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Build Your Own Free-to-Air (FTA) Satellite TV System shows, step by step, how to select, set up, and enjoy an FTA satellite television dish antenna and receiver system. FTA refers to satellite receivers that are designed to receive unencrypted satellite transmissions. Using these satellite receivers, you can legally receive TV signals without subscription. In the U.S., FTA satellite TV includes more than 97 English-language broadcast channels. This book shows you how to access all of this programming for free.
Build Your Own Free-to-Air (FTA) Satellite TV System
Includes step-by-step instructions that show how to select and install all the necessary satellite system components in a home, apartment, office, remote cabin, SUV, or recreational vehicle
Explains how to integrate FTA with existing systems, as well as how to integrate other options such as Over the Air (OTA), video over the Internet, and movies on demand
Shows you how to legally receive hundreds of channels that include programming for music, news, PBS, weather, foreign language television and radio, and talk radio—all for free
Helps you select and install the cables and connections, switches, receiver, and auxiliary components to get the most value from the system and do it on a very tight budget
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Dennis C. Brewer is a Novell Certified Network Engineer and IT solutions specialist with more than 14 years of experience in field. He has authored several books as well as enterprise-level IT and telecommunications policies, procedures, and standards currently in use by the State of Michigan.