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# 210569 2-Apr-2017 14:55
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I don’t do much with satellite any more but a question in another thread has made me curious about receiving IS18. I have an old 80 cm Sky dish pointed at D1. It is not movable but I get good reception of D2 and IS19 with offset LNBs. My question is if anyone knows whether this trick would also work for IS18. Lyngsat says it is at 180 degrees East while D1 is 160 degrees, which is fairly significant. Would it be possible to angle an LNB to receive this or is that too oblique for sufficient signal? How far off-centre would the LNB need to be?

 

 





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  # 1753257 2-Apr-2017 16:47
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Given the footprints of the beams I doubt you'll be able to receive anything from IS18 even if pointing straight at it.

 

https://www.satbeams.com/satellites?norad=37834

 

Edit.  OOps, sorry. Looking at wrong footprint. Probably can get something but I think you'd need to swing the dish 20 degrees is a long way.

 

 




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  # 1753265 2-Apr-2017 16:54
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Thanks that's what I thought too but I wasn't sure. I thought it might be barely possible.

 

 





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  # 1753326 2-Apr-2017 18:27
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It could probably done with a LOT of mucking around and access to something a bit better than a needle sat finder.

 

using a 4 way holder and the dish centered at around 166e with IS19 in the middle. However one of the muxes on IS1S19 is fec 5/6 a 1 meter would probabaly give enough to get ALL 4 satellites.

 

When you offsett lnbf theres always lower signals

 

 


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