Satellite systems

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  1. MHVirgins

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    We were thinking about installing an automatic satellite system in our van, can anyone give us some pointers or advice based on your experience please?
    Any help would be much appreciated.
     
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    oyster sat system ,, push button and hey presto tv had mine for 7 years and been on two vans ,,,:Rofl1: but im sure you will get a sales pitch soon about others ???
     
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    Im sure all the main brands are good..I went for a dome.

    Nothing to put up or down..........weatherproof under the dome
    Visit you local harbour all the boats have domes and most are made by KVH.

    I decided on a KVH TracVision and got vanbitz to fit it in Taunton.

    They have thier own site there...so had a couple of nights there and one day they fitted the dome. very clean work...........and the sat is instant TV where ever I am.

    Thats my experience.So far so good :Smile:

    barry
     
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    To put that in context, boats have domes because they are constant motion devices rather than because they are water proof.

    I have an Oyster 85cm and would recommend it.

    Pete:Cool:
     
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    I have a NETA dome , comes with own tuner, never a problem tunes in quickly, no problem with deflection in strong winds.
    Bob (slobadobabob) also has a NETA and they were recently in south of France and picked up a couple of channels on Astra 28e.
     
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    I said that I like the fact that domes are waterproof
    eventually even stainless components get corrosion.

    My point about Kvh and looking at boats in the harbour was a point about scale of operation. Kvh are a huge international company..and are no 1 with the boating fraternity

    I was interested that Eddie down at vanbitz who fits a lot of satellite
    stuff folding dishes and domes. told me his next system would be a dome based one and clearly he can have what he likes .

    But Im sure that Oyster have satisfied customers too

    barry
     
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    Hi guys
    here in the states got a wingard dish and dish tv reciever does anybody know if I will have to chuck it away and get a uk system thanks any help would be great ( back next year anything to beet that tax man ) LOL:Smile:
     
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    Get a Dome, then you can sleep at night.

    When the wind picks up some sat dish's become unusable :thumb:
     
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    We also have this system , excellent piece of kit :thumb::thumb:
     
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