Alignment

wolfboy

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My Satellite Setup
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TM1000D
1m Orbital Motorised Dish
Echostar 3000
My Location
Midlands UK
#1
If have a reason to believe that my 80cm solid dish is not properly aligned.

My dish is motorised by a Moteck SG2100 and this is powered by a Technomate TM1000D Super.

If I head over to 33e (eu bird) using USALS, Fox Turk breaks up really badly (unwatchable). If I then use the fine tweak feature on Disecqu 1.2 and move two places to the west it doesn't break up.

The same happens on 16east.

Now, it was recently setup on a meter at 1west and everything was working fine. 16east & 33e + 42e were all fine.

Now I have lost some channels on 42east and 16/33e both need manually adjusting.

The pole is spot on level (thats it's mounted on) so I can't see where it has gone wrong? With it being slightly off, where is it best to realign it? 1west or 33e?

Thanks.
 

rolfw

Believe it when I see it Admin.
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My Satellite Setup
Technomate 5402 HD M2 Ci, DM7000s, Transparent 80cm Dish, Moteck SG2100 DiseqC motor, lots of legacy gear. Meters: Satlook Digital NIT, Promax HD Ranger+ spectrum analyser.
My Location
Berkshire
#2
Don't use USALS, use DiseqC 1.2 and save each satellite separately, then they should be fine.
 

wod

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1m channel master, jaeger smr1224, Inverto black ultra twin, technomate tm-1500ci, broken receiver vantage x221ci, New additions Skybox F5s and technomate tm-5402 HD arriving soon.
My Location
yorkshire
#3
yes you will need to switch to diseqc 1.2 as the fine tune on usals doesn't save it as it works rather on your location coordinates to find the satellite
 
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