One of the cable connectors to my dual LNB is bad. There appears to be a washer around the cable and within the cap that screws to the LNB that is supposed to bring the cable in tight. But it is not working well so I lose a lot of TV channels.
Is there a work-around you'd recommend to get the cable in tight?
There's no o-ring in the TV LNB (BOW) connection in the Datastorm. He is referring to the way the F-connector is attached to the RG-179 cable. It sounds like a new connector needs to be installed and that's no fun at all!
-------------------- Bill Adams Winegard Company Posts: 15715 | From: Traveling the Western US | Registered: May 2003
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Still trying to fix the problem. The "bad" LNB connection seems to come and go. For example, I currently (10p) cannot receive either East or West CBS. Yet after we retire I can record Dave Letterman & Craig Ferguson on CBS West (starting at 11.35p).
I did get two 6 ft TV coax cables to bridge around the Datastorm from the DirecTV LNB. But looking at the foot of the Datastorm, of the four lines connecting there, which two are to the DirecTV LNB (as I look forward from behind the Datastorm)?
For example, are they the two on the passenger side?
Paul, I am on AMC9 (83W) for internet, and my BOW bracket (looking from behind the dish, toward the LNB) is mounted on the left hand side, unsing the A adapter out of Kit B, to pick up DTV's 101 bird. My LNB is positioned at 15. If you are aiming at SM5 (117), your BOW bracket should be on the right hand side, using the B adapter. Not sure what number your LNB should be. Gary
-------------------- DSL & Verizon Jetpack - formerly F1 Datastorm w/2-Watt BUC | D3 3.9.6w | HN7000s 18.104.22.168 | AMC9 - 83W/1290 H/H | 33Msps | BOW SL3 SWM HDTV | Linksys WRT54GS See my current location Posts: 1191 | From: Debary, Florida | Registered: May 2003
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