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Old 12-01-2014, 09:03 AM   #27637
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Good morning back atcha Tim !!!

Fellow mutants I have a small but nagging little problem. It seems my MotoSAT satellite for TV reception has bit the dust, so for you that have rooftop systems, what are you using ?

Cheers !!!!
Hate to hear about any Rv problem. We have a KVH on top that I'm told will cost an arm and leg to program if I could find someone to do it. We use when needed a dish on a tripod that I stole off a house in the dark. Well actually a dish installer set me up with it for the price of the tripod. Pain to point in a hurry but Mary's getting better at it. We seldom use it if park has any cable channels at all. Don't watch a lot of TV, makes my waist grow.

Told the portable tailgaters are great and easy but have to be set out and takes up bay space when traveling but you can move from under the trees. That would be good except when wallydocking which we sometimes do when traveling cross country.

Good luck, was relieved to find your nagging problem wasn't anyone we knew! lol
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Old 12-01-2014, 09:25 AM   #27638
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Good morning back atcha Tim !!!

Fellow mutants I have a small but nagging little problem. It seems my MotoSAT satellite for TV reception has bit the dust, so for you that have rooftop systems, what are you using ?

Cheers !!!!

Jeff, I still have that huge Travl'r on top. It has yet to raise its head. We have antenna and a cable hook up, and hardly the time fir either. Oh well.
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Old 12-01-2014, 09:29 AM   #27639
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Good morning all you STM's... Happy Sunday.



Wish me luck... packing the car and leaving Indiana for a drive to St Paul MN, meetings for w**k. Wondering how long I will spend stuck in holiday traffic.



There is one postive for this week... a posible mini c. Ho hum who could it be with?



Welcome to all the new mutants.......

Is it like this yet?
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Old 12-01-2014, 09:51 AM   #27640
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Jeff, I still have that huge Travl'r on top. It has yet to raise its head. We have antenna and a cable hook up, and hardly the time fir either. Oh well.
Hey Dave,

Well there are times we just slow down and recuperate, during those times we will watch some TV and it is helpful to keep up with the news of what's happening all around us. Its all part of staying in touch and informed.

Cheers !!!
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Hey Dave,

Well there are times we just slow down and recuperate, during those times we will watch some TV and it is helpful to keep up with the news of what's happening all around us. Its all part of staying in touch and informed.

Cheers !!!
Besides - TV caught on where I'm from and I like it. Dave likes to climb with goats and go in hole with voles. Different strokes for different mutants.

Larry seems to have the easiest set up from what he says.
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Good morning back atcha Tim !!!

Fellow mutants I have a small but nagging little problem. It seems my MotoSAT satellite for TV reception has bit the dust, so for you that have rooftop systems, what are you using ?

Cheers !!!!
Hi Jeff,
I know that the permanent solution would be to replace the antenna at about $2500. If you are looking for a temporary, and less costly option there are a couple.

One is the open faced portable with the triple LNB that will get all the DISH channels. You could borrow Mary from Tim to set it up. I always had problems with those portable open faced antennas in alignment.

So, I purchased a Carryout. They are totally automatic and they will receive all the DISH satellites, 110, 119, 129, or the DirectTV 101. They will not receive DirectTV HD. Once set up it is totally automatic except that it will only see one satellite at a time, which means you have to watch the channels off the same satellites if you are using more than one TV

After my purchase of the Carryout, they came out with the Anser antenna. You have to turn the head of the antenna to acquire the elevation, then it becomes automatic and find DISH 72 satellite and receives all the programming off that one satellite. Watching two different TV is possible with this antenna. It can be used with the majority of receivers

Then they came out with the Pathway X2 that looks identical to the Anser excpet it is totally automatic and uses DISH 72 satellite. It can only be used with the 211 and 411 receivers.

I'm glad I could be of assistance.

One other thing. If you wish to use your present antenna, and it is just not pointing in the right direction you can just turn the MH around in the parking lot until you get the signal. For elevation you can use boards.

