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Old 2012-01-05, 09:22 PM   #1
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Default hd channel problems

I am new to this forum so please bare with me.

I am from Naicam sk, i have the 630 receiver. My receiver has been working fairly well until this evening we experienced some bad weather and now all of the hd channels will not work. The standard def channels keep working, and the signal strength is 85 or so for tuner 1 but about 30 for tuner 2. There is no snow or anything on the dish.

I was wondering if anyone had any tips for what i should do to help allign the dish better. Or how i can fix this problem.

I have searched the forums for awhile and i couldnt find anything like this. Sorry if its already been addressed.
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Old 2012-01-05, 09:28 PM   #2
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make sure dish is skew'd properly, Regina is 87, Saskatoon is 88/89. common mistake for self installer's is setting skew for 90.
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Old 2012-01-05, 11:46 PM   #3
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These are the settings that I got from dishpointer dot com for your location, assuming that you are using the dual lnb model

Your Location
Latitude: 52.4152░
Longitude: -104.4950░

Name: Starchoice 107W & 111W
Distance: 38623km

Elevation: 29.9░
Azimuth (true): 185.9░
Azimuth (magn.): 176.4░
Dish Skew [?]: 93.1░
Turn clockwise standing behind the dish
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Old 2012-01-11, 12:56 PM   #4
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First, do a reset (keep the power button pushed for 20 seconds). If this does not fix the problem, you can login to your account and force a rehit (or call SD to do it). If still the same, yes you may have a missalignment).
As a note, 630 will allways alternate the tunners when you change the channels.
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