How to Install a Satellite Dish for DSTV, MyTV, Etc. Yourself

We decided to come up with a complete DIY guide for installing or setting up a satellite dish & decoder for DSTV, MyTV, Multi TV & etcetera by following after a simple tut.

This idea was birthed after we recently installed one for a student who complained of having not even half our installation fees. We concluded that a guide like this can help a lot of persons install their satellite dishes without a bug of any kind.

Following this guide step by step will help you install and setup your satellite Tv dishes without the usual missing channels, poor signal and related issues that happens as a result of low technical know-how for installing satellite dishes.

We strongly advice you ignore this if you have a phobia for learning new stuff or not a big fan of do-it-yourself (DIY) guides. It can come in handy for new installations, adjusting dish positions and/or when relocating to a remote area.

Tools Needed

Extra Tools

This part is necessary if you are going to use a pipe and not the house roof, wall or wooden fetcher board before the roof.

The pipe must be fixed on an open space without trees and/or other hindrances. Below is the tools necessary for mounting your satellite dish in a open space outside the building or with a longer pipe.

How to Setup the Satellite Dish

The satellite dish components will usually come in separate parts and must be arranged in such a way that makes it easy to receive signals and withstand strong wind.

The arrangement of the dish components depends on where you intend mounting it on. If you are going to mount it on a root, wall or wooden fetcher board of the building, look at the image below for how it should be coupled.

If you intend mounting it on a pipe outside the building, look at the image below and use the tools listed in the extra tools section above to make it solid and well grounded.

The last things needed to complete this section is to fit in the screws and nuts in the reflector’s (dish) rear and connect the LNBF accordingly. See images below for the tips.

After mounting your satellite dish correctly, you can safely move ahead to the next and final steps covered below.

Related Tips:

How to Configure the Decoder, Activate smart card and free-to-air channels for first viewing

This is the part where your digital satellite signal meter will come into play. Plug the Coaxial cable into the Lnbf  base of the main dish assembly and then plug the other end of the cable into the LNB in (Antenna) port in the back of a digital satellite signal meter or a strong decoder.

Complete the second part also known as dish alignment by locating east, west, points and degrees depending on the satellite tv provider you intend doing the setup for.

Do note that for this tutorial, we used a strong decoder (as a digital satellite signal meter) to install a DSTV satellite dish and then connected the lnbf cable to the DSTV decoder to watch all the channels available for our selected plan.

The angular position, polarity and transponder values for popular satellite providers is listed below for your perusal.

Orbital Position & Frequencies for Popular Digital Satellite TV Providers

For Multi TV: Use –

For DSTV: Use –

Note that this particular settings works for High TV, Train TV & most other sports channels satellite providers.

For My TV: Use –

For CanalSat Afrique: Use –

For HotBird: Use –

For Nile SAT : Use –

Scanning for Satellite TV Channels & Completing the Setup

This is the last steps for installing a satellite dish yourself, once the polarity, orbital position and transponder values for your chosen satellite provider is noted, move on to this step to complete the channels scan and full activation.

From your strong decoder remote control, find Menu and then select installation. Enter 0000 as the password and Select manual scanning and then enter your satellite provider’s values as listed above Eg. eutelsat w4/7,  transponder frequency and the rest.

For Dstv we did the setup as follows:

At this point, the signal power and quality meter will start reading, start rotating your reflector (dish) up/down and sideways around 36 degrees east (see your neighbors own for tips or read directly from your digital satellite signal meter).

Watch the signal power and quality and tight the dish strongly once you are able to get values higher than 60% (We got 89% for ours).

Once a good signal quality is ascertained, your satellite dish is all setup.

Disconnect the LNB-in from your strong decoder (or digital satellite meter) and connect it to the DSTV decoder. Select English from the language options, E36A-B from the next window and Universal for LNB type. Hit scan to install and complete the channels setup.

Note: If you are using a digital signal meter, the scan option won’t be necessary. All you need do is, connect the LNB-in to the meter and enter the frequency, polarization and symbol rate values while aligning the dish for best signal quality.

DSTV Free-to-air Channels

Once your DSTV satellite dish is installed correctly, the following channels will show in clear qualities as they are free-to-air channel for all DSTV satellite dish owners.

  1. Channel 100
  2. Channel 198
  3. Channel 409
  4. Channel 447
  5. Channel 449

How to activate a DSTV Smart Card for First Use

If you are activating your DSTV smart card for the first time, you will need to buy a subscription plan. All DSTV bouquets is listed here.

Insert your smart card and take note of the smart card number. Call 012703232 or 08039003788 to setup your account or dial *288# to follow the USSD prompt.

What if there’s the E16 Error Code?

This is a very common error with activating new accounts, you can correct this error if after 30 minutes of activation, your subscribed (premium) channels are yet to show up.

