Build Your Own Free-to-Air (FTA) Satellite TV System by Dennis C. Brewer

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Build Your Own Free-to-Air (FTA) Satellite TV System by Dennis C. Brewer


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Contents at a Glance

1 Navigating Your Way Through the Jargon Jungle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
2 Tools and Equipment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
3 What’s Out There? Available Free Channels and Satellites . . . . . . . . . 35
4 Antenna Basics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
5 Necessary Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93
6 Guide to Satellite Receiver Selection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115
7 Getting the Signals: Aim and Synchronize the Dish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125
8 Using Multiple LNBs and Dishes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143
9 Picking Up Free Local OTA Stations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155
10 Selecting the Optimal TV Simplifed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171
11 Easy Ways to Integrate DVR, DVD, PC, and VCR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 185
12 Adding Stereo, 5.1, or 7.1 Sound . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 191
13 Installing a Satellite Card FTA Receiver/Tuner in a PC . . . . . . . . . . . . 201
14 Watching TV, Movies on Demand, and Video over the Internet . . . . . 215
15 Putting It All Together for Your Home Theater Experience . . . . . . . . . 227
16 Taking It with You: Mobile, RV, and Remote FTA Installations . . . . . . 239
A Product Sources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 253
B A Few of the Best Web Sites for FTA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 255
Index. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 257

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