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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

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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Mar 15, 2014 7:30:23 PM
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you are pointed at the 119. you need to move the dish 9 degrees,to left or right depending where you are lcoated

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

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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Mar 15, 2014 7:58:07 PM
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Right litzdog, I guess I have to go back to math class... lol

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

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Mar 16, 2014 5:39:52 AM
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Yes and up or down depending on your location, up if on the east coast, down if on the west coast.

John

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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Mar 16, 2014 8:11:02 AM
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No, nhvsatellite .... mostly just rotate towards the east.  Elevation (up/down) adjustment is probably pretty close.

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

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Mar 16, 2014 10:18:46 AM
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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)                                

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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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

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

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Mar 23, 2014 12:47:02 PM
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What is your reading on the sats that you are getting?

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

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

Thanks for the help.

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

Thanks for the help.

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Mar 23, 2014 1:16:22 PM
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looks like you need a little bit of fine tuning

looks like you need a little bit of fine tuning

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

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

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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

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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