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Take receiver to friends house?


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#26 OFFLINE   P Smith

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Posted 25 September 2010 - 11:47 PM

That governs rules the satellite company must abide by, not the end user.


Same as I'm READING quotes and documents.

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#27 OFFLINE   narcolept

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Posted 26 September 2010 - 01:00 AM

As an FYI it's not possible to receive someone else's locals if you are not in their market. The locals are on spotbeams, so taking an authorized receiver from NYC to North Carolina will not get you NYC locals.

I'm not sure if that's what you meant with the above bold, but wanted to point out that moving a box does not pose "issues" with local channels.


Actually, in the spirit of you're point, you're right, but in the application of an example you're wrong.

NYC and LA locals aren't a spotbeam, they're national for DNS. If you took a receiver authorized for a NYC location anywhere you can receive a signal, you'd be able to receive NYC locals.

Now, if you were to take a receiver from North Carolina to NYC, you wouldn't receive the North Carolina DMA's locals in NYC, due to being outside the spotbeam for the NC locals.

Just offering clarification on your specific example.

#28 ONLINE   harsh

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Posted 26 September 2010 - 07:30 AM

The FCC has its hands all over satellite TV, the "Act" is 214 pages long.

In addition to applying to the carrier and not the consumer, the act that you refer to has twice been superseded. See SHVERA (2004) and STELA (2010).

For future reference, STELA sunsets in 2015.

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#29 OFFLINE   TBlazer07

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Posted 26 September 2010 - 12:01 PM

As an FYI it's not possible to receive someone else's locals if you are not in their market. The locals are on spotbeams, so taking an authorized receiver from NYC to North Carolina will not get you NYC locals.

Actually I believe it might because aren't NY locals also national feeds?

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Posted 26 September 2010 - 03:30 PM

Actually I believe it might because aren't NY locals also national feeds?


Bad example, but I think everyone got the jist...
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