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ikonos

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when i setup up my motorised dish - which satellite should i tune into first so i can pick up the other satellites.

I am still new at this game, so if someone could please advise that would be most helpful.
 

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thor 1w, its the highest sat in orbit :) and is near enough dead south :)
 
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ok setting up motor and dish my locatin is Lat: 54:30:18N (54.5051) Lon: 6:11:06W (-6.185)
what should the elevation of the motor be
what should the declination of the dish be
 

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ikonos said:
when i setup up my motorised dish - which satellite should i tune into first so i can pick up the other satellites.
I am still new at this game, so if someone could please advise that would be most helpful.
thor at 0 on the motor also try laurals they have a great setup guide if not i will be happy to help
 

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@piphose elevation angle( 36motor) declination 7.6 dish angle 22.4

just had a look at a chart i have and this is the settings it gives for you

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