I'm sure there must be a thread for this somewhere, but I couldn't find it. What meter is working well for you. I would like something in the $100 range that would be fairly simple to use. I've read that the simple ones are pretty unreliable.
Spend a few hundred more and go for a Birdog. They positively identify the satellites and send switch commands to the lnb's assuring that you're receiving the correct satellite on each lnb. They're a little pricey, but they eliminate all the guesswork.
I saved the cost of mine in liquor alone. Aiming the dish used to drive me to drinking.
Is there a distance limitation that prevents you from using the receiver itself?
You could turn the TV up and go by the tones.