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Topic # 57778 24-Feb-2010 16:45
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I looked everwhere and cannot find out where i can buy a 3.5m dish so i can pick up foxtel. can anyone help me where to go. thank u




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  Reply # 301895 24-Feb-2010 19:03
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You might get away with a 2.4M solid.

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  Reply # 301898 24-Feb-2010 19:24
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have a read of this, very interesting

http://www.austech.info/satellite-tv-general/33280-got-3-6m-solid-dish-c1-possible-get-intelsat-701-...

as for Foxtel here, you're in with a shot for stuff off C1, but half of Foxtel has migrated to D3, which seems to have a much tighter spot beam (from what i've read)

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  Reply # 301913 24-Feb-2010 20:37
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I haven't heard of anyone getting the AU beam from D3 in NZ, but C1 AU beam is possible with a 2.4.



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  Reply # 301918 24-Feb-2010 21:02
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does it have to be solid




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  Reply # 301989 25-Feb-2010 10:48
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At that size it would be. I haven't seen any KU mesh setups before and I don't think anyone in NZ sells them like that.

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