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I live in Toronto and face East

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maxrpm
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Feb 22nd, 2006 at 5:05am  
Hello folks, I just wanted some info. I live in a condo in toronto and face east. I know i can't get any local signal, however i see other homes in my arear that face south east. What I'm wondering is, what the heck they're picking up? If its europe, I want in!! Does anybody know? thanks!
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Reply #1 - Feb 22nd, 2006 at 12:32pm  
A few more specifics please. Is it a satellite internet connection you're after? If so, what are your minimum requirements?

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Reply #2 - Mar 12th, 2006 at 8:52pm  
I want it for satllite t.v....But I just wanted to know what they're picking up. I know to recieve a signal you must be pointing south west...but they're pointing south east (which is my direction)...any iseas on what feed they're getting? european or arab feed?
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Reply #3 - Mar 12th, 2006 at 9:24pm  
Echostar 3 (Dish Network and Sky Angel) at 61.5 west longitude is approx south-south-east from you, so if you have a wall facing east then you will need to point the dish sideways at about 25 deg away from the wall.

See http://www.lyngsat.com/packages/america.html for satellite and TV programme options.

Pointing data at http://www.satsig.net/maps/lat-long-finder.htm This page also shows a blue line from your house wall, in the direction towards the satellite.

You may get more help at specifically "satellite TV" forums; try searching in Google.

We don't mind you coming here, you are very welcome Smiley and we are pleased to help you.

Best regards, Eric.
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Reply #4 - Mar 29th, 2006 at 8:01pm  
Thankyou thankyou thankyou...I am so greatful.
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