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help sattelite info to the east

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Jun 15th, 2007 at 6:14am  
hello and good night

I would like some help on the following i had my viewsat FTA reciever set up working fine getting the echostar sats i recently moved i live in florida and my line of sight to the southwest is well almost completely blocked in other words my balcony faces the opposite way all the other dished are pointing just wanted some info if i point mt dish in the opposite direction which satellites will i most likely recieve??

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Eric Johnston
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Reply #1 - Jun 15th, 2007 at 4:17pm  
If you have an obstructed view to the south west look for satellites that are between due south of you and towards the south east.  

Note your own longitude (approx 82 West longitude for Florida) and investigate TV programmes that are on satellites that are further east.  See

For pointing angles try this:
Best regards, Eric.
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