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    4dtv 920 help

    I have a 920 reciever,that i bought on ebay from halfway across the country am hooking it to a dish that it has not been hooked up to before, and this dish i believe has the correct angles and such for the location. my problem is, i need to have the reciever locate the satilites, at this point...
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    QUAD SHIELD VS. REG CABLE?

    rg-11? So whats the differance between RG-6 and RG-11?
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    QUAD SHIELD VS. REG CABLE?

    Is there any differance in the outer plastic coating on quad shield cable vs the normal stuff? i was under the impression that the quad part was what had to do with the ability to bury it. but ive been told by knowledgable dish installer that it has more to do with the number of foil wraps...
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    servo motor test?

    is there a way to test a servo motor? i take it , if i switch polarity in the house, at the dish, i should be able to see the wire looking hook inside the feedhorn turn or move? should it move slow, or flip like a light switch?
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    RG6 CABLE

    I need to replace about a 150 foot run from my dish to the house, this cable will be buried at some point, most likely in spring, what should i be looking for? there seems to be several choices on ebay
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    Received a Letter Today:

    skyvision price Before i picked up my dsr920 on ebay, i calleds skyvision, they told me they were out of them, and put my name on a waiting list and would call me when they got some used ones in, the price i believe they told me was in the $400.00 price range, keep in mind thats USED! I paid...
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    High tricky removal DONE! :-)

    Ok ... not to be rude here, but you do know that both you dudes up on that scafolding are nuts right? lol..but good job just the same!
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    ANALOG DISH SET-UP

    Thanks turbostat, i know my pole is plumb, that i checked over the weekend..(again) i had the dish and mount down , but never checked if the top was level. my whole system was functional untill about 4 years ago when i took a lightining strike, and i never got around to fixing it, and...
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    LNB-LNBF??

    Thanks Truck racer, both of my units have the servo motors. what happend if im using non RG-6 cable for a 20 ft run from the dish to the tv? little or no signal??
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    LNB-LNBF??

    HUH?? Im not sure i understand.. one of my dishes, has what looks to be a all in one feed horn and scaler ring, the other one has a adjustable scaler ring, does that have anything to do with the differance between a LNB OR LNBF??...I just purchased a new LNB?? PANORAMA -#ER863 this...
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    ANALOG DISH SET-UP

    THANKS ALL! right now i just want to find some satellites, find some analog channels, so that i can make sure all the equipment is in working order, . i also have a 920 reciever off of ebay, but i was having all kinds of problems trying to find anything on that, from what i hear, i need to...
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    LNB-LNBF??

    Whats the differance?
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    ANALOG DISH SET-UP

    I just picked up a free cband set up 7 1/2 foot mesh dish. Im to the point of having it set on the pole, the satellite i need to locate first (amc3- W3) does not look to have any analog channels. does that sound correct? That being the case, is there a way to locate that satellite with a analog...
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    DISH AIMING COORDINATES

    polar angle ?? would 39.6 be the polar angle?
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    DISH AIMING COORDINATES

    Who can help me with site coordinates for my location Zip 53085 , i had a sheet from skyvision about 10 yrs ago, now i cant find it and i think that the posision of my dish may be incorect on my pole. i need to know the posision of the center or highest satellite in the arc for se wiscinsin????
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    DSR920 HELP

    Thanks Somery that should help, can anyone tell me if i may be able to use that "quality" box to hone in on a satalite as in moving the dish? will i be able to see that screen while im manually moving the dish?
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    CBAND LNB TEST??

    Ok I can check that. but what about if i have some sort of dish allignment problem?what if im not quite on the satallite? should there be voltage preasent on the output side of the LNB? thanks
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    CBAND LNB TEST??

    is there any reason i would have a harder time finding these satalites today rather than last night, i just spenr 3 hour looking for G1 .. i had the dish and such marked last night and toda all i can get at that possion is just a bit if what looks like it WANTS to go into a picture but it...
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    CBAND LNB TEST??

    Does anyone know of a way to test a LNB i have been having problems seting up an old dish and im starting to wonder if there may be a problem with the lnb. im seaching for sat G1 ..chan. 5 and 3 i had it last night for a bit, now i cant seem to find it
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    DSR920 HELP

    DSR920 SIGNAL STRENGTH Ok I was able to locate sat G1 and chan. 5 the arts. While i was searching for that satalite i came across some others as well ,not to sure what they are. Right now i have the reciever and tv out at the dish as my actuator is still broken. does anyone know how to veiw...
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