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How To Install a Satellite System

We have tried to make the instructions as clear as possible. For your satellite television to work effectively in your caravan you need a clear view of the southern Sky (approximately 145 degrees on a compass in the UK). So ...
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How To Install a Sky Satellilte System

Please select the type of installation required A sky satellite dish can be installed with or without a satellite alignment meter. Installation without a Satellite Finder Meter is more difficult but uses sky digital boxes to help locate the correct ...
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Sky Tripod Install With a Meter

Tripod Satellite dish install with a Satellite Finder Meter Please note: a satellite dish needs a clear view of the southern sky, trees and buildings will block the satellite signal. You should notice on the menu, under signal strength and ...
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The Digital Switchover

TV in the UK is now digital, and the existing analogue signal has been switched off. There is information on the general digital switch over on the Digital Switchover UK web site at www.digitaluk.co.uk. Digital UK was set up by ...
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Sky or Freesat

In the spring of 2008 the BBC and ITV launched their own satellite service called Freesat. Firstly Freesat is broadcasted from the same satellite, Astra 2D and on the same frequency as the existing BBC and ITV channels on Sky ...
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European Satellite Dish Sizes

Below are maps with satellite dish size requirements for reception of British or Sky TV in Europe. This information will allow you to watch satellite tv in europe via your caravan or motorhome. Also with the equipment supplied in aPortable ...
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Cable Entry To Your Caravan Using Extra Flat Window Lead

Your caravan or motor home is often your pride and joy. It has usually cost you a considerable amount of money and you take a lot of care of it. It is therefore something that you may not wish to ...
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Motorhome TV Information

By its name, you may think that Sky4caravans only caters for the caravanning public. Well this is not actually true. Portable digital satellite television can be utilised by anyone wanting to travel around the UK and even across Europe, from ...
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Complete a Software Update for the satellite receiver

If your satellite receiver has not been connected to a satellite dish for some time it may require a software update. This procedure will only work if the satellite receiver is connected to a correctly aligned satellite dish. Switch the ...
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Satellite Principles

Sitting about 22,000 miles (36,000km) above the equator in a geostationary orbital position is a large number of broadcasting satellites beaming signals down to earth. These satellites spin at the same speed as the earth so appear to be stationary ...
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The Geostationary Orbit

The Geostationary orbit is 22,236 miles directly above the earth’s equator. At this altitude it takes a satellite 24hours to orbit around the earth. The same length of time as it takes the earth to spin on its axis. This ...
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LNB Skew Alignment

The LNB on the end of the satellite dish picks up either a horizontal or a vertical signal. Your satellite receiver sends an 18volt current to the LNB when it requires a horizontal signal and a 13volt current for a ...
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Sky Satellite Tripod Install With No Meter

Please note; a satellite dish needs a clear view of the southern sky, trees and buildings will block the satellite signal. Use your compass and aim the satellite dish at approximately 145 degrees. The Angle of elevation is important and ...
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How To Install a Freesat System

A satellite dish using freesat box can be installed with or without a satellite alignment meter. Installation without a Satellite Alignment Meter is more difficult but using freesat uk digital boxes can help you locate the correct satellite signal. For ...
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Freesat Tripod Install With a Meter

Please note; a satellite dish needs a clear view of the southern sky, trees and buildings will block the satellite signal. Use your compass and aim the satellite dish at approximately 145 degrees. The Angle of elevation is important and ...
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Freesat Tripod Install With No Meter

Please note; a satellite dish needs a clear view of the southern sky, trees and buildings will block the satellite signal. Use your compass and aim the satellite dish at approximately 145 degrees. The Angle of elevation is important and ...
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Portable Satellite Touring Kit & Dish

Our portable satellite dish touring kits are everything you need to receive portable satellite TV and radio in your caravan or motorhome. With it you will be able to watch up hundreds of TV channels for free with no contract ...
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Compass Bearings For a Perfect TV Reception

Very often people ask for the exact compass direction to point their sky or freesat satellite dish to receive a good signal. The direction the satellite needs to be aiming varies depending where you are. I would always recommend that ...
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Additional Set Up Options

How to tune your satellite receiver Below we have some more information on tuning your satellite receiver. At the moment the information is based around a Sky satellite receiver. As we get more information on freesat receivers we will include ...
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Magic Eye Installation

The Sky Magic Eye is a smart device that allows you to watch satellite television in another room in your house or caravan. It sends a TV signal from the satellite receiver to your second television through a co-axial cable ...
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TV Receiver Connection Information

Using a Scart Lead Below is a very simple diagram on how to wire up your Sky Satellite receiver to the television using a scart lead to connect to the television. This is usually the best option as you will ...
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Mobile Digital TV Receivers

Whether you’re thinking of using a mobile digital antenna/aerial or a mobile digital satellite dish with your caravan or motorhome; choosing the correct digital TV receiver is very important. Freeview digital TV receivers only work with a TV aerial antenna ...
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