Question about DISH Network 301 DTV Receiver
My VIP 211 DISH HD receiver when I try to lock
some channels for example USA HD instead of
looking in SAT 110 it goes to 61.5.This happens
day and or night. I sometimes get lucky and are
able to lock the channel,but if I move to another
channel the signal is lost again.Any suggestions
will be greatly appreciated.Thanks!
The HD feed comes in on 61.5 for a majority of stations most often locals come off 119 or 110. The USA hd comes off of 61.5 transponder 19.If you press menu 611 on your dish remote and manuever the highlight to the satellite and go to 61.5 and then change the transponder to 19 you will probably have a poor signal from 0 -39. Typically this can be resolved by having the dish re-peaked but sometimes foilage may be the cause. Thanks for using Fix Ya.
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