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Dish Size Question - Newbie

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#1 OFFLINE   Musburger


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Posted 30 September 2009 - 10:59 PM

I got Directv a couple of months ago.

I live in an apartment and they set up a pretty big dish on a tripod on my balcony. The dish says Slimline on it.

I recently saw another balcony with a much smaller DirecTV dish...why is this dish so much smaller than mine? It's held up by a pole, not a tripod.


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#2 OFFLINE   carl6


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Posted 30 September 2009 - 11:11 PM

Chances are the other subscriber only has standard def (SD) service, not HD. The 18" round dish is all that is needed in most markets for SD.

#3 OFFLINE   Musburger


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Posted 30 September 2009 - 11:13 PM

Thanks..I figured as much, but wanted to make sure there wasn't a smaller alternative.

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