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Posted: 14.05.2018  ·  #1
I have a Status 530 antenna on my motorhome, I have following problem when I turn on TV I have Saorview signal on all channells for about 3 minutes and then signal is gone.
Any ideas as to what the problem is ??
Have taken TV into house and it works perfect.
Problem is possibly aerial , do I need to replace it and if so what with
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Posted: 14.05.2018  ·  #2
Depending on what part of the country you are in the aerial will have to be either Vertically / or Horsential, and you will have to point it to the nearest mast and re-tune the telly, plus make sure the booster box is turned on. Also have a look at you're house aerial and point in that direction.

List of masts & Frequencies here http://www.2rn.ie/wp-content/u…v-2013.pdf

Coverage Checker Here. https://www.saorview.ie/en/get/coverage

Aerial Guide installation here http://www.visionplus.co.uk/assets/pdfs/530_ENG/530_ENG.pdf
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Posted: 14.05.2018  ·  #3
Tom is right, sometimes if you are between masts, the receiver will jump from one to another, resulting in signal lost. If you move ten feet or even turn the van around the signal stabilises.
We automatically re tune at every stop.
On our tv, there is a soarveiw status bar shown on each channel change. Usually we need over 70% signal to be successful.
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Posted: 14.05.2018  ·  #4
Tom &Malcolm thanks for help
Do I need to retune even though the TV works for 3 minutes every time it is turned on
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Posted: 15.05.2018  ·  #5
If its exactly 3 mins every time id check the power supply to the antenna as it sounds like it may time out at 3 mins,

But id do as Malcolm suggests and see how it goes
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Posted: 15.05.2018  ·  #6
If the signal times out after three minutes I would be inclined to think the problem is electronic and not related to location/ position of aerial. When the problem occurs, will power cycling your antenna/ booster system restore reception (for three minutes at least)? Or do you need to let the system rest for a while?
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Posted: 16.05.2018  ·  #7
Thanks for all the help
It appears that the problem was with aerial it may have been damp and with the warm weather may have dried out as it is working ok now
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Posted: 11.08.2018  ·  #8
I have come across the problem of Picture Loss after a short while before [ my aerial is a Teleplus 2 , which is similal ]
The cable inside the pipe - at the top- is bent very sharpely , in time the inner cable breaks. It is easily replaced.
This is not to say that the other suggestions are in any wrong , they are all possible.
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