Best Way To Mount A Satellite Dish

You want to install a personal satellite dish of your own? You must be nuts! Working at heights, almost definitely without the right tools and, probably, using an ancient, ropey ladder? Sounds like a catastrophe recipe. But when you truly really have to, so go with it. If you are inspired to mount your own personal satellite device somehow, read on. In ten simple steps, I will teach you how to correctly install it. If you would like to learn more about this, please check out Get More Information.
Of necessity, RG6 Coax Cable, a decent ladder, a satellite signal meter, a compass, a level, an adjustable wrench, a drill, maybe a cordless drill and screwdriver, a nut driver bit for your drill, lag bolts, cable ties, and screw clips are the tools you’re going to want: a satellite device and decoder.
Look at the position of the satellite dish of a neighbor. It can give you a better understanding about how your dish should face up to the Astra satellite in order to pick up. This angle usually ranges between 20 degrees in the North and 30 degrees in the South. You must have a line of sight that’s open. Any branches or telephone poles along the path can impair your satellite dish’s reception.
There should be a mast for your satellite dish. Using the nuts, connect the mast to something powerful. A chimney or a building, for example. To be aware of the fact that the mast is level, use the spirit level.
Position the dish on the mast itself, however at the time, do not completely tighten the bolts. This happens later after you’ve properly aligned it.
Run the RG6 coaxial cable to the LNBF (Low Noise Block down Feedhorn converter – but you don’t need to know that) via the dish and out. Now link the cable to the LNBF and mount your dish to the LNBF. At this point, don’t over-tighten the screws.
Now is the time to get it out, if you have a decent satellite signal meter. They are no longer enormously pricey and you can find them at Curry’s. Now, attach the coaxial cable’s other end to the meter. Switch the meter on and the meter can glow or create a sound when you detect a satellite signal to let you know that you’ve locked on. Turn the dish left, right, up, and down to find it if you don’t hear or see something from the meter.
You should also use your TV to figure out the signal intensity whether you don’t have a meter (or you’re too tight to obtain one). You’re going to need to find somebody to scream at the reads.
Tighten up both of the bolts and screws on the dish until you actually have the best signal. As they do this, the wise guy keeps the meter on to guarantee that it has not changed.
You will now run the coaxial cable to your satellite receiver from your dish. You might find that you want to lower the cable down the property’s front or rear and then drill a small hole in the wall to run the cable through. To make sure that you have a good clean finish, hiding as much cable as possible, use the cable ties and screw clips.
Simply mount it to your ‘Satellite In’ port until you have moved the cable through the other side to your space, where the receiver is mounted. Attach your TV to the satellite receiver and obey the directions on the computer to tune it in.
That’s it, you’re done. Relax and continue browsing around your front room through the hundreds of channels now emerging.