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valhalla360

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Posted: 11/16/21 03:25am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

It's a mix:
- Some OTA
- If decent wifi is available, we'll use that (fairly infrequent).
- We'll use cell hotspot in moderation (even unlimited plans can be shut down if you abuse it).
- If using internet sources, we will swing by a McDonalds or other free wifi site and download videos...in 10 minutes, we can usually download 2-3hrs of videos.
- As a fall back, we do have some DVDs


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Satellite and DVDs.


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Antenna but the TV has only been on once in the last 2 years.


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Posted: 11/16/21 08:05am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

We have Dish Network with a Pathway X2 antenna. We also have a Verizon hot-spot with truly unlimited data so we can stream Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, etc., over the internet with the smart TV. Finally, we have a DVD/Blu-Ray player for our favorite movies and documentaries on optical media. We are full-timers, so the RV is our home.

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Many of the posts on the subject of TVs are prefaced by the statement we don't watch when camping, must be a special meaning for such a proclamation. Now back to the question, satellite is our primary go to for TV viewing. We do most of our RVing in the four corner states where both OTA and cell service is unreliable, no biggie we just plug in to shorepower and by the time we finish setting up we have all the channels we at home to view on our rig's 65" and 55" HDTVs. Recorded media on hard drive and DVDs are in the mix as well, we do every type of RVing imaginable, sitting out by the fire and being eaten alive by insects is but one option.

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OTA and via the internet. 90% of the time both work well.


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Sandia Man wrote:

Many of the posts on the subject of TVs are prefaced by the statement we don't watch when camping, must be a special meaning for such a proclamation. Now back to the question, satellite is our primary go to for TV viewing. We do most of our RVing in the four corner states where both OTA and cell service is unreliable, no biggie we just plug in to shorepower and by the time we finish setting up we have all the channels we at home to view on our rig's 65" and 55" HDTVs. Recorded media on hard drive and DVDs are in the mix as well, we do every type of RVing imaginable, sitting out by the fire and being eaten alive by insects is but one option.


We gave up on satellite several years back. It got really expensive even for a basic cable type package. Plus you couldn't park in forests and even in bad weather it would go out.

Internet based is about as reliable and significantly cheaper (we already need internet for work, so that's not an incremental cost)

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Posted: 11/18/21 05:41am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Before we leave home, I download shows from Netflix and Amazon Prime onto my laptop, run an hdmi cable from my laptop to the television, and we watch. We also have an antenna, which actually, at times, gets a few channels, and we carry some dvds. We also watch the news on our laptop/tablets.

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cruising spud wrote:

Before we leave home, I download shows from Netflix and Amazon Prime onto my laptop. . .


We do this too, but to our tablet and watch it on that device rather than adding another cable.

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99% of the time I use a Wingard Pathway X2 sat. Where we camp we never have enough signal strength to stream anything.

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