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Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-06-09, 01:42 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 55,864
Posted By Jimsathome
Hi Team, For now the neighbor is quite...

Hi Team,

For now the neighbor is quite happy. It seems the 13V/10KHz feed => the F1/G1 Vertical channels that are lost didn't impact them at all. So the urgency has diminished immensely.

There...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-06-03, 01:03 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 55,864
Posted By Jimsathome
Hi HowardDoin, Thanks for the links. I was...

Hi HowardDoin,

Thanks for the links. I was hoping someone already compiled a list of what channels were on what feed.

I already had the Lyngsat pages and was up to 1:00 am last night, trying...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-06-03, 12:01 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 55,864
Posted By Jimsathome
Cool Hi Gents, Well I guess we were wrong about...

Hi Gents,

Well I guess we were wrong about it lasting a long time. I arrived at the Cabin for the first time this year. My brother opened it up last week, so I was looking forward to a week off...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-04-20, 01:02 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 165,263
Posted By Jimsathome
Glad to hear you got good service from Shaw...

Glad to hear you got good service from Shaw Direct. Most folks only post to complain. Good stories are a refreshing change. Thanks.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-02-19, 02:29 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 165,263
Posted By Jimsathome
Don't get me wrong tvmaster, the Eagle Aspen was...

Don't get me wrong tvmaster, the Eagle Aspen was Shaw's chosen multiswitch but they've just moved on since then.

And it may not be for technical reasons as they'd have to change out thousands of...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-02-18, 04:00 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 165,263
Posted By Jimsathome
Cool Glad you got it fixed!

tvmaster,

That's an interesting outcome. A while back I too had some issues and ended up replacing my Phillips Multiswitch which was the same vintage / model as yours.

Check this thread: ...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-02-06, 03:18 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 165,263
Posted By Jimsathome
Of course they do. All things man made age and...

Of course they do. All things man made age and fail over time.

However, I'm watching your posts elsewhere and as you say a "20 point drop, instantly, at the same time each day. That, to me, says...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-01-28, 03:27 AM
Replies: 814
Views: 423,038
Posted By Jimsathome
Hi tvmaster, All I can do is offer my...

Hi tvmaster,

All I can do is offer my sympathies . It certainly sounds like an atmospheric issue to me. Possibly many variables involved including alignment, time of year, transponder frequencies,...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2018-11-25, 11:54 AM
Replies: 814
Views: 423,038
Posted By Jimsathome
Gents, My go to is Dishpointer and the...

Gents,

My go to is Dishpointer and the signal meter on the receiver. Their are other free Apps that work as well. The App is an easy way to check for obstacles (Trees, buildings, Mountains, etc.)...
Forum: Shaw Gateway   2018-10-29, 03:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 868
Posted By Jimsathome
Gents, I haven't made any progress on what...

Gents,

I haven't made any progress on what code works, and I even tried to contact Shaw about it a couple of times.

As it was a straightforward question, I called them and did the call back...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2018-10-11, 01:05 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 55,864
Posted By Jimsathome
Hi Skifan, My brother & I drove up on Sunday...

Hi Skifan,

My brother & I drove up on Sunday morning and worked with the neighbor to dig the trench down about another foot, and patched the conduit. We had left enough slack in the cables we...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2018-10-06, 12:38 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 55,864
Posted By Jimsathome
Cool Gents, I was wrong when I said above...

Gents,

I was wrong when I said above "Hopefully it will be another 6 years before we have to tackle another problem on the system." Stuff happens I guess.

I was on a business trip in York, Pa,...
Forum: Shaw Gateway   2018-09-29, 03:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 868
Posted By Jimsathome
Thanks Dr. Dave. I never would have been...

Thanks Dr. Dave.

I never would have been able to figure that out.

I did give 01877 a try and no joy.

The codes for numerous boxes are the same. I already tried 01877 before but of course I...
Forum: Shaw Gateway   2018-09-29, 01:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 868
Posted By Jimsathome
Cool Arris Gateway mg5225g =>Denon AVR-X4400H Remote Code?

Hi Gents,

I'm looking for the remote code to operate an Arris Gateway mg5225g with the Remote from my new Denon AVR-X4400H Receiver. The remote accepts 5 digit numerical codes for various...
Forum: Bell Satellite TV Hardware Installation Forum   2018-08-06, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2,415
Views: 478,843
Posted By Jimsathome
I'm a believer in RG6 Quad Shielded Coax Cable...

