hello dozrdave im about 2hrs south east of you near hamden / walton area
i don't have a orby dish to test signals but using a old fortec 90cm ku band dish.these are my signals hope this somewhat helps.
I had a problem with orby also, service got terminated when i got my new credit card (the only thing that changed was the exp date and the ccw number which i updated on my account orby website)i was on autopay and tried to update would never worked i called 3 days in a row finally i went to cvs...
I made a yagi VHF at 180 mhz for rf 7 and rf 8 for (wbng and wicz) from an old antenna i installed a preamp and it works really well. This antenna was an old combo vhf / uhf antenna and never got anything.
Hello this is how i have my setup i have a 2 Orby receivers,it works okay for me, hope this helps. planning of adding more receivers one day.
The Diplexer ant/sat output goes to the 4way splitter input.
8 foot dish with 24" actuator.
7.5 foot dish at 97w 101w
8.5 foot dish with homemade panels original mesh panels broke at 99w 103w and 107w the 90cm at 105w 101w 97w the other 2 are directv and dish network orby tv with another 90cm at 116.8w.