satalite in MH

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  1. camocam1

    camocam1 Read Only Funster

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    When I was at the Nec on Sunday i was looking at satalite systems for MH as not got at the moment. Spoke to 4 different suppliers and got different information on reception in the north of Scotland where i live and where the MH isused most weekends. Some say ASTRA 2 covers all of uk plus most of europe others said that will not cover the north of scotland and when new satalite launched coverage will be worse. Anyone any ideas and what is best dome or dish ?? what one that is fully automatic unless someone can convince me that protable ones are easy to login to signal.

    The lady at jacksons seemed most informed and say they do a uk wide fitting service, anyone used them ???
     
  2. Stephen & Jeannie

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    Go for it !!

    They fitted my Sat System !! I would have no qualms in reccomending them ! :thumb:
    Dave Newell in Telford (Bit far away for you !! )is another ace man with a motorhome !!:thumb::thumb:
     
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    They fitted mine on my drive in Southampton very good service and no complaints. I would use them again.
     
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    Another vote for Jacksons, have helpedme out in the past and they didn't even fit the dish originally.
     
  5. aba

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    the only thing wrong with a fixed dish is the fact that it is fixed in one location on the van roof.
    and if there are trees / buildings in the way then you have got problems.

    for example if it is fitted towards the front of the van and has a tree in line with it you have to turn the van around so there isn't a tree in the way just to find that the campsite hitler says you cant park facing that way.

    in these circumstances a portable non fixed option is a good one to have either a manual dish on a tripod or one of the remote controlled ones i think that jacksons do a freestanding dome that is fully auto or there is the Vu Qube remote controlled one.

    either way have a read at this and you will see what can happen http://www.motorhomefun.co.uk/full-timers/56201-salutary-lesson.html
     
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    60cxm dish recommended for the north of Scotland.
    a 40cm will struggle badly
     
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