Here is my situation: I live in the Harrisonburg DMA and based on zip code, I am not allowed to receive local stations through DirecTV. When I asked to get the distant feeds, they said I needed a waiver from 5 stations because they are local to me. Makes sense so far....... What I don't understand is that 3 of these 5 stations are being broadcast by DirecTV over satellite. If I need a waiver because they are local, why can't I just receive those stations? Any help clearing this up would be appreciated. DirecTV has been no help explaining this to me. On another note...... The FCC website says that waivers not answered after 30 days are considered "granted." DirecTV says that their policy is 45 days. I don't think I can trust them with anything they tell me.