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Xplornet in Florida ? will it work ?

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coach_PME
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Apr 25th, 2007 at 10:20pm  
Is it possible to have two dishes and travel with the modem from Canada to Florida ? Could the xplornet satellite signal be received in Fort-Lauderdale ?

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Reply #1 - Apr 26th, 2007 at 2:47am  
Nope. Unlike HughesNet, your connection rides one spot beam only. I  think XploreNet uses beams 1 through 6 and  8. Florida is under 43 and 45. This is a very rough figure, but consider each spotbeam to have a footprint of maybe 400 miles. Once you leave the effective footprint of your assigned beam, no more connection.

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