receiver and a 7" dvd player to troubleshoot the problem: dish moved ? bad coax connections ? bad 22 khz switch ? bad diseqc switch ? So many things could have gone wrong ! Thanks again !
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    89w Galaxy 28 ku missing 3 ABC channels

    It is 27 F/ -2 C the temperature here, and I really don't want to go out there, unless I have to . However, if something wrong with my setup, why I still got signal on one TP ?
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    89w Galaxy 28 ku missing 3 ABC channels

    I have a dish pointed to Galaxy 28 Ku @89w and used to get 3 ABC channels on it, at TP 11954 V 19532 ....News1 Live, Absat Ch2+ABC News Now Now I am no longer getting any signal on that TP. First I thought maybe my dish moved, bad connection,bad switch, etc...but then i did a Blind Scan and...
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    Nbc mux from 72w now duplicated @101w

    NBC-MUX @72 used a 30" dish with a CW600P , and got 53% up here in a frozen north 4xMSNBC channels and 2 religious channels just in time, so I could watch on three channels the president's lame speech about how he is continue to do nothing about the oil spill in the gulf :sob: looks like...
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    Nbc mux from 72w now duplicated @101w

    NBC-MUX sounds good, because as long as they stay on (transmit) with "something", scanning channels won't be an issue lyngsat shows12,052 V 6890 , the LIST shows 12,049 6890--I guess I have to try both Thanks for info
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