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Build Your Own Free-to-Air (FTA) Satellite TV System by Dennis C. Brewer

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CHAPTER 13Installing a Satellite Card FTA Receiver/Tuner in a PC

Microsoft and computer manufacturers have teamed up to promote the potential of the personal computer as the centerpiece of the home theater or entertainment center. With a computer or two equipped with FTA cards and Network Attached Storage (NAS), plus broadband/DSL Internet access, there is virtually no limit on the amount of songs, movies, and video clips that can be stored and later accessed and played. With NAS, more than one computer can access the files to play the movies or stored programs, making this a very desirable method to provide viewing and listening options throughout the home.

For computer aficionados, using the computer can be second nature, and the idea of having ...

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