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The official August 12, 2002 Tech Chat discussion

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#61 OFFLINE   Marcus S

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Posted 12 August 2002 - 07:48 PM

Still to definitive reply on if the 6000 will ever get the OpenTV upgrade.
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#62 OFFLINE   Mark Holtz

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Posted 12 August 2002 - 08:03 PM

Pretty good chat! Nice to see everyone in chat!
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#63 OFFLINE   Scott Greczkowski

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Posted 12 August 2002 - 08:07 PM

No the 6000 will NOT EVER get the OpenTV Upgrade. I got that answer from the top of the food chain at Echostar.

Thanks to Mark Jackson for mentioning DBSTalk on the air!

Great chat everyone!

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Posted 12 August 2002 - 10:07 PM

I also indicated that 6000 will not EVER get openTV upgrade..
they said so on one of the chats...

By the way - did you all hear: - They mentioned DBSTalk on Tech chat tonite ( they mentioned us therefore :) )

I guess they do read our threads - lol

#65 OFFLINE   Jacob S

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Posted 12 August 2002 - 10:58 PM

When is the repeat of this tech chat and where are all the details of this tech chat? Maybe Scott needs to have a video on here of it so that those that missed it can view it, or his own video of the tech chat recap, like he does his new show, or put that on the next news show that he has.

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Posted 12 August 2002 - 11:06 PM

Any big news or interesting stuff? I missed it.

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Posted 13 August 2002 - 09:02 AM

The tech chat recap can be found here:


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Posted 13 August 2002 - 10:51 AM

When I had Dish, I always found that I got more out of the tech Chats than the Charlie Chats. Maybe its because I loved to hear about the different features of the receivers, etc.

Im even planning to get back in the game and get Dish again. I will admit this: the only thing I really miss in my exit from Dish are the Tech Chats. The Charlie Chats are nothing new, since you do see most, if not all, of the info on here and in the DBSForums.

#69 OFFLINE   Jacob S

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Posted 13 August 2002 - 11:03 AM

I also found the tech chats more informative, and I think its because they knew more of what they were talking about, and those only would come on every 3 months. Charlie Chats just are not what they used to be. I remember a good while back when the Charlie Chats had so much to look forward to. I guess people get spoiled after a while. I think the merger would create a new 'excitement' as there would be so many new things going on.

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Posted 13 August 2002 - 11:21 AM

I heard the statement that Open TV receivers not getting the channel ampping update are getting it but missed any specific reference to any non Open TV receivers. I am not holding my breath and the 6000 would have unique problems but I really dont recall the reference.
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#71 OFFLINE   Karl Foster

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Posted 13 August 2002 - 11:34 AM

Originally posted by Jacob S
I think the merger would create a new 'excitement' as there would be so many new things going on.

I think widespread 'panic' would be a more appropriate term :)
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#72 OFFLINE   Jacob S

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Posted 14 August 2002 - 02:05 AM

Maybe thats the other term for excitement I been looking for.

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