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We have had dish for almost a year and it has been great but over the past month or so one of the receivers has developed an annoying problem. When my dad turns the receiver back on after watching OTA the receiver has to reacquire the signal. Thinking it might be a connection issue I removed the LNBF from the dish, (dish 500) both of the terminals were loose and the one leading to the box that is acting up had the compression fitting installed incorrectly. I replaced it with a regular crimp on connector, sealed it with silicone, and put the LNBF back on the dish. This seemed to solve the problem but a day or two later it started doing it again. We still have the free DHPP and the original installer did a somewhat poor install (ungrounded, no drip loop, ect) but if I can fix it myself without dealing with DISH that would work too. Any idea what could be wrong? The installer used cable staples to hold the coax but they seem to be squishing the cable, could this cause a problem? The 322 in my room works fine and never has this problem.