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Yay I got my first experiment system off eBay!

My Satellite Setup
1.1m Dish on Turksat, Triax 88 on Eutelsat 7A, Minidish pointing at Turksat
My Location
London, UK
Hey everyone, new to the world of satellite wonders. As you can see from my previous posts, you'll probably guess I'm Turkish and that I'm interested in getting Turksat with a small dish because I cant really stick up a big dish when I'm away from home.

I'd be surprised if the kit belonged to someone from here! lol

Heres what I got used (not for long though!):

65CM Fortec Dish w/ LNB and fittings
Fortec Star Lifetime Classic Receiver + Remote and Manual
20M of Cabling

Dunno if its worth it got it for around £50 + £15 delivery

I should be able to pick up alot of the stuff here right? Turksat is around 49-52DBw for the best beams (bar S1)

I think Astra and Hotbird are within reach too...

So..please people..tell me if I've been conned or whatever I dont think I have but you know! Any advice as to how to go about installing and tips?

I'll test it here, I mite take it with me to Cyprus to put up permanently as Turksat is really powerful there and my parents don't want to buy a big dish anyway...

For now it is to test how good it is here and if I can pick up decent stuff Turkish and non Turkish:p

PS: Is 65CM a deal better than 60CM in say, bad weather?


Staff member
Scottish Borders
My Satellite Setup
TM 5402HD
Skybox F3
Sky+ UK.
My Location
Scottish Borders
Thats a decent enough system to play with. You should at least get the higher bitrate channels easily enough, the west beam is reasonably strong in the UK.


The Local Drunkard
My Satellite Setup
30MB ADSL ONO, Spain
32" Internet connected TV
Many Satellite Dishes.
Humax HD Freesat Box
My Location
The bigger the dish, the more signal you collect. A 5cm difference isnt much, but its there.