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colinp

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Not trying to hijack your thread rd100 but I was thinking of getting a Maplins 1.8m dish and just wanted to get a few views .The base looks a little fragile to me.Would also like to try c band as well:cool:
 

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I suppose they are value for money, as they cost next to nothing, but unless you are prepared to spend a lot of initial time on the setup, the results you achieve will be disapponting. They are probably better for C-Band than Ku-Band.
 

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Cheers rolfw I was thinking about c band but as rd100 said what is available on c band?In any case what would I require as regards lnbs etc?Dont quite understand feedhorn stuff.Cheers for help:-worship
 
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Wellin fact it was thinking of getting another 1.8m fortec star prime focus as they work well on c-band i picked up loads last time,

Its worth £94 but you do need the kuu-band feed for ku band and c-band lnb-f for c-band,

As for the dish base i just bolted it to a spare patio slab

here is just a few i picked up c-band on 1.8m fortec star

58'w http://www.lyngsat.com/intel9.html
55'w http://www.lyngsat.com/intel805.html
45'w http://www.lyngsat.com/intel1r.html
40.5'w http://www.lyngsat.com/nss806.html
22'w http://www.lyngsat.com/nss7.html
 

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Cheers rd100 do you also pick up the channels on the american beam?:-worship