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Old 08-03-2014, 09:13 PM   #11
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If you can, run a cable from the dish directly to the box. Then if you get a signal you can trouble shoot inside the TT.


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Old 08-05-2014, 09:58 PM   #12
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If it worked off a neighbor's dish, using the same cable and interior set-up, it's probably not cabling, but dish alignment or problem.
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Old 08-05-2014, 11:32 PM   #13
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Did you get it working?
If there is a Radio Shack close you can get a Satellite finder, you hook it up at the dish.

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Here's one at Camping World.
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Old 08-06-2014, 12:16 AM   #14
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Is your tv connected to a amplifier? The green light needs to be off or it will interfere with dish signal. Maybe check that out. Just a look see willdo the trick.best of luck
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Old 08-06-2014, 07:26 AM   #15
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Can you see the Directv menu on your TV screen?

If so, check that your box is setup correctly for the dish you are using. When I take my Directv on the road, I take a SD box out of the house and connect it to a 18x20 3LNB dish. This dish is different than the one on my house so I have to go into setup and tell the box that I now have a multiswitch, 18x20 3LNB dish. Once this is done the box powers the dish and I can begin getting signal strength readings.
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Old 08-15-2014, 09:03 PM   #16
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Finally got some time to fiddle with it, due to working everyday, and Picked up the signal strength meter from RadioShack. Found out something is different with the wiring from docking station to living room than in my old camper. Had cable ran from dish to signal meter to satellite main and no power to meter. Bypassed the docking station straight to the box and got power. With that out of the way I got to tuning the dish. Got a beep turned the know down till no beep and tuned to get a beep again: so on and son. I finally had the knob and sensitivity turned all the way down and had a solid beep. Walked inside, with meter still beeping, and no signal on directv box. I have an sd box with an 18" dish. Set on multi switch and single tuner.
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Old 08-16-2014, 02:34 PM   #17
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Sounds like you're looking at a Dish Network signal. The little meters can't discriminate the difference between Dish and Direct.
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