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General DISH™ Discussion

Discussion of Dish Network™ products and services including general discussion about receivers, programming and software updates,

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DISH™ High Definition Discussion

Discussion of Dish Network™ high definition products and services including HD receivers, HD channels, HD local markets and more.

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Want to upgrade to HD - equ... - last post by Jim5506

DISH™ OTA Support and Discussion Forum

Post OTA (over-the-air broadcast reception) related support questions and feature requests here.

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ViP211(411)/211K/222 Support Forum

Support and discussion for Dish Network™ ViP211 (411) and ViP222 receivers.

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ViP612/622/722/722K DVR Support Forum

Support and discussion for Dish Network™ ViP612/622/722/722K receivers.

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Recording playback ended ea... - last post by Jim5506

ViP922 DVR Support Forum

Support and discussion for Dish Network™ ViP922 receiver.

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XiP913/813/110/112 (Hopper/Joey/Super Joey) Receiver Support Forum

Support and discussion for Dish Network™ XiP913/813/110/112 receivers.

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Other HD Receiver Support Forum (811, 921, 942)

Support and discussion for other Dish Network™ HD receivers (811, 921, 942).

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Standard Definition Receiver Support Forum

Support and discussion of all other Dish Network™ receivers, including the Dishplayer, 111, 301, 311, 322, 501, 508, 510, 522, 721, etc.

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DIRECTV General Discussion

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General discussion related to DIRECTV.

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DIRECTV Connected Home

Discussion of DIRECTV's technologies for sharing programs inside and outside the home, including Whole Home DVR, GenieGO, Mobile Apps, and other technologies.

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DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion

Support and discussion for all high definition DVRs (HR20-HR24), receivers (H20-H25), and Genie (HR34,HR44,C31,C41).

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DIRECTV SD DVR/Receiver Discussion

Support and discussion for standard definition receivers such as D1x, R1x and legacy SD receivers.

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DIRECTV DVR with TiVo Discussion

Support and discussion for all DIRECTV DVRs with TiVo, including THR22-100 and legacy TiVo devices

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DIRECTV: Cutting Edge Information

Want to help make DirecTV products even better? Join us in discussing the latest offerings from DirecTV, for all products. You must be a registered user to view or post in this forum!

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General Satellite Discussion

The "Lobby" of Satellite. General discussion of just about anything related to satellite that will not fit into the forums above.

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Will Both DISH And Direct B... - last post by ground_pounder

Cable TV Discussion

General discussion of cable TV operators.

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Internet Streaming Services

Forum for discussion of streaming service content providers.

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Sirius XM General Discussion

General Discussion about Sirius XM satellite radio service.

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FTA / Non Small Dish Satellite Area

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Satellite Television is not just Mini Dishes! Here you can discuss other satellite technologies such as C-Band, KU-Band and their related receivers, such as 4DTV along with FTA (Free To Air) MPEG Receivers.

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Legislative and Regulatory Issues

Discussion related to the regulatory and legal issues of satellite systems such as state taxes, court battles and Telecommunications Act Reform.

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TV Show Talk

A place to discuss Standard and High Definition programming on any provider.

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The Movies

Everyone loves the movies. Here is a place to talk about what's playing in theaters and at home.

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Local Reception

Discussion about reception of local HDTV or Standard Definition channels off the air (OTA).

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Sports Programming and Events

Sports fans gather here.

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High Definition Displays

Discussion of LCD, Plasma, DLP and CRT display devices.

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Home Theater Audio

A place for discussion of amplifiers, receivers, speakers and audio processors.

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Blu-Ray Hardware

Discussion of all Blu-Ray hardware.

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IPTV Hardware

For discussion of IPTV related hardware including mobile platforms.

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Miscellaneous Equipment

Discussion of other home theater equipment such as remotes, screens, cable TV hardware, video processors, and home theater computers (HTPC).

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The Watercooler

Care to just kick back and talk about life in general with other club members? This is the place! Grab a cup of H2O and chat away!

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Buy, Sell, Trade

This is the place for DBSTalk Club members to buy, sell or trade satellite equipment or acccessories . All DBSTalk members can read and reply to threads, but only club members can start them. Please Note...Do not bump and no auctions allowed.

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Great Found Deals

This DBSTalk Club Members only area is a place to post the links to the great deals you may have found on the Internet that other club members may like. Note...Do not abuse this section for your own personal gain. No Referral links.

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The OT

A friendly place where DBSTalk members can chat about off-topic subjects. Note: Controversial posts such as religion, politics, race, sex, etc. may be removed without notice. You must be a registered user to view or post in this forum!

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Tech Talk - Gadgets, Gizmos and Technology

Discussion about technology not related to satellite (computers, smartphones, etc.).

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Gaming Fun - The Other Reality

A place to talk about video games (all platforms) and game consoles.

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Laughter Is The Best Medicine

A place to post jokes and links to funny web sites or pages.

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