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3898 R. 4936. 3/4. DVB-S2. 8PSK FTA Feed.
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This is actually the rocket launch coverage 10 minutes to go
 

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Nice coverage from Kourou of the events
Three frequencies RHC
3886 R.
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.. Some new promo stuff i think on 55.5West Cband - FTA.
4.125 H. 3749. 3/4. DVB-S2. 8PSK.
ID: ESTUDIO 1
ESTUDIO 2
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55.5 West - Two Cband footy feeds upcoming .... 4055 V. 30000. 3/4. BISS. ID: MediaPro US HD.

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man! 80% - i came across these earlier around 55% i think....my dish is now stuck on 61w - my silly VBOX cant move it back east - job for the morning....usually my Jaegar has enough ooompf to do it.
 

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man! 80% - i came across these earlier around 55% i think....my dish is now stuck on 61w - my silly VBOX cant move it back east - job for the morning....usually my Jaegar has enough ooompf to do it.

A counter weight on an extension off the rear of the dish will help a positioner or actuator cope better with getting back from extreme outer arc positions.
I use one now on my 1.2 Gibby thats loaded up with five different band lnb's on a 'changer' and i used one on a 1.8 CM loaded with lnb's on a changer in the past .
My 2.2 PF has a fair old bit of weight hanging up front with the C-band motorised poloriser / scalar motor stuff and this makes the 'Venture' 36"er and the RC2000 grunt a bit when coming off of the extreme arc edges so was thinking about adding a counterweight to that as well this summer perhaps.
 

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A counter weight on an extension off the rear of the dish will help a positioner or actuator cope better with getting back from extreme outer arc positions.
I use one now on my 1.2 Gibby thats loaded up with five different band lnb's on a 'changer' and i used one on a 1.8 CM loaded with lnb's on a changer in the past .
My 2.2 PF has a fair old bit of weight hanging up front with the C-band motorised poloriser / scalar motor stuff and this makes the 'Venture' 36"er and the RC2000 grunt a bit when coming off of the extreme arc edges so was thinking about adding a counterweight to that as well this summer perhaps.
@John - wise words, thanks, can you upload a pic of what you mean, i cant picture it. thanks!
 

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man! 80% - i came across these earlier around 55% i think....my dish is now stuck on 61w - my silly VBOX cant move it back east - job for the morning....usually my Jaegar has enough ooompf to do it.


At 55% signal level on the GTMedia you are doing OK.

Remember, @John is using a 2.2m Elite Antennas prime focus dish with triple axis motorisation, a Prodelin rib tickler and he is a master of his craft.
He will be as peaked on 55.5W as it is possible to be and I doubt if anyone else in the UK could match his signal levels with a 2.2m dish.

Dont get disheartened, you are doing well for a first dip into C-Band, especially considering the 80% signal level of @John is coming from a dish with approximately 50% more surface area.
You have done infinitely better than I have from 'ere on 55.5W, I aint got line of sight to the bítch. Or rather, it is so blocked it's as much use as a wet fart down a drainpipe, I think I got 0.9dB on one frequency.


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At 55% signal level on the GTMedia you are doing OK.

Remember, @John is using a 2.2m Elite Antennas prime focus dish with triple axis motorisation, a Prodelin rib tickler and he is a master of his craft.
He will be as peaked on 55.5W as it is possible to be and I doubt if anyone else in the UK could match his signal levels with a 2.2m dish.

Dont get disheartened, you are doing well for a first dip into C-Band, especially considering the 80% signal level of @John is coming from a dish with approximately 50% more surface area.
You have done infinitely better than I have from 'ere on 55.5W, I aint got line of sight to the bítch. Or rather, it is so blocked it's as much use as a wet fart down a drainpipe, I think I got 0.9dB on one frequency.


Forward Men...

>>"Dont get disheartened, you are doing well for a first dip into C-Band,"< - - Seconded :Y.
>>"it is so blocked it's as much use as a wet fart down a drainpipe,"<< - - Lol :D.
 

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he does have a way with words doesnt he.
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@John - wise words, thanks, can you upload a pic of what you mean, i cant picture it. thanks!

Re: Counterweight - This kind of thing , but does not need to be as elaborate. ** Note - this is not my own installation, it was plucked from the public domain from the net.
Usually has to be a home brew fabrication that suits / fits whatever fixing points you have at the rear of the dish and just enough weight to give the desired effect of balancing the dish front to back weight distribution without adding too much extra weight to the whole installation but at the same time easing the start up load of the actuator on the V-box etc.
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