Originally Posted by Nokorola
On the topic of FTA Satelite, does anyone in the area take atvantage of this, and if so, can you please tell me what Ku band channels I can expect to recieve. RTV East? MHzWorldwide? PBS stuff? I see that many are available most of the time, but site such as FTAList(http://www.ftalist.com/english.php
) don't really have an easy way to figure out what channels can likely be recieved by a person at a given location.
I have a BUD and it is the way to go if you can. You could probably find one sitting in someone's yard and it'll only cost you the tank of gas to go pick it up in most cases.http://www.lyngsat.com/america.html
will give you an idea of what can be received in North America, and depending on what the terrain is like at your location, you might even be able to get some birds over the Atlantic Ocean
. The satellites with Ku are highlighted in yellow and green. Get a receiver that is MPEG-2/4 capable and those feeds are marked "DVB" and "DVB-S2" respectively on that site.
RTV and PBS are available as well various regional stations of those networks. Unfortunately MHz Worldwide went to fiber optic distribution and is no longer available.