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Finding 110 (echo star 7) signal for dishnetwork.

I recently installed my dish on a viewsat extreme free to air.However I cannot get the 110 satelite.
I had my dish hooked up at a different location and all the cordinates was perfect,I didn't change any of them,it was installed level.I used a satelite finder,the receiver was set on a 119 channel,should I set the tv on a 110 channel to find the signal?.What's the purpose of using a switch?I think this looks like a splitter,should I connect both LNB and send one cable to my receiver.
Any advise out ther contact me @ lewissvg@hotmail.com

Thanks,

Jojn

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SOURCE: Dish Network - Dish 500 Satellite 110 is not being recognized

Lonnie, You have a simple problem,the 119 satellite is lower in the sky than the 119 if you make sure the pole you are mounted on is straight and plum ,then simply raise the dish a few elevation degrees and turn the dish to the left.Your dish is aimed low and to the right.

Posted on Oct 29, 2007

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you cannot satellite sginal from a splitter you will need dp 34 switch or quad LNBF DP HOPE THIS HELPS.

Posted on Feb 10, 2008

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SOURCE: Hi. I need help finding 119!

I looks like you are picking 110W with the LNB on your left if you are facing the dish.
Try to get 119W first if you connect the cable to the 119 LNB, once you find 119W that way, you will also have 110W.
Good Luck.

Posted on Feb 25, 2008

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SOURCE: satellite dish receiver error LNB Drift detected

actually both responses would be considered correct, except at this point with new software lnb drifts should no longer cause issues with receivers. lnb drift is a fluctuation of signal frequencies to the "crystal" in the feed horn. with current software ability to watch tv will not be effected by this

Posted on Aug 29, 2008

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