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Moving - how to temporarily get locals in new location?

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#1 OFFLINE   Tom M

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Posted 23 September 2010 - 03:04 PM

I'm moving to a new job which requires a relocation so while our house is on the market my wife will remain in the original location - keeping the primary D* service there. I'm planning on setting up a temporary dish and taking "my" HR20 with me (I know this bends the TOS but I'm not really worried about it as it's functionally no different than having the IRDs in different rooms) so I can keep up with my content. The problem is that the move is far enough that it's a different spot beam, which means I will lose my current locals. I know I can't have 1 account and different locals on different IRDs (or can I?) but since I've got an HR20 can I just hook up the off-air antenna to get the off-air HD locals in the temporary location? The guide data might be incorrect but I could always convert to manual recordings so long as the tuning works properly.

Edited by Tom M, 23 September 2010 - 05:22 PM.

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#2 OFFLINE   PCampbell



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Posted 23 September 2010 - 04:57 PM

Connect an antenna to the HR20 and rerun setup with local zip. That might work. Dont connect phone or ethernet.

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#3 OFFLINE   xmetalx



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Posted 23 September 2010 - 10:22 PM

This doesn't "bend" ths TOS. This breaks them. Having service on the same account at 2 addresses/locations simultaneously IS against DirecTV policy

Edited by xmetalx, 23 September 2010 - 10:28 PM.

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#4 OFFLINE   adam1115



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Posted 24 September 2010 - 03:53 PM

This doesn't "bend" ths TOS. This breaks them. Having service on the same account at 2 addresses/locations simultaneously IS against DirecTV policy

"Bend" means he knows, doesn't care, and doesn't want to get into a debate about it.

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