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Hutch1814

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texasbrit said:
If you have a 5LNB non-SWM dish, the guide data comes from 101 if you are watching a channel on 99/101. And from 119 if you are watching a channel from 103 or 119 If you have a 3LNB dish, or any SWM dish or multiswitch, the guide data always comes from 119.
If you start losing guide data, the receiver gives you a warning. If you lose it altogether, the receiver starts looking for the 101 guide data. In some circumstances, the receiver will actually reset...

Any SWM dish? What about a SWM3? That only sees the 99, 101, and 103. And a multiswitch? What if it's just a round 18? I think if you pick up the 119 it gets it's guide there, if not then the 101.
 

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If you have a 5LNB non-SWM dish, the guide data comes from 101 if you are watching a channel on 99/101. And from 119 if you are watching a channel from 103 or 119 If you have a 3LNB dish, or any SWM dish or multiswitch, the guide data always comes from 119.
If you start losing guide data, the receiver gives you a warning. If you lose it altogether, the receiver starts looking for the 101 guide data. In some circumstances, the receiver will actually reset...

Why is this so confusing for them to get the guide info ?

All the dishes receive the 101, why didn't they just leave it there ?
 
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