Dish Size Poll

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What size C Band would you purchase?

8ft (240cm)
0
No votes
10ft (300cm)
2
40%
12ft (350cm)
2
40%
13.5ft (400cm)
0
No votes
15ft (450cm)
1
20%
 
Total votes: 5

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Re: Dish Size Poll

Post by filister » Tue Jun 07, 2016 10:43 am

My choice is for a 12ft'r of course.
Landed a 12 ft Paraclipse polar & now to put it on a pole. :grin:
12ft Paraclipse loaded2.jpg
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Re: Dish Size Poll

Post by satdish » Tue Jun 07, 2016 2:41 pm

filister wrote:My choice is for a 12ft'r of course.
Landed a 12 ft Paraclipse polar & now to put it on a pole. :grin:
12ft Paraclipse loaded2.jpg
There are men's dishes and boys dishes That thing's in the men's category. :coolsign
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Re: Dish Size Poll

Post by skink » Wed Jun 08, 2016 9:49 am

You drove down the street with it hanging over the edge like that?How far was the trip?

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Re: Dish Size Poll

Post by filister » Wed Jun 08, 2016 11:05 am

skink wrote:You drove down the street with it hanging over the edge like that?How far was the trip?
Yes, drove it about 5 miles to my place about mid-morning. Very little traffic. Two senior cops directing traffic just happened to be along the way & gave thumbs up.
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Re: Dish Size Poll

Post by fatso » Thu Jun 09, 2016 10:21 pm

It's a beauty!

They sure don't make em like they used too...
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Re: Dish Size Poll

Post by LAWRENCE006 » Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:20 am

I bought an 8 foot mesh from tek2000, but wish I had bought a 10 foot dish. However no money to spend on one. Have to make use of the one I have.

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Re: Dish Size Poll

Post by belter-one » Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:07 pm

Well,

We got a 10 footer, but I am voting for a 12 footer. We might get a 12 footer or larger, some day if it is needed. So far so good with the 10 footer. Hopefully 5G does not change things

Scanning the friendly skies, :-)

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Re: Dish Size Poll

Post by tvroadmin » Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:12 pm

For most serious home satellite TV enthusiasts in the continental USA, the 10 footer is the recommended dish size. It will lock all USA/Canada transponders including the 16APSK ones. It will also lock all but the weakest Latin American transponders. The 12 footer is good to have in say northern Canada or Mexico and the Caribbean where satellite beams are weaker.

The 8 footer is only recommended if you can't afford or don't have the room for a 10 footer. It will lock almost every transponder, but will be on the threshold of reception for some of them, which can at times be frustrating if a nice feed pops up and you struggle with it.
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Re: Dish Size Poll

Post by Wilis » Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:14 am

Voted 12 ft would have gone bigger if there would have been a bigger one.

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Re: Dish Size Poll

Post by lucky53 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 9:37 pm

have a well tuned 10ft.dish..works great..so its a 10ft.for the poll..

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