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722 Complete Signal Loss on 119


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#1 OFFLINE   ggraham

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Posted 11 December 2011 - 10:19 PM

Good signal on 61.5 and 110 but 119 has low signal strength. Just checked trasnsponder 7 and it is dropping into the single digits. Many channels are experiencing intermediate complete signal loss. I have two 722 DVRs and have been a Dish customer for more than 12 years. However, if I can't get this fixed my family will force me to go to DirecTv, Comcast or U-verse. I know I have some tall pines in the way but would a re-aim or larger dish be a possibility. Please help, I don't want to lose my Dish Network.

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#2 OFFLINE   gtal98

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Posted 12 December 2011 - 07:33 PM

Since all of Atlanta's locals are on EA (except one - ch 14) I would suggest a full Eastern Arc upgrade assuming you have better LOS going that way. You would lose your SD feeds for most of your locals, but that's not usually something most people care about. PM a DIRT member here to see if they can get you setup.

#3 OFFLINE   ggraham

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Posted 12 December 2011 - 08:33 PM

I've been told that although I can clearly see 61.5 that 72.7 and 77 are lower on the horizon and that I do not have an acceptable LOS to them. So am I SOL???

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Posted 12 December 2011 - 08:39 PM

61.5 is 142 degrees at 43 degrees elevation
72 is 159 degrees at 48 degrees elevation
77 is 166 degrees at 50 degrees elevation

So 72 and 77 are both farther west, and higher than 61 where you are (if you are still in Atlanta)

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Posted 13 December 2011 - 08:16 AM

I've been told that although I can clearly see 61.5 that 72.7 and 77 are lower on the horizon and that I do not have an acceptable LOS to them. So am I SOL???


It's nearly impossible to diagnose LOS problems over the internet, you really need someone there. Also, we're just assuming it's a LOS issue. Maybe your 119 LNB went bad. I'd have Dish send someone out to take a look.




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