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Re: Offset Angle Confirmation

On Tuesday 18 June 2002 19:47, Joel Black wrote:
> I just want to confirm what I have read from the BB that 22.5° is the
> correct angle at which to mount an upsidedown 1.2m Primestar dish.

Yes it is.
For best pointing accuracy the easiest way to adjust the mount is to scatter
some small mirrors around the surface of the dish and point it at the sun
with a small piece of cardboard at the focal point. 

Much easier than trying to figure the right angles from the offset.

Ken,  N7IPB

> Tnx es 73,
> Joel Black, W4JBB
> w4jbb@amsat.org
> jbblack1@earthlink.net
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