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#1 OFFLINE   heaviside

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Posted 15 April 2013 - 05:54 PM

I bought a Tailgater and Dish VP-211 receiver for my rv. Only after setting it up did I learn that it can't get international programming. (Impossible to get that info before purchase!) Is it satellite 118 on Dish Network?

Why can't I get the satellite? Is there a workaround?

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#2 OFFLINE   VDP07

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Posted 15 April 2013 - 06:09 PM

Unfortunatly not with the Tailgater. International channels are carried on the 129w satellite. It is a different type of signal that the Tailgater is incapable of receiving.

 



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Posted 16 April 2013 - 10:29 AM

Unfortunatly not with the Tailgater. International channels are carried on the 129w satellite. It is a different type of signal that the Tailgater is incapable of receiving.

 Actually the international channels are carried on 118.7 and the tailgater isn't set up to receive it. If they were on 129 he'd be all set. The only way to get International channels for an RV is to buy a 1000+ or 500+ dish and point manually it each time he stops.




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#4 OFFLINE   VDP07

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 11:19 AM

 Actually the international channels are carried on 118.7 and the tailgater isn't set up to receive it. If they were on 129 he'd be all set. The only way to get International channels for an RV is to buy a 1000+ or 500+ dish and point manually it each time he stops.

 

Doh! I had a brain poot. 118.7 is the FSS birdie I was thinking of.



#5 OFFLINE   ionamartin123

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Posted 25 July 2013 - 06:18 AM

I appreciate that answer.Thanks a lot.






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