yeah its me and im back. in the weeks i have been gone i have been exploring other DSS forums and have found many people out there who have the same problem i have. You people cant be real . Yes, i have to pull the plug every 5 days to reset the time on my reciever, and YES, there are others out there with the same problem.My signal strenth is fine, My RG6 cable is fine, my eliptical dish is fine, its Directv who has the problem and they are goin DOWN !!!!!!!!! i have there number .