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# 138865 20-Jan-2014 11:20
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I've been reading other posts about attenuation for the last couple of weeks in anticipation of moving onto VDSL. Physically, I'm about 300m away from the cabinet. However, looking at the attenuation, I get 16dB downstream (which suggests that we are 1.2km from the cabinet and on the return leg of the loop). Strangely, though, the upstream attenuation is only 1dB. I haven't seen such a gap between the two legs on anyone else's results.

Is this actually as strange as I think it is and is there anything I can do about it?

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  # 972639 23-Jan-2014 09:33
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Sorry to bump this, but is anyone able to give some advice, please?

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  # 972667 23-Jan-2014 10:24
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Care to post the full stats?


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  # 973132 23-Jan-2014 20:05
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Will do tomorrow when I get back to town. Which ones do you need?


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  # 973157 23-Jan-2014 20:36
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sounds like the cables simply dont run the way they appear for you.

its perfectly normal for your adsl up attenuation to be lower, as it works on lower end frequency, it attenuates slower than the downstream frequency.

that does not count out the possibility of an internal issue causing a higher attenuation (assuming you dont have a "spitter"/master filter currently) however..

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  # 973979 25-Jan-2014 10:07
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ubergeeknz: Care to post the full stats?

Other stats:
Stream - 1241 Kbps up, 15554 down
Noise - 12 dB up and down.

Please let me know if you need any othe numbers.

I do have a master splitter installed.

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