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Old 06-06-2019, 09:16 AM
John_W John_W is offline
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I sat up until 5am until the eye of Hurricane Irma had completely passed and we never lost Directv, not even HD, never had to go back up. If you know how to switch to backup non-HD channels, you'll almost never lose picture with Directv. Plus my DVR records up 1000 hours of HD video, I've got probably 800 hours in movies now, can never watch everything. Worse case scenario, a Super Bowl, I got an attic antenna hooked to the guest BR TV, unless it's on channel 2 I can still see 6, 9 and 35.
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Old 06-06-2019, 11:10 PM
EdFNJ EdFNJ is online now
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Join Date: Nov 2016
Location: Bailed out of NJ after 68yrs and headed south.
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Originally Posted by Topspinmo View Post
I had dish when we lived OKC where cable wasn’t available. Had little problems and was way cheaper than Comcash. I was disappointed when I got here and my house was only wired for comcash. Plus comcash don’t have RFTV which I liked several programs they ran. I didn’t want no holes drilled in my roof and centurylink did find run cable in my neighborhood, but centurylink don’t offer the tennis channel so that’s out.
You probably don't need any holes in your roof, a sat dish can easily be ground mounted in probably 90% of the homes. Most people in my area have ground mounted sat dishes.
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Old 06-07-2019, 05:43 AM
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Location: Northern Neck/Chesapeake Bay, Winifred
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I have my dish mounted to the side of my deck.
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Old 06-07-2019, 07:22 AM
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We've had Dish since we dropped Comcast a number of years ago. We are satisfied, but must renegotiate price every couple years.
Chicago, Cary, and Champaign, IL
Winchester, IN
Lancaster, OH
Tampa, FL
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