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What sats do I need to see?


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#1 OFFLINE   TBlazer07

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 08:29 AM

In order to get the "TOP 250" programming pkg (including NYC locals) what sats do I need to see? Trying to figure out if I can use the ground mounted post already in place for DirecTV 99/101/103. Not a lot of "sky" left beyond those 3 where it is located.

Zip = 07036 (Northern NJ)

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 08:43 AM

Will you have HD or only sd? HD would be 61.5 and 72 (77 is also on EA, but you would not be needing it currently). SD would be 110 and 119.

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 09:42 AM

Use www.dishpointer.com to see wher the sats are for your address.

#4 OFFLINE   Mike.H_DISHNetwork

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 10:26 AM

In order to get the "TOP 250" programming pkg (including NYC locals) what sats do I need to see? Trying to figure out if I can use the ground mounted post already in place for DirecTV 99/101/103. Not a lot of "sky" left beyond those 3 where it is located.

Zip = 07036 (Northern NJ)


Getting our Americas Top 250 pkg w/locals and living in the New Jersey area, your satellite dish will be pointed at the Eastern skies (EA). The satellites you will receive if you have the line of site are; 61.5, 72.7 and 77 with our 1000.4 satellite DISH.

#5 OFFLINE   boba

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 10:58 AM

In order to get the "TOP 250" programming pkg (including NYC locals) what sats do I need to see? Trying to figure out if I can use the ground mounted post already in place for DirecTV 99/101/103. Not a lot of "sky" left beyond those 3 where it is located.

Zip = 07036 (Northern NJ)

Directv dish uses a larger diameter pipe so you will need an adapter if you can see the EA satellites which is doubtful.
61.5 is 40 degrees EAST of 101 that is quite a move if you truly have a narrow window.

#6 OFFLINE   TBlazer07

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 01:04 PM

Use www.dishpointer.com to see wher the sats are for your address.

I know where to look, just not what to look for. ;)

Getting our Americas Top 250 pkg w/locals and living in the New Jersey area, your satellite dish will be pointed at the Eastern skies (EA). The satellites you will receive if you have the line of site are; 61.5, 72.7 and 77 with our 1000.4 satellite DISH.

Thanks, just what I needed.


Directv dish uses a larger diameter pipe so you will need an adapter if you can see the EA satellites which is doubtful.
61.5 is 40 degrees EAST of 101 that is quite a move if you truly have a narrow window.

Yup ... looks like sticking with D* or going to Fios.




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