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Old 06-04-2016, 05:08 PM   #1
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Dish, Winegard signals

Recently installed the Winegard Roadtrip T4 to replace a Roadtrip SD that was obsolete with the change in DISH signals. When I installed, I had to get Winegard tech support help due to older receiver a 311 and poor signal. At my house trees prevented a good signal. Anyway now on the road and I can't get any Dish signal. I've been through the installation/setup several times trying the 110, 119 and 129 satellites with various transponders. It seems to be setting up and I get a signal verification but no actual programs. If I push guide on the remote it gives the appropriate programming but no shows are visible, blank screen. Winegard is having staffing issues and after lengthy hold on Friday, gave up and kept trying setup. NO support this weekend either by phone or email. I fear on Monday it will be futile to get hold of anyone.

Anyone here have any suggestions. At least my antennae works. We are on a hill in Santa Fe NM with lots of stations but no satellite. Yes and a clear southern view.

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Old 06-04-2016, 08:56 PM   #2
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Try unplugging the Dish receiver for 10 seconds, plug back in and call Dish to send you a new "hit". Then run the check switch again. (6-1-1)

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Old 06-04-2016, 10:00 PM   #3
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I have turned it off but not unplugged it. I'll try that tomorrow
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Old 06-05-2016, 09:50 AM   #4
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Try calling DISH support with your symptoms. They have been very good over the years for us.

If you are getting a valid guide and your antenna controller shows satellite lock ons, I would suspect a receiver problem. Can you borrow one for 30 minutes to connect it to your system for a check? How is your Monitor connected, coax or hdmi? Fault could be there as well. I am mainly suspicious of your receiver which you called old.
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Old 06-05-2016, 08:49 PM   #5
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The receiver is older but a seldom used one. At any rate I unplugged the receiver for a while and went through the Winegard prescribed setup installation procedure again. This time I could get the 110 programs. I went back and on the peak angle page set the correct info for each of the three satellites. All is good now but we are moving tomorrow so we'll see.
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