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If those Yankees can do it, then so can I. How to watch (preferably HD-quality) Romanian TV in the southeastern USA?

If those Yankees can do it, then so can I. How to watch (preferably HD-quality) Romanian TV in the southeastern USA? Willing to consider anything, including satellite and IPTV. [more inside]
posted by verdeluz on Dec 12, 2012 - 3 answers

 

DIY Satellite Dish Realignment

My satellite dish may have slipped slightly out of alignment. Is realigning it a DIY job, or should I call a professional? [more inside]
posted by roofus on Aug 18, 2012 - 6 answers

Dish Network bundles

How do Dish Network TV/phone/broadband bundles work? Anyone have any experience? [more inside]
posted by ackptui on May 5, 2012 - 3 answers

UKTVFilter: Help fix my freeview!

UK TV filter: Please Help me fix my TV antenna signal. I've recently moved into a new shared flat & am trying to get our TV to work. In the bedrooms there are regular tv aerial sockets on the wall, but there is no signal to any of them. In the lounge, there looks is a panel with three satellite plugs (picture link) which has an old Sky box connected. We would like to use freeview, but it looks like there is no antenna plug in the lounge, and no signal in the bedroom sockets. The sky box does however seem to get a satellite signal from its plug on the wall, but none of the others will give a freeview signal (or are the wrong kind of socket). [more inside]
posted by snarkle on Mar 28, 2012 - 6 answers

Where can I find cable TV?

I am interested in alternatives to traditional cable/satellite television. We only have one really bad cable provider in the area that I do not want to get cable from. Satellite TV is not what I want either for a variety of reasons. Netflix, iTunes and Amazon TV don't offer the shows I am interested in like Discovery Channel, MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick at Nite, news channels, etc. Is there a way to stream this kind of programming from the internet? I am willing to pay for the service but I cannot find anywhere legitimate to get something like this from. Thanks
posted by qexcp on Aug 5, 2011 - 13 answers

Winegard DirecTV satellite

What are the correct settings on a DirecTV HD23 receiver in order to get it to work with a Winegard MV3500A "Movin' View" mobile antenna? [more inside]
posted by mr_crash_davis mark II: Jazz Odyssey on Jun 26, 2010 - 8 answers

Is there a way I can get Seattle TV channels from DirecTV even though I live in the Portland, OR market?

Is there a way I can get Seattle TV channels from DirecTV even though I live in the Portland, OR market? [more inside]
posted by jorlando on May 4, 2010 - 5 answers

Will Satellite work with leaves off trees?

Will a Hi-Defintion Satellite Signal go through tree branches in the winter months? [more inside]
posted by priested on Oct 7, 2009 - 4 answers

Will I get a a refund for the time spent lauching a new satellite?

What happens when the satellite my pay-tv satellite-dish is pointing at dies? [more inside]
posted by Jimbob on Oct 4, 2009 - 5 answers

Have Satellite Dish, Will Watch TV

The house I'm renting has a satellite dish up on the roof, and I'm pretty sure I know where the wall-plug for it is indoors. What kind of equipment and cables would I need to do/buy to easily (and importantly, cheaply) access satellite TV and watch it on my television set? I'm in Australia, if that matters.
posted by Effigy2000 on Jul 23, 2009 - 8 answers

Foreign TV channels via computer?

Is there a way to watch foreign television stations on your computer or via High Definition antenna? [more inside]
posted by fantasticninety on Oct 14, 2008 - 4 answers

Help me with satellite provider parental controls.

Help me figure out which satellite provider has the best parental controls, specifically restrictions on time of day. [more inside]
posted by drstein on Apr 30, 2008 - 5 answers

name that documentary!

Help me find the title of this documentary with pirated, never-seen tv clips. [more inside]
posted by ddaavviidd on Apr 1, 2008 - 9 answers

Torn between two TV lovers, feeling like a TV fool

ExpressVu vs. StarChoice -- help me choose. [more inside]
posted by unSane on Jul 3, 2007 - 2 answers

Satellite TV Interference

I'm thinking of getting Satellite TV (Sky+). Does anyone know how susceptible it is to interference from signals from nearby mobile phone transmitters? [more inside]
posted by booksprite on Apr 15, 2007 - 5 answers

Can I view CC information on my monitor?

Can I view the closed caption information on my plasma monitor which is hooked up to my dish network receiver? [more inside]
posted by jlub on Jan 29, 2007 - 5 answers

Oh my God, you killed Mega Cosmos! You bastards!

Greeks and Greek-Americans: what happened with Mega Cosmos on Dish? Are they moving to cable or to a different satellite company, or are they simply not going to be available in the US any more? This sucks.
posted by evariste on Dec 2, 2006 - 18 answers

Live streaming TV on the Internet

Is it possible to pick up free-to-air satellite TV signals via Internet streaming? [more inside]
posted by Jase_B on Sep 24, 2006 - 4 answers

XP Media Center & DirecTV DVR connection/set-up

Need help connecting my DirecTV DVR and my new laptop with Windows XP Media Center. [more inside]
posted by Mrs. Smith on Apr 18, 2006 - 7 answers

How do I save money on television?

At risk of seeming picky, how can i reasonably reduce my cost of television? [more inside]
posted by shagoth on Feb 28, 2006 - 24 answers

interference between wireless devices

Is there a way to avoid a wireless router interfering with the signal from a wireless audio-video transmitter? [more inside]
posted by funambulist on Aug 26, 2005 - 7 answers

satellite TV in Manhattan

I'm sick of paying Time Warner's unreasonable rates for cable TV. Has anyone in my part of NYC (Yorkville) had any luck with satellite TV? Or is it impossible here?
posted by Lizzle on Apr 12, 2005 - 8 answers

Will satellite give me the same features as digital cable?

Digital satellite? Digital cable? [mi] [more inside]
posted by Juicylicious on Nov 30, 2004 - 25 answers

how is satellite tv in bad weather

Economic considerations make switching from cable to satellite look more and more appealing every day (as in same run of channels for about half the price). But there's a problem: I live in western NY, which has, shall we say, weather. Most of my acquaintances have cable and I haven't been able to run down any honest assessments of what it's like to have satellite TV in areas with significant quantities of white stuff. Can anyone out there share their experiences?
posted by thomas j wise on Jan 14, 2004 - 12 answers

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