Solar Interference

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Did You Know? We are in the solar interference (sunspots) period during which degradation or loss of satellite signals may occur.

Solar interference is an inherent part of satellite operations and occurs in the spring and fall of each year. This takes place when the orbital positions of the satellite and the sun are in one line. The earth station at our headend receives signals from both, but the more powerful sun overrides the desired programming signal causing a loss or degradation of picture quality for a few minutes each afternoon with a duration of about 2 to 3 weeks.

This period of solar interference affects nearly all cable providers.

We thank you for your patience as we pass through the solar interference period.