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#1 OFFLINE   wedge40

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Posted 20 August 2006 - 09:31 AM

I'm in the middle of upgrading my Directv Antenna from a 12 year old dual LNB to a new AT-9. What I would like to know is there a place on the web that I can get the alignment parameters.. I know I know. Just hook up the receiver and get them from there, but here again the receiver is 12 YEARS OLD. I'm sure this a simple programs since they include in the firmware.

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Posted 20 August 2006 - 10:33 AM

Go to the solidsignal.com web site. The full details are there
The Cable and Satellite TV industry does not hold the patent on alienating its customers, but COMCAST in particular has succeeded in making an art form of it, garnering them the distinction of "Most Universally Despised" of all PAY-TV providers in the industry.

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Posted 20 August 2006 - 10:48 AM

Go to the solidsignal.com web site. The full details are there


details about installation, not my pointing information. Azmith, etc...

This info USE to be on the web.. Now it's like it's some sort of secret!!!!

Greg Wejrowski
PS my zip code 47468

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Posted 20 August 2006 - 01:55 PM

details about installation, not my pointing information. Azmith, etc...

This info USE to be on the web.. Now it's like it's some sort of secret!!!!

Greg Wejrowski
PS my zip code 47468


Ok.. I hooked up a new reciever I got from D* and during set up it doesn't show a 5LNB antenna, it has a 3LNB antenna. I use that and write down my tilt, elevation, and azimuth. I decide to use the zip code they have in the manual and it comes back with a different numbers then what is in the manual


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Posted 20 August 2006 - 03:35 PM

The aiming info for the AT9 is not the same as it is for the 3LNB dish.

The AT9 lines up (centers) on the 101 sat as its pivot point. The 3 LNB I believe centers on the 110 sat.

If you have a new H20 or any of the new MPEG-4 compatible receivers, there should be a way to select the 5 LNB dish.

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Posted 20 August 2006 - 04:04 PM

The aiming info for the AT9 is not the same as it is for the 3LNB dish.

The AT9 lines up (centers) on the 101 sat as its pivot point. The 3 LNB I believe centers on the 110 sat.

If you have a new H20 or any of the new MPEG-4 compatible receivers, there should be a way to select the 5 LNB dish.



I bought the antenna and plan on getting the H20 in future.
I've noticed 47 people have looked at this question, but I guess it's too dificult to put a different zip into the h20 to get new parameters.. But not to worry.. I've sent a request to SoildSignal where I bought the AT9 from.

V/R Greg Wejrowski

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Posted 20 August 2006 - 04:29 PM

I bought the antenna and plan on getting the H20 in future.
I've noticed 47 people have looked at this question, but I guess it's too dificult to put a different zip into the h20 to get new parameters.. But not to worry.. I've sent a request to SoildSignal where I bought the AT9 from.

V/R Greg Wejrowski


I feel your pain Greg. I'd be glad to help but my HDTV rolled over and died a few weeks ago, 4 years and 9 months into the extended warranty. The replacement won't be here until (hopefully) Sep 1.

I used to not believe in extended warranties, but do now.

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Posted 20 August 2006 - 04:30 PM

I bought the antenna and plan on getting the H20 in future.
I've noticed 47 people have looked at this question, but I guess it's too dificult to put a different zip into the h20 to get new parameters.. But not to worry.. I've sent a request to SoildSignal where I bought the AT9 from.

V/R Greg Wejrowski


Ok, I hope I can put my box to work after this...

The results I got for the AT9 with your zip code are:
- Tilt: 72
- Elevation: 42
- Azimuth: 206

Make sure you follow the fine tune instructions that come with the antenna, including the wooble at the end. They also say that if you mast is not vertical you are @*#&#.

Good luck

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Posted 20 August 2006 - 04:44 PM

They also say that if you mast is not vertical you are @*#&#.

Good luck


That's DLP and RFS
Dead-level plumb and Rock-freakin'-solid
The Cable and Satellite TV industry does not hold the patent on alienating its customers, but COMCAST in particular has succeeded in making an art form of it, garnering them the distinction of "Most Universally Despised" of all PAY-TV providers in the industry.

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Posted 21 August 2006 - 02:53 AM

Ok, I hope I can put my box to work after this...

The results I got for the AT9 with your zip code are:
- Tilt: 72
- Elevation: 42
- Azimuth: 206

Make sure you follow the fine tune instructions that come with the antenna, including the wooble at the end. They also say that if you mast is not vertical you are @*#&#.

Good luck


Thanks for the info..
I have the alignment process from SolidSignal and can use these numbers as for the begining.

V/R Greg Wejrowski




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