Track Free to Air (FTA) with Dstv Decoder with these settings

Fta on dstv

Do you know that with the new DSTV HD Decoder, You can track and enjoy free to air (fta) channels? 

In these post, i will be talking more about how to set up free to air channel without the use of LNB in the decoder.

Are you ready to do this? Follow the steps below.

How to Track Any Free to Air Channels On DSTV Decoders

  • Remove the ‘LNB in’ cable at the back of the DSTV decoder.
  • Switch ON the decoder and ignore the message on the TV screen telling you ‘there is no signal’.
  • Press the DSTV/MENU/Blue button on the decoder’s remote controller.
  • While on the menu, 
  • go to ‘SETTINGS’.
  • Select ‘NETWORK 1’.
  • Change ‘Enable Network’ to ‘YES’.

Most Important!

  • Now you will notice that other information in the network 1 window is editable.
  • Go to frequency and input the free to air satellite TV frequency you want to track.
  • Go to symbol rate and input the symbol rate digits.
  • Change the polarization to that of the satellite you want to track.
  • Go to the satellite dish and track for the signal.

What you must do when you received the signal; 

  • Select ‘SCAN THIS’.
  • Wait for the scanning to complete.
  • Upon the completion of the scanning; 
  • press ‘221’ on the remote controller.
  • Press and go to the channel ‘GRID’ and you will see the free to air channels added to the list.
  • Select the channel you want to watch and enjoy.
  • You can use Disecq with DSTV decoder if you want to connect more than 1 satellitedish,
  • But you must input the satellite you want to watch inDisecq 1 or A.
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Peter Odibo

I am full time Facility Manager, Part time blogger, Business man, and web and blog designer. I fancy and write about free mod games, tech tips and so on

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