Signal angle and obstructions

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Hi

I was wondering if anyone knows at what angle the signal comes in at towards my dish? I want to set my dish up in back garden rather than to the side of my property, I am hoping my garden is long enough for me to do this. I live in Birmingham UK.


I remember seeing an on line calculator years ago but can't seem to find it now.


Any help would be much appreciated.


Lee
 

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And don't forget that your dish will probably have an offset LNB arm, so taht angle needs to be taken into account too:

eg If Dishpointer says elevation required is 24.2 deg and you have an LNB arm offset by 25 deg, then the dish face will be DOWN by 0.8 deg.
 

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loopylee74 said:
Hi

I was wondering if anyone knows at what angle the signal comes in at towards my dish? I want to set my dish up in back garden rather than to the side of my property, I am hoping my garden is long enough for me to do this. I live in Birmingham UK.
Lee

What satellite you after catching?
 

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Thank you for the reply and information that is a very helpful tool, I will give it a go this weekend.

Oh and thank you for moving my query to the correct section.

Lee
 

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Mainly Astra 28.2 but I have a motorised system but judging from a previous reply I should be able to work out where is best to install the dish.


Many thank for all the help.

Lee
 
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