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PBS Waivers

Discussion in 'General DISH™ Discussion' started by dbodle, Sep 18, 2005.

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  1. dbodle

    dbodle Mentor

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    How do you get a PBS Waiver to recieve the national PBS? I tried the website and the have a form for the regular networks but not PBS. Also what are the chances of getting granted. I was able to get granted for the other networks!
     
  2. scooper

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    Do you have PBS available from your locals via your DBS provider ? If so, you are not eligible, period.
     
  3. EricD

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    Are the cable companies supposed to follow the same rules as Dish for PBS? In RI, Dish only offers channel 36 (Providence PBS), while Cox offers channel 2 and 44 (Boston WGBH) in the "basic" package in addition to 36.
     
  4. dishrich

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    No (not for ANY local channels) - they always have had significantly viewed, which DBS is now just starting to get... ;) ;)
     
  5. TonyM

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    the areas that have no PBS have a mirror of the Nat'l PBS already.

    Rule is if A PBS station is available, even if you don't want locals, disqualifies you from Nat'l PBS
     
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