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OTA channels - why?


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#26 OFFLINE   jsk

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Posted 14 April 2007 - 08:39 AM

To see what local channels you could get over the air, see http://antennaweb.org.

Then, you can look up the channels in http://www.titantv.com to see what programming they offer on their digital sub-channels.
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#27 OFFLINE   RASCAL01

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Posted 14 April 2007 - 08:40 AM

I us OTA to save $5 a month = $60 a yr. Also most of the time I am using all three tuners.
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#28 OFFLINE   sthor

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Posted 14 April 2007 - 08:49 AM

1) Dish does not carry Orlando, FL locals in HD
2) I like having the ability to record 3 shows at once
3) Excellent quality of OTA HD

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Posted 14 April 2007 - 10:19 AM

Dallas LIL HD networks stations have had a history of video and audio breakups. OTA more reliable with better pic if you can get a good signal. I actually get OTA from Okla, because I am in NE Texas (still in Dallas DMA). OTA pics great quality and more consistent. Sometimes when Dallas LIL is preempting a show for weather or whatever, I can get my show from Okla OTA. Finally, my 622 has several times locked up on playback of an HD LIL recording and I have lost the show. I have an HDTV tuner card in my Media Center PC and set "backup" OTA timers for many favorite shows. I lack ABC OTA, so I also do backup timers for ABC shows on my DVR510. Me paranoid? Absolutely. With good reasons.




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