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If You're Seeing Signal Loss Today .....

Discussion in 'General DISH™ Discussion' started by SayWhat?, Jul 20, 2013.

  1. SayWhat?

    SayWhat? Know Nothing

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    It may be due to some big storms in Wyoming.

    I'm not sure exactly where the uplink center is, but Cheyenne is getting pounded right now.
     
  2. ddgwood

    ddgwood New Member

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    mine sat is out in Minnesota. maybe thats why.
     
  3. dstout

    dstout Legend

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    I can get my local channels(Nashville) but other channels are giving the searching for signal message.
     
  4. azjimbo

    azjimbo Mentor

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    And I'm out in Arizona

    And of course, as soon as I posted this, I got back online...
     
  5. otnipj3s

    otnipj3s AllStar

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    Out in Detroit area.
     
  6. dbconsultant

    dbconsultant Hall Of Fame

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    I'm out in Temecula, California as well.
     
  7. Willh

    Willh Legend

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    it was out for a while here in Campbell, Texas too. i'm on the western arc setup (110, 119, 129).
     
  8. gov

    gov Legend

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    IANMTU, just got back from the neighbors trying to get her 722 working.

    Crap.
     
  9. kucharsk

    kucharsk Godfather

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    Yep, huge thunderstorms are training over the Cheyenne, WY area, so don't worry about your local equipment.

    In particular, this is happening over DISH's uplink center right now:

    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A

    * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
    SOUTHERN GOSHEN COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST WYOMING...
    NORTHEASTERN LARAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST WYOMING...

    * UNTIL 400 PM MDT

    * AT 322 PM MDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
    EXTENDING FROM 9 MILES WEST OF HAWK SPRINGS RECREATION AREA TO 9
    MILES SOUTHEAST OF CHUGWATER...AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

    HAZARD...QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

    SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

    IMPACT...DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED.

    * LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
    LA GRANGE AND MERIDEN REST AREA.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
    BUILDING.

    TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY LEAD TO
    FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS!


    It's that last bit in particular that's causing problems.
     
  10. SayWhat?

    SayWhat? Know Nothing

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    Radar is showing a couple more cells moving in, so it may drop out again.
     
  11. RG6-Q

    RG6-Q New Member

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    My receiver registered a lost lock on my System Info Screen at 5:58 PM EST. Now I see why.
     
  12. Stewart Vernon

    Stewart Vernon Roving Reporter Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

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    Saw several problems last night... but nothing happening here... so I kind of figured there must have been some uplink weather going on.
     
  13. RVRambler

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    I went out on me, watching something, went outside checked cables/things. Came back inside, looked at signal strengths slowly coming up from nothing, marching upward, then knew it NOT my equipment but sats or something else.

    Hard to believe those huge 30m dishes can be blocked by anything short of a tornado! Itty-bitty rain, wimps!!! :)
     
  14. Mike.H_DISHNetwork

    Mike.H_DISHNetwork DISH Representative DISH Representative

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    [SIZE=medium]I can understand how this can be frustrating and I am more than happy to help! Did the programming return? If not, please PM me with the phone number on the account and the error message number on the top right to better assist you.[/SIZE]

    [SIZE=medium]Thanks[/SIZE]
     
  15. Michael P

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    Same thing happened to me in Cleveland. I though it was weird that the locals came in but none of the other channels on 129.

    It cleared up in a few minutes.
     
  16. dstout

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    i am getting this again right now.
     
  17. BillJ

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    Me too. Looks like very strong storms in the Cheyenne area right now. Nothing in my area except way to the northeast, which wouldn't affect my reception.
     
  18. SayWhat?

    SayWhat? Know Nothing

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    Yeah, I just noticed the dropout and checked radar. Nasty cell out that way. Severe Thunderstorm Warning


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  19. inkahauts

    inkahauts Well-Known Member

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    I'm surprised dish doesn't have back up locations for when storms hit like that to keep this from being a national issue.
     
  20. GeeWhiz1

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    Lost signals for about 5 minutes, but it just came back on.
     

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