Cable provider stopped by in my absence yesterday and slapped me with a
"Call for Service" tag indicating I have a Cable Signal Leak. I've scheduled
a service call for tomorrow (mid-day PST). But wanted to get schooled on
exactly what a Cable Signal Leak is. I've googled both this NG and
alt.cable-tv and followed up on various suggestions posted in the past...
A little background info -
A year ago as we begun a remodel, the h2o line that the cable ground was
terminated at was relocated and the ground never re-connected. All this time
cable service was not affected.
The cabling setup / schematic has the feed cable that enters a three-way
splitter that feeds to outlets and another three-way splitter which then
feed three more outlets. I'd try a ASCII diagram, but I'd prolly screw that
As of this posting, only the two feeds coming from the first splitter
provide a clear picture....
I've replaced both splitters to no avail. I've replaced the cable from the
first splitter to the other to no avail.
I've reconnected the ground, to no avail...
So I'm stuck until the service tech arrives tomorrow...
Any advice? I haven't eliminated the chance that any of the replacement
parts are defective. I do have a multi-tester but no idea on how this might
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