I'm a believer in RG6 Quad Shielded Coax Cable with as few connections as possible. Those needed should be compression fittings like Allan suggested although Ideal, PPC, are also good connectors. You...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2018-01-05, 02:58 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 55,864
Posted By Jimsathome
Cool Hi Gents, I'm sorry for the delay in my...

Hi Gents,

I'm sorry for the delay in my posting. I was busy, with work and then on October 20th the Renovation started. My wife's dream kitchen morphed into a whole main floor reno, which included...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-10-12, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1,591
Views: 441,478
Posted By Jimsathome
MikeDRiley, It doesn't matter. When you...

MikeDRiley,

It doesn't matter. When you reboot it goes back to whatever V-Code the receiver is registered to get. The switching is only temporary. To make it permanent requires a discussion with...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-10-12, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1,591
Views: 441,478
Posted By Jimsathome
Cool The reset is immediate

My experience is the reset is immediate, but you may have to power the receiver off & on if the box gets "confused".

Of course I'm assuming you have fine tuned your dish to optimize the signals...
Forum: Shaw Gateway   2017-10-11, 12:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,065
Posted By Jimsathome
I checked the incoming cable connections, and...

I checked the incoming cable connections, and read up on MOCA. There is a filter on the incoming line to block MOCA communications outside of the local (in my house in this case) network. That filter...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-10-05, 11:43 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 55,864
Posted By Jimsathome
Thanks Gents. I have no idea what...

Thanks Gents.

I have no idea what technically is going on after all these years of trouble free operation. I'm just glad adding 4 In Line Amplifiers seem to be a good solution. Now I need to find...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-10-05, 01:08 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 55,864
Posted By Jimsathome
Cool Perseverance pays off!

Gents,

Perseverance pays off! :grin

I remembered I took their 605 from the Kitchen, and plugged it into the single continuous RG6 Cable, and as their 605 worked perfectly back at the...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-10-03, 10:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,080
Posted By Jimsathome
Cool Does a SONORA DESIGN TAMP 6 R03 TRUNK AMPLIFIER work with Shaw Direct?

Gents,

Our install is dying after swapping out to the new LNB.:surprise

See: http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/11-shaw-direct-satellite/125300-tough-installation-location-help-please-12.html
...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-10-03, 10:15 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 55,864
Posted By Jimsathome
I took our 605 to his place and connected it to...

I took our 605 to his place and connected it to the Kitchen feed (not the single continuous RG6 Cable - I may do that tomorrow) after I swapped out a twist on connector. Still no Joy.

Afterward I...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-10-02, 10:24 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 55,864
Posted By Jimsathome
ExDilbert, I'm willing to try anything. I...

ExDilbert,

I'm willing to try anything. I just got back to the Cabin after a tough day at work. I'll try this tomorrow. I'll take our 605 to his place and connect it to the single continuous RG6...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-10-02, 02:38 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 55,864
Posted By Jimsathome
Cool Tossing Shaw Direct, and going to Cable? OMG!!!

Hi Folks,

I really need some help now as the neighbor is thinking of tossing Shaw Direct, and going to Cable. I feel like I've really let him down. The channels listed are the only ones that seem...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-09-30, 01:04 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 55,864
Posted By Jimsathome
Thanks. This could be plan B (or is it C or...

Thanks.

This could be plan B (or is it C or D...)
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Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-09-30, 02:39 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 55,864
Posted By Jimsathome
It's says it's Direct TV Phase III compatible, so...

It's says it's Direct TV Phase III compatible, so I think it's directed at that market; just like the Pico Macom TSMS-4/8.

Wish me luck, I'm driving up "The Highway from Hell" (Coquihalla HWY #5)...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-09-28, 12:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,809
Posted By Jimsathome
I don't bother to climb a ladder. I shoot from...

I don't bother to climb a ladder. I shoot from the ground with the Dishpointer App and pick a location that misses trees, poles, buildings etc. Once found, then I'll go up a ladder and check it...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-09-27, 03:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,809
Posted By Jimsathome
Cool Dishpointer Pro App

Hi Jim,

(Great name by the way :wink)

Welcome to the Forum. Lots of good helpful folks here.

I'm a real fan of the Dishpointer Pro App I got for my iPhone. I know it now costs $27 but it can...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-09-26, 01:06 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 55,864
Posted By Jimsathome
Cool A Gambler's Life it will be...

Hi Gents,

I looked about but couldn't find a Pico Macom TSMS-4/8 on sale retail in Vancouver, so I looked on line. I found one in Calgary, and another in Ontario, but thought by the time a...
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