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Posted: 01/31/19 11:35am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

For the times it does not work no biggie to us as we always have MANY hours of programming in the DVR. Then when we have the signal we stream the shows we missed.

NOT worth setting up the portable Dish especially the one that is trying to hit three satellites and HD.


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I have a Dish Playmaker and Wally receiver that have worked well for us. Unfortunately we're not in a position to get any use out of them any longer. Any ideas where I might list them for sale other than Craigslist?


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Dish has an eastern and western arc satellite birds. Get an automatic unit that is capable of getting either arc with selectable dip switch settings. That way if either arc is obscured the other may be available. Also that provide the ability to pick up one of the six birds which improves your ability to get some if not all channels.

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Cummins12V98 wrote:

Super_Dave wrote:

I use DirecTV so it's always the dish on a tripod. For the times that I'm not by trees, I wish I could secure it to the roof.


You can do both. Sure is nice to open door and hit the on button for the roof top sat and go about your business. WELL worth the $$$.

You get really good at eye balling the site to determine if the roof top dish will work.


I have to admit it, it is nice to just sit back and relax to get a signal. Whenever I have to deal with a portable, it just adds to the ever growing list of things to do once arriving at a site. Did I say LONG list!!!


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I have had the same Dish Traveler Auto antenat. For about 6 or 7 years on 2 different 5 th wheel trailers and have only had less than 6 times it did not work. I have a reg dis on a tripod for these times , I have had the dish 300 ft from the Triialer to get out of the trees.
But we do not bodock or. Stay in state parks very offen

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The longer the list of things to do the more breaks should be included. Make the wife prioritize the list, If you don't get them all done there is always tomorrow.


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Dan Henry wrote:

I have had the same Dish Traveler Auto antenat. For about 6 or 7 years on 2 different 5 th wheel trailers and have only had less than 6 times it did not work. I have a reg dis on a tripod for these times , I have had the dish 300 ft from the Triialer to get out of the trees.
But we do not bodock or. Stay in state parks very offen


I too have a Traveler. As I said in an earlier post I wish I stayed with the portable. Mostly not due to obstacles but to lack of Eastern Arc support. Depending on one’s travel and viewing habits that may be totally irrelevant.


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REWahoo wrote:

I have a Dish Playmaker and Wally receiver that have worked well for us. Unfortunately we're not in a position to get any use out of them any longer. Any ideas where I might list them for sale other than Craigslist?



If you mean location, then see if you can do this update, newer models can be updated to receive both eastern and western satellites. update





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