How do you line up a Bell satellite dish?

The connection between the LNB and the receiver must be direct (meaning no switches or splitters). On the TV, set the satellite to 91 and the transponder to 1. If you don’t know how to get to this screen, press Menu and then numbers 6, 1, 1 on your receiver remote. Now you are ready to point the satellite.

How do I find my dish elevation?

Most satellite TV dishes have a beam elevation angle scale on the bracket behind the dish.

  1. Use elevation scale. If this applies to your dish: Check that the pole is upright.
  2. Need to use inclinometer. If you have a larger offset dish, there may be no beam elevation scale.

How do I check my Bell satellite signal strength?

Using the arrow keys on the Bell remote control, scroll to the Check or Check Switch option on your screen and press the Select button. Using the arrow keys on the Bell remote control, scroll to Test and press Select. Your system is now running the signal test; please wait as this may take several minutes.

How do I point my Bell satellite dish to my site?

For Bell satellite dish pointing select -91 West (or -82 West) orbit positions. TV channel listings: Channels: 91W Channels: 82 W Put your mouse arrow at your site location and double click or just drag the map .

How do I find the direction of a satellite on Google Earth?

Press ‘Enter’ on your keyboard. A line will show up on the map indicating the general direction towards the satellite from your location. The “Location” area will show your latitude and longitude. The “Dish” area will list your elevation, azimuth, and skew.

How do you point a satellite dish at the equator?

Pointing Your Dish. Elevation is the angle up from the ground your dish needs to point. Since the satellite is over the equator, the further from the equator you are (the larger your latitude number), the smaller your angle will be. Your dish will need to point down lower to aim at the satellite.

Which direction should I point my dish to?

Someone in Massachusetts would need to point their dish to the west since they are farther east than the satellite. You may have two azimuth numbers. One is true and one is magnetic.