Some changes to my (mini) dish farm

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  1. comfortably_numb

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    Since I began my foray into FTA late last year, I've discovered that the satellites I look at the most are 87, 91, 97 and 103. I would use PBS on 125 but my house blocks the view. So, I've recently adjusted my dishes. The biggest dish, the 90cm GeoSat dish, is focused on 103 with an offset on 97, which works incredibly well. The Winegard 76cm dish is focused on 91 for ABC and wild feeds. The off-brand 76cm dish is focused on 87 for LPB and wild feeds. My Amiko HD.265 is my "daily beater" receiver and the one I use to sling content to my office. My Amiko RE is what I use to record audio and for watching TV in the bedroom. Overall, despite the lack of 125 PBS, I'm pretty happy with my setup. Some new neighbors moved in today. They said "Wow, you have a lot of dishes." To which I responded, "Yes- yes I do." It's a fun hobby and keeps me out of trouble :D

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    #1 comfortably_numb, Oct 28, 2018
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    Hey CN, who's your guard dog -
     
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    That would be Buddy, he's a miniature pinscher :)
     
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    Yes, I have a guard dog as well...Maggie a shih tzu
     
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    Very nice setup and the mounting bracket on that Geosat is nice and hefty.
     
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    Thanks! I got the non-penetrating mount for the GeoSat dish on Amazon. I think $59 shipped
     
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    Why not setup another dish for 125w elsewhere on the property?
     
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    I might. Just have to determine where.
     

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