One or two channels missing.

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Good Morning!


Got my Son-in-law to change a single lnb with a dual one for watching
Sky freesat which I have been watching for the last three years.

I did buy the correct lnb with adapter for the dish.

I now have the second cable running to the bedroom and connected to
a Foxsat-HD.
Now to the problem, I am losing a couple of channels.
No Satellite Signal Received: Zone Reality, Zone Thriller, Movies
4 Men. On sky box in Sitting room.

Bad signal for Horror Channel but am receiving Movies 4 Men 2 just fine.

On the Humax everything fine except once again Movies 4 Men no signal and a couple of channels - bad signal.
I haven't tried testing more channels because I obviously have a fault somewhere.
Would it be an lnb problem, connections or could the dish be out of alignement?
Your advice or suggestions would be appreciated before I contact someone to carry out necessary repairs.
Thank you.

Allan,
 

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It's possibly you knocked the dish slightly off alignment. The weight of some LNb's can cause the dish to drop down a little :D
 

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Thank you for the quick answer.
I believe you might be right, the son-in-law means well, but he
is not quite satellite savvy like some of us, so he might have been
a little ham fisted. :)
 

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Is this on the upside down dish Allan?
 

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LOL, No Rolf.
It is a sky one that sits by the upside down dish, which incidentally is still doing a grand job thanks to your handiwork.
There are always enough programmes there to keep me occupied, especially Premiere.
As stated, my son-in-law may have moved it out of alignment.

I am keeping him down on the ground for now, he tried his best but he needs a little bit of know how as well as patience. :D

Anyway thanks for the help, it's always appreciated.

Allan.
 

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I'm rather surprised that you view those channels in your state of health allan ;);)
Only joking m8:-rofl2
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Rolf offered his time to help out once again, but I was able to explain the mysteries of dish alignment to a willing family member and once again everything is fine.

@ Park Royal.
I just can't imagine what programmes you are writing about. :)

This a great site to visit, just wish that I was more knowledgeable and able to offer some constructive help.

Keep up the excellent work.
 
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