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Either your set top box is misconfigured,
or
bad dish cables/wire
or
bad LNB broke

get someone knows around these thing to check it.

Posted on Oct 17, 2013

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    Catharina Venter Mar 26, 2015

    I put a new LNB in the same message come on that there is a

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