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# 39190 10-Aug-2009 19:34
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Howdy,

Does anyone have an old 1.2m or 90cm sat dish they want to get rid of? 

Trying to get a 1.2m for a max price of a hundred bucks, would like to check out the 'WWE' feed thats supposidly on Insat5 or something.




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  # 245151 11-Aug-2009 12:01
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Hi there. I looked into this a while back for a friend and it worked out the best option was the cheaper ones on trademe, often they include the c band lnb.

That said, if anyones got one local to me in the Manawatu/Wanganui region then I'd be keen too!

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  # 245186 11-Aug-2009 14:09
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you need to make sure you get a c-band dish. There is a difference between a prime focus dish, and and offset dish. Most Ku band is offset, whereas most c-band is prime focus (as I understand it)

And yes IS5 uplinks wrestling as far as I understand. Fridays during the day I believe.

 
 
 
 




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  # 245227 11-Aug-2009 15:23
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ahh ok, didnt know there was a difference in the actual dish. thanks for that info.




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  # 245243 11-Aug-2009 15:53
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check out this thread... http://www.austech.info/newbie-satellite/22225-diving-into-world-c-band.html

gives you some ideas. I had similar thoughts, and have given up on it for now.

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