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SATELLITE DISH I 'VE RECENTLY BEEN HAVING PROBLEMS WITH MY PICTURE ON TV.I MOVED MY SATELLITE DISH SLIGHTLY AND HAVE NO PICTURE NOW.CAN I FIX THIS PROBLEM MYSELF,WITH SOMEONE WATCHING THE TV SCREEN WHILE I MOVE THE DISH UNTIL I GET A PICTURE

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Sure you can, if you have Dish Network go to the receiver and turn the TV and receiver on. Then press menu-6-1-1. This takes you to the point dish screen. You will come out with better results using a compass to find the azimuth the dish should be pointed toward and bore sighting the dish by pointing it in that direction. You then will need to move the dish in very minute increments pausing for 15 to 20 seconds after each move to ensure the satellite signal can be found. If you have ran a check switch prior to this and have lost all satellites you more than likely will not receive a signal until you run another check switch and have found the signal of at least one of the orbitals. If this proves to be to tedious and many times it will you can usually find an inexpensive signal pointing device at a store like Radio Shack. Hope this is some assistance to you. Let me know if I can be of additional assistance and thank you for using Fix Ya.

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