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Locals via Sat vs OTA


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#1 OFFLINE   Bradcny

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Posted 07 February 2011 - 07:00 PM

Do any of you folks who have LIL still opt for channels off an antenna? If so, why?

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Posted 07 February 2011 - 07:05 PM

Because then I can record three channels at once.

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Posted 07 February 2011 - 07:38 PM

This like the 3rd or 4th time in the last few days this question has come up.

My biggest reason is so that I can still have access to some form of TV in then event something were to happen to dish or signal.

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#4 OFFLINE   scooper

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Posted 07 February 2011 - 07:43 PM

It's how I watch Local Networks in HD. Sometimes, I also watch the subchannels that would not be carried on Dish
You CAN put antennas on your owned and/or controlled property...

http://www.fcc.gov/mb/facts/otard.html

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Posted 07 February 2011 - 10:50 PM

More tuners to record multiple simultaneous things.

More sub-channels that SAT companies don't always carry.

Typically higher quality video than on SAT delivered locals.

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Posted 08 February 2011 - 12:20 AM

There are channels receivable of the antenna in HD that are carried by Dish only in SD.

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Posted 08 February 2011 - 01:03 AM

The picture quality is usually better OTA because there is less compression. Don't get rid of the subscribed locals because you may not get guide data for OTA.

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Posted 08 February 2011 - 01:44 PM

The picture quality is usually better OTA because there is less compression. Don't get rid of the subscribed locals because you may not get guide data for OTA.



Change that to "WILL NOT" receive guide data...
You CAN put antennas on your owned and/or controlled property...

http://www.fcc.gov/mb/facts/otard.html




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