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Re: Sat Elevation Indicator



If I remember correctly, the Navy ordered antennas with this autotracking
ability for DirecTV on board ships (hey with a few thousands of people on an
aircraft carrier, you have a few sports fans)... look for them at your
future surplus sales !!

GB
----- Original Message -----
From: "Don DeGregori" <don1mh@loop.com>
To: <bill@hurlock.net>
Cc: "Robert Jewell" <ac9r@home.com>; <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Friday, January 26, 2001 6:42 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Sat Elevation Indicator


> Yeah! Someone give me $2200 and I'll buy one!!!
> Don
>
> Bill Hurlock wrote:
>
> > Here is what you really need to track AO40 on the road to work:
> >
> > KVH TracVision® LM
> > Description
> > TracVision® LM, from the leader in motion satellite systems, gives you
clear
> > satellite TV reception while your RV is in motion. Pioneering
> > technology from KVH automatically locks onto and tracks the satellite
signal
> > as your vehicle moves, giving you over 200 channels of digital
> > audio and video entertainment. TracVision LM® maintains accurate
satellite
> > pointing with 1 degree accuracy throughout the continental
> > United States. Gives you uninterrupted signal reception wherever you
travel
> > (tall buildings or underpasses may briefly hamper the signal).
> > Self-contained in a low-profile dome of impact resistant ABS plastic
(the
> > smallest dome available), the TracVision LM® is not affected by
> > wind and is maintenance-free. Initial signal-lock usually takes about
two
> > minutes whether sitting still or in motion, and one minute after a
> > signal interruption during travel. Capable of receiving either DISH®
Network
> > or DirecTV®, depending on the satellite receiver being used. Best
> > value in today's market-- compare with other in-motion systems! Dual
output,
> > so different programs can be viewed on multiple TVs at the
> > same time. Or view a TV in the living area and enjoy a stereo channel in
the
> > driving area. Dome is 14 1/2"H x 31" dia., and adds 33 lbs. to
> > your roof. Mfr. one year warranty. USA.
> >
> > Robert Jewell wrote:
> >
> > > Camping World has a satellite elevation indicator that is  accurate to
one
> > > degree.  It is called "Digital Magic", and sells in the $100 range.
> > >
> > > I am NOT affiliated with them, just a satisfied customer.
> > >
> > > www.campingworld.com
> > >
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> > Bill
> > WA2TQI
> >
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