Who Are The Big Dish Men & Ultimate Dish Men ?

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With satellite dishes it's how big it is that generally has the most impact on signal reception. With that in mind I have created the "Big Dish Men & Ultimate Dish Men" table to provide visibility of which forum members are in the premier league. The table is attached below. If any forum member wishes to be removed from the table, added to the table or have their details updated please let me know via this topic and I will process the update.

The lack of UK installations in service in the table is probably due to restrictions by local authority planning regulations unless workarounds are found using mobile structures. However, we do have two enterprising UK members listed with the potential to "go large" In addition, the satellite enthusiast hobby seems to have declined more so in the UK in recent years compared to other geographic locations?

Apologies for ommissions, I am sure that there are quite a lot. I created the table quickly rather than exhaustively searching the forum.
 

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Strong 4375 driving 1.8 C.M. offset + Inverto Black Ultra twin + BSC 421 and Zinwell C band l.n.b.,s - DR HD F15 - TM5302 and Skybox/Openbox M3 - HD receivers.+ other dishes in use - 2.4 CM offset - Alcoa 1.8 P.F. - C.M. 120.
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:) - You got my details correct ... I hope to bring the Prodelin back into use again next year if my current dish re arrangement goes to plan.
 
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Mine is Andrew , 8 panels and in service.
 
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Here, my 5m (mounting...)



sorry my englishFoto0469.jpgFoto0470.jpgFoto0471.jpgFoto0472.jpgFoto0473.jpg
 
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Nelson, Rima, frank

Thank you for your feedback, I have updated the table and attached the new version below.
 

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@frank-sinatra

That is a very nice collection of dishes you have, thank you for sharing your pictures with the forum.
 
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more pictures 5m...

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Sorry for a lot of pictures :):):)

I have all satellites from this site (C band):

PORTAL BSD - SATÉLITES

More 5m dish ASR

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Amazing, what a fantastic dish. Are you using it only on C Band or do you use it also for Ku Band?
I don't have good signal ku band (inactive lnbf)... only C band
 
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I don't have good signal ku band (inactive lnbf)... only C band

@frank-sinatra

Have you found any C band signals in the extended C band range of 4.5Ghz to 4.8GHz? You would need an LNB that covers that range? I think that from the UK the only satellite that is visible with extended C Band frequencies is 65W. However, you have visbility to satellites further West so it would be interesting to know if any of them are with extended C Band signals?
 
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@frank-sinatra

Have you found any C band signals in the extended C band range of 4.5Ghz to 4.8GHz? You would need an LNB that covers that range? I think that from the UK the only satellite that is visible with extended C Band frequencies is 65W. However, you have visbility to satellites further West so it would be interesting to know if any of them are with extended C Band signals?
Yes.. tested 65W , but some friends show pictures with Viacom and some channels 4k (40.5W). Now, I don't have time to test 40.5W, but I have lnbf.

Here , I bought this lnbf (made here in Brazil): about 20 eur (105 R$)

LNBF AP30 PLL BANDA C MONOPONTO 4.5 ~ 4.8 Ghz - BRASILSAT - E-shop Satélite

There is a good way to do/make this kind of lnbf using some informations...
 
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Good or bad idea post full or attach images/pictures?
 
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You better choose option "Insert Thumbnail"
 
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Here, I send fresh updates from this 2 websites posted before... Arabsat (20E) in Brazil, I found first, lol
 
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