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installing a second or 3rd LNB

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Jun 8th, 2011 at 4:26pm  
ok so i have installed my own satellite system and i have a good signal to the astra2 satellite (28.2 east) i also want the arabsat5a. do i need a 2nd LNB and how do i set it up.
i live in crete
what i am looking for is:
badr-4 mbc 11.919
badr-8 fox 11.843
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Eric Johnston
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Reply #1 - Jun 8th, 2011 at 5:48pm  
You could try putting a second LNB close to the east side of the existing Astra LNB. The new LNB will need to be nearly upright, the top tilted between 0 and 3 deg to the east depending on your location in Crete. 0 deg polarisation applies towards the east end of Crete.

Before buying the extra LNB you might wish to mark the scales for Astra 28.2E so you can get back to it.  Then move the dish and try looking for BADR 26E which will be at the same elevation but 3.7 deg to the west.  

Both MBC and FOX are horizontal polarisation so you need the Astra LNB supply set to high voltage (18V).
Other programs see: http://www.lyngsat.com/badr.html

Best regards, Eric.
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