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What to do when your DTH show "No Signal"?

For the last 15 days, There was "No signal" message on many of the Tatasky channels. Frankly speaking, pathetic service by customer care. Finally, today a technician came with Digital signal finder and two spanners. Saw the signal, went up to the disk, opened some bolts and set signal tester between lines and saw signal quality and set disk such that signal quality sets above 75. Done, they took 200/- for this 5 minute solution.   An idea stuck to my mind, why to pay every time when we get "No Signal"? let us set a method in which way you yourself can solve the "No Signal" problem. These are the indications that you have to realign the disk.  1. "No Signal" message.  2. Check out signal quality if you find the above shown "No Signal" message. If your signal quality is less than 75, you are in need of realignment of disk. Thing you need for realignment are: Wrench or Spanner . these Digital Signal Finder.

What is STAAD.Pro?

The year was 1997, REI (Research engineers international) developed a structural analysis and design computer program. The place was Yorba Linda, CA a suburban city in orange county, California. The program named as STAAD – III. The program initially used by Iowa State University for educational purposes. The first version of STAAD III was made in 1978. The initial program start with selecting printer selection where you want to print the output. Once you select the printer you had to log out and log in again to select other printer. These were the days of starting computer era. Once you have completed printer selection you will be at the GUI of STAAD III. It was looking like this: Courtesy: Iowa State University Basic information about STAAD III was given like “"STAAD_III for Windows / Windows NT is a comprehensive structural engineering software that addresses all aspects of structural engineering -model development analysis, design, verification, and visualisation.

How to start a new model in STAAD.Pro?

Previous Topic: What is STAAD Pro? Modeling is the heart of structural design in STAAD Pro. If you have done the modelling right, half the road is travelled. Let us learn how to do modelling in STAAD Pro. Let’s first learn how to create a 3D Space frame Model. For creating a new model, open STAAD Pro and Select “New Project”. A new model window pops up, Select space in type, Give your structure a name, brows location where you want to save this structure ( try to have a separate folder for structure, as there will be lots of files prepared along with STAAD Pro. model file). Select length units, force units and press next. Once you press next, types of options by which you can model a structure window opens. Select each type and you can see description of that type of modelling method. Let us learn one by one. 1. Add beam: Description says “Begin building your model by creating new joints and beams using the construction grid, drawing tools and spreadsheets.”