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Old 12-06-2022, 06:23 PM   #1
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satellite TV options

there may be a thread that answers this, but I couldn't find it with my search.

I am looking for a satellite system that I could transport from our park model in AZ to our sticks and bricks in the North and use it in the RV as we wander our way back and forth. I expect that I would take the same dish with me.

Suggestions appreciated.

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Any of the receivers like the Wally or a DirecTV receiver can be used in multiple locations under one account. At your two "permanent" locations, install mounted open face dish antennas for better reception. Then when you are portable, you can use a carryout antenna.
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I have the Dish Network Outdoors plan and 2 Wally recievers.

I use a 3 LNB fixed dish in NY for my home TV and a Tailgater for travels.

I'll be sitting still for 4 months this winter, so a had a tripod base and removed an out of service 3 LNB dish from a friend's house to use here in Naples.

The fixed dishes wake up a second tuner in the Wally's and with a hard drive DVR, we can record 2 channels and watch OTA TV with the OTA tuner.
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Dishes can be cumbersome and every time you move you have to reorient them. That, to me, seems like quite a pain in the neck,

Have you considered just using a portable dish like a PlayMaker or King Dome? Just put it someplace with a good view to the sky.

Or - put a permanent dish at both winter and summer locations and still use a portable dish when traveling. But you'd still need something for when you move between locations.

Personally, I'd choose the portable
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Cheaper to have cable internet at home base and get a DISH (or Starlink) RV account that allows you to turn it on or off at will.

If you're really into the one-dish/one-account concept, I think you'll find Starlink vastly superior. Youtube TV has been working a lot better lately, especially when paired with the latest Chromecast dongle. It's been working all over the country for us recently.

I like it because I only had to teach Her Majesty how to use the remote once, and she hasn't pestered me for technical support since. So, I do see your point
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