Which Azimuth do I use on Compass True or magnetic?

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LeeS

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Neither one will work for getting an "aim".

This not like aiming a Directv or Dishnet one-way receive only DBS TV dish.

You will NEVER hit a satellite sized target 22,300 miles away with a pencil sized transmit beam.

Rough reckoning: Due south is 90". ViaSat-1 is located at 115.1' W.

Because of the transmitter the FCC requires qualified installers to aim your transmitter.


 

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LeeS

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I am not interested in aiming this dish. I understand about the FCC. I am an Information Systems Technician. My only reason for asking is simple to cut more trees. I have also working in TV Broadcasting also. I will let you in on a little secret I could aim that satellite dish just as good as any installer that exede or VSat can. THanks Lee!
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LOL, If you have to ask if it is True or Magnetic. I doubt if you could aim a dish.
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LeeS

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Well gokarter24 so I'm little rusty! LOL! I believe it's True Azimuth if you use GPS device and magnetic if you use a compass! LOL!