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Hopper Check Switch with Nuclear Option

Calling all DISH Hopper users . . .

Myself and at least one other person have experienced a problem while using the DPH42 switch with a Hopper 3. A DHP42 switch is used to connect a standard DPP (DISH Pro Plus) satellite dish like a Winegard Travler to a Hopper 3:

I use this setup in my RV. However, each time I move my RV and perform a “Check Switch” (actually called Test Installation for a Hopper), satellite 110 will be missing and I’ll get a “COM” error.

After some trial and error, I came up with a method that re-acquires the missing 110 satellite. So far it has worked every time.

Here’s the method I use . . . Hopper Check Switch (with Nuclear Option)