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Old 09-17-2023, 11:10 AM   #1
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Satellite help

We have Dish TV using a playmaker and a wally while traveling. Is there a direction you are supposed to point the handle. Dish Network told me to point the handle North and Winegard told to point the handle South. Which is right???
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Old 09-17-2023, 11:48 AM   #2
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Dish network and direct tv are two different providers and I donít believe they share any satellites, so I would go with dish since thatís what you have.

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Old 09-17-2023, 12:58 PM   #3
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I have dish. Point handle north for the unit to do the search and lock in on signal
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Old 09-17-2023, 01:36 PM   #4
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Per the Dish and Playmaker instruction book....handle goes roughly north.

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Old 09-18-2023, 05:36 AM   #5
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We have the Dish tailgater and always point the handle North. I also level the dome as much as possible.
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Old 09-18-2023, 09:47 AM   #6
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handle orients to the north, the dish is searching south east or south west and the handle should not be obstructing the clear view of the sky
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Old 09-18-2023, 05:47 PM   #7
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Dish sats are south. Handle north.

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