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by tek2000
Sat Sep 07, 2019 10:10 am
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Re: Solid dishes

I've never used a slewing drive. Do you have a link to a suggested model that would work with your commercial antennas? Would you still be able to punch in a position to a positioner and the satellite move to a specific orbital location with these drives just like it works now with an actuator/HH m...
by tek2000
Mon Sep 09, 2019 2:13 pm
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True South Dish alignment using the sun

All, I noticed this excellent post on another forum about how to align your dish true south using some simple solar calculations from NOAA . I also noticed the poster was aligning our dish. :wink: I highly recommend people try this method! :thumbsup :thumbsup :thumbsup ------------------------------...
by tek2000
Tue Sep 24, 2019 2:07 pm
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Re: SNR and equinoxes.

So does SNR tend to increase by about 5% around the equinoxes and perhaps decrease by 5% around the solstices? Quite fascinating, belter-one No, it should do the opposite and decrease. Remember, during the equinox and solstice, the clarke belt plane which holds the satellites is coincident with the...
by tek2000
Mon Oct 28, 2019 1:59 pm
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Re: Supporting the super jack.

Didn't you get an actuator plate with your dish? Rather than bolting the actuator jack to the dish arm, you bolt the actuator plate to the arm and the jack to the actuator plate. This gives the jack more leverage and allows for more travel. BTW, there is nothing much on 65w c band for us (south amer...