Recent content by bpalone

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    CONTEST!! Enter to Win an Edision OS Mio 4K from Titanium Satellite - Ends 4/8/2019

    Congrats MosFET77! Thanks again Brian for the contest.
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    Kijiji, eBay, and Craigslist dishes for you to take a look at

    Looking at the photo of the back side on Craigslist it appears to be a two (2) piecer. CN, you could step around the pieces in your home for a short period of time. Have a friend with a pickup? Shouldn't let it slip away. As for talking to your Landlord, they can't eat me, it is against the...
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    CONTEST!! Enter to Win an Edision OS Mio 4K from Titanium Satellite - Ends 4/8/2019

    I want to win an Edision OS Mio 4k with The North America Project image. Firm believer in Open Source. Thanks Brian for doing this.
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    FTA c band still available?

    Yes, there is still quite an assortment available on C Band. I spend about 99% of my time on C Band. To get an idea of what is available check out and No list is accurate, but it will give you a good feel for what is there. Just remember that those listed with four...
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    Old Winegard 10' worth resurrecting?

    Yes worth getting back up in operation. Don't be surprised if you have to replace the wiring. Is worth trying, but I would figure in the cost of running new coax and associated wiring. The actuator may or may not be serviceable, but you can find that out by getting it on a bench using a car...
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    AT&T declares end of satellite TV

    They stated they launched their last satellite and that they are moving more to IP delivery. Here is the article: It’s the beginning of the end of satellite TV in the US The end may be in sight, but I think most of will be gone before it gets here,
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    It begins...

    Welcome to Satellite Guys!!! I would hope that they improved their instructions by now. But you might find this thread of interest in case they haven't: Dish Specs, Trust But Verify! When going together you want to do a string test, just to be sure. While you are doing it, measure the TRUE...
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    Titanium Satellite Dish actuator

    I second KE4EST's comment.
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    Proximity to airport

    Or maybe a box of corn cobs?
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    Storm preparation for C-Band dishes

    wvman, hope you get some good news.
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    dish aligning

    It can also be ever so slightly off on TRUE SOUTH setting. You are close, but the cigar is not quite in hand yet. If you are sure on your declination and elevation, then I would check your alignment to True South. Any adjustment is going to have to be VERY TINY. Be sure to mark your pole and...
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    Servo motor polarity switching

    Nah, we are just getting older. Remember when your folks told you about buying a FULL pack of gum for $0.02? We all thought they were pulling our legs.
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    I'll take "Name that satellite" for $500 please! HELP!

    Any teenagers in the neighborhood? A few bucks to a couple could probably get cement mixed and poured. Might have to throw in some lemonade though.
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    Another WTF Moment At My House!

    Sorry to hear that. At least one of them is a cheap replace and the other, it sounds like you were almost happy it happened to it.