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Frequency Settings for Ka band

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May 26th, 2006 at 3:39pm  
I'm currently in the eastern arctic, and have our new Raven 65 X 75cm dish, and am having a hard time locating Anik F2.  What settings should be used on the spectrum analyser, to detect this ka band?
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Reply #1 - May 26th, 2006 at 8:22pm  
Can't answer for sure without your lat/long. But if you're above 60N and east of 111W, there is no viable line of sight to Anik-F2

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Reply #2 - May 26th, 2006 at 10:39pm  
I'm @ 68.46 North, and 81.14 west.  Some say the signal should be fine, some say no.  Maybe with the BirdDog sat finder, it may be easier to locate.
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Reply #3 - May 26th, 2006 at 11:20pm  
Anik-F2 is at 111W. Your Azimuth will be ~211.8 (true) or ~250.1 (magnetic). Elevation is ~10.2, skew is ~11.2

L-band frequency range associated with Ka-receive is identical to Ku-band; 950 to 1450 MHz, but polarization is circular. 

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