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    unactivated receiver as signal meter

    I am planing to purchase a old/used Directv HD receiver. The sole purpose will be to use it as a signal meter but for nothing else. I am spending a lot of time on the field to fine tune and my subscription receiver is often in danger of tropical rain damage. Ka signal meters are much more...
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    Flex Port 1 and 2 on SWM8 and Slimline8

    Has anyone actually tried these 2 Flexports ? It says they are for 72.5W and 95W. Could you also use the Flexport for 119W by using a separate round dish ? Thanks !
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    seeking Amplifier advise

    I have a rather complicated set-up. Due to my location I had to work with 3 different and large sat dishes and 4 separate LNBs for 99/101/103/119. see my set-up summery at: http://www.satelliteguys.us/threads/309927-first-time-set-up/page47 I am using a Slimline5 multi-switch and a PVDP-2PP...
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    Reception problem IS-21, DW-TV

    I have been watching DW-TV German via C Band, Intelsat 21, for over 3 years here in Belize with good reception on a 1.8 dish. The last few days the signal dropped, consistently up to a point where I could not watch any more. I have tried all options: re-alignment/fine tuning, different Lnb...
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    my PM not working

    to the administrator: The last few days I have tried numerous times to send a Private Message, the last one to the administrator. My PM system does not work any more. Kindly assist. Thanks, Wolfgang
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    Gol TV

    What about Gol TV ? It seems to be only on Directv 119W. Any other chance for reception ? thanks
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    Intelsat 21 @ 58W Al Jazeera

    Anybody know what happened to the Al Jazeera broadcast on 58W ? Can't get it any more. Has it moved ? Thanks !
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    Transponder search

    Where can I find a listing indicating which transponders relate to which channels. Lyngsat does not provide transponders with it's listing for 101W: http://www.lyngsat.com/packages/directvusa101.html e.g. Channel 206 ESPN SD is on what transponder on 101W? Thanks !
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    Shaw set-up South of the border

    location: Belize equipment: 1.8m off-set dish PVR 630 Dual receiver 2 Avenger Twin LNBs KSC322 switch: Ecoda EC-2111 0/22KHz 2x1 I have found Anik F2 111W with the LNB in the center of the dish and I can view e.g. TSN HD with a very strong signal 95+. So far I have not found Anik F1. I had...
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    I'll need a new phone

    My phone broke and I will purchase a phone usable for DishPointer software. I know the phone will need a compass and GPS. What else is required. Where to find . . . please let me know. Thanks.
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    Satellite Meter for Directv Ku/ka (which is a good brand?)

    First: I made a typo in the headline . . . I meant Directv Ka/Ku (not Dish) but can't change it. I am planing to purchase a quality satellite meter; possibly with spectrum meter included. With my location and the large dishes I would hope this would very much assist to quickly find the signal...
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    first time set-up

    I understand that Directv is currently broadcasting on 5 satellites: 99.2W, 101W, 103W, 110W and 119W Lyngsat shows me that the first 3 have the major programing. Correct ? http://www.lyngsat.com/packages/directvusa99.html http://www.lyngsat.com/packages/directvusa101.html...
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    when does the skew apply ?

    I know the screw applies for C Band. I know the screw does not matter for Ku circular, e.g. Dish and DTV * Does the scew apply for FTA Ku linear, also for Shaw Direct? Thanks
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    AMC1 and AMC15/18 set up

    I am trying a new set up for AMC1 103W and AMC15/18 105W. My Q: * which transponders should I use for my signal search ? Thanks
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    Shaw Direct set up

    What LNB and switch will be required for Shaw Direct. thanks !
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    my first C-Band set up, need tips (Intelsat 9)

    I have a the following hardware I would like to set up for Intelsat 9 @55 Degrees (location Belize, Central America): * Sadoun 6 foot prime focus, solid * A BCS 621 KU/C-Band Lnb http://www.sadoun.com/Sat/Products/621-2manual.pdf * A Lexium DBS7000 C/Ku Sat receiver I have never done a C band...
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    Starchoice/Shaw LNB for Bell receiver

    A friend of mine has an old Starchoice/Shaw oval dish with a LNB (Star 75ASC) 11.7 - 12.2Ghz. Can that dish and LNB be used for an Bell receiver to receive Bell Satellite TV ? thanks.
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