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Topic # 232149 1-Apr-2018 13:51
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Since I started streaming I haven't done much with satellite, but I vaguely recall something about the position of D2 being changed, or possibly another satellite taking over from it. So today for the first time in months, I wanted to look at something on D2 and nothing is there! I rescanned and still nothing. So can someone explain this thing to me? Do I need to reposition my LNB? Do I need to do something else? I don't use it very much but would rather not lose it altogether.

 

 





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  Reply # 1986789 1-Apr-2018 14:27
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Still there according to Lyngsat:

 

https://www.lyngsat.com/Optus-D2.html

 

Still at 152E


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  Reply # 1986806 1-Apr-2018 15:01
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No change with D2 @ 152E are you using a switch? maybe it has failed

 

 




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  Reply # 1986815 1-Apr-2018 15:23
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Yes I am. Either it or the LNB must have gone out. I am thinking the LNB because I also have D1 and Intelsat 19 on the switch. I will take a closer look at it when I can find the motivation. It is not a biggie.

 

 





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  Reply # 1988789 5-Apr-2018 14:08
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Well, here's your problem...

 

I finally took a look at the switch. It seemed okay. Then I looked at the LNB. It was a cheapie I bought some years ago specifically for D2. The plastic cover was cracked and broken away from UV and the horn was full of water! Really full. And just to make sure, there was a wasp's nest filling the back, fortunately without any wasps. And a lot of bugs emerged when I removed it. I think I can safely conclude that LNB is dead.

 

I want to put the original Sky one (Sharp) back that I replaced with a dual-throat. Can anyone tell me the frequency? The label is unreadable but I think it was 10300. 

 

 





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  Reply # 1988792 5-Apr-2018 14:11
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It'll be either 11300 or 10750




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  Reply # 1988804 5-Apr-2018 14:38
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OK, thanks. I took a chance on 11300 and everything is working fine! You can't beat Sky quality for durability. That Sky LNB was up there for about 30 years. The one full of water didn't last five.

 

 

 

 





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