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Sky or Freesat Satellite Dish Problems with the Snow

Snow Problems with Dishes

 This is a  problem you

might get with your sky or freesat dish in the winter.

We had some snow the other

day and it had a bit of wind behind it.

So what you might say, well, the phone

went red hot with customers phoning

in saying that they had lost their satellite pictures.

Well, what we found was that if the snow

collects on the satellite dish in a certain way,

which is along the arm and in front

of the LNB the signal drops.

Picture of a sky dish covered in snow

So if you can get at the dish, gently

brush the snow off it.  Don't be harsh

as you might knock the dish out

of alignment. You should find

normal reception is resumed 

when the snow has gone.