PBS HDTV over satellite?

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  1. Scott DeToffol

    Scott DeToffol Stunt Coordinator

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    My local PBS station (KTCA - Twin Cities Public TV) has made the decision to not broadcast their HD content in 1080i. They are downconverting all HD signals to "digital widescreen." They are choosing quantity over quality and stuffing numerous channels down the digital steam rather than using the bandwidth for HD. This bums me out.
    Is their any chance of receiving another PBS station's HDTV feed via satellite?
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  2. Rod Rebello

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    Sorry, double post
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    Rod Rebello Auditioning

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    Scott,
    You can get the national PBS feed over satellite if you have a Unity Motion receiver, or the new version, Integra 910. check here for details:
    http://www.avsforum.com/ubb/Forum20/HTML/004511.html
    As mentioned in the discussion, you don't need a big dish. You can set up a dedicated small dish just for PBS reception.
     

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