31.5W (Intelsat 25)

AndyX

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Post #75 above was with the TM5502HD + 100cm Gibertini still 75% Signal Quality


Below 88cm + TM5302HD

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I have never been able to get Intelsat 25 with my 88cm before so what is happening is there another footprint from 31.5 west ?
Got Cherifla TV for the first time today at 4db. No chance on the other 2 channels as fec is 7/8.
 
Captain Jack

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I've never had issues with 31.5W. I was even able to ORTMs on 1.2m dish with a little tweaking. It's absolutely fine with the 1.8m and Cherifla is booming in at over 14dB. There must be a heck of a sidelobe and drop-off...
 
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Ditto the 1.25 gibertini and sat card would lock all transponders.

And on the 1.5 I can lock and watch, all 3 channels.
 
scopus

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I've never had issues with 31.5W. I was even able to ORTMs on 1.2m dish with a little tweaking. It's absolutely fine with the 1.8m and Cherifla is booming in at over 14dB. There must be a heck of a sidelobe and drop-off...
Cherifla is OK with me at 10db last night on the 1.8, but couldn't lock the other two...will try tonight.
 
pontiend

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I think that this is a first for me on this satellite.
12284V 2200.
Only 4.4dB 47% good video and sound though.
TBS6983 100cm Dish.
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Feedsat_DXer

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the challenge: 20 dB, not so far :cool:

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Laser

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Still coming in with 70% SQ in Berkshire. On 1.1 Triax Dish
12284 vertical 2200
 
John

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For signal strength / location info........ i tried it last night with a lashed up Octagon Twin PLL lnbf on my 1.8CM approx 17 miles north of Nottingham and could only lock 12284 V on a TM 5402 M3 receiver at about 12dB but couldn't lock the other two -- 12340V & 12344 V as they were down to about 4dB with me.
Today, 12248V is stronger at about 15dB, the other two now lock at about 6db.
I'll re-fix and align the temp lnb correctly and have a re-measure.
 
nelson_b

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For signal strength / location info........ i tried it last night with a lashed up Octagon Twin PLL lnbf on my 1.8CM approx 17 miles north of Nottingham and could only lock 12284 V on a TM 5402 M3 receiver at about 12dB but couldn't lock the other two -- 12340V & 12344 V as they were down to about 4dB with me.
Today, 12248V is stronger at about 15dB, the other two now lock at about 6db.
I'll re-fix and align the temp lnb correctly and have a re-measure.
These transponders have always been odd ones for me here .... sometimes in the past i,v picked them up on a 1.2 cm .... and at other times unable to lock them on 1.8 .cm. ? will have a look later if i get time and report my findings ....
 
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September looks like a good time nelson good luck :)





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nelson_b

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For signal strength / location info........ i tried it last night with a lashed up Octagon Twin PLL lnbf on my 1.8CM approx 17 miles north of Nottingham and could only lock 12284 V on a TM 5402 M3 receiver at about 12dB but couldn't lock the other two -- 12340V & 12344 V as they were down to about 4dB with me.
Today, 12248V is stronger at about 15dB, the other two now lock at about 6db.
I'll re-fix and align the temp lnb correctly and have a re-measure.
Hi --- results here this afternoon at my location with 1.8 c.m. - are about the same as your result last night.......

"12284 V on a TM 5402 M3 receiver at about 12dB but couldn't lock the other two -- 12340V & 12344 V as they were down to about 4dB with me."

With the 1.2 c.m i get 6.8 db on 12284 V and 0.0 db from the other two ....
 
zorbua

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Cherifla is very strong but ORTM are weak, in fact they just cut out just now. Using 1.5Dish.
 

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zorbua

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They both came up again.
 

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Captain Jack

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Very thundery and overcast here so all signals are down across the arc. ORTM just about lockable still.
 
John

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Promax FSM.
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For satellite stats collection only ..... there seems to be a low level beacon type frequency showing at 12585.75 V
Can't see a beacon freq listed for this bird or any on either side of it. Second opinions welcome
 
John

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North Nottinghamshire.
william-1

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