Using Sky dish for Sky HD and other Hotbird channels

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  1. romster

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    please forgive me if the answers to my questions are all to obvious. I'm probably a double-newbie (new to world of sat/sky, new to the UK) so bear with me..:)

    My ultimate goal is to have a setup with Sky HD and also other German/Swiss channels off Hotbird.
    Therefore the questions:
    - I should get Sky installed somewhere within the next two weeks. Can I use the Sky dish and receive the Hotbird channels on that as well (using e.g. two dual LNBs)?
    - Can I use another PVR sat receiver (e.g. dreambox) and use the sky card in that when I'm a legitimate subscriber?

    Thanks for your help...
     
  2. clasudaso

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    Hi,
    did you ever get in running?

    I am moving house in about 2 weeks and I am also interested in the same combination.

    Thanks.

    Regards, Claudio
     
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    I don't think you'd get 19E and 28E on the same antenna - certainly not the standard Sky one.
    I have a separate 19E antenna and combine it and the 28E into the same PVR receivers, Technomate and Fortec, with the Sky card working normally in them.
     
  4. romster

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    The short answer is: no

    The slightly longer answer is that I got Sky HD all set up and working fine. I have decided to get a second, slightly larger dish for 19E and 13E running into a dreambox. I simply have not yet found the time to get someone in to set it up.
    So, 1install, if you're reading this: I know we have touched base earlier in the year but never managed to get it over the line. It's not off, just postponed.. :D
     

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