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I am not getting any signal for months, on one of my satellite

Hello. My name is Abdul. I have 2 satellites. I am receiving signal for one of my satellite, therefore it is working fine (Nimiq 1). However, I am not getting any signal, for a few months for my other satellite (Echo Star 3). I just bought a new LNB switch, but that did not fix the problem. I also moved the satellite, but that also did not work. Can you please email me at rambo_159@hotmail.com, to tell me what can I do to fix this problem, Also can you please email me and tell me. how to put my satellite back in the proper direction, if it is misplaced now? Thank You for you help.

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Satellite tv cannot work thru regular splitters so make sure if u are using one it is a good one . Check all your connector to make sure there is no little wire touching the coper one , then try moving your dish while someone is checking the signal intensity in front of the tv . If u do all of this , im sure ur gonna get it working in no time

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