e0rbay said:wow ken, you're quite an angrey person. lol. i mean for gods sake... i wasn't trying to prove any point. i was just saying that i got lucky.
yes ken... the guy DID install it. this isn't a conspiracy... i didn't fabricate that picture because i thought it would be fun. i just thought it was funny. that's all.
so... if it makes you feel better to shoot the tech, and think of me as deservant of anything... then go right ahead. i'll be happy to provide you with the name and contact of the guy who came to my house, and i'll PM you when my locals go out so that you can celebrate.
as for me, right now, i'm enjoying my locals. if they go out in a year... so be it. i'll relocate the dish. it's not the end of the world.
Stargazer said:I have installed a few dishes where the signal woudl come in between two trees just barely and knew that there would be a problem in the future to where I would have to move it and sure enough I had to. The thing is I did not know how much more the trees would grow and knew it would be a close call so I knew I was better off waiting until the trees grew out more before moving the dish. It was not far from here and I do not encounter such a situation at most people's houses.
If a laser that was on the lnbf arm and pointed towards the trees then it would indicate the azimuth of the signal, as Foxbat indicated above. The signal would be coming from above that signal beam in a diagonal fashion, which means above and to the left of where that laser pointer is pointed at.
There is a certain type of mathematical calculation that tells you how many degrees above the actual elevation setting on the dish that the signal is coming from. Since there is also a skew on the dish and have two satellites coming in on that dish at different elevations then it would be different on each side of that lnbf arm. In the case of the skew being over 90 the 110 satellite is higher up in the sky than 119 is. Being at the dish looking towards the trees the 110 is on the left and 119 is on the right. 110 is easier to pick up as a result than 119 because of the higher elevation to get over the tree leaves.
No. Let's not make it this more complicated than it needs to be.Stargazer said:Chelsea, do you mean mean add 28 to the elevation number to get the true angle that the satellite signal is coming from?
Cascade said:Good luck when that wind gets a howlin' !!
I wouldn't have thought a signal would've passed through such a small hole.
SimpleSimon said:Sounds 'bout right to me. Except where'd the "50" come from - just averaging my shot @ 46 and the other guys 28*2=56?