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  1. my signal strength at install was 82 ... it hovers between 79 to 85 on a clear day .. right now, its cloudy AND raining, signal strength 74 : :::.. Download Stats ..::: Connection is:: 939 Kbps about 0.9 Mbps (tested with 579 kB) Download Speed is:: 115 kB/s Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (server1) Test Time:: Thu Jul 7 02:22:32 EDT 2005 Bottom Line:: 17X faster than 56K 1MB download in 8.9 sec Diagnosis: Looks Great : 16.07 % faster than the average for host (direcpc.com) Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-GEIT48VYF
  2. i'm glad im not the only one who had a problem with electronics express... did they hit you with the $150 pole mount because none of YOUR poles were good enough, blah blah blah.. THEN almost $200 from direcway for activation and 1st month... it cost me over $400 for my "$49.99 satellite connection"!!! it took 8 phone calls and finally threats to call my bank and report them for credit card fraud before i got a call back from electronics express! and THEN... the radio went out in my dish after 3 days.... took them a week to get someone out here to fix it and THEN it worked for 3 days before having problems again.. so in the 14 days i have had my direcway (installed on 6/18/05) i have been able to use it for about 5 of those days. tech support leaves a lot to be desired from direcway also, just found a fix here and am running better than ever! i'm glad i waited til i saw how good this was before i affilliated them to my sites. thanks for all the help in here too... NOW... if i could just get someone to help me figure out why i can load a chatroom from www.home.bellsouth.net using my sun java j2sdk v1.4.2_06 i would be a happy camper! every time it connects to the chat applet, i get a "disconnected from chat" message on the screen. BLAHHH!! oh well.... enough ranting... thanks again for the help and support, keep up the good work and everyone have a happy and safe holiday!!
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