my sattelite dish correction

Recently after windy days I have lost signal on the sat tv. There are some steps to remember for the next time when issue happen again.

My satellite dish:

First check where you are and what parameters should be used for your location.

and a result was:

Distance: 38934km
Elevation: 26.5
Azimuth (true): 156.4
Azimuth (magn.): 160.3
LNB Skew [?]: -13.8
Turn counter-clockwise standing behind the dish

Azimuth I have set according the satellite map on the, just aiming to the right place in the building in front of me.

Elevation angle in this dish can be set according to this:

In my case correct angle on the offset dish should be 26.5 but scale is not optimal so I measured again after successful adjusting what is angle on the LNB support to make life easier next time. It seems to be |9.5|. It means that you need decrease value for 17.

for instance:

dishpoint shows 26.5. Equation: 26.5-17=9.5

dishpoint shows 33. Equation should be: 33-17=16

This is easier way to measure because it makes sense even you do not have right level vertically/horizontally.

Now time to see level of the signal. In my Dreambox you have to choose channel and its parameters. For instance this:

Android appliance is the best to measure current signal level AGC and SNR. The best app I found for enigma2 is hereEnigma Signal Meter-SatFinder - screenshot thumbnail:

Here is a list of the transponders:

The latest satellite.xml file for the Dreambox:

SatTV accessories in Dublin if something is broken or missing:

Everything about satellites and how to adjust your dish correctly:


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