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Posted by: Iceman

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Iceman

This might be old news to some but in my quest to get more bang for my buck I decided to check out the possibility of receiving more channels using my DSTV decoder & dish & I came across the following...It really annoyed me that I couldn't pick up the 5FM radio channel through DSTV & alas, there is an option!

The setting for the PVR Decoder is as follows:
- Press 'Menu' button
- Select 'Advanced Options'
- Select 'Dish Installation'
- Enter Pin '9949'
- Leave Network 1 Unchanged!
- Go to Network 2 & using the right & left arrow keys choose 'Other' for Network 2 & then press 'OK'
- Set 'Frequency' to '11170'
- Set 'Symbol Rate' to '26652'
- Set 'Polarization' to 'Vertical'
- Set 'FEC' to '5/6'
- Then Select 'Accept These Settings'
- Then Select 'Scan New Network(s)'

To access these Free To Air TV Channels:
- Press the 'TV' button
- Select 'Public PAS7/10'
- Press any of the arrow keys to bring up available public channels, mostly religious channels though...
- To access the public radio channels, press the 'Shift' button once while in the Free to Air TV Channels section & then 'TV' (Music) button.
- Use arrow keys to bring up menu of available music channels.

Hello 5FM!
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written by The Source, January 06, 2009
Damn, I was hoping you found a way for us to access MTV2 in SA :cry
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written by Iceman, January 06, 2009
I'm sure I've seen a way to get it in SA while scratching on the net...I think you'll need a moerse dish & decoder for that....C-Band maybe :grin
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written by steuza, May 05, 2010
is it possible to this fta on HD PVR?????
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written by ET, July 09, 2010
Is it possible to get the FTA channels from the PAS7/10 sat using a non DSTV decoder I have a FTA Eurobox 9700+ and a 1.5 meter dish I am not in SA. I wanted to get the Christian channels.Thanks
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written by ezekiel henry, July 21, 2010
i want to know more about how this things channels work please send mail if you get my mail
please if it is possible send me the frequency and code
thanks ezekiel henry.
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written by wow power leveling, September 19, 2010

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