status 540

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  1. gpz

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    how is the best way to get a good signal from my status 540 aerial is there any technical piece off kit to tune it in
     
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    You are pointing it exactly at the transmitter mast arent you ?
    And you do have it set to the correct polarity for the mast ?
     
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    Yup.

    Eyeballs.

    Just look around as you near your destination and see where the aerials are pointing. And note horizontal or vertical.
     
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    if you have an iphone you can download a signal finder which shows you where to point the arial and if vertical or horizontal but as hilldweller say just have a look where others are pointed (assuming there are other vans)
     
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    A few apps available I use one very good its called aerial alignment
     
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    And houses !
     
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    I was on Hebden bridge CC site recently and thought I'd try the aerial as a back up as many pitches cannot get SAT.
    I set it up with the status signal finder and all was good, then I looked at the caravans around me and every aerial was pointing in a different direction :ROFLMAO: clearly they haven't got meters
     
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    thanks for the replys guys i will try one off those inline meters
     
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