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hughes apa

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sig99999
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Aug 2nd, 2009 at 3:47am  
does a hughes install require an apa at all...for anything   and why..//????
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Reply #1 - Aug 2nd, 2009 at 4:35am  
The APA is a proprietary Wildblue Ka-band installation device. When set properly, it rejects all but the assigned frequency specified on the installation work order. Hughes Ku-band installations do not involve spot beams, their (proprietary) OPI is sufficient to optimize antenna pointing angles.

Hughes Ka-band on the other hand has yet a 3rd set of installation devices; a DAPT and a "squinter". I've not had any hands-on experience with them yet, so hopefully a HughesNet installer can explain those devices.

//greg//
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