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99 (s) failed test, but...


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#1 OFFLINE   jacmyoung

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Posted 29 March 2008 - 03:22 PM

all my HR21's seem to work fine. Is this a concern?

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#2 OFFLINE   Michael D'Angelo

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Posted 29 March 2008 - 03:23 PM

No, 99s is a spot beam SAT and if you are not close enough to a area using that SAT you will not pick up a signal from it.

#3 OFFLINE   inkahauts

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Posted 29 March 2008 - 06:29 PM

I wouldn't worry about anything on 99 until you hear from everyone around here that D11 is up and running, and even then you will want to look at 99c, not 99s....

#4 OFFLINE   Grentz

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Posted 29 March 2008 - 08:08 PM

S stands for spotbeam, thus locals.

So if your locals are not coming from 99, no worries about the signal from it.
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#5 OFFLINE   jacmyoung

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Posted 30 March 2008 - 12:48 AM

That's good to know.

They should not label 99(s) "failed" though, that can cause confusion, in fact the DirecTV tech support concluded because of that label the receiver was bad, needed a replacement. I resisted because I never noticed anything wrong.




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