03-15-2014 7:27 PM
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
03-15-2014 7:30 PM
you are pointed at the 119. you need to move the dish 9 degrees,to left or right depending where you are lcoated
03-15-2014 7:55 PM
Actually, move the dish about 20º to the east. You're aimed at 119ºW, but need to be aimed at 101ºW.
03-15-2014 7:58 PM
Right litzdog, I guess I have to go back to math class... lol
03-16-2014 5:39 AM
Yes and up or down depending on your location, up if on the east coast, down if on the west coast.
03-16-2014 8:11 AM
No, nhvsatellite .... mostly just rotate towards the east. Elevation (up/down) adjustment is probably pretty close.
03-16-2014 10:18 AM
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)
03-23-2014 12:42 PM
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.
03-23-2014 12:47 PM
What is your reading on the sats that you are getting?
03-23-2014 1:16 PM
looks like you need a little bit of fine tuning
03-23-2014 2:56 PM
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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