The tree is gone!

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Well, one of them.... At my parents' place, the Fibo 120 was getting obscured by a large tree, blocking most of signal between 20e and 40e. Yesterday, I was happy to see that it was chopped down by the neighbours!

There's still a pine tree but this isn't as bad as the other one was and I am hopeful that it will be coming down soon too.

Might re-deploy the Fibo now for those eastern sats - especially with the new satellites coming in at 40e, that I can't see with my 1.5m Gibby at my place.

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If that remaining tree is as close to the fence as it looks .....

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That pine tree has been cut before as it looks.
And these remaining spikes will grow fast, and sway over several positions.
Maybe kindly offer them to model it again? Now is the right time.
 

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Bit of a pathetic example of a pine tree CJ:D

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Good luck with getting the owner to trim/chop it down:-doh


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:-lol you could very well climb up tree one night and chop that branch down. :-Axechase
 

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Whatever....you are better off than before and looking forward to your posts re: scan results between 20e and 40e. :D:D
 

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There's still a pine tree but this isn't as bad as the other one was and I am hopeful that it will be coming down soon too

Good news CJ. if not offer to prune it and remove the branches for free if your still missing out/a new position, from memory the dish is sat on this building at your parents home ?.
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Yeah, I am very happy that the tree is gone. I need to revive one of my VBoxes as I nicked the one from my parents' place to replace the blown one at home.

The jack arm is badly rusted so I'll either refurbish it or replace the polar mount with the H-to-H motor I have lying around, which I never used.

Monies are tight, so unlikely to be moving houses this year... which means no 1.8m until at least next year. And I need a larger dish than a 90cm Fibo looking towards the east... preferably in C.

Martin, the picture is not that of my parents' house but yes, that's exactly where the dish sits - sort of on the house-attached-outbuilding.

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