norman said:Ok folks,
What's largest C band dish you own? I am still working on finding a Simulsat.
AntAltMike said:A couple of my customers have Simulsat 3s, the manufacture of which was discontinued in the early 1990s.
A Simulsat 3 measures about 12' by 22'. Unfortunately, it was engineered when satellite slots were 3 degrees apart, which has two adverse consequences. One is, you have to skip adjacent satellites, making them inadequate as a single reflector source for private cable headends. The other is, because of the bleedover from adjacent slots, often times, if you are trying to receive and analog channel and there are digital ones overlapping it with the same polarization on the adjacent satellites, too much of their signal will leak into the feedhorn and make the analog channel picture look like it was wiped with sandpaper.
I'm sure a lot of Simulsat 3s can be had for their removal. Try contacting Lodgenet and On Command and asking them who in your area would like theirs taken away. I know of one in Charlottesville that the owner would love to have removed.
norman said:Is that Charlottesville VA?
You wouldn't have trouble locating the LNBs, but you still would suffer from co-channel interference.What if you used Two of the 3's so you would not have a problem with spacing?