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#1 Guest_Bobby8949804_*

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Posted 14 June 2004 - 02:20 AM

Recently we had some new neighbors move in and i noticed that there dish (Dish Network) setup has one dish pointing towards the southern sky the same way my dtv dish is,but i also noticed there is another DN dish pointing another way,the second dish is sorta pointed downwards. Im just curious to know why they are running two dish network dishes.

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#2 OFFLINE   James Long

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Posted 14 June 2004 - 02:32 AM

They are probably picking up a wing satellite, 61.5 or 148. Many cities have extra locals on a wing satellite - plus there are six additional "Public Interest" channels there, and a lot of international channels. If the "2nd dish" is pointing more to the East than the main dish they are probably picking up 61.5 ... which is also home to Voom and SkyAngel. SkyAngel would be using a DishNetwork dish, Voom uses a similar dish.

I've got two dishes as well. Some people here have many more.

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#3 OFFLINE   TimL

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Posted 14 June 2004 - 08:57 AM

I've got two dishes on a metal pole...One at 101 degrees for Directv another at 61.5 degrees for Sky Angel (Dish)..

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Posted 14 June 2004 - 02:34 PM

Ive got 5 :D
Dish500 at 82/91 for ExpressVu
Dish500 at 110/119 for Dish
Dish300 at 61.5 for Dish
30" at 123 for FTA
30" movable one for FTA

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Posted 14 June 2004 - 04:07 PM

Why don't you just go make friends with your new neighbors and ask them?

Or do you live in a city?
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DP-Twin=110/119, DP Single=148, into a DP34, DP Dual=61.5, into DP21s to add 61.5

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Posted 14 June 2004 - 11:06 PM

Ive got 5 :D
Dish500 at 82/91 for ExpressVu
Dish500 at 110/119 for Dish
Dish300 at 61.5 for Dish
30" at 123 for FTA
30" movable one for FTA


I always thought that the DISH 500 can only get programming from 110 and 119.

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Posted 14 June 2004 - 11:24 PM

I always thought that the DISH 500 can only get programming from 110 and 119.


It actually can get signal from any 2 Ku-DBS satellites 9 degrees apart, so could get 101/110 DIRECTV if you wanted.




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