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require sat meter for positioning

Discussion in 'Digital TV - UK & Europe' started by suttsy, Oct 2, 2013.

  1. suttsy

    suttsy Member

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    Hi forum,
    As the title says, I recently bought a technomate dish with a TM2600 motor.
    I've mounted it plum & set the dish up as required motor & dish angles as stated in the installation guide.
    I've got a Vu Solo reciever for reception, Long & Lat programmed in using USALS.
    My issue is i cant find any strong sat signals, so I'm looking to get a good meter at a resonable price.
    Can anyone help out here please!

    Cheers..

    Suttsy
     
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    fintannl Regular member

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    You think you do but you don't. Solo supports usals. Personally used iPhone to direct me to zero degrees and once set in initial point no issue
     
  3. suttsy

    suttsy Member

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    Hi Fintannl,
    Thanks for your reply.
    I'm a little bit confused with your reply, can you ellaborate, total novice here so as they say (keep it stupid simple!!)

    Cheers Mate.
     
  4. Mooley

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    If I remember correctly from setting motorised up easiest way is use dishpointer pro if you have a smartphone or find zero degrees south and at 0.8 degrees (almost bang on south) you should find Thor satellite and you can use this as your initial point for Usals.

    P.S. I should have mentioned thats 0.8 degrees West. for Thor.
     
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  5. suttsy

    suttsy Member

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    Cheers Mooley!!!
    I'll give it a bash as soon as the weather gets a little dryer.....LOL

    Suttsy
     
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    setting up a motorished dish is not some thing id suggest for a newbie you may be best off paying a guy to do it for you ,but follow the advice you have got here as its sound advice .
     
  7. suttsy

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    Cheers Piopat!!!

    Suttsy
     

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