Re: NEW MEMBER TO THE GROUP - DISH ALIGNMENT
- ---Hi Mike,and all in Group who helped me,
Sorry for the signifcant delay in replying.
I now have it working through 2 PCs. Reception measurements for
Hereford, U.K. are:
17 degrees on the 0 to 50 scale (or 30 on the 60 degree scale.)
Triax 90cms dish mounted 5 feet above ground on scaffold pole
SNR is 9.3dBs with 69 - 71% signal qulaity
Upgraded to DVB viewer v3.5
stored all final images on network drive
receive pc is revived e-machines 1.8Ghz celeron with 1gig ram and two
250gig hard drives and 500 watt double fanned psu
processing pc is 3.2gig P4 with 2 gig ram and 3 hard drives
No signal drop outs for last 6 weeks.
My thanks to all and best wishes for 2007
In MSGfirstname.lastname@example.org, "Mike Jupp" <g1hwy@...> wrote:
> Hi Keith.
> My dish is the same type and here in West Sussex its set to 25 on
> 8>50 scale...equates to 38 on the other scale.gives
> My lnb is approx 7degrees off vertical, twisted clockwise, this
> me most stable sigs.starting
> My pole may not be perfectly vertical but should give you a
> point. You should be able to get anywhere upto 75% sigs in SETUP4PC.account
> Don't forget if you are using a compass to set azi take into
> any magnetic deviation.from
> -- In MSGemail@example.com, "keith84450" <kalnet@> wrote:
> > Sorry to trouble you..I would genuinely appreciate some advice.
> > I have a triax 88cm dish, and a usb Technisat Skystar receiver
> > Time-Step.
> > I have read through 98 messges on dish alignment and I am still
> > struggling on what the elevation should be. I live just outside
> > Hereford in the U.K. in a village called Sutton Saint Nicholas.
> > I went to a website satsig.net to get the dish elevation, azimuth
> > and polarisation.
> > The values I am using are: Elevation 28.7 Azim= 164.5 and
> > polarisation = -11.9
> > On the back of the dish are 2 ranges of elevation 6 to 50 degrees
> > and 20 to 65 degress.