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upgrading portable dish to HD from SD

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Installation/MDU Discussion' started by boukengreen, Oct 10, 2012.

  1. boukengreen

    boukengreen Legend

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    currently have an sd dish for the rv for hunting season and camping and looking to upgrade it to HD and use a r24 jut not sure which dish to get. any help is appreciated
     
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  4. harsh

    harsh Beware the Attack Basset

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    Unless the aforementioned hunting and camping is taking place in areas that are wooded in any significant way.
     
  5. jimmie57

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    If you are going to have a clear line of sight the best thing is to duplicate what you have at home with the dish. This way all that you have to do is align it.

    At home, press the dash button on the remote. Does the message say SWM detected ? If yes, you need a SWM dish and Power Inserter.

    Press and hold the Info button on the remote. The system info will come to the screen. Choose More Info, scroll down and see what dish it says it is using.
     

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