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Problem receiving HD local channels

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#1 OFFLINE   TruckeeDTVuser


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Posted 04 February 2013 - 04:57 PM

I am having a problem recieving the San Francisco local HD channels with a portable setup near Lake Tahoe (California/Nevada boarder). I can get standard def channels just fine.

According to the transponder list my HD channels are on 103(s). The signal strength for 103(s) is:

1- 8: 0 0 0 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A
9-16: N/A ------------ N/A 0 0
17-24: 96 96 0 0 0 28 0 48
25-32: N/A --------------------- N/A

103(ca) is all in the mid 80's

According to the list transponder 24 is KSTS channel 48, this channel is received OK. however I cannot get the network (ABC, NBC, CBS, etc) channels. For example channel 5 (KPIX) is listed on transponder 15 of 103S and I get zero for that transponder. But yet sometimes I can get an intermitant signal. Is the transponder list correct for these channels?

I get good signal strength on all of the other satellites and good HD signals on the movies channels, etc. I have even tried peaking the signals that I do get on 103(s) using the reciever's signal strength meter. I have a SWM dish wiht one feed line.

Any ideas?
Am I too far out of the SF beam pattern?

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#2 ONLINE   sigma1914


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Posted 04 February 2013 - 05:01 PM

Am I too far out of the SF beam pattern?

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#3 OFFLINE   TruckeeDTVuser


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Posted 04 February 2013 - 05:41 PM

Why can I get the high numbered channels but not the low numbered (2-11)?

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