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Genie Signal strength

Discussion in 'DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by Stevies3, Mar 7, 2014.

  1. Stevies3

    Stevies3 Legend

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    Hi
    I have an HR44. In the past I have always averaged 92-100 on sat 101 and 88-95 on sat 103cb for all 5 tuners. I noticed just recently that I'm now averaging about 5-20 points lower on both satellites, but oddly enough only for tuners 1 and 5. Tuners 2,3 & 4 are still at there previous mid to upper 90's. Could my LNB be going bad? If it matters in in the NYC DMA


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  2. litzdog911

    litzdog911 Well-Known Member

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    Are you actually experiencing any reception issues?
     
  3. Stevies3

    Stevies3 Legend

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    No, not at all


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  4. Stevies3

    Stevies3 Legend

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    Anyone?
     
  5. Laxguy

    Laxguy Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense.

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    The dish might have been moved a fraction, would be one guess.
     
  6. peds48

    peds48 Genius.

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    you can also have an "unapproved" component inline that is "affecting" some of the SWM frequencies
     
  7. litzdog911

    litzdog911 Well-Known Member

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    Since you're not experiencing any reception issues, I wouldn't worry too much about it. It might be a slight issue with your dish's single wire multiswitch, or perhaps the Genie itself. All five Genie tuners are fed from the same satellite signal, just on different SWM channels.
     

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