Solar interference

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Support Forum' started by andy_horton, Mar 6, 2013.

  1. andy_horton

    andy_horton Thread Starter Member

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    I was watching ID, channel 285 I believe at 3:40pm. Screen went blue. Then got a message stating it was solar interference. Not sure if it was happening on other channels (I checked a few and those were fine) and the channel returned at 3:47pm. I guess it's that time of year again!
     
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  2. Iceberg

    Iceberg The No Pain Train
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    correct...started last weekend
     
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  3. Jimbo

    Jimbo NW Ohio - Buckeye Country
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    Andy,
    You would have had to look at channels that were on the same Sat/Transponder to see others that would have been out at the same time.
    Thats why others were still working at the same time.
    Also HD would be different than SD channels.
     
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  4. raoul5788

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    It's most likely that the interference is from a c band satellite, not the Directv feed.
     
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  5. andy_horton

    andy_horton Thread Starter Member

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    Jimbo,
    I figured as much. Me being new to Directv, not sure which sat/transponder correlates with what channel. I'm sure I could find out, but was in a hurry that day. I appreciate your post.
     
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  6. Jimbo

    Jimbo NW Ohio - Buckeye Country
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    Theres a link floating around the site that gives you all the channels and corresponding Sat/Trnspndrs if your curious.
     
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