Me Tv Signal Quality on SES 101 - has it lost some power?

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We watch Chicago Me Tv every day on SES 101 (3725 V 10000 -3/4) but as of Last Friday the Signal S = 90 but my Q has dropped drastically from around 65 down to 38 to 41 and breaking up at times. I use a 12 ft Mesh Dish with Norsat LNB's. Also Decades and other Tp's on SES 101 are still okay i.e. Q = 70. Does anyone know if the Me TV Signal has been reduced lately? Or is it just winter conditions causing the drop in Q? Any replies would be very much appreciated.
 
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Watching right now and just looked at the Q level and it is same as I always remember it. On an A3 and tek2000 8 footer (actually 7.5) with a Titanium LNBF.
 
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Thanks for the reply bpalone - what Q Level are you receiving Me Tv at?
 
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Like comparing apples and oranges. One receiver will give one number and another receiver will give a different number. That being said, my A3 yields 70 to 72 on the Q.

I haven't looked a foot print map, but that also plays a large role, too. Where I live, usually is within the maximum or next to it, Isopach line. So, keep that in mind as well.
 
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Coming in strong here. I have seen changes from time to time in the signal from that one.

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G890A using the SatelliteGuys app!
 
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Thanks for the replies. It's working well again - just had to re -adjust my Automatic Polarity Controller I got from Ricks Satellite a while back, and got the Q up to as high as 75, boy what a difference!!
 
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