Sky in France

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My Satellite Setup
1.2 mtr channel master
1224 motor
Technomate 1500+
Still in the garage,not had a chance to put it up yet :-)
Also 90cm channel master fixed
My Location
SW France
#1
Hi guys,
moving to SW France soon,have treated myself to a new ch master 90cm dish,hope this is big enough:) (Charente,about 40 mins left of Limoges if you look on a map)
I will need a freesat card,is it just a matter of ordering one shortly before we go?,and will this give a good range of channels,does it need to be activated in UK first?
Thanks-PP
 

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
Hi mate, the 90cm should be more than adequate, in fact you can probably pull in Astra 19.2 and Hotbird off of a side bracket as well. :)

I've seen a couple of online shops selling a digibox and Freesat card for £99, you should be able to activate it when you get there, but you may as well do it from the UK while you are still here. :)
 
Messages
37
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My Satellite Setup
1.2 mtr channel master
1224 motor
Technomate 1500+
Still in the garage,not had a chance to put it up yet :-)
Also 90cm channel master fixed
My Location
SW France
#3
Cheers Rolfie,
will be taking existing digibox so will play it safe and get the card activated here first.
Also got to find room on the lorry for the 1.2 ch master in the garden:)-PP
 

PaulR

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Wirral, NW UK and Vaucluse, France.
#4
1.2m in a lorry?

Pfah.

I strapped a 1.8m to the roof of my car and took it down to Provence a few years ago.

Some folks have it easy...
 
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