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Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2020-02-14, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 161,930
Posted By frenchophile
If it will no longer distributed by SBS, then I...

If it will no longer distributed by SBS, then I think it's safe to assume that it will no longer be offered on SD
Forum: Over-The-Air (OTA) Digital Television   2020-01-29, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By frenchophile
go4it $k only available via streaming on...

go4it $k only available via streaming on foxsports.com or through their app, and my understanding is that it's not true 4k with separate cameras, production, announce team, etc, it's just upconverted...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2020-01-29, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 161,930
Posted By frenchophile
Doughboy I've noticed that about SPM1 as well. I...

Doughboy I've noticed that about SPM1 as well. I wonder if it's because of conversion from DVB ? or maybe that is the native format? I am wondering how the signal is received by Shaw. I'm assuming...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-12-09, 11:37 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 82,355
Posted By frenchophile
I've noted that the UHF feature on the newer...

I've noted that the UHF feature on the newer (black) remotes doesn't seem to be working as well as compared to the older (silver) remotes. I have a 630 connected to three TVs via an HDMI splitter,...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-10-23, 05:22 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 436,323
Posted By frenchophile
JasperJoe I would stick with City Toronto until...

JasperJoe I would stick with City Toronto until told otherwise
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-10-01, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 486,324
Posted By frenchophile
AaronAnderson Welcome to the board. Where is home...

AaronAnderson Welcome to the board. Where is home for you in Canada? That would affect channel availability down south as some locals are on F1, others are on G1. It may also explain why you got CBC...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-09-30, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 486,324
Posted By frenchophile
zbroke: my old set up was similar to yours, two...

zbroke: my old set up was similar to yours, two dishes, one pointed to F1r, the other to F2, with generic Ku LNBs, connected to a 5x8 multiswitch. Shortly after G1 was lauched I was able to purchase...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-09-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 436,323
Posted By frenchophile
gzink I don't know if this is quick, but I have a...

gzink I don't know if this is quick, but I have a five gallon bucket about halfway filled with concrete with a plumb pole in the middle that I use. It takes about 30 minutes to make, you check it...
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2019-09-04, 11:05 AM
Replies: 73
  Sticky: NFL in Canada 2019
Views: 4,175
Posted By frenchophile
ticky: so how do you watch Monday night football?...

ticky: so how do you watch Monday night football? That isn't on either DAZN or US networks

EDIT: I learned that DAZN does have MNF. what a great deal if you have fast, reliable internet
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-08-28, 08:59 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 141,723
Posted By frenchophile
I'm assuming you don't live in BC. My...

I'm assuming you don't live in BC. My understanding with the LTSS is that people got a few bonus channels because these were "unscrambled" including knowledge SD and CTV2 Alberta SD. These weren't...
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2019-08-26, 01:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,171
Posted By frenchophile
Big Ten Network is also on Shaw Direct. A few...

Big Ten Network is also on Shaw Direct. A few years ago there was a Michigan game at Utah that aired on FS1 that BTN aired in Canada. Unfortunately they haven't done anything like that again.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-08-08, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 161,930
Posted By frenchophile
Not sure which forum to post, but it's related to...

Not sure which forum to post, but it's related to this forum. SBS stopped carrying WJBK (Fox Detroit) over a decade ago. Does anyone know how it is still available in places like Sudbury and Ottawa?
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2019-08-05, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,208
Posted By frenchophile
It would make sense since TSN made the Kenny...

It would make sense since TSN made the Kenny Omega documentary

EDIT: It would be hilarious if TSN put on the "Champions live here" graphic every time a title changed hands. :D
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-08-02, 11:01 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 80,441
Posted By frenchophile
HowardDoin I'm pretty sure the song was I WANT MY...

HowardDoin I'm pretty sure the song was I WANT MY MTV :)
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-24, 08:38 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 60,768
Posted By frenchophile
right, so what I was getting at was that your...

right, so what I was getting at was that your info source for optimizing your dish was using info using the old channel number (252) instead of the channel name (City HD Toronto). so you may want to...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-23, 09:14 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 60,768
Posted By frenchophile
It's been a long time since I installed my xKu,...

It's been a long time since I installed my xKu, but I informed them via on online chat. You are correct in that they have to essentially flip a switch. I remember from installing dishes that I used...
Forum: OTA Reception Results   2019-07-12, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1,475
Views: 439,350
Posted By frenchophile
Any idea when WUDL is moving off 19? can't get...

Any idea when WUDL is moving off 19? can't get tvo since it moved
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-12, 07:52 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 103,916
Posted By frenchophile
rob_t I replaced my stock drive last year. The...

rob_t I replaced my stock drive last year. The hardest part was the torx screw. I didn't use the Gamebit, but the set I ordered had a bit that almost fit, so it took a decent amount of elbow grease...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-06-11, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 486,324
Posted By frenchophile
honestly, i think the international choices...

honestly, i think the international choices available on dish network in the US are better than what we can subscribe to on Shaw Direct. before investing in new equipment you should look at the...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-06-11, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 486,324
Posted By frenchophile
are there specific international channels you are...

are there specific international channels you are looking for? Chinese, South Asian, Italian, French?
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-05-15, 08:29 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 103,916
Posted By frenchophile
Post 173 was my post! I feel like I have I have...

Post 173 was my post! I feel like I have I have achieved something when 57 is referencing me :)
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-05-01, 10:27 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 82,355
Posted By frenchophile
My source button works on the supplied remotes...

My source button works on the supplied remotes with the 600 series remotes on my Vizio and Philips TVs and 500 series remotes on my Vizio and Magnavox TVs
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-04-26, 10:23 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 118,300
Posted By frenchophile
If you really like the 630 you should just...

If you really like the 630 you should just replace the stock drive after failure. the downside is that you will have to reformat the eSata drive as well
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-02-13, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 872
Posted By frenchophile
mellaby It's not the LNB. I've got the new one

mellaby It's not the LNB. I've got the new one
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-02-11, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 872
Posted By frenchophile
When you hit smart record, the receiver defaults...

When you hit smart record, the receiver defaults to "record on all HD channels", and now with the MPEG conversion a lot of the time it's the US network feed, which gets simsubbed and results in...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-02-10, 03:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,867
Posted By frenchophile
I recycled both of my 505s two years ago. They...

I recycled both of my 505s two years ago. They are basically doorstops at this point.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-02-10, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 486,324
Posted By frenchophile
great idea. minor correction, 751 from St Pierre...

great idea. minor correction, 751 from St Pierre is a tv channel (not audio)
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-02-04, 09:46 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 436,323
Posted By frenchophile
If by faulty you mean non-functional then you...

If by faulty you mean non-functional then you wouldn't be able to receive a signal, but if the LNB is working at all, you should optimize the dish first. iirc, City Toronto HD is the best channel to...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-02-02, 03:14 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 436,323
Posted By frenchophile
tvmaster If you are worried about your dish's...

tvmaster If you are worried about your dish's precision, I would suggest optimizing it prior to switching the LNB.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-01-17, 02:23 PM
Replies: 673
Views: 247,424
Posted By frenchophile
tvmaster my bad, by wrong LNB I meant you have...

tvmaster my bad, by wrong LNB I meant you have the old LNB so you can't receive channels on G1. I used the wrong (or imprecise) adjective :)
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