Question about Sirius Satellite Radio S50-TK1 Satellite Radio Receiver with Car Kit

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I only get channel 184 - help!

I was very happily listening, then my radio cut out, and on came the weather/emergency channel. I can't seem to get it to pick up other channels.

What is the problem?

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  • dougjharvey Apr 07, 2008

    I cannot get channels 1 thru 45 on my car radio, everything we fine, then boom. I spoke to the provider and they updated giving me channel 198 so I a know I am connected. Did I hit some kind of button on my radio. I drive a 2007 Jeep Patriot Limited



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This hapened to my s50 the day after my semi annual payment went through (thought it was a CC problem) No, it just died? First the logo screen was on freeze mode..looked up on outher forum..same issues. the "3 Finger salute" worked for some, but not all..its a risky procedure.

Anyway, I received a MUST UPGRADE FIRMWARE for the verison of Sirius go. I was on the phone with Leah CS Rep..helpful, she tried. Apparently this this is dead.

Went through the 3 Finger procedure..looked like it was going to work, stuck on FIRMWARE UPDATING...then the receiver shuts down. Shes sending me a new it is a major downgrade, the real basic Stratus 4 with thatamber screen, ugh.
Only thing good about this, I can use it as an MP3 player

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Call Sirius and verify your account is still active. Also, on the S50 make sure you can see your ESN number. If you can, go to the menu and Reset Channels. If you can't do that on your car kit, try it on your home kit.

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