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Re: TV Japan

At 09:50 AM 5/20/99 Thursday, you wrote:
>---------- Forwarded message ----------
>Date: Wed, 19 May 1999 14:17:12 -0700
From: "Pardoe, Richard (PRDR)" <PRDR@chevron.com>
>To: 'Kurtis Araki' <kurtis_araki@yahoo.com>,
>     'Sumo List' <sumo@brooks.statgen.ncsu.edu>
>Subject: DishTV as a potential alternate to: (RE: Internet Video feed 
>from  cable modem)
>If you live in the USA - why not purchase DishTV and subscrive to TV Japan
>and get a "real" sumo broadcast.
>TV Japan broadcasts the basho live and repeats it twice the following day.
>I typically record it and watch over dinner.
>TV Japan is $30/month ($25 for TV Japan + $5 pass through fee if you don't
>subscribe to basic Dish programming).  It might even be possible to reduce
>this cost by subscribing the TVJ only during the basho times.

This (turning TV Japan on and off just for bashos) is exactly what I do.  I 
normally subscribe to some services on DishNet and once every two months I 
activate TV Japan for just a two week period.  The total charge comes out 
to be about $20 per basho.

Richard Webb
rlwebb@raiderfans.com         http://www.puc.edu/Faculty/Richard_Webb/
Department of Physics
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