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Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-10-15, 08:10 PM
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Posted By tvmaster
What’s with the new ‘current run time’ counter when you hit ‘Play’?

Just a day or two ago, if you hit the Play button on a DSR630, an indicator appeared at the bottom of the screen, showing you were 10, 30, 45 minutes into the program.
Now....an indicator appears at...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-10-15, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1,087
Views: 150,854
Posted By tvmaster
Yes, I know - that’s why I thought they’d put...

Yes, I know - that’s why I thought they’d put them together. After watching the ‘kids’ version for a day - sorry, it seems stupid to separate them. Taylor Swift is Taylor Swift. I’d move Juicebox....
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-10-14, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,087
Views: 150,854
Posted By tvmaster
Ok, I’ll scrutinize and get back to you. ...

Ok, I’ll scrutinize and get back to you. Yesterday I watched Juicebox for a good hour, so I guess I’m a kid at heart...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-10-13, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1,087
Views: 150,854
Posted By tvmaster
Stingray music channels - ah, what's with the space?

With the new, National channel map, for some reason, Stingray Juicebox is at channel 375, but the final three Juicebox music channels are up at 477.
Doesn't that seem completely ridiculous?
If...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-10-12, 08:30 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 113,617
Posted By tvmaster
wow, no clock or indicator lights? what did that...

wow, no clock or indicator lights? what did that cost Motorola, .15 cents in leds?
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-10-12, 02:44 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 113,617
Posted By tvmaster
besides losing component outputs, what else does...

besides losing component outputs, what else does the 830 kill? I bought a spare 630 for just this reason, and some 605’s, as I use component outs to feed my SageTV system.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-10-10, 11:49 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 113,617
Posted By tvmaster
No. It’s nearly impossible to find a human...

No. It’s nearly impossible to find a human answering a phone, unless you’re the first-caller-in at 7am. Chat also is frustrating, as typing takes waaaaaay too long to negotiate and shop. If and...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-10-06, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1,732
Views: 461,706
Posted By tvmaster
It has been very good that so many, useful...

It has been very good that so many, useful channels mysteriously have ended up on F-birds, CBC News, CTV News, Comedy, etc. If CityPulse24 and NTV were also there, it would be a perfect world. But...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-10-03, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1,087
Views: 150,854
Posted By tvmaster
yes, both Shaw’s chat and telephone (a complete...

yes, both Shaw’s chat and telephone (a complete and utter waste of time) have me reconsidering who I pay for TV.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-10-01, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1,732
Views: 461,706
Posted By tvmaster
gzinc is correct on both counts - look at the G1...

gzinc is correct on both counts - look at the G1 footprint online (google for it), and a 75cm dish will help about 15-20% of signal strength as far south as Az. However, you do not need a new LNB...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-10-01, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1,087
Views: 150,854
Posted By tvmaster
Yeah, I'd love NASA and AXS for the same reasons,...

Yeah, I'd love NASA and AXS for the same reasons, although NASA is available on Apple TV and Roku, no?
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-09-30, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2,989
Views: 911,804
Posted By tvmaster
Ok, k801809, I guess that’s that then. Thanks...

Ok, k801809, I guess that’s that then. Thanks anyways...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-09-30, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2,989
Views: 911,804
Posted By tvmaster
Well, while that may be a convenient answer to...

Well, while that may be a convenient answer to keep the status quo, we’ll have to agree to disagree that the recording options available could be far more flexible. As far as the horsepower of the...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-09-30, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2,989
Views: 911,804
Posted By tvmaster
Thanks, it’s worth a shot. Even preferred to...

Thanks, it’s worth a shot. Even preferred to that would be the ability to choose multiple channels of your choice to record from, as opposed to a blanket ‘Record from HD’ selection. Since you can...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-09-29, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2,989
Views: 911,804
Posted By tvmaster
yup, I understand what you’re saying and what...

yup, I understand what you’re saying and what it’s doing, but if I remove channels from my lineup, it SHOULD’NT try and record from them. Period.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-09-28, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2,989
Views: 911,804
Posted By tvmaster
Right, but before, those east coast channels were...

