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Only picking up one satellite

Hi, I have just Installed a new satellite in my Rv and my dish is on a tripod. I am only picking up sat 110 when checking my switch connections and I am picking up only half the channels. Could the problem be my dish alignment or the new receiver?

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  • Johnboy33 Feb 23, 2008

    Hi Jaime thanks for responding. The receiver is hooked up to a dish 500 and believe it is a dual lnb.

  • Johnboy33 Feb 23, 2008

    Thanks Jaime, the receiver is a 311 that I purchuesd from camping world. Currently I am only picking Sat 110 at 72 % .Will work on the alingment today as I have some time finnaly

  • Jaime Hernandez May 11, 2010

    What type of dish do you have?

    How many LNBs do you have on your dish?

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Thank you for the info.
Here is what you can try:
Try to get the Echo 8.10(110W) first by connecting the LNB on your left if you are behind the dish. On the first transponder from 110W you need to get anything better than 90% quality.
After this is done you may have to play with the skew until you get 119W. On 119W the first transponder frequency is 12239Mhz.
The skew will depend on where you live.
Check here for more info on the parameters to get your dish align.
BTW, What kind of receiver do you have?

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