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Searching for Satellite signal on locals today
Posted 14 November 2010 - 10:30 PM
Anyone here have any ideas what my problem might be? Tonight all my local stations via direcTV are fine with no searching for signal on the screen.
Thanks for anybody's help.
PS: I have a HR24-500 and a 5LNB side car dish.
Posted 14 November 2010 - 11:16 PM
Posted 15 November 2010 - 12:08 AM
So I was NOT the ONLY one huh??? Yeah I also had the Rams game on channel 2 and like you it was cruddy as hell!!! It kept pixilating and like you said "searching for satellite signal" I did notice though that this wasn't happening to the SD signals. It was only going on with the HD channels. So after getting frustrated, I gave the hell in and watched part of the game on the SD channel. By the end of the game including OT then the HD transmissions appeared to have cleared up.
Thanks for the response. WOW! This is something I was not expecting. I was thinking something was definitely wrong with my DirecTV dish or receiver.
Since you were having the same problem maybe it was something to do with DirecTV local St. Louis feeds on Sunday.
I sure would like to hear from some more people on this problem we had and suggestions on what to do about it.
Posted 15 November 2010 - 12:36 AM
Posted 15 November 2010 - 07:52 AM
How could the local station fix a "searching for sat" ?
Did you call your Local Station and talk to an engineer???
Posted 15 November 2010 - 08:24 AM
We are also in St. Louis.
Did a quick hook up of OTA so my wife would not miss the entire game. OTA was fine!
Philips 42" 1080p LCD HDTV 42pfl3704D
Magnavox 32" 720p LCD HDTV 32MF338B/27
Magnavox 720p 19" LCD
2x DIRECTV Plus® HD DVR (HR24-200 with 1TB ESATA via Thermaltake BlacX external dock), 2x DIRECTV® HD Receiver (H24-200), 1 DIRECTV® Slimline Dish, MRV with Deca CINEMAplus
Posted 15 November 2010 - 11:07 AM
Posted 15 November 2010 - 01:05 PM
Posted 15 November 2010 - 01:09 PM
Posted 15 November 2010 - 03:25 PM
Same problem here atleast my OTA worked and the digital channel was not a problem.It seemed to be a HD issue with direct.
Yeah that was my guess too because the SD channels were not messed up like the HD channels
Posted 16 November 2010 - 09:35 PM