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my dtv setup required a split dish install. the 119 sat couldnt be seen so the small circular dish is hanging off my house just for that while the 110 and 101 sit on a dish which is elliptical and on a pole in my back yard. how close are the other sats to these existing sats and will this split setup allow the at9 dish to be installed at my location? the reason for the split is because trees block the 119 sat where it would have been the 3rd lnb on the pole.
 

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The 99 and 103 satellites are fairly close to 101, but the multiswitch combines 99 with 101 and 103 with 110/119, which complicates things quite a bit. Check this thread: http://www.dbstalk.com/showthread.php?t=62223. This approach works for 101 from one location and 110/119 from another. There are difficulties in splitting 110 and 119 with the AT-9. That method wouldn't work with the Slimline since all the LNBs are in a single housing with internal connections. Hopefully Directv will provide a better solution for multiple dishes.
 

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If the 110 sat can be seen from the same location as the current 119 dish then you can install two AT9 dishes and combine the two sets of LNBs using the jumper connections. The 110 and 119 LNBs are combined in a single assembly with two coax output connections. The 99/101/103 LNBs are combined in a single large module with two inputs for the 101/119 LNBs and contains the multiswitch that combines all five LNB outputs. I believe the referenced thread at dbstalk.com has some illustrations and photos of the connections and LNB modules.

Set up one dish without the outrigger containing the 110/119 LNBs at the 101 location currently used by your Phase III dish. Set up the 2nd dish using just the outrigger and the two outboard LNBs. Run two coax lines from the outrigger module to the main AT9 dish and connect them to the 99/101/103 LNB module. From there you can run the four outputs from the multiswitch to your receivers.

Note that there are about three different manufacturers of the AT9 dish and not all coax connectors are the same for each model. Some models use non-standard coax connectors that require a special adapter to make the connection betwen the outrigger LNBs and the main LNB/multiswitch module. The Cal Amp AT9 dish uses standard threaded F-connectors that do not require any special adapters. You can pick up the Cal Amp dishes on ebay for about $25 plus shipping.
 
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