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php imagines a redneck hitting the dish with a shovel while another sits in front of the screen yelling "gooder" "worser" "keep 'er dere" :haha: :haha: :haha:

1500th post :D

LMFAO thats funny because me and my friend James are definantly rednecks and that sounds just frickin right.

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my signal strength is always 48-59  50 right now never above 62/63  my speed is 90% of the time pretty stable

:::.. Download Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 1029 Kbps about 1 Mbps (tested with 579 kB)

Download Speed is:: 126 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (main)

Test Time:: Sun May 15 21:17:59 EDT 2005

Bottom Line:: 18X faster than 56K 1MB download in 8.13 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 26.41 % faster than the average for host (direcpc.com)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-ANSIG87PF

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Currently 84 with cloud cover and light rain

high with the 6000 on sat mex 5....86

high with the 4000 on sat mex 5  97

average 85

signal loss at 45

3.5 year old dish....and never been touched.. :evil6:

also not grounded.....dish or cable... :shock:

:::.. Download Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 1010 Kbps about 1 Mbps (tested with 1013 kB)

Download Speed is:: 123 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (main)

Test Time:: Sun May 15 21:33:18 EDT 2005

Bottom Line:: 18X faster than 56K 1MB download in 8.33 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 24.23 % faster than the average for host (direcpc.com)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-PJDF5ZLQA

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I have DirecWay and I love it! Storms do not seem to matter with mine. I live in Northern VT not far from the Canadian border. I understand that signal strength has to do with which band you are on. Some bands have different signal strengths. Maybe I am wrong but I have been on 2 different bands and signal expectations have been different.

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My signal strenth pretty much stays at 89% I do see at 91% time to time. Here is my speed test:

:::.. Download Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 1416 Kbps about 1.4 Mbps (tested with 2992 kB)

Download Speed is:: 173 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (main)

Test Time:: Mon May 23 2005 11:47:32 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time)

Bottom Line:: 25X faster than 56K 1MB download in 5.92 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 71.84 % faster than the average for host (direcpc.com)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-K48T0XS9W

After veiwing some of the signal strenths here I feel pretty lucky. One trick I have learned is to keep the sat waxed with a good car wax!

However I do have a question. To recieve a stronger signal will the satellite need to be moved? Is the any other options to recieve a stronger signal?

Thanks Mike (Louisiana)

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