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About The 148 Satelite Signal

04-17-2005, 08:48 PM
I found out from a Dish Network technician the other day that the 148 satelite signal changes once a year..it actually moves out of the regular orbit and the signal becomes weaker ..so atleast once a year you have to re position your satelite dish that gives you the 148 signal so you'll get a stronger signal again. Just thought I'd let all of you know about this.
Have a great week !

04-19-2005, 06:05 AM
Normally all satellites drift out of position every few months. They correct it by giving it a small rocket burst every now and then. Are you sure that you need to reposition your dish?

04-19-2005, 08:24 AM
Thats what the technician told me..to re position my satelite dish to face the 148 for a strong signal.

04-22-2005, 01:29 AM
When I had Dish, and was looking at the 148* bird, I never had to adjust the dish. Sounds a little crazy, but that is Dish.

04-23-2005, 06:37 AM
I think the tech is smoking something ilegal. Never, ever had to move my Dish in 11 yrs. I've had it........

04-23-2005, 07:47 AM
I think the tech is looking for a steady service call every so often.