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    Does the weather effect Sky?

    This is a discussion on Does the weather effect Sky? within the Sky & Sky+ TV forums, part of the Other Sky help and support category; Originally Posted by Sam Radford "Effect" means "to bring about" or "cause to happen". If you mean "affect" the answer ...

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      Re: Does the weather effect Sky?

      Quote Originally Posted by Sam Radford View Post
      "Effect" means "to bring about" or "cause to happen". If you mean "affect" the answer is yes. The weather affected my first dish so much that, after only ten years, it was a lump of rust!
      That pedant hat still fits well Sam!

      Arqiva's uplink site at Chalfont had a few rain fades over the weekend due to severe weather.


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      Re: Does the weather effect Sky?

      Quote Originally Posted by Smithy99 View Post
      Get a zone 2 dish fitted, and you won't have problems like that again
      I've worked for a well known cable company looking after the national feeds, with dual 3 metre dishes, and at least 3 times in 5 years we completely flatlined a Spectrum analyser looking at the output of the dish due to rain fade.

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      Re: Does the weather effect Sky?

      Sorry, I should have said that it will reduce the drop outs during all but the heavy rain.

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      Re: Does the weather effect Sky?

      We had an almighty electrical storm 2 nights ago and it knocked Sky out for about an hour and the dish is all ok etc
      I'm a PC, and Windows 7 Backup saved my sanity when BitDefender imploded !!!

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      Re: Does the weather effect Sky?

      Quote Originally Posted by Undecided Adrian View Post
      We had an almighty electrical storm 2 nights ago and it knocked Sky out for about an hour and the dish is all ok etc
      It might have affected your Sky box but it didn't affect Sky themselves.

     

     
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