Anytime.
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Hi Jeff,
I know that the permanent solution would be to replace the antenna at about $2500. If you are looking for a temporary, and less costly option there are a couple.

One is the open faced portable with the triple LNB that will get all the DISH channels. You could borrow Mary from Tim to set it up. I always had problems with those portable open faced antennas in alignment.

So, I purchased a Carryout. They are totally automatic and they will receive all the DISH satellites, 110, 119, 129, or the DirectTV 101. They will not receive DirectTV HD. Once set up it is totally automatic except that it will only see one satellite at a time, which means you have to watch the channels off the same satellites if you are using more than one TV

After my purchase of the Carryout, they came out with the Anser antenna. You have to turn the head of the antenna to acquire the elevation, then it becomes automatic and find DISH 72 satellite and receives all the programming off that one satellite. Watching two different TV is possible with this antenna. It can be used with the majority of receivers

Then they came out with the Pathway X2 that looks identical to the Anser excpet it is totally automatic and uses DISH 72 satellite. It can only be used with the 211 and 411 receivers.

I'm glad I could be of assistance.

One other thing. If you wish to use your present antenna, and it is just not pointing in the right direction you can just turn the MH around in the parking lot until you get the signal. For elevation you can use boards.

Anytime.

Wayne, $2,500 for the Winegard Traveller 1000 is a little high. CW has it on sale for $1,530 and they would probably fit it under their "anything fitted for $39" deal.

Our unit gets all 3 birds at the same time and, touch wood, has never failed us (unless the wood gets in the way)!

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Ack! My bad! Shows how much attention I was paying!
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Can't saymuch about that muklulks and all...but here is how Thanksgiving happened in my house today...boys all working on sides to go with Kentucky Fried chicken...LOL! I made deviled eggs....that's it...and we all enjoyed each others company.
OK, so Bob made a pecan pie too... but if you saw the table... it was full of mashed potatoes, spaghetti salad, Turkey soup, home made rolls, potato salad, etc... etc...

Love that photo, Marty. Buncha young men who look like they're trying to figger out how Mom makes it look so easy.

Bet dinner was great.
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We started out well today, meeting Don and Sandee again. We went to Dick's Last Resort on the River Walk in San Antonio, TX. This is the picture "before the fun started." Other pictures cannot be posted on this thread. If you have ever seen Dick's you will understand.

Here are the two pretty ladies.

Gorgeous ladies. You have good taste.

Now: what were the funky paper hats back there all about???
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Diane toftSFM#64....... (The Original Fast Talking Sliding Finger Mutant) and is retired, duh!

Doesn't the desert provide the most spectacular camera fodder?!! Wowsers! How anybody (my son, for one) can think "seen one, you've seen 'em all" is beyond me!

I always wonder how the heck I could capture that in paint. Usually can't!
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Yah ho!!!! Number 102. Ok!!!!!!

Yes, Scotties I believe.

And you left before the Thanksgiving get together. Which was awesome. Surprisingly I only had one serving, no seconds. Of course that's why I use a tray for these things instead of a dinky little dinner plate.

And before I forget, thank you very much Steve, Diwizi, and all the present members who have allowed us to join your group.

Now anyone have any leftovers??????????
Was busy driving to FL and another couple of mutants (ok, maybe just one REAL one?) showed up. Welcome aboard Redding and Elaine!
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Wayne, $2,500 for the Winegard Traveller 1000 is a little high. CW has it on sale for $1,530 and they would probably fit it under their "anything fitted for $39" deal.

Our unit gets all 3 birds at the same time and, touch wood, has never failed us (unless the wood gets in the way)!

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Yes, the Travler is anwhere from $1250 to $1500 depending on the deal you can get, but as I understand it that is just the antenna. Add anywhere from $300 to $800 for installation, again depending on who does it so my $2500 was on the hight side, just in case.

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Now: what were the funky paper hats back there all about???
Yes, 'those ladies' do have good taste.

You will have to look at the "other means of mutated communications" to find out.
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