It is also capable of automatic frequency negotiation in case of interference. I can't really test that though since I don't think that there's much in the way of 2.4 GHz signals around me.
He must have had a hAxx0r'd access card to be going to those channels... hope he didn't buy any on yours on days the RF was strong. That would be a fun explanation to the satellite company...Bit off topic but my old satellite receiver used to use an RF based remote. Unfortunately every once and a while one of my neighbors would end up changing my channel on it with his remote for his receiver. Got to find out that my neighbor likes the PPV pr0n.
You: "my neighbor's RF remote took over my receiver and bought pr0n."
Them: "you don't have a neighbor within 2 km subscribing to our service."
You: "well they must be hAxx0r'ing it."
Them: "but our service is un-hAxx0r-able."