Satellite TV Information June 2 Update

The changeover from Echostar 7 to Echostar 14 at the 119W satellite position has continued to whack some US Dish Network clients with a big stick, eliminating access to many channels across much of Mexico, and now shifting local South Florida channels to spot beams.

Since Dish Network has shifted these local channels to spot beams, and the spot beam is so narrow (by design) that it is not received in Yucatan, then the only practical ways to get ABC, NBC, CBS, & Fox is to make some changes proposed in the full article.

For purely scientific reasons, we’d love for people from around North America report their locations, dish size, and 119W signal strengths by transponder number as things change over the next few weeks.

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Satellite TV Information June 2 Update
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2 Responses to Satellite TV Information June 2 Update

  1. Wayne Phinney says:

    Just curious….why is there no mention of Direct TV?

    • yucalandia says:

      Hey Wayne,
      Why mention DirecTV?

      Is there now DirecTV programming available in southern Mexico?
      (particularly the major networks)

      We love updates and opportunities,

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