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Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-11-26, 02:00 PM
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Posted By zbroke
LONsat, you are totally right. I do get the f1R...

LONsat, you are totally right. I do get the f1R channels as well. I had to dig but I found one I'm subscribed too.

BTW stephimoe, sometime last week I received a blast email from Shaw, the French...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-11-26, 11:34 AM
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Posted By zbroke
After the guide change, I get all the F2 channels...

After the guide change, I get all the F2 channels I'm subscribed to. I'm not getting any of the channels I think I subscribe to on the F1R. I say I think because I don't really watch any of them...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-09-30, 09:43 PM
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Posted By zbroke
Awesome! Thanks for the info.

Awesome! Thanks for the info.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-09-30, 07:02 PM
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Posted By zbroke
F1X LNB

Looking at LNB replacements to be ready for the new channel lineup, in a 2 dish system with a multiswitch, looks like the F2 LNB doesn't need to change but I need to replace the F1R dish with a F1X...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-09-27, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 486,665
Posted By zbroke
Good Morning, yesterday I chatted with Shaw to...

Good Morning, yesterday I chatted with Shaw to have them ship me the new LNB (to my CDN address of course). I'm back in the USA right now so I can't have the installer come home at this point. I...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-09-17, 09:29 AM
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Posted By zbroke
As info for those with a dual satellite solution,...

As info for those with a dual satellite solution, the Avenger Digital KU-Band Twin LNBF KCS322 worked as intended with the F2 bird. Looking at my F1R dish, it's also the same LNB that's installed.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-09-04, 04:47 PM
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Views: 486,665
Posted By zbroke
Thanks. Time to get up there then.

Thanks. Time to get up there then.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-09-04, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 486,665
Posted By zbroke
Clarification, lost signal on channel 261 (RDSHD)...

Clarification, lost signal on channel 261 (RDSHD) 262(RDS2HD) and 265(TVASPHD) which are basically the only 3 channels I ever watch.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-09-04, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 486,665
Posted By zbroke
Hello Everyone. This site is awesome and has been...

Hello Everyone. This site is awesome and has been invaluable for me for many years now... Thanks to all the contributors.

Now to the problem :( I'm back in Texas where I have a two 36" dish...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2018-04-16, 11:05 AM
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Views: 486,665
Posted By zbroke
I recently upgraded a 530 to a 830 and it works...

I recently upgraded a 530 to a 830 and it works fine. All I did was swap one for the other. So now I have a 630 and 830 on my account. I'm located in TX.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2016-11-15, 01:22 PM
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Views: 486,665
Posted By zbroke
I did a change of address a couple of months ago....

I did a change of address a couple of months ago. I was in Canada when I made the call so timing was good as far as making the call from the homeland (if that is even necessary which is another...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2016-02-09, 03:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,467
Posted By zbroke
I can't think of anything worst than watching...

I can't think of anything worst than watching hockey in SD on a 70" screen. It's terrible.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2016-02-08, 11:32 PM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 486,665
Posted By zbroke
Thanks I suppose I was too quick at blaming my...

Thanks I suppose I was too quick at blaming my location.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2016-02-08, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 486,665
Posted By zbroke
RDSHD and RDS2HD Issue

Recently, I've been experiencing issues with these 2 channels. It seems to me that I'm receiving the non HD feed for these 2 channels.

I would appreciate if someone South of the border (I'm in...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2014-03-26, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 486,665
Posted By zbroke
False alarm. This morning I rebooted my 630 a...

False alarm. This morning I rebooted my 630 a couple of times and everything started working again. Weird.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2014-03-25, 11:35 PM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 486,665
Posted By zbroke
Looks like I lost RDSHD tonight. I'm in Texas. Is...

Looks like I lost RDSHD tonight. I'm in Texas. Is it possible they moved it to new bird?
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2013-12-25, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 486,665
Posted By zbroke
Alright! New LNB's received and swaped. I'm back...

Alright! New LNB's received and swaped. I'm back in business just in time for Wold Juniors Championship.... Sweet!
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2013-12-16, 11:14 PM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 486,665
Posted By zbroke
If you are curious about the effect of SUN and...

If you are curious about the effect of SUN and ICE on LNB's...

Cracked One: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/88604449/lnb/LNB2.jpg

Busted One:...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2013-12-16, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 486,665
Posted By zbroke
Love the McGyver approach! Between the 2 Ipads...

Love the McGyver approach! Between the 2 Ipads and 4 iphones in this household I could make it work!

All jokes aside, it's a beautiful afternoon in Texas and I climbed up there. BOTH my LNB's are...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2013-12-16, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 486,665
Posted By zbroke
envirogeek, the dishes are mounted J mount on the...

envirogeek, the dishes are mounted J mount on the chimney. The chimney is made of siding and wood (not brick) so it's possible that the wood had some infiltration and bloated. I'll have to look at...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2013-12-16, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 486,665
Posted By zbroke
There was a solid 2" of ice on the ground but...

There was a solid 2" of ice on the ground but there was hardly any on the dish that I could see other than some icicles on the LNB's. I assumed that there was a thin coat of ice on the dishes that...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2013-12-16, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 486,665
Posted By zbroke
Yeah I get 0db on all 299 and 700. No bars nada....

Yeah I get 0db on all 299 and 700. No bars nada. Nothing electronic or electric broke. Even the pool pump survived in freeze mode. Both dish have a dual LNB. So 4 in 8 out at the switch. I just use...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2013-12-15, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 486,665
Posted By zbroke
Ice Storm in Texas took out my dish

Setup:

1. 10+ years customer, never had Shaw in Canada always here in TX
2. 2 X 75cm, one pointing to each bird (obviously not G)
3. Reception is great

On Friday Dec 6th, a huge ice stom hit...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-09-13, 02:33 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 127,803
Posted By zbroke
Quite an interesting mixture of teams you follow...

Quite an interesting mixture of teams you follow there...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-09-09, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3,042
Views: 913,167
Posted By zbroke
I'm a bit curious about your comment " I guess...

I'm a bit curious about your comment " I guess it'll have to do for now". Since all you have to do is power off the PVR when you're done watching TV and your programs get recorded, I wonder what...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-09-03, 11:50 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 127,803
Posted By zbroke
Well can't argue about taste. Sportsnet is in...

Well can't argue about taste. Sportsnet is in English no?

They will show a lot of junior major games as well. A nice addition.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-08-28, 10:03 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 127,803
Posted By zbroke
I disagree. Sports channels is something you...

I disagree. Sports channels is something you can't mess around with. Daddy will gladly subscribe to a service provider if it doesn't carry Space HD. The same daddy would NEVER subscribe to a provider...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-08-26, 10:55 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 127,803
Posted By zbroke
Just announced today RDS2. Come on SD pick it up...

Just announced today RDS2. Come on SD pick it up quickly!
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-08-25, 09:41 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 127,803
Posted By zbroke
Sweet! No delays. I'm happily surprised.

Sweet! No delays. I'm happily surprised.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-07-28, 10:05 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 127,803
Posted By zbroke
Well I suppose this is a very subjective...

Well I suppose this is a very subjective subject... But one thing they made clear was that they will bid against RDS for the HABS account so if they get it, that will be a game changer for them and...
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