Satellite signal alignment kit

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  1. John and Cheryl

    John and Cheryl Read Only Funster

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    I just bought a cheap SATELLITE SIGNAL ALIGNMENT KIT from ebay and a plastic compass came with it but the strange thing is I know the approximately direction of south etc from my home location but the compass say east is west and south is north:Eeek: .
    Am I missing something or is it a case of you get what you pay for :Doh: because thats something I have always belived.
    Thanks
    John
     
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    :Rofl1: sounds like you have it upside down :BigGrin:
    terry
     
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    Rotating dial?

    Hi John,
    On mine the NSEW marked dial rotates so that you line the N up with the magnetic pointer, this should help you to point the dish in the correct direction for the satellite.
    Hope this helps.
    Martin:Smile:
     
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    You must have the antipodean model.......no problem realy but you will have to go to Oz to use it:Eeek:
     
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    the wrong end of the magnetic pointer has been painted.:Doh:

    just remember to point the unpainted end to north....problem solved.

    or you could buy another compass for a couple of quid
     
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    Hi Martin on mine the whole disk rotates and the arrow should point to the north but it points south
     
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    I think Pappajohn has got it right here.
    Martin:Smile:
     
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