Dish size for Fotelka tv Czech Republic / Slovakia

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mariust5

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So what size dish we need to get this from South East UK please ?


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any ideas what size dish would be needed in glasgow
Probably 1m. 11230 is very strong in the Borders but 11290 is marginal (1m dish aimed at 46E - offest lnbs for 39E - 53E)


If you are hoping for lots of English language entertainment you will be out of luck. Most of it is Czech / Slovak only
 
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Probably 1m. 11230 is very strong in the Borders but 11290 is marginal (1m dish aimed at 46E - offest lnbs for 39E - 53E)


If you are hoping for lots of English language entertainment you will be out of luck. Most of it is Czech / Slovak only
thanks I have a 1.1 motorised getting a 77% signal on 46 east but cant seem to find 51.5E thanks for the reply
 
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Look for 11230H or the Belintersat promos on 11350H. Do you get TurkmenAlem next door on 52E?
 
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Look for 11230H or the Belintersat promos on 11350H. Do you get TurkmenAlem next door on 52E?
only sats I can find is from 46 east to 37 west used to be up to 45 west but nothing broadcasting on that now
 
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If you have a clear horizon & the arc tracking is set up ok you shouldnt have any problems with 52E - its VERY strong in the UK. Does the dish physically move east past 46E?
 
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thanks I have a 1.1 motorised getting a 77% signal on 46 east but cant seem to find 51.5E thanks for the reply
Can you find 52.0E ("TurkmenÄlem/MonacoSat") because most transponders there are really strong (an 80cm dish gets those easily in London and Analoguesat gets them in the Scottish Borders area on a similar dish)? If so, 51.5E is just very slightly W of that (in fact, I/we often pick up transponders on 52E when searching 51.5E) and also has pretty strong transponders.

OTOH, do you have a tree or a building which is blocking signals from sats East of 46E?
 
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Can you find 52.0E ("TurkmenÄlem/MonacoSat") because most transponders there are really strong (an 80cm dish gets those easily in London and Analoguesat gets them in the Scottish Borders area on a similar dish)? If so, 51.5E is just very slightly W of that (in fact, I/we often pick up transponders on 52E when searching 51.5E) and also has pretty strong transponders.

OTOH, do you have a tree or a building which is blocking signals from sats East of 46E?
I seem to have a clear line of sight apart from a few flats I will have another go then get the semtex out and go to the flats :-)
 
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Flats could be enough to nuke your signal. 52E is fairly low elevation.
 
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Flats could be enough to nuke your signal. 52E is fairly low elevation.
thanks I will give it another go in the morning again and will let you know how I get on it must be he flats I htink as everything else is perfect
 
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You could try for 50E Turksat 4B 11196V. Thats gettable in Scotland

BTW IM going to tidy this thread up in a bit by splitting these later posts into a seperate thread as its got a bit off topic for the original discussion
 
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You could try for 50E Turksat 4B 11196V. Thats gettable in Scotland

BTW IM going to tidy this thread up in a bit by splitting these later posts into a seperate thread as its got a bit off topic for the original discussion
no luck unfortunately I will try another dish in the garden later on as I am getting a clear arc between 46 east and 37 west so too much grief to move it when I installed it I don't think those sats even existed that was about 12 years ago but with covid 19 justbored to looks like the dish was favourite to get some attention I will post a few pics later on and thanks for the advice guys
 
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