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nasko
 Post subject: parabolic antenna array
Posted: Tue Oct 05, 2004 9:10 pm 
 
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Location: USA
I've seen posts on this forum that looked very professional so I thought I'd ask the following question.
Is it possible to build an array of 18" satellite antennas (Dish Network/DirecTV) for DVB satellite reception?
The specs of the antenna are here:
http://www.winegard.com/home/46cm.htm

Thanks


 
   
 
sm7ovk
 Post subject:
Posted: Fri Oct 29, 2004 7:45 am 
Hi,

yes you can - but it will be very very hard to combine the different antennas. This depend very much on the used frequency, higher frequency smaller physical size. I would suggest to buy a larger antenna or having several LNBs and try to do the combiner on L-band instead.
The dish size is the best and cheapest solution. If you know what satellite you'll interested to receive it's easy to calculate the dishsize needed.

Regards
Jens


 
  
 
Guest
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Posted: Mon May 23, 2005 10:28 pm 
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