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Is Florida mainly Eastern Arc or Western Arc?


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#1 OFFLINE   peano

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 09:29 AM

I am looking at a FL vacation home and am considering getting Dish there.

Which sats are Florida locals on? Tampa, Orlando and south are the areas I am looking.

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#2 OFFLINE   garys

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 12:26 PM

Most are WA, some may be on both. Jacksonville (north of what you are asking) is the only one where HD locals are EA only.

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 12:48 PM

Installers, well at least in the Tampa area but I bet other places are going to want to install WA unless EA is the only possibility. Rain fade is more often and longer with EA. If where you will be has both ARC's, probably assume they will strongly want to use the WA. It has cut down on service calls. Florida is more prone to rain fade then as an example Ct. is.

#4 OFFLINE   peano

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 04:08 PM

Thanks. The places I have looked at so far have good line of sight for WA. EA not so much.

Are any Florida locals Conus on WA?

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 04:23 PM

It appears that most of them are available on WA 110°, 119°, or 129°. One of our moderators, James Long, maintains a web site with a lot of information. Locals are listed at
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Posted 07 March 2013 - 03:07 AM

Thanks. The places I have looked at so far have good line of sight for WA. EA not so much.

Are any Florida locals Conus on WA?


I believe all Florida locals are on spot beam.

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 04:50 AM

It appears that most of them are available on WA 110°, 119°, or 129°. One of our moderators, James Long, maintains a web site with a lot of information. Locals are listed at
http://uplink.jamesl.../locallist.html


Thanks. That is very helpful. A lot of work went into that list! Thanks James.

Interesting that Tampa HD locals are on both 129 and 61.5.

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 08:40 AM

I am looking at a FL vacation home and am considering getting Dish there.

Which sats are Florida locals on? Tampa, Orlando and south are the areas I am looking.

Thanks.


I see you have good answers already; I also wanted to add Orlando gets the 119, 129, 72.5 and 61.5, orbital slots.

#9 OFFLINE   domingos35

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 11:51 AM

i am in the west palm area and i have the EA (61.5 72 77)

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 01:13 PM

Do you have full exposure to the WA? Also when was it installed. Many were installed with the EA but after awhile it was switched to the WA as the recommended install.

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Posted 11 March 2013 - 07:25 PM

yup i have full exposure to WA.
it was installed 3 years ago

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Posted 12 March 2013 - 06:21 PM

I would say it just about three years or maybe just shy of that when the preferred install changed to WA.




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