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Sirius signal strength weak
Posted 14 March 2008 - 02:22 PM
Don't have the same problem at home, as my external antenna is pointed directly at the spot over Pipestone MN where the satellites cross.
Did Sirius lose a satellite? Anybody else notice this symptom? Or is my Sportster Replay starting to die?
Posted 16 March 2008 - 10:01 AM
My wife has a tuner connected to her GM car (SIRGM1) and the antenna wire frayed and had this problem.
1 HR21-700 HD DVR 1.5GB Internal
2 D10 Receivers
3 Sirius Receivers
Posted 16 March 2008 - 05:40 PM
drops ALOT !
XM was better!
Posted 16 March 2008 - 06:13 PM
Posted 21 March 2008 - 06:42 AM
Posted 10 April 2008 - 08:31 PM
I was just in Phoenix a couple of weeks ago. I don't remember seeing any tall oaks or maples. I do remember thinking that everything is so flat that I bet you get great reception. Maybe I was wrong.
Posted 25 April 2008 - 09:25 AM
I have not had this problem before....say this past Monday when I drove to a motorcycle dealer some 20 miles away.
No trees to block the signal most everywhere I go.
Sun activity maybe?
Posted 29 April 2008 - 06:11 AM
Posted 29 April 2008 - 06:14 AM
"We understand your frustration regarding this issue. What is
happening is that SIRIUS is currently conducting over-the-air
maintenance at this time which should be completed on April 30. Your
reception should return to normal either before or after that time.
SIRIUS appreciates your understanding of this matter."
Posted by: Sirius Customer Service | April 28, 2008 2:53 PM
Posted 29 April 2008 - 06:39 PM
In one of the messages on the Orbicast website (www. orbicast. com]) Sirius Customer Service posted some info on the signal problem in response to the problems that Sirius posted there. They state that they are performing maintenance and that the signal strength and dropout problems should stop by May 1.
The correct URL for Orbitcast is www.orbitcast.com
Posted 30 April 2008 - 06:09 AM
Posted 04 May 2008 - 06:36 PM
Posted 08 May 2008 - 08:01 AM
Posted 08 May 2008 - 12:49 PM
Posted 09 May 2008 - 08:16 AM
Posted 09 May 2008 - 09:15 AM
He said that there have been many complaints to Sirius about the signal dropouts and that the executives at both XM and Sirius have given the technical staffs of both companies until Monday at 6am to have all of the updates made.
Originally the updates were to be complete by April 30, but as usual "unanticipated" problems arose from their beta testers. I asked him about the beta testers and how to become one. He said that emails were sent to about 5000 random (with the promise of a free radio and subscription) and just about each subscriber volunteered.
He said that the word around Sirius is that the merged systems will be operational in the 4th quarter of 2008 (just in time for xmas).
Posted 14 May 2008 - 10:26 PM
There is a 2 block stretch in downtown Nashville where I completely LOSE my signal. There are no buildings taller than 2 stories in this area and there are no trees or other things blocking my line of sight.
What else can be causing this type of interference. This isn't a new problem--i just finally decided to post about it.
What else is there to say....
Posted 15 May 2008 - 04:00 AM
Posted 23 May 2008 - 05:03 PM
Now, I can barely get a signal at all in my house. I can spend alot of time repositioning my antenna, and eventually I'll get a signal that will last for five or ten minutes.