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Satellite Dish Elevation

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lilbay809 May 15. 4 Replies

The recommended dish elevation for my location is 44.4Deg. Trying this I get no signal. Looking at most dishes in the area they all appear to be at an elevation of around 23deg???? and they work.So I…Continue

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Lilbay809 replied to Lilbay809's discussion Satellite Dish Elevation
"Thanks ...  sort of makes sense. The markings on the mount also show it's not 44deg"
May 15
willis replied to Lilbay809's discussion Satellite Dish Elevation
"An offset dish will be offset by about 22deg to stop the lnb partially blocking the signal"
May 1
Biggles replied to Lilbay809's discussion Satellite Dish Elevation
"Because the dishes have the LNB offset and not at the central focal point. That's why they seem to be at quite a different angle. Think of the Dish as a mirror.  If the dish is at around 15 degrees then the LNB will be looking at around 45…"
May 1
Satellite Networks Motueka replied to Lilbay809's discussion Satellite Dish Elevation
"Where on earth are you measuring from? The elevation markings should be written on the side.  Elevation is the angle of the horizon that the satellite sits at. The dish is normally offset ."
May 1
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Satellite Dish Elevation

The recommended dish elevation for my location is 44.4Deg. Trying this I get no signal. Looking at most dishes in the area they all appear to be at an elevation of around 23deg???? and they work.So I tried this and it works. So why is the recommendation for around 45degCheersSee More
May 1

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