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To correctly align a sky satellite dish you should obtain a Sat-Finder and also use you Signal Test which should be in the menu of the Sky Digital Decoder, but depending on the region you stay in I'd just point it in the same direction as my closest neighbor.

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Q: How does one align a sky satellite dish?
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