[Crew] So... how does Freesat actually work....

Binary Sheep binary.sheep at gmail.com
Thu Dec 14 19:49:13 GMT 2006


Minus Q: Thanks alot.

On 14/12/06, Nan0byte <nanobyte at blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
> Q did you buy your card from Sky or another party?
>
>
> Minus Q wrote:
> > On 14/12/06, Binary Sheep <binary.sheep at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> From what i have seen i think they update your skybox down the Sat Connection.
> >> And tell the sky box to allow this sky card to work.
> >>
> >
> > I'd be surprised if they updated a single box over a satelite
> > connection used for talking to *all* the Sky boxes... then again I
> > don't suppose there's any way to pass a message otherwise.  I presumed
> > that Sky would give me some kind of activation code over the phone.
> >
> >
> >> Although i have three sky cards and they all work fine in my sky box.
> >> If i can find it and you want it i have a walk through guide on how
> >> the inside of a sky box work some where.
> >>
> >
> > Thanks for the offer, but that's fine, I was just after a high level view.
> >
> >
> >> Out of curiosity when you do get your sky card and you put it in for
> >> the first time (before registering with sky) could you email me the
> >> message you get on screen if any.
> >>
> >
> > Certainly.  I can't get my dish fitted until really early next year,
> > so I'll get the details to you then....
> >
> >
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