Bad Or No Signal

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#1
Hi All
I have had my system just over a week now Technomate 1500+ci with 90CM Motor dish. which was great but last night i keep getting the bad or no signal 'O'-red on all Sat's is this normal will weather affect the dish. Have i done something stupid me being new to all this any help would be appreciated.
 

rolfw

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Technomate 5402 HD M2 Ci, DM7000s, Transparent 80cm Dish, Moteck SG2100 DiseqC motor, lots of legacy gear. Meters: Satlook Digital NIT, Promax HD Ranger+ spectrum analyser.
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Berkshire
#2
Windy weather and wet weather will affect your signal. the longer the pole the dish is mounted onto, the more the potential movement. It will also depend on how well your dish is initially set up as to how much it will be affected.
 
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Technomate 1500CI+
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Nr Manchester, UK
#3
I'm in Lancashire and last night my reception was lousy (especially on Eurobird) Wind gusts will blow the dish off and rain will further attenuate the signal. When the sun shines, reception will be fine.
 
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#4
I think you guys are right about the weather i had the system installed by a good set of guys so i know they have done a good job.the day after they fitted the system i need them to come back to sort out a niggle they were back on my doorstep within 4 hoursO-Ha . i re-patched the tecnomate last night and wondered if it could have been that:( i will monitor over the next few days thanks for your help but i think it was just the nasty weather now were did i put summer:-rofl2
 

twag42

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#5
the quality of the dish is also important,some of the dishes are nothing more than a dustbin lid.one guy i know had a 1.2m dish that kept losing its signal and he couldnt figure out why.i told him his dish was sh.t and replaced it with a triax88cm,he couldnt believe the difference in quality.this was also in the NW of england area.

TWAG
 

twag42

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#7
it might not necessarily be sh.t,just not one of the better dishes that are available.Triax are a very good and reliable dish,even in bad weather.and theyre reasonably priced.would you put an aldi car stereo in a porsche??
 

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yorkshire
#8
how could a triax 88cm dish be better than a 1.2m ?

what are gibertini dishes like ?
 

stealthpirate

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Yorkshire
#9
arrod-ball said:
Hi All
I have had my system just over a week now Technomate 1500+ci with 90CM Motor dish. which was great but last night i keep getting the bad or no signal 'O'-red on all Sat's is this normal will weather affect the dish. Have i done something stupid me being new to all this any help would be appreciated.
If you get it on all sats you have a problem, possible LNB or connection.... is the dish moving when you change sats?
 
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#10
Just had a look and the dish says ISS on it which i think means international Satellite Systems.Go Or Bad i Don't Know. When my daughter has finished watching Nick JNR i will see what Sat's i can get
 
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#11
Yes the dish Moves onto the different Sat's. typo error before should have read Good Or Bad sorry
 
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#12
Here Goes
45.0W Pas IR No Signal
30.0W Hispasat No Signal
22.0W NSS 7 No Signal
15.0W Telestar 12 No SIgnal
12.5 Atlantic Bird No signal
11.0W Express 3A No Signal
8.0W Telecom 2D No Signal
7.0W Nilesat 101/1 No signal
5.0W Atlantic Bird No Signal
40.0W Amos 1/2 No Signal
1.0W Thor 1/2 No Signal
5.0 E Sirus 2/3 Yes Good Picture
7.0E Eutelsat w3a No Signal
10.0E Eutelsat w1 No Signal
13.0E Hotbird No Signal
19.2E Astra 1 Yes Good Picture
23.5E Astra 3A Yes Good Picture
26.0E Arabsat 2c No Picture
28.2E Astra Yes Good Picture
39.0E Hellasat No Picture
42.0E Turksat 1c No Picture
45.0 E Europestar No Picture

So There we go this is getting frustrating but with your help the satellite demons will not win :-bash
 
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Nottingham
#13
As with you guys 2 days ago Arabsat, Hellas and Turksat all in pixels, looked again today all fine and dandy!!!
 
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cheshire,algeria
#14
45.0W Pas IR No Signal
30.0W Hispasat No Signal
22.0W NSS 7 No Signal
15.0W Telestar 12 No SIgnal
12.5 Atlantic Bird No signal
11.0W Express 3A No Signal
8.0W Telecom 2D No Signal
7.0W Nilesat 101/1 No signal
5.0W Atlantic Bird No Signal
40.0W Amos 1/2 No Signal
1.0W Thor 1/2 No Signal
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5.0 E Sirus 2/3 Yes Good Picture
7.0E Eutelsat w3a No Signal
10.0E Eutelsat w1 No Signal
13.0E Hotbird No Signal
19.2E Astra 1 Yes Good Picture
23.5E Astra 3A Yes Good Picture
26.0E Arabsat 2c No Picture
28.2E Astra Yes Good Picture
39.0E Hellasat No Picture
42.0E Turksat 1c No Picture
45.0 E Europestar No Picture

strange that you can't get anything west are you sure pole is verical and following the arc
 

twag42

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#15
because the triax dish is a better quality than the 1.2m dish that the guy had. just cause you have a big dish doesnt mean its necessarily the best.
 

stealthpirate

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Yorkshire
#16
I had the same setup matey.... cheapo ISS 80cm dish (adequate!), could pick up most sats fine (just using monoblock now!), as someone said it sounds like something may have slipped, were you getting pictures off the no signal sats before?
Were you set up with usals?, do a sat search
 
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#17
All fixed now and back to normal have tweaked the adjustments on the Dish via the motor and i am getting better results and more stations than i had last week, like i say i am new to this but when you can take your time and sit down a learn how to use a product the results are always far more rewarding only trouble is TPS seems to be scrambled now.i guess thats for another posting.
 
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