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Prostick blue appears ok - no data

hi my blue prostick worked ok till recently
now it appears is not producing data.
tested the antenna was connected to with another receiver and no problems there.
the quoted messages below show current status.
any ideas please ? thx on adv, Evangel

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root@debian:/home/deb# piaware-status
PiAware master process (piaware) is running with pid 7599.
PiAware ADS-B client (faup1090) is not running.
PiAware ADS-B UAT client (faup978) is not running.
PiAware mlat client (fa-mlat-client) is not running.
Local ADS-B receiver (dump1090-fa) is running with pid 9198.

dump1090-fa (pid 9198) is listening for connections on port 30005.
no program appears to be listening for connections on port 30978.
faup1090 is NOT connected to the ADS-B receiver.
faup978 is NOT connected to the ADS-B UAT receiver.
piaware is connected to FlightAware.

got ‘couldn’t open socket: connection refused’
^C

root@debian:/home/deb# killall dump1090-fa

root@debian:/home/deb# rtl_test -t
Found 1 device(s):
0: Realtek, RTL2832U, SN: 00001000

Using device 0: Generic RTL2832U
Found Rafael Micro R820T tuner
Supported gain values (29): 0.0 0.9 1.4 2.7 3.7 7.7 8.7 12.5 14.4 15.7 16.6 19.7 20.7 22.9 25.4 28.0 29.7 32.8 33.8 36.4 37.2 38.6 40.2 42.1 43.4 43.9 44.5 48.0 49.6
Sampling at 2048000 S/s.
No E4000 tuner found, aborting.

==== MANUAL RUN ====

root@debian:/home/deb# dump1090-fa --gain 38.6 --net
Sun Jul 19 07:17:41 2020 EDT dump1090-fa 3.7.1 starting up.
rtlsdr: using device #0: Generic RTL2832U (Realtek, RTL2832U, SN 00001000)
Found Rafael Micro R820T tuner
rtlsdr: tuner gain set to 38.6 dB

=== THEN VIA SERVICE ====

root@debian:/home/deb# systemctl status dump1090-fa.service
● dump1090-fa.service - dump1090 ADS-B receiver (FlightAware customization)
Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/dump1090-fa.service; enabled; vendor preset: enabled)
Active: active (running) since Sun 2020-07-19 07:30:37 EDT; 30s ago
Docs: https://flightaware.com/adsb/piaware/
Main PID: 12239 (dump1090-fa)
Tasks: 3 (limit: 1138)
Memory: 5.0M
CGroup: /system.slice/dump1090-fa.service
└─12239 /usr/bin/dump1090-fa --device-index 0 --gain 42.1 --ppm 62 --fix --dcfilter --net-bo-port 30005 --max-range 360 --net --net-heartbeat 60 --net-ro-size 1000 --net-ro-interval 1 --n

Jul 19 07:30:37 debian systemd[1]: Started dump1090 ADS-B receiver (FlightAware customization).
Jul 19 07:30:37 debian dump1090-fa[12239]: Sun Jul 19 07:30:37 2020 EDT dump1090-fa 3.7.1 starting up.
Jul 19 07:30:37 debian dump1090-fa[12239]: rtlsdr: using device #0: Generic RTL2832U (Realtek, RTL2832U, SN 00001000)
Jul 19 07:30:38 debian dump1090-fa[12239]: Found Rafael Micro R820T tuner
Jul 19 07:30:40 debian dump1090-fa[12239]: rtlsdr: tuner gain set to 42.1 dB
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