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Adding Local Channels
Posted 13 August 2006 - 01:46 PM
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Posted 13 August 2006 - 01:57 PM
I am considering adding local channels to my dtv package. I am in the champaign IL area. Locals are available, but the ** note on DTV website states I will need a second 18 inch dish. I do have a spare 18 inch dish available to use, I am guessing it would have to be aimed at another sat besides the 101. Is there a list of what's on which bird somewhere? Would I then combine the coaxes with a multiswitch? I am currently using a 2 x4 multisw that has a addinanal input for ant on it. Two go to my r15 the other one goes to my standard bedroom receiver.
Try calling Directv they may install the 2nd dish for free.
Posted 13 August 2006 - 05:12 PM
5 LNB Dish
SWM 16 Multiswitch
Living Room: HR24-200
Master Bed: R22-100 and DECA
Guest Bed: R22-100 and DECA
Front Room: R22-100 and DECA
Office: H21-200 and DECA
Cinema Connection Kit hooked to Comcast Internet