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  1. Yes Ichi, my program guide is all over the place...

    Yes Ichi, my program guide is all over the place too. The guide often does not show programs more than an hour ahead and then suddenly shows a whole evenings worth etc...
    I have noticed that...
  2. New Caledonia TV, additional new station and Aston Simba HD Outre Mer recording..

    Hello All,
    For anyone who has the free ( probably using the Aston Simber HD Outre Mer and supplied decorder card ) sat reception from New Caledonia, if you haven`t done a Channel search recently it...
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    Aston Simba Error Code and solution.

    When I turned on my Aston Simba HD "Outre Mer" , ( as supplied from New Caledonia ) the other afternoon I got an unexpected error code. The Aston simply wouldn`t do anything. After some research I...
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    Yes, I have one of these as well, listed as a...

    Yes, I have one of these as well, listed as a Prof 500. Got it on the internet. Excellent, works really well and easy to use. I put a post on this site about it.
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    As a newbie attempting to set up a dish for my...

    As a newbie attempting to set up a dish for my first satellite ever - Intelsat 18, which is fairly new and does not appear to be pre-programmed into most sat meters of any type. I have done the full...
  6. Thread: Printing Map

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    For Linux Users wanting a pic , use Ksnapshot,...

    For Linux Users wanting a pic , use Ksnapshot, just define the area you want to capture, save and print. Easy

    On the satellite finders The Prof SF-500 is the only way to go. ( read my other posts...
  7. SF 500 Satellite Finder, Aston Simba HD receiver.

    Well, I`ve just received one of these devices, I edited the settings for IS18, and so up to the roof. After I connected it up, it showed a 80% signal strength straight away ( I had already pointed...
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    Hi there, No, not yet, but yesterday I got one of...

    Hi there, No, not yet, but yesterday I got one of those SF 500 meters in the mail from from Hong Kong. I`m entering the settings for Intelsat 18 "as we speak" and might ( if its dry ) get up on...
  9. Yes, I think leaving the motor un-hooked for the...

    Yes, I think leaving the motor un-hooked for the time being is a good idea. The manual is all in French, but the info is limited after translation. I`ve ordered one of those SF500 satellite finders...
  10. Locating the right satellite at initial startup.- big post

    Hello all, OK, so the parts of my system are increasing. I have a 90mm oval dish, Aston Simba receiver with Viaccess card for New Caledonia, a Universat Ku Band LNB, Power Tech 240 motor unit, a...
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    I`ve got a three garmin units now, two with...

    I`ve got a three garmin units now, two with lifetime updates, one of those has Sensis Maps the other with Navteq. The Sensis device did indeed update with a newer Sensis map, and the other other...
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    Thanks, I`ve just downloaded the first above link...

    Thanks, I`ve just downloaded the first above link - manual, and its very similar to mine, but does not have quite the same technical detail. Certainly this receiver can operate with the Powertech...
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    There is a region select on the receivers menu,...

    There is a region select on the receivers menu, but its locked so I can`t select N or S Hemisphere . The receiver has some other limited options as well, I`ve noticed that it has a choice of...
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    OK, a reply to myself and others. I have been up...

    OK, a reply to myself and others. I have been up and down on the roof and back to the receiver checking cables etc and in the end did a reset on the Powertech DG240, by pressing the two direction...
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    Aston Simba HD and motor control.

    Hello all, I`m jumping in to this totally boots first... I have put my dish mount up on the roof installed a dish ( a 950mm ) and then decided to add a motor unit as well, a Powertech 240, ( All...
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    Thanks Guys for the info , I`ve ordered one as...

    Thanks Guys for the info , I`ve ordered one as per above specs, now to wait for the delivery.
    Vfast.
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    Hi thanks for that, a very fast response !!!:)

    Hi thanks for that, a very fast response !!!:)
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    LNBF for Intelsat 18 KU band.

    Hello all, I`m completely new to this and I live in the west Brisbane area.
    I am setting up my new satellite tv system and I`m aiming it to Intelsat 18 to receive French TV from New Caledonia.
    I...
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