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Searching For Signal

Munkey
08-10-2009, 01:09 PM
I have a service call scheduled for Wednesday afternoon but figured I'd come here and see if anyone has any ideas on what my issue is.

I noticed on Friday afternoon that I am getting the "seaching for signal" message on all HD channels. All SD channles seem to be OK. It seems to only happen during the day and works OK at night. I have reset the reciever multiple times and that does not help. I've checked the connections and they all look OK. Only thing I can figure is that the heat of the day is causing a bad connectoijn somewhere. Or my dish is off a little bit and the heat and humidity during the day is causing the signal to drop enough to lose it.

Anyone have any ideas of anything ele I can check?

Thanks

chirshey
08-10-2009, 02:48 PM
Have you checked signal strength during the day to see what you are getting?

davecramer74
08-10-2009, 03:03 PM
i had the same thing going on but i was missing my international channels intermittently. They had to re-align my dish. Also, if you are in windy area, they just get loose after awhile. He spent a good half hour tightening all the screws down on that dish and my HD one. But if you go into the setup on your reciever you can check your signal strength on all the satellites. My guess is one of they will be under 90.

Munkey
08-10-2009, 04:01 PM
Have you checked signal strength during the day to see what you are getting?

Are all the HD channels on one Sat? If so, what is it so I can keep an eye on the signals on that Sat.

glennb1
08-10-2009, 05:04 PM
My guess is one of they will be under 90.

Being under 90 isn't going to cause this.

The signal strengths have to be much lower to cause the searching for satellite signal. Sometimes when it's raining out mine drop to 50's and I still don't get any searching for satellite message.

Munkey
08-10-2009, 08:45 PM
Tonight, all channels seem to be working fine. The problem only seems to happen during the day.