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[aprssig] RV APRS and Dish TV

Jim Sanford wb4gcs at wb4gcs.org
Fri May 11 02:14:57 UTC 2012


Can't help with the RV, but have had Dish Network for years.  NEVER 
plugged in to phone line or internet.  Works fine.  (I don't do pay per 
view)
73,
Jim
wb4gcs at amsat.org


On 5/10/2012 9:37 PM, Tad Burnett wrote:
> And YES.... Dish works well from the RV... I did that one summer...
> Just a vertical 2 inch pipe mounted on a piece of plywood and
> a hand full of cedar shingles to wedge underneath to fine tune
> the aim.... There is an audio tone signal.... The pitch goes higher
> as the signal gets stronger... Takes about a minute to set it up....
> Tad N1QAG
>
>
> On 5/10/2012 9:26 PM, Tad Burnett wrote:
>> Same with DISH... They can also run diagnostics with internet
>> connection... Without I have to run them here myself and report
>> voice over the phone.... No great problem for me.....
>> I guess if they had to send a tech to run diags it could be...
>> The diags didn't show where the loose coax connecter that was
>> getting water in it from the snow was though... I had to search for that
>> I my own....
>> Tad N1QAG
>>
>>
>> On 5/10/2012 9:14 PM, Bob Burns W9RXR wrote:
>>> At 12:16 AM 5/9/2012, Bob Bruninga wrote:
>>>
>>>> Does normal DISH TV work portable on an RV?  I see RV's with the 
>>>> dishes, but the fine print in the adds imply that you must have a 
>>>> phone line or internet connection too.
>>>
>>> I am not a DISH subscriber, so I can't speak for their policies.
>>>
>>> I am a DirecTV subscriber. Have been off and on since about 1996. My 
>>> receiver hasn't been connected to the Internet or a phone line for 
>>> about a year. The only "problem" is that I can't purchase movies or 
>>> pay-per-view sports events on the "on demand" channels using the 
>>> receiver's remote control.
>>>
>>> Bob...
>>>
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