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  1. cspiteri

    Welcome Package Help

    I will be signing up for this soon and would like some help in knowing which receivers are available and which is recommended for my non DVR application. I own a VIP311K, Can it be used in my application? The person I spoke with did not have any answers. THANK YOU, NZB324
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    DSR 922 TIME SET HELP

    Is there a way to set the correct time?? My receiver did not adjust for daylight saving time. I do not have any subscription services,
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    HD EXTRA PACK PRICE

    I have been looking at adding this and went to the site but could not find the pricing after the 3 month free preview, Can anyone help on this?? Thanks,
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    OTA Programming on the Guide

    Is there a way to do this???
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    DISTANT LOCALS??

    Years ago we were Dish subscribers who qualified for distant locals. Is that option no longer available or did I miss seeing it on their site??
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    Getting Locals

    I am planning to drop COX and just want to get my area local networks. Does Dish still offer the WELCOME package and if so,where can I get information on the content?
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    Ranier Satellite

    Has any forum member(s) had experience with Ranier Satellite, either with their Cband programming services or their maps and battery replacement on the DSR 922; I saw an impressive ad from them with many favorable customer testimonies. Thank you
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    Problem with guide and To Do list after reset

    I had to reset my HR-24 because of a lost satellitesignal message. Now my guide lists "REGULAR SCHEDULE" for all my channels and my 'TO DO" list shows 0 when I should have about 45 programs scheduled to be recorded. I have never had this problem after a reset. What can I do to get things working...
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    METER FOR ALIGNING OTA ANTENNA

    I am putting up an OTA antenna which will be installed in my attic. Can someone recommend a simple and inexpensive meter I can use to optimize antenna alignment? I have a simple analog meter for aligning my single LNB DN dish, but I doubt that will work.
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    Help in setting up FTA system

    I am in need help in setting up my FTA equipment. Specifically which is the best satellite to tune to (C-band or Ku) on my DSR-922 and how to get a strong channel on my MICRO HD. I have a 10 foot winegard dish with C/Ku capability connected to a DSR-922 which has the TDT maxed out so I can`t...
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    welcome package new pricing question

    is there a price increase next month for the welcome package??
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    DISH NETWORK PREVIEW CHANNEL

    Is there a preview channel I can use in checking out my system before activation??
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    DO I HAVE THE LATEST SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD IN MY VIP 211K?

    thanks to various forum members I`m getting my receiver up and running so I can order programming. in checking my system information I have L554 software. Can someone please tell me if this is the latest revision??
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    ARE LOCALS ONLY AVAIKABLE ON DISH NETWORK??

    I recall that some time ago one could subscribe to locals only. I don`t see this option in checking their website. it now looks like the least expensive way to receive locals is thru the welcome package, unless I have missed something.
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    HELP IN GETTING OUT OF 119 SCREEN AND INTO SWTUP MENU VIP211K

    I`m trying to get into the setup menu so I can finish my self install. i`ve tried using the menu button on the remote, I`ve tried *#* to reboot the receiver. I`ve communicated with dish network to authorize my receiver so I can complete the check switch test and fine tune dish alignment. they...
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    help needed in setting up vip211k rcvr

    I recently purchased a vip211k from a forum member for my elderly parents mobile home. I have the dish aligned as I get 4 green bars from the acquiring signal screen. I want to go thru the setup so I can fine tune the alignment and do the check switch test. my problem is that I now get a screen...
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    hr-24 zip code question

    how do youn enter the zip code when on the appropriate screen ???
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    QUESTION ON DISTANT LOCALS

    I am thinking of switching to dish network from dtv. I currently have new York and los angeles distant locals fox, cbs and nbc. what distant locals are available from dish network and are my current waivers sufficient to qualify for the distant locals??
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    INCREASING BRIGHTNESS HR-24 FRONT PANEL

    I read in earlier posts that holding down the left side of the light circle and clicking the right side will dim lighting on the front panel. how do I increase brightness of the front panel display??
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    hr-24 recording indicator quedtion

    I installed a new hr-24 from solid signal and the orange recording light does not illuminate during a recording cycle. the unit records properly. id there a command or other way to turn this function on?? since the unit is new it seems unlikely the bulb is burned out.
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