Top 25 DISH Network Technical Questions:

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1. Help!! What does all these words mean? DVB? MPEG-2? etc.
2. Is your system 16 or 32 bit?
3. Is it possible to watch separate programming on two televisions with DISH Network system?
4. How do I scroll faster in the Program Guide?
5. I am ready to purchase a new DISH Network system, however, I am concerned about the "blocking" or "pixelization" that I have heard about. Can you enlighten me?
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6. I want to upgrade my receiver to the model 5000. How do I do that?
7. How many secondary receivers can one family have?
8. I have the model 4000 (5000) and can't seem to find my 10-event VCR timer or one-touch VCR record button on my UHF remote. How do I program my VCR to record?
9. Will my receiver ever have VCR timer capabilities?
10. Should I power off the receiver when it's not in use?
11. What is the warranty on your receiver, and can I extend it?
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12. I have been having trouble with my UHF remote control. After using the remote for a few seconds, it stops working. Can you help me?
13. How many UHF remote addresses are there? I don't want my remote to control my neighbor's receiver by accident.
14. I was reviewing the features of your receivers and couldn't figure out "Macrovision anti-tape copying." Does it mean I can't record a movie on my VCR?
15. Is your DBS satellite TV service compatible with RCA, Sony, GE, etc., DSS systems?
16. I've heard about solar interference. What is it?
17. Can I set something on top of the receiver?
18. I have your C-band equipment. Can you help me?
19. We have a satellite TV dish system and during heavy snow, the snow piles up on the dish antenna, should we do something?
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20. I went to order PPV, and an error message came up. What's wrong?
21. I went to order PPV and I was locked out. What can I do?
22. I lost my password for the channels locks. Can you help me?
23. My receiver keeps blocking local sports games. How can I fix that?
24. My receiver says the Smart Card is not authorized to view this channel. What does that mean?
25. I am trying to receive some international channels from your new satellite, but can't get a signal lock, what am I doing wrong?


1. Help!! What does all these words mean? DVB? MPEG-2? etc?


2. Is your system 16 or 32 bit?


3. Is it possible to watch separate programming on two televisions with DISH Network system?


4. How do I scroll faster in the Program Guide?


5. I am, ready to purchase a new DISH Network system, however I am concerned about the "blocking" or "pixelization" that I have heard about. Can you enlighten me?


6. I want to upgrade my receiver to the model 5000. How do I do that?


7. How many secondary receivers can one family have?


8. I have the model 4000 or 5000 and can't seem to find my 10-event VCR timer or one-touch VCR record button on my UHF remote. How do I program my VCR to record?


9. Will my receiver ever have VCR timer capabilities?


10. Should I power off the receiver when it's not in use?


11. What is the warranty on your receiver and can I extend it?


12. I have been having trouble with my UHF remote control. After using the remote for a few seconds, it stops working. Can you help me?


13. How many UHF remote addresses are there? I don't want my remote to control my neighbor's receiver by accident.


14. I was reviewing the features of your receivers and couldn't figure out what "Macrovision anti-tape copying." Does it mean I can't record a movie on my VCR?


15. Is your DBS satellite TV service compatible with RCA, Sony, GE, etc., DSS systems?


16. I've heard about solar interference. What is it?


17. Can I set something on top of the receiver?


18. I have your C-band equipment, can you help me?


19. We have a satellite TV system and during heavy snow, the snow piles up on the dish antenna. Should we do something?


20. I went to order PPV, and an error message came up. What's wrong?


21. I went to order PPV and I was locked out. What can I do?


22. I lost my password for the channels locks. Can you help me?


23. My receiver keeps blocking local sports games. How can I fix that?


24. My receiver says the Smart Card is not authorized to view this channel. What does that mean?


25. I am trying to receive some international channels from your new satellite, but can't get a signal lock, what am I doing wrong?