Multi LNB Set up on a Sky Dish

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I just tweaked the elevation and nova sport 2 is now up to 72%.

I'm going to order those bigger wing nuts today, hopefully those and a new lnb add a couple more percentage points.
Excellent that looks like a result.

Now send it to say 42e you should be getting on the Viark high 70s . When you get there flex the dish slightly up and down same at say 30w if you can improve on the signal by flexing the dish you not tracking the arc at optimum. Record if you flex dish left right or up and down to improve signal and let us know.
 

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I’ve done a few tests today.

At 30W I moved the dish from side to side using the east west button and there was no change in signal. But when I decrease the elevation there’s a remarkable increase in signal quality.

For the eastern sats, I’ve only set it up to go as far 23.5E. It can get 28E but I’m using my zone 1 for that, and anything beyond that I don’t have line of sight for. For the strongest transponder I can increase signal quality by about 3db by increasing the elevation of the dish.

Is it a case of adjusting the elevation on the motor?

edit: updated findings for 23.5e
 
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It sounds like the dish isn't centred correctly on the motor. If the dish is tracking high on the western sats and low on the east it suggests the whole motor needs to be rotated a little east on the pole. Then reposition the dish on the motor stub to compensate.
 

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It sounds like the dish isn't centred correctly on then motor. If the dish is tracking high on the western sats and low on the east it suggests the whole motor needs to be rotated a little east on the pole. Then reposition the dish on the motor stub to compensate.

Thanks. The dish does look slightly out of line on the motor (1st pic).

Is the height I’ve mounted it suitable or should I move that up too?
 

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Put a mark on the middle of the bracket edge and line it up with the join/mould line on the motor stub. A little bit higher would give a tiny bit of extra clearance but otherwise there's no difference. Then rotate the motor assembly on the pole to maximise signal.
 

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Thanks. The dish does look slightly out of line on the motor (1st pic).

Is the height I’ve mounted it suitable or should I move that up too?
It is way out on the first pic get that central, the motor stub central line should be central in the window/hole of the dish clamp then send the dish to 0.8w. Now loosen the motor to mounting pole clamps and move the whole motor assembly left to right to max the signal out on 0.8w and then tighten the clamps evenly making sure you dont loose signal. Then max signal out via dish elevation.
 
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