Dish Setup - Angle Calculators

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  1. SatelliteHelp

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    This is an excellent tool, and free, as are each of these ;)

    Satellite Antenna Alignment
    http://www.al-soft.com/saa/satinfo.shtml

    It has a very useful section for aligning motors due-south based on the position of the Sun.

    One of the most commonly used utilities is here:

    Swedish Microwave's SMW Link
    http://www.smw.se/FreeSoftware.htm

    Idiot-proof utility, but only allows input of long/lat in whole degrees. No big deal.
    Also, it does not give you the declination angle for motorised setups - you'll have to look this up in a declination table.

    Finally, this tool is recommended by many:

    Gorbtrack
    http://members.chello.nl/~berry.walda/Index_EN.htm
     
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