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Bill.Satellite

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Posted: 05/14/20 07:25am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

mikestock wrote:

Bill.Satellite wrote:


Easy Peasy! $300 in parts and an hour or 2 of labor and you are good to go!



Is this true for the SK-SWM3 Traveler?


Yes. That's what I have as well and will likely have to make the move to DISH if DTV will not provide DNS to their mobile customers.


What I post is my 2 cents and nothing more. Please don't read anything into my post that's not there. If you disagree, that's OK.
Can't we all just get along?

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DancinCampers wrote:

My DNS via Dish are still good.
Do you actually have DNS or are you changing your local channels to where you park and are receiving those local channels? I'm on DNS with DirecTV and can get New York City channels and Los Angeles channels when boondocking in remote locations where DirecTV has no local channel spot. When I spent 2 hours on the phone with Dish (2 separate calls), they insisted they did NOT have DNS. They said they only allowed you to switch to their spot beams if you were inside that specific beam. ie: I couldn't get LA channels if I was in ALaska.


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2chiefsRus wrote:

No but it sounds like it will be much easier to switch my locals when I move if I have Dish versus Directv
I think you're right about that.

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Posted: 05/14/20 11:13am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I have DNS out of LA. Receive the 4 network stations all over the 48 states.


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DancinCampers wrote:

I have DNS out of LA. Receive the 4 network stations all over the 48 states.
I have an LA service address and get it in NM. I'll let you know if that disappears with DNS.

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I got the same letter as everyone else. I'm not sure changing to dish would make any difference. The regulations should be the same for both providers. I live in MT and receive both east and west coast network feeds. My sister, also MT and directv, gets just one feed for the networks. Not sure which feed. She didn't get any notice. Evidently it won't affect her. Where I live I don't get any tv period unless I'm on satellite. It will be interesting to see what happens. If I lose both feeds I'll have to check out dish as well. Never have gotten any kind of local feeds on directv and don't really care. Directv needs to do a better job of explaining.


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mt1729 wrote:

I got the same letter as everyone else. I'm not sure changing to dish would make any difference. The regulations should be the same for both providers.
They are, it's just supposedly easier to change locals with Dish.

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DancinCampers wrote:

I have DNS out of LA. Receive the 4 network stations all over the 48 states.
Thank you. Did you have to change your service address to somewhere in the LA area when your service started? Also, did you have to be physically in the LA area when Dish first set your receiver to get the LA network channels? Getting a straight story out of the the Dish technical reps seems like a lost cause. I knew more about their system, hardware and hook ups than they did and I knew NOTHING when I talked to them.

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Dutch_12078 wrote:

Found this posted on another forum:

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Time to go streaming they have all the channels and many are Free..

12 months and counting...

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I use a service address in Louisiana, due to the low additional fees.

I send them a new coach registration when I renew in Aug.

I have read what legistration info I could, and I believe, irrespective what DTV claims, it is their choice not to provide DNS.

Dish will continue.

BUT, I will only know for sure, in June.

* This post was edited 05/15/20 06:37am by DancinCampers *

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