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    help with new dish please

    This is a discussion on help with new dish please within the Sky & Sky+ TV forums, part of the Other Sky help and support category; hello all i have just bought a new dish to use when we go caravaning, i will be taking the ...

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      help with new dish please

      hello all
      i have just bought a new dish to use when we go caravaning, i will be taking the sky box from home, is it as straight forward as plug in and point ?
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      Re: help with new dish please

      It's not quite that simple!! There are lots of satellites that you can pick up and most DIY meters will not show you anything other than strength of signal.
      Maxview make several products just for caravan owners. They do a compass with satellite possitions, a small signal meter, caravan "F" connecter hook up points Ect.
      Check out thier site - Welcome To Maxview Online

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      Re: help with new dish please

      Take a look at Dave Sullivan's excellent site!
      www.satelliteforcaravans.co.uk

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      Re: help with new dish please

      is it worth buying a compass/meter to help setting up, if so which do you reccomend and how much are they???

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      Re: help with new dish please

      You'll never set it up without using a compass or a meter, unless you're very, very lucky!! The Maxview stuff starts at about 20

     

     

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