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I think the reason the C-band section is quiet is 2 fold

1) Most people simply do not have room for the huge dishes needed for successful C-band reception.

2) the satellite tv hobby is less popular than it was a few years ago - the number of contributors to forums has fallen off massively over the last 5-10 years. Very few young folk are joining the hobby too.
 

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55 West is also low on the horizon once you start looking East of the UK, most dish installations would require a horizon type motor system to catch this bird on top of the more usual C band satellites.
 

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I think the reason the C-band section is quiet is 2 fold

1) Most people simply do not have room for the huge dishes needed for successful C-band reception.

2) the satellite tv hobby is less popular than it was a few years ago - the number of contributors to forums has fallen off massively over the last 5-10 years. Very few young folk are joining the hobby too.
I'd add:
3) Spousal approval factor on over 1 meter dishes is complicated....
 

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hi guys any strong channels or frequenceys on this bird to be got with my 1.85m offset dish,location southeast ireland.
 

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hi guys any strong channels or frequenceys on this bird to be got with my 1.85m offset dish,location southeast ireland.

'ere you go "butchy", a couple of pictures showing a C-Band scan of 55.5W in H and V polarity taken in January this year.
You can use Flysat or Lyngsat to cross reference the frequencies to channel names.

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55.5W_HPolarity.jpg


55.5W_VPolarity.jpg
 

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any linear ones ?.
 

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All the frequencies in those two pictures were without a dielectric plate.
You do not need a dielectric plate for 55.5W. All you need is the correct skew on the LNB.
 

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55.5West. 3911 H. 5000, 3/5, DVB-S2/8PSK. - Olympics basketball - FTA - USA v IRAN

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More Olympics from 55.5West C-band - 3911 H. - - Women's boxing - FTA.

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More Olympics from 55.5West C-band - 3911 H. - - Women's boxing - FTA.

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Any women's beach volleyball ?
 

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ZDF/Das Erste show the Germany matches:

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55.5West C-Band. 3821 V. 4420. 3/4. DVB-S2/8PSK
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55.5 West. C-band, FTA. Kick boxing (I think)
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