Model: XR Transmitter
All or some of the below symptoms may be present.
Red LED is flashing on the Transmitter front display.
Transmitter Diagnostic Menu displays VWSR Errors -indicates there is a problem with either the external antenna or the antenna cabling.
Clocks may be displaying a visual signal loss indicator due to they have not received a time update for three days; Analog Clock second hand is stepping and a Digital Clock/Timer colon is flashing.
Transmitter might have an antenna or antenna cable issue, or the antenna might be located to close to something in its environment that is causing signal return on the line.
Transmitter with an internal antenna:
Verify the antenna is not cross threaded and is down tight to the top of the Transmitter.
Verify the location of the Transmitter does not place the antenna close to metal or wiring that may interfere with the dispersal of the signal or signal return back to the Transmitter.
Verify the location of the Transmitter does not place the antenna close to equipment that may interfere with the dispersal of the signal or signal return back to the Transmitter.
Transmitter with an external antenna:
Verify connections and inspect external antenna. Verify the antenna and cables running to it are in good shape, cables aren’t bent or kinked, and antenna is not mounted with the head of the antenna near other objects on the roof. Detailed inspection steps provided below.
Correct all issues with installation of the antenna.
Internal antenna: relocate the Transmitter into an area where it is clear of any obstacles.
External Antenna: relocate the antenna to an area where it's clear from any obstacles. Replace questionable looking antenna components and cabling.
If after all corrections are performed and the error won’t clear, the Transmitter may need to be replaced.