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We are on the road approximately 6 months per year. My best guess is that somehow it is related to the atmospheric conditions at those times of day, but that is a surmise and I have no explanation as to why I know better. Select Signal Meters on the bottom right-hand screen. have a peek here

I don't think it has anything to do with the recievers because it is happening on all 3 recievers. #3 Dougwin13, Jul 11, 2012 dtro77On VacationJoined:Feb 10, 2012Posts:701Likes Received:0Location:Poconos PA ODD The support sleeve nuts are located on the back of your satellite dish. Here's a picture of my set up. Satillite techs make grest money and theres barely any education involved. https://support.directv.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/1883/~/when-i-do-a-signal-meter-test,-why-do-some-transponders-show-zero-signal

Directv Satellite Transponders Signal Strength

Re-Setting Your Receiver If you are seeing the Searching for Satellite message on your television screen, disconnect the power cord from your DIRECTV receiver for 30 seconds. There are no splitters anywhere in the line, just the female to female adapter the tech installed on the lines coming from the satellite on the original instillation. The issue is that the switch that changes between the 18v and 13 signals aka odd and even transponders is getting stuck.

Mine has a bend on the bottom that slides into a rectangular tube that connects to the dish. Meantime if I lose the signal I just go to my other TV and it works fine. If you had something different at home than there it will cause the receiver to screw up #5 Iceberg, Jul 11, 2012 Dougwin13 Topic StarterMemberJoined:Jul 11, 2012Posts:8Likes Received:0Location:dominican republic ya, i Directv Satellite Transponders All 0 If I hook one of the receivers directly to the LNB with a short coax and I still have the same problem would that tell me that I do need a

Print Email Recipient Email *Required Your Email *Required Your Name *Required You may find you have zero signal strength on some satellite transponders (usually transponders 4, 12, 18, 20, 26 and Direct Tv Satellite Transponders They had me going through all kinds of different scenarios trying to identify the problem without any success. The "Approved Devices List" page has now been totally remodeled [ComcastXFINITY] by telcodad430.

I also noticed even though I got to the 90's on 101, the numbers on 103 went way down as I changed the dish.

Stay logged in Register Today, This column goes AWAY! Direct Tv Signal Strength Meter Sign in 49 26 Don't like this video? If you get all transponders expect the other port to be defective........& replace the LNB. how can i test if it is the multiswitch or LNB?

  • In rare instances, the signal between ...
  • I'd expect a less than stable tripod.
  • Joe #9 Joe Diamond, Jul 13, 2012 Dougwin13 Topic StarterMemberJoined:Jul 11, 2012Posts:8Likes Received:0Location:dominican republic Joe Diamond said: ↑The other possible is defective ground block.
  • If your dish has this lnb then get this one to replace it.
  • If it's just one, the problem is in your antenna.
  • Your answer really makes sense.Now my question is the following: how do I correct the problem?
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  • For the more amateur folks, all you need to know is that the signal strength is a number between 0 and 100 where 100 is the best signal you can get.
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Blog Forum Forum Home New Posts FAQ Calendar Community Member List Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts View Site Leaders What's New Shop Solid Signal Learn about Signal Get More Information Pointing the Dish - TR-6100 Winegard Portable Satellite Dish & Tripod Kit - Duration: 6:53. Directv Satellite Transponders Signal Strength If it were a diode, the voltage polarity would need to switch, but it doesn't. Directv Transponder List Thanks for your reply.

My signal readings look like this: 1-8 76 93 81 0 76 0 80 0 9-16 74 94 79 0 74 0 78 0 17-24 74 0 78 0 77 0 navigate here Reply With Quote 05-21-2014,05:53 PM #7 Stuart Sweet View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles Join Date Jan 2012 Location Novi, MI Posts 9,487 I think you need to Failure to do so could result in bodily injury. I definitely will report back what I discover. Directv Satellite 101 Transponders

Our servers are located in Lansing, Michigan. I would appreciate if anyone could give me some advice.Click to expand... Trailer: Montana 5th wheel, model 3582Rl, model year 2012 Truck: Ford 450 PSD Super Duty, 2002 Crew Cab, Long bed, 4:88 rear end, last of the 7.3 engines, Automatic Transmission. Check This Out However if you get signal from 1 and 2 the rest will work.

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It is probably the Lnb on the dish.I will have to climb up on the roof (not easy at my age) to see exactly what the situation is. To access the Signal Meters menu: Press the menu button on your remote. Chat Not a DIRECTV Customer Yet? Directv Transponders And Channels so they sent out another TV installer who seemed a bit sharper and more knowledgeable.

However, if you see something in the 60s or lower, it's probably time to get that dish moved a little bit or look into what is causing the issue. Please note however that it doesn't have 5 knobs, it has two small ones and a large one. The tuner levels are of no use to you when aligning. this contact form You do not say what kind of LNB you have but..if there are two cables going from the LNB to the Multiswitch........change the ports on the cables.......if the problem moves and

I really need to figure out whats wrong because football season is coming and I need to have them all working so I can get the NFL Sunday ticket. When we get home I'll find some much more rigid material for the mast. If you have a legacy setup (non-SWM) it could have been a software glitch in the DVR that caused it to not switch voltages (which is how it selects between odd Not cable length !Click to expand...

Actually, they are transmitted in a circular pattern and the polarizations are right-hand and left-hand. To re-peak your dish you will need to perform these tasks: Check that the mast is level. Re-level the mast as necessary to re-position it to be perpendicular to the ground. The length of time the signals are too weak varies from 15 minutes to an hour.

If it is not split, how can it be hooked to two or more tvs? Horizontal/vertical illustrates it better, I think.Anyway, alternating transponders overlap in frequency with each other. Don't worry. I can align your dish in under 3 minutes, know how to work on a ladder safely and can tell you if your problem is actually alignment.

Just noticed Hutch1814 suggested the same thing. If not, if you have the 5-lnb dish, you may not be able to get a replacement LNB locally. I use a very sturdy tripod from tv4rvs.com. Polarity is the means used to select odd/even and if this happens, the odd or even may drop out as previously mentioned.