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using directv satellite to get OTA channels


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#1 OFFLINE   kmurali70

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Posted 16 July 2012 - 03:56 PM

I have suspended my directv account for 6 months, but i still have my receiver and dish, will i be able to use these to scan for digital OTA channels, instead of buying a new OTA HDTV antenna ?

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#2 OFFLINE   dpeters11

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Posted 16 July 2012 - 04:50 PM

No, but even if t wasn't suspended, you'd need an antenna.

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Posted 16 July 2012 - 05:02 PM

DIRECTV Plus HD receivers are NOT capable of scanning for OTA channels (whether active or inactive). Of course this assumes that you have an H®20 or AM21 to tune OTA channels in the first place.

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#4 OFFLINE   RunnerFL

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Posted 16 July 2012 - 06:01 PM

DIRECTV Plus HD receivers are NOT capable of scanning for OTA channels (whether active or inactive).


Wrong, the HR34 can and does nicely.
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#5 OFFLINE   dpeters11

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Posted 16 July 2012 - 06:48 PM

Wrong, the HR34 can and does nicely.


But the HR34 is not called a DirecTV Plus HD Receiver either.




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