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#1 OFFLINE   fx72

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Posted 30 August 2010 - 05:15 PM

I am having signal issues on the HD stations.

Signal Strengths:

101: High 60's - low 90's (mostly in the 80's)
110: 72-83
119: Low 90's
99c: High 50's - 70's
103ca: mostly 0's
103cb: odd's are 25, evens are 0

A tech was here today and said the tree was blocking the sat. This issue has started in the last 2 weeks. The second image shows the view from the LNB.

Do you think that the tree could be blocking the signal so much on that one transponder? I was not home when the tech came (wish I was though).

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#2 OFFLINE   raoul5788

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Posted 30 August 2010 - 05:26 PM

It sure looks like the tree is in the way. Is there another location you could move the dish to?

#3 OFFLINE   fortnerw

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Posted 30 August 2010 - 05:32 PM

I would say the tree is blocking your signal. It does not come straight in to the dish but down at an angle. I can't believe someone installed it there. Hopefully you can move the dish back or elevate to go over the tree. Good luck
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#4 OFFLINE   jdspencer

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Posted 30 August 2010 - 06:31 PM

That tree needs to be trimmed. But, the best solution is to move the dish.
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