27cm dish in Scotland

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I know it's not ideal but, will I be able to receive anything using my portable 27cm dish around the Edinburgh area. Or, is it a case of as soon as I cross the border I need a 60cm dish ?
 

cinnamon_oil

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If that's the same size as the (in)famous Lidl portable set, then yes, you should be able to get quite a bit if you have good line of sight to the satellites. I've picked up Astra 2, Eurobird1, Astra 1, Hotbird and Hispasat around that area with the Lidl set - however, I haven't really compared what's been picked up on those satellites with what's available, so it's more than likely that some things on lower power aren't being seen. It's most obvious with Hispasat, which only picks up a few channels and they are very prone to breakup.
 
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