Hi all, i just found out about FTA receivers about 2 days ago and am very interested. I live in the Caribbean and recently bought a used disnetwork system with a 6 foot dish, lnb with 2 connectors so you can have two different cables from the dish and a dish 2700 receiver. The subscription that was left on the card expired last week so no more tv The local dishnetwork dealer wants to charge me almost US$1000!!!! for a new subscription. They can keep it, i will do without first.
I am mostly interested in the american networks and any news channels in english. What i want to know is if Galaxy 10R would be the best sattelite to point at. I looked at www.lyngsat.com and tried my best to understand it and I think galaxy 10R has the networks like upn, wb, cbs and abc and also bloomberg news. Could someone please tell me if I am right?
Also, do i need to just buy a receiver and hook it up and then I get tv? Will my existing lnb and dish work? Could it really be that simple?
Since finding about fta I have been all over the web looking for info and receivers and I want to get the fortec star lifetime as this seems to be the most popular and its not too expensive. I see Sadoun is out of stock but getting some more next month so will wait if it will work.
Thanks for any help you can give me