FTA News

Linear LNB Polarization

LNB stands for low noise blocker and it is essentially an amplifier on the end of your small satellite TV dish or communications dish. The “Linear” portion of Linear LNB stands for the characteristics of the radio waves that are transmitted via the satellite in space to your dish (LNB). Two Types of Polarization Circular …

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Ku band Satellites

The Ku band (Kurtz-under band) is primarily used for satellite communications, particularly for editing and broadcasting satellite television. This band is split into multiple segments broken down into geographical regions, as determined by the ITU (International Telecommunication Union). The Ku band is a portion of the electromagnetic spectrum in the microwave range of frequencies ranging …

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Television to a Satellite Connection

Television has had a foothold in our society for decades and while many people still get their TV from cable companies, others are switching to satellite TV. Satellite TV provides customers with several important features that they cannot get from cable companies, the most important being the fact that satellite TV can provide television access …

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Conaxsat Nano Premium

Conaxsat CNX Nano Premium Main Features: •Homestream MPEG. Play movies from your PC on your Receiver via your Network •Internet Movie. Download Movies from CNX Nano Premium website •Internet Radio. Listen to online radio stations on your CNX Nano Premium •WIFI READY. CNX Nano Premium can go wireless with optional WIFI adapter •2x USB ports …

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NFusion HD review

NFusion HD receiver may be the most sold free to air HD receiver because of the IKS option and it has a reasonable price compared to the other HD receivers. After testing the NFusion HD receiver for about half a year I decided to write this review. The price for a NFusion HD receiver at …

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New HDTV receiver DM500 HD

As of next week, the new DM500 HD will be rolled out to the trade. The recommended retail price for the HDTV-ready satellite receiver is 339 Euros. The key features of the DM500 HD include the powerful 400 MHz processor as well as the Linux operating system. The 10/100 Mbit compatible Ethernet connection allows you …

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Dreambox presents new HDTV boxes

World premiere at the Anga Cable show! Dream Multimedia, the leading supplier of Linux-based set-top boxes, will be presenting two new HDTV Dreamboxes at the trade show in Cologne from 4. to 6. May 2010. The prototypes of the DM800HD se and the DM7020HD models will be presented for the first time. And there are more new developments from Dream. …

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Viewsat Weather Forecaster

Viewsat members wondered what the new WF files for Viewsat are for so here is a little info about Viewsat Weather Forecaster. While the Viewsat V-Link has been rumored to be coming for many months, it is the Viewsat Weather Forecaster that has first shipped any units into the market. Some are confused by the …

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FTA

What is FTA? FTA is the acronym for Free to Air. FTA signals are unencrypted signals. They can be reliably received via any broadcast receiver. This allows viewers to hear radio and see television programming like CNN and HBO, for example, clearly. The simplest way to think of FTA is that it is akin to …

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