Strange problems, can receive most channels but not all ?

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#1
I have a Kathrein system in a motorhome, hooked up to a HDP positioner. Yesterday i incorporated a Pace mini digibox and a proper paid for subscription card.

Now i was informed that with the use of a splitter switch device to redirect the satellite signal depending on which receiver was switched on all would work ok.

I put the dish up using the HDP system and Kathrein receiver, once tuned to a FTA channel i.e. BBC1, i then put the Kathrein system into standby and switch on the PACE Digibox.

I got the system activated today and all works ok, however some channels which i should be able to receive i just get a blank screen or "No satellite signal is being received", what gives ?

The channels are as follows so far, prob quite a few others though;-

BBC channels,
ITV Channels
E4 channels
ITV Channels

it seems to be mostly the terrestrial channels ?

Any ideas as to why all the others work i.e. SKy 1, Discovery, Music etc etc ok but not these ?

I am in the UK btw
 

rolfw

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#2
If you totally disconnect the Kathrein system, do the channels become available?
 
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If i disconnect the kathrein system then the positioner deactivates and the signal flow stops

i wandered if some of the channels are on a slightly different feed or something and its because i am locked onto wrong signal, it is a german directional satellite system.

after a little more dabbling these are the channels i cant get:-

bbc1
bbc2
itv1
bbc4
itv2
itv3
men & motors
sky travel
e4

Any difference between these channels and the others like Sky 1 etc
 

rolfw

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#4
They are all on Astr2D and on Low band, so it is either slightly off beam, or the 22Khz tone is being sent out by your Kathrein receiver, or heing held on Horizontal.
 
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Hi can you elaborate somewhat rolfw i am fairly new to satellite systems ;)
 
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anyone got any other ideas ?
Its SOOO infuriating not being able to receive the channels that are normally easy to get !!
 

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Connect the digibox DIRECTLY to the LNB and see if it works properly then. Report back when you have tested it.
 
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ok i have missed out the switch device which splits out the signal to the Kathrein box and to the Pace digibox but still the same ?


Any more ideas ???
 
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