Problem Installing 5LNB Slimline Dish

Problem Installing 5LNB Slimline Dish

After following instructions for aiming, all I can get is satellite 101A. It gives good readings on transponders 25-32. Except for transponder 23, there are no other readings at all. I cannot get any readings on Satellites 119(b),110(c) or any other satellites. The receiver is saying it cannot find any signals. Could I have a defective LNB? or tracking someone else satellite?

Thanks for any help.   Jim

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Message 1 of 13
Employee

Re: Problem Installing 5LNB Slimline Dish

you are pointed at the 119. you need to move the dish 9 degrees,to left or right depending where you are lcoated

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Message 2 of 13
ACE - Expert

Re: Problem Installing 5LNB Slimline Dish

Actually, move the dish about 20º to the east.  You're aimed at 119ºW, but  need to be aimed at 101ºW.

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Employee

Re: Problem Installing 5LNB Slimline Dish

Right litzdog, I guess I have to go back to math class... lol

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Administrator

Re: Problem Installing 5LNB Slimline Dish

Yes and up or down depending on your location, up if on the east coast, down if on the west coast.

John

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ACE - Expert

Re: Problem Installing 5LNB Slimline Dish

No, nhvsatellite .... mostly just rotate towards the east.  Elevation (up/down) adjustment is probably pretty close.

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Message 6 of 13
Administrator

Re: Problem Installing 5LNB Slimline Dish

No, litzdog911...

Depending on location it can be very different:  Elevations Per Super Buddy29 Meter:

  ZIP                                          101 Sat               119 Sat

06796..    Cornwall, CT(me)       33.9                     23.1          TILT 62.2     101 is 10.8 Higher

94080       San Fran  CA            42.2                     47.3          TILT 115      101 is   5.1 lower

98101       Seattle, WA  (you)     31.8                    35.5           TILT  93       101 is   3.7 lower  

Not knowing  Canyon's Zip code we can't know if elevation need adjusting, but one thing is for sure, if the TILT is 90, the elevation is THE SAME.

John (over 19 years and over 9000 installs)                                

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Re: Problem Installing 5LNB Slimline Dish

I now get good signals on Sat 101 and 119. Nothing on 99(c), 99(s), 103(s) or 103(cb).  3 low signals on 103(ca) zero on rest.

My zip: 92587

Any ideas?  I am thinking maybe the tilt but do not want to change anything for fear of losing what I have. Pretty good pictures on most but not all channels.

Many thanks

Message 8 of 13
Employee

Re: Problem Installing 5LNB Slimline Dish

What is your reading on the sats that you are getting?

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Message 9 of 13

Re: Problem Installing 5LNB Slimline Dish

80's or better on 101 and 119.  On 103(a): 20's on 3 transponders, zero on rest.

Thanks for the help.

Message 10 of 13
Employee

Re: Problem Installing 5LNB Slimline Dish

looks like you need a little bit of fine tuning

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Message 11 of 13

Re: Problem Installing 5LNB Slimline Dish

Anytime I try to fine tune AZ/EL, I start losing what I have on 101 and 119.

Message 12 of 13

Re: Problem Installing 5LNB Slimline Dish

Canyon your settings should be

Az 140 El 47 tilt 113

Make sure your mounting is level

And plum sounds like tilt may be off

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