Forgive me if someone else already posted this, I did not read every post. If you take the Hopper/Joey route (which I highly recommend) you cannot keep non XiP receivers on the account. Even if some of your TV's are not HD, the Joey has an SD output. The PQ blows away analog RF distribution. The Joeys use the same RG6 that you used with your RF system. Besides those high UHF frequencies are no longer legal for TV (above ch 52). Even though your system is closed circuit there may be some leakage in or out of your system.
As for the OTA module, it adds one additional tuner that can either be used for live viewing or recording (but not at the same time). A 2 Hopper system with 2 OTA dongles will give you the ability to record on one while watching live on the other. But really, will you ever watch everything that gets recorded?
Edited by Michael P, 11 December 2013 - 09:00 PM.
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