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babs
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Sep 25th, 2008 at 2:52pm  
hello everyone,
i have an issue of having lock on my RX of my idirect 5000 modem model:5100, have previously use the modem to track with isite 7.1 but immediately after the tracking i have a prob with the BUC power which i later solved with the NOC, since then my Rx has not lock.
i need an urgent reply if anybody can help me, have check the LNB and Cables.
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ashrafbomba
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Reply #1 - Sep 25th, 2008 at 6:35pm  
Dear...
Check the RX Freq in your Option file and track with your OC if it the same RX Freq they are using at the moment, cause if you are using a wrong RX Frq in your OPT file you will never get RX lock even if you are pointing 100% to the right satalite. by the way whats the satalite you are pointing to and whats your site GPS Data?

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Reply #2 - Sep 25th, 2008 at 9:48pm  
hello ashrafbomba,
The satellite is nss10 and the lat. and long. is 9.2N and 7.1E
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Reply #3 - Sep 25th, 2008 at 10:09pm  
Dear ...

your azm dgree should be: 260.79
your elev dgree should be : 38.47  "whats the offset angle for your antenna?"
your polarization angle should be : 77.1

are these numbers match your callcolation for the antenna pointing?  

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Reply #4 - Sep 26th, 2008 at 11:29am  
1) Check to make sure you have the right options file.
2) Ensure you are properly pointed
3) Check for DC voltage on your LNB (if required).   Is it getting power?
4) Check your rx cabling.
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Reply #5 - Sep 26th, 2008 at 11:48am  
Also check the 3 leds on the back panal of the iDirect Modem, Are they green?
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