GeoSat dual PLL LNBF'S

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    There is a standard LO dual as well, similar form-factor, usless I am thinking about the Avenger.. They seem very similar gain-wise.
     
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    Aren't they both standard LO? If not, what's the different between Standard and Universal? Are they interchangeable? Do they work with switches? Sorry for all the questions.
     
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    Thanks. From what I’ve read, there is no use or need for a Universal LNBF in North America. Is that correct?
     
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    Not really, unless you live on the East coast and are going after Atlantic or Eur birds.
     
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    Always good to have at least one universal LNBF kicking around, never know when it might be usefull...
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    Don't forget Mexican birds 116.8w* and one Western US bird on 127w*. Also SES 10 bird on 67w* all use low Ku band ranges 10.7 to 11.7 GHz. Don't be surprised to see new birds in the future taking avantage of low Ku band.:):hungry
     
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    Are there any channels of interest on those satellites?
     
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    Yes on 116.8 bird carry Mexican PBS called canal 22.2 from Mexico City DF and canal 14 mixed varity tv shows and fair amount of TV news. 2 stations are on low Ku band that it's FTA. I think there are 2 more stations on normal mid Ku band. There 275 plus channels but mostly are scrambled. The signal is surprising strong at 72 to 75 percent here in New Mexico.:). Good luck DXing on Mexican stations!:bow
     
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    Also 180w has low band stuff to the west part of North America.

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    I don’t think I could get 180 W; I have trouble with 125! :D
     

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