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Re: DirecTV adds NASA TV



How can I get NASA Tv on this "second" satellite?

Thanks,
James Sibley
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On Wed, 15 Dec 1999 20:12:40 -0800 (PST) Patty Winter <pwinter@best.com>
writes:
>
>Situation summary: We've been screwed.
>
>DirecTV has decided to put NASA TV on *another* satellite--
>for which you need either a DirecTV Plus or Para Todos
>system. I know that involves at least a different dish,
>and possibly a different receiver.
>
>There is general outrage being expressed on the DBS
>newsgroup. Some of the postings there have given specific
>people to write to, but for starters, call customer service
>at 1-800-531-5000 and complain. Then check out the DBS
>group for more information. We taxpayers pay for NASA TV;
>if DirecTV is going to add public-interest channels, they
>should give this one higher priority. And NTV has always
>been one of the most requested channels for them to add.
>(It was #11 in Satellite Direct's poll a year ago.)
>
>I don't know what the odds are of getting NTV on in time
>for tomorrow's launch, but they're bound to be better the
>more people who call and complain.
>
>(Kelley, it sounds like you're in NRTC territory and DTV 
>may not want to talk with you directly, but this is a DTV 
>programming issue, not anything your NRTC provider can fix.)
>
>
>Patty N6BIS
>(not normally this growly, but this was a dumb, dumb,
>dumb move on DTV's part)
>
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