OTA options in a STB

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  1. Tomas_S

    Tomas_S Agent

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    Are there any STB boxes that will include OTA channels with the regular channel listing? I'm sick of switching inputs!
    It would be so nice if I could just flick through local and DirecTV channels just like cable does! Is this possible? Do I make any sense?
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  2. Chip E

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    You can do it with Dish Network, i do.. All the local channels are in the same guide on the same input (after you add your locals, they simply appear in the guide)
    Chip [​IMG]
     
  3. Tomas_S

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    Damn that sucks...Any DirecTV solutions...I guess I'm willing to switch, just not right now.
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    Tomas,
    If you are willing to go the HD route the DST-3000 does exactly that - eliminates several remotes [​IMG]
    Darold "Brins" Brinley
     
  5. Rob Roth

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    I thought that Directv would integrate local channels IF you have the multisat dish AND pay them $5/month. Am I wrong?
     
  6. Dan Coughlin

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    Yes, you would have to subscribe to actually get the channels that are listed....but since they re-direct the channel numbers to the broadcast channel numbers the listings are right there next to your antenna channel!
    Works better if you get all your stations OTA, not so well if you (like me) get yours via cable and the cable company switches numbers around.
    Dan
     
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