Right, but before, those east coast channels were higher up on the map, numerically speaking, so the 630 used to choose Toronto then Vancouver, since selecting HD-only ignored the 300’s in SD.

If...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-09-28, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2,989
Views: 911,804
Posted By tvmaster
Smart Record New Episode’s - HELP!

The new, National channel map has created some problems. I setup many ‘Smart Record New Episode’ events.
But the new lineup NOW lists time zones from low to high, east to west.
So If I want my...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-09-26, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1,087
Views: 150,854
Posted By tvmaster
My DSR 630 is also still using Classic East...

My DSR 630 is also still using Classic East lineup. Both my DSR 605’s migrated to the new, National lineup last week. Go figure. Kinda fun to have both...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-09-25, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1,087
Views: 150,854
Posted By tvmaster
Can you tell us those ‘tricks’ you may have up...

Can you tell us those ‘tricks’ you may have up your sleeve yet? ;) ;)
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-09-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1,087
Views: 150,854
Posted By tvmaster
Two feeds in HD for Comedy, just like the SD...

Two feeds in HD for Comedy, just like the SD days? That would be good, but at least one on a F-satellite would be better...for travelers and all...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-09-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1,087
Views: 150,854
Posted By tvmaster
A trick? Hmmm. Sounds enticing. Maybe moving...

A trick? Hmmm. Sounds enticing. Maybe moving NTV to an F-bird? Or is it more, Spokane radio chatter....
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-09-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,087
Views: 150,854
Posted By tvmaster
Bayguy, did you do anything to make the change,...

Bayguy, did you do anything to make the change, or did all your receivers just reset automatically? Also, did you check those CBC and CTV news channels to see if you have a feed yet?
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-09-17, 02:03 AM
Replies: 1,087
Views: 150,854
Posted By tvmaster
Too bad about TVO and Newfoundland’s Superchannel...

Too bad about TVO and Newfoundland’s Superchannel ( hehe), NTV. Those are two channels that would be nice to have while traveling south of the Hollywood line...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-09-12, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1,087
Views: 150,854
Posted By tvmaster
Yes, but as I mentioned, I’m NOT using a Shaw DVR...

Yes, but as I mentioned, I’m NOT using a Shaw DVR - I use an external DVR which gets TV Guide info externally (Schedules Direct), so both they have to have the new lineup, and my DVR has to recognize...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-09-12, 02:53 AM
Replies: 1,087
Views: 150,854
Posted By tvmaster
YES, who and when will we be forced into the...

YES, who and when will we be forced into the National lineup, especially on non-PVR receivers like a DSR605. I use this with SageTV as a PVR, and am out of the country with recordings set to fire. ...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-08-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 113,617
Posted By tvmaster
I know they HAVE to carry them, which I believe...

I know they HAVE to carry them, which I believe was in my first sentence. Nonetheless, the costs which Shaw is increasing our rates is out of control. In my case, 50% in 10 years. Not sure about...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-08-18, 03:48 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 113,617
Posted By tvmaster
Agreed on the insane replication of CDN network...

Agreed on the insane replication of CDN network channels. While yes, it makes sense for a particular locale to have access to it’s local nets, I don’t see why everyone has to pay for every, single...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-08-17, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1,087
Views: 150,854
Posted By tvmaster
really, you haven’t seen a single bit of info...

really, you haven’t seen a single bit of info Shaw Direct has been posting, emailing, phoning us over the last six months? I’ve been hoping the SD removal is done with already so they stop pestering...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-08-17, 01:18 AM
Replies: 1,087
Views: 150,854
Posted By tvmaster
feels like a Stephen Hawking book, the channel...

feels like a Stephen Hawking book, the channel map: so many black holes...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-08-15, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1,087
Views: 150,854
Posted By tvmaster
Good work as always, LONSat.

Good work as always, LONSat.
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