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dan rose

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Do you guys overseas have a thing called otard its stands for Over the Air Reception Devices the fcc has it here. Its were no one can ban you from using a tv antenna or under 1 meter satellite dish?
 

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Over-here we usually drink Otard! But if your otard is something to restrict installation of SAT-equipment than I hate it! :-rofl2
 

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The UK has very strict planning regulations about satellite reception dishes. (Although many of us ignore them) :D

If you live in a conservation area then you are often forbidden from putting dishes up on the property unless its very well hidden

If the local council takes exception to your satellite dish(es) they can issue a removal order. If you dont remove it in the specified time then they can come onto your property, remove the dish, then send you the bill for the work!
 

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We have a "Television without Frontiers" directive here in Europe which prevents other countries from blocking signals from another member state (with a few exceptions), but it doesn't mean a particular TV channel must broadcast to the whole of Europe if it doesn't want to (although many wish that was the case or misunderstand the directive).
 

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The UK has very strict planning regulations about satellite reception dishes. (Although many of us ignore them) :D

If you live in a conservation area then you are often forbidden from putting dishes up on the property unless its very well hidden

If the local council takes exception to your satellite dish(es) they can issue a removal order. If you dont remove it in the specified time then they can come onto your property, remove the dish, then send you the bill for the work!

They try anything like that here, they will be looking up from the bottom of my mine shaft, they will be company for the few remaining sales men down there that could not read the "Private Property_No Trespassing" signs.

I would get a nation wide Satellite dish owner coalition together to get some stupid laws removed from someones idea of government on "how to control people".(several thousand people can't be ignored)

I've gone up against 20 to 30 HOA's and town counsels in the past(for customers) and the FCC has ruled against the HOA's and local rules and regulations in all cases, if you want free off air TV no one can stop you over here.
 

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The general rule regarding the installation of satellite dishes in the UK is that you are allowed to have installed one dish which has its largest diameter no more than 100cm wide plus a second further dish no more than 60cm wide. There are a few variations to this, as Analoguesat has mentioned, in conservation areas such dishes need to be placed in an area not generally visible from a public space otherwise permission is needed (though this never seems to stop a lot of Sky's installers!) There can be slight variations as to how local rules regarding aerials for both terrestrial and satellite can be made and enforced. Home Owner's Associations like those in the USA don't generally exist over here - though there may be clauses in properties that forbid the installation of external aerials. I'm not sure if they can be practically enforced these days. There is something in the back of my mind of someone from Sweden who was successful in court at European level regarding a challenge he made that forbade him installing a satellite dish where he lived.
 
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