My brother just got DirecTV. He wanted HD. When the installer came out he found a good signal for the standard 101 location (I assume that would be where the dish would be pointing for the Seattle area). He said he would not be able to receive the HD sat's though. I thought all the other DirecTV sat. locations were further west of 101. When I look at the dish it's perfectly clear for a good distance west of 101. It does have a lot of trees further east of where it's pointing though. It should be noted though that when the installer came out he did not have anything for HD with him! No dish, receiver, etc. I know how to look up the sat. directions for our area, but I'm not sure what sat's are need for HD in Seattle. Thanks for you input.