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Dish Network - Dish 500 Satellite 110 is not being recognized

I brought my Dish Network receiver down from my cottage to use at my primary residence.  My neighbor gave me a Dish 500 satellite dish to use so I didn't have to bring my dish home from the cottage.  After installing and aiming the dish, I'm getting a strong signal from 119 but for some reason satellite 110 is not being recognized on my system.  Any ideas on what the problem could be?  Both satellite locations, 119 and 110 worked perfectly at my cottage.  I couldn't find the Dish Network 500 system listed under the "Product" area.     Thanks, Lonnie

I recieve signal from satellite 119 but not satellite 110 on a dish 500 my regular dish is 1000 and everything wors great

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Chances are that you have only lined up the dish to pick up one satellite. there are several satellites up there for dish and its easy to miss the ones that you need. try to line up the dish keeping this in mind. if that doesn't work, write back.

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