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Topic # 57656 20-Feb-2010 20:10
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Hey Guys,

I have recentley moved into an apartment block and taken one of the mulitroom decoders from my folks house to see if it would work. I can get it going and everything but the rain faid message comes up and won't go away.

Anyone have any suggestions on how to overcome this? Is there some kind of a block on it?

Cheers.

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  Reply # 300659 21-Feb-2010 10:05
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No, rain fade means the signal from the satellite isn't powerful enough. You get a much more ominous message if Sky blacklists the card. Does the apartment block have a single dish or does each apartment have one? Is the dish pointed at the right satellite? Last but not least, don't call Sky. Not only because you're illegally using one of their dishes, but also because their customer service team is trained to hang up on you the instant you mention Rain Fade.




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  Reply # 300661 21-Feb-2010 10:10
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hitman1: Hey Guys,

I have recentley moved into an apartment block and taken one of the mulitroom decoders from my folks house to see if it would work. I can get it going and everything but the rain faid message comes up and won't go away.

Anyone have any suggestions on how to overcome this? Is there some kind of a block on it?

Cheers.



I'm Assuming you have changed the frequncy settings for your LNB?

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  Reply # 300775 21-Feb-2010 18:58
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WHen you say it is going - do you ever see any TV picture or is it just sky picture (ie. rain fade message/sky menus)

If it is the latter sounds like you need to change the LNB settings



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  Reply # 300826 21-Feb-2010 20:59
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I just see the Rain Faid Signal- no channels showing.

Could you please explain what LNB settings are?

Thanks.



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  Reply # 300960 22-Feb-2010 12:37
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Sorted... cheers guys

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