Newbie Signal Strength question

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Michael Jsmith, Mar 22, 2001.

  1. Michael Jsmith

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    Just got my DirectPlus system with RCA 480RE. I'm getting a 90 signal strength on the 101, but can only seem to get up to 73 or 74 on the 119--and if I do get it higher, 101 signal drops significantly. Is this typical, or should I be getting 90 on both? Thanks for the help. mike
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  2. Darold_Brins

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    Your signal strength is highly dependent upon where you live. In Iowa I believe the normal expected strength is 80, however it doesn't matter much as long as the signal is greater than 60. You may be susceptable to rain fade but 60 is strong enough. I would set you dish to find a happy median [​IMG]
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