LyngSat Stream

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  1. akddw

    akddw Thread Starter New Member

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    I am thinking to setup a satellite antenna to watch Intelsat 12 and Intelsat 906 at first. Want to know what I need for this (Antenna, receiver and so forth). This will be my first setup.:confused:

    Have anyone noticed these satellites when you scan. I live in LA. According to the LyngSat site, it is available.

    All suggestions are welcome. Thank you.

    Last edited: Oct 12, 2011
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  2. Scott Greczkowski

    Scott Greczkowski Welcome To SatelliteGuys! Staff Member HERE TO HELP YOU!

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    Lyngsat Stream is a list of TV Channels streaming on the Internet.
  3. akddw

    akddw Thread Starter New Member

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    I am sorry for wording it wrong. It needs to be corrected as IntelSat 12 and IntelSat 906. Thank you Scott for noticing it. :)
  4. phlatwound

    phlatwound FTA Bumpkin Pub Member / Supporter

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    You will not be able to see those satellites from L.A., they are on the other side of the planet and not visible from your location.
  5. akddw

    akddw Thread Starter New Member

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    Lyng Sat.jpg

    I captured this screenshot from LyngSat web site. It gives the position INFO for relevant satellites. But, I do not know what is EIRP value and its connection to watch these channels from California.

    Are you sure, I cannot watch these channels even after seeing this INFO. Please advise!

    Thank you.
  6. Keith Brannen

    Keith Brannen Active SatelliteGuys Member

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    Basically, an EIRP value of zero means you can't get it. Also, if you look at the beam, sometimes you may be able to see a satellite, but it isn't beaming anything in your direction. But in the case of the two satellites you list, you can't even see them (below the horizon).
  7. akddw

    akddw Thread Starter New Member

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    Thank you all for your comments. I learned something new.:smile:

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