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Posted 11 July 2012 - 05:02 PM
Thanks in advance.
Posted 11 July 2012 - 05:39 PM
I did some signal checks with point dish and got signals all in the 30's for the channels that use 129 (which most of the HD channels are on). I've never seem them that low before.
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Posted 11 July 2012 - 11:19 PM
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Posted 12 July 2012 - 01:05 AM
Edited by P Smith, 12 July 2012 - 01:11 AM.
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Posted 14 July 2012 - 10:53 AM
Please send me a PM with your phone or account number, and I'll be happy to check this information for you. Thanks!
Did you get the PM?
Posted 14 July 2012 - 11:02 AM
I had the install done on Tuesday the 10th and my signal strength is 58-61. I live on upstate South Carolina zip 29621. I feel it should be higher than that. Do I need the tech back out. He said the meter goes to 125 but I would only get around 65. Doesn't sound right to me. I'm on the EA.
Your feeling is not right. The values are GOOD, say B+.
Posted 14 July 2012 - 04:51 PM
It's been out for about twenty minutes. Weird.
Eastern ARC DMA on 1000.4
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Posted 17 July 2012 - 02:48 PM
dma 61x10 61x14 61x29 61x31
Baltimore - MD 45 50 56 46
Washington - DC 45 51 58 48
Home 50 53 55 47
dma 72x15 72x17 72x19 72x21
Baltimore - MD 45 47 47 49
Washington - DC 45 49 46 49
Home 52 54 53 56
dma 77x13 77x16 77x20 77x21
Baltimore - MD 45 44 44 45
Washington - DC 48 47 47 48
Home 40 41 42 44
Posted 17 July 2012 - 02:58 PM
Do you have issue with missing signal on some channels/sat/tpn ?
Posted 17 July 2012 - 03:23 PM
Posted 17 July 2012 - 11:00 PM
I thought these were at or below minimum. I have been getting complete signal loss on a regular basis. Used to only happen with major storms but happens much more. I have a friend in the area with dish and it rarely happens to his dish setup.
Can you ask him and post his reading ?
Posted 18 July 2012 - 04:31 AM
"Your signal strengths for the orbital 77 are far enough below the minimum to where you would be experiencing signal loss frequently. I can set up a technician to come out to re-peak the DISH antenna. Thanks!"
I may try to peak the dish while I wait but it's too hot when I get home. Maybe this weekend in the morning when it's cooler.