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Old 07-05-2012, 09:34 AM
 
Location: Full time in the RV
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I bought a used MH that has a "basic" Wineguard dish and am using my SD DirecTV receiver from my house.

I have the coordinates but when no matter what I do I can't get a blip of a signal.

I think the problem is with the receiver setup menu. It asks you to select your dish type. The problem is it only lists types and not brands, plus I can't select some of the choices. It just jumps over that choice when I scroll to it. There is a generic dish option but I can't get to it.

Ideas?
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Old 08-06-2012, 02:53 PM
 
Location: Boydton, VA
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Default Locating the satellites

With a smart phone and the app; Dish Pointer, you'll be able to see where the satellites are on your phone, by pointing your phone in front of the dish towards the general direction of the coordinates....it's a slick app...cost is $20....worth ten times that amount to get rid of the frustration of hunting for the satellites.

If you are having receiver troubles.....good luck dealing with DTV.

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Old 08-06-2012, 04:45 PM
 
Location: Sumter, SC
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Who needs a $20 app? Here, follow this......................


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Old 08-06-2012, 06:18 PM
 
Location: Boydton, VA
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Here is another useful piece of information: DBS Satellite forum. Check it out.

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Gemstone1
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Old 08-09-2012, 12:39 PM
 
Location: Cape Coral Fl. / Lebanon Pa.
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Dumb question but.... Is the MH sitting nice and level..??
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