You can correct the E16 error by sending reset plus  your smartcard number (eg. reset 1234567890) as an SMS to 30333 or by using the clear error code – E16 option on the self-service section of the DSTV website.

DSTV Satellite Dish Signal Troubleshooting Tips

DSTV Signal setup and troubleshooting guide

This is an important update for those asking for help on how to properly position their satellite dishes after relocating from their old residence and/or when the dish position gets tampered with by kids playing within the surroundings.

This section would also come in handy for those experiencing very poor reception, distorted audio and poor visual rendition.

Here, you won’t be needing a digital meter or strong decoder as the built-in signal tunar function that comes with DSTV satellite dish decoders will suffice.

What you need do is this-

  1. Position your TV in such a way that- it can be viewed clearly while turning the satellite dish. You’ll need take it outside in most cases, or ask someone else to look at the TV and give you updates while you play around with the satellite dish positioning to various angles.
  2. Turn on the entire system and press the Help button on your remote control.
  3. Scroll down to general information and then Tunar Status to your right.
  4. Click to the Tunar status and use that to setup your satellite dish for best delivery. Anything between 60 and 98 is perfect and would be hardly disturbed by rain and/or poor weather.

Here’s a shot video to help you locate this menu option with ease.

Bonus Tip

How to Record TV Shows, FM Radio and Satellite Programs

DSTV explora hardware and some other premium satellite TV decoders lets you record events and programs for future viewing, but if you are using the HD version that doesn’t give such privileges, you can use this section for tips on how to record TV programs for future viewing.

Note: You can record both satellite TV programs and regular TV shows with this guide. You can also use your regular TV cards (for desktop computers) to record live TV shows by upgrading the support software to their latest version.

Your Turn

Looking for DSTV installation guide PDF? You can simply ask us via comments or our Facebook page to email the PDF version of this tutorial to you. We ask that you share this page with your Nigerian, Ghanaian, South African and/or Kenyan friends that are a big fan of DIY Sat TV tutorials.

We are opened to technical question on satellite TV installation, suggestions and/or more tips on troubleshooting satellite TV networks.


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Obasi Miracle is one of the brains behind 3rd Planet Techies. A webdesign afficionado and IT Support brain-box, he flourishes and revel in helping many-a-techies in their aspiration to become the best they can.

208 Comments

oretuyi emmanuel

God bless you I really enjoyed it pleased me up for more benefit from you 08135541717 Facebook Oretuyi Emmanuel heritage

Obasi Miracle

thanks for dropping by bro, you hook up with us via fb.com/obasimvilla

bungei

starsat 38 to 60 west. freq 12380, horintal

Ebbie Geego

Hello,I Need help,Can someone help me out?

Chrisat

pls boss i was trying to tract mytv today but all to no avail, i used 12525/27000 and 12525 and 30000 but couldnt get it still

Sammy

What about starsat? How does it work, what satellite? What frequencies can be used where a FTA decoder is being used as a meter.

Obasi Miracle

You can easily make due with this- transponder: 11940V/27500, then position your satellite dish to about 5 degree east

Sammy

Thanks Obasi. Will try it out in the course of next week

Sammy

Obasi, tried this and worked very well. Now keenly peeping into ses 5 to see what there is on offer

Obasi Miracle

That’s good a thing to know Sammy.
All the best to you already

Filip ghana

How do you the angle of turn. How do you you know that ypur havr turn it at 40 degrees or that

Tony

Hello Obasi
Good PM, Pls what is the new frequency for tracking my tv and elevation angle.

Obasi Miracle

Hi Tony,

That is referenced in the MyTV section of the article above

Sammyotoo

Hi guys, I have a Hero H2020 Satellite receiver. I am trying to connect a dish to it. what angle of elevation do i have to set it and its Azimuth? I am trying to use Eutelsat 3B

Obasi Miracle

around 30-65 degree east and Horizontal polarity should be a template for this Sammy

Sammyotoo

Thanks bro. I will give it a try and get back to you.

Sammyotoo

Obasi, I have done all I could but seems not to be responding at all.

Obasi Miracle

at this point Sammy, you might need make do with a tech pal that’s close to you and knowledgeable on satellite communications, that you learn more, even beyond what’s discussed in this article.

Wishing you a splendid week ahead

Adamou Salou

Hi from Niger. It’s been an eternity that i’been searching for help about decoders. Thank you very much for your inestimable help. You are the best bro. May God help you!

Obasi Miracle

I’m glad you liked it. Thanks for the compliments too

Obasi Miracle

Amen and thanks for the kind wishes.

mmeshi mojela

Pls help me I want to be an accredited installer what must I do 0814240856 or 0763502020

Obasi Miracle

All you need do is visit a major Multi-TV/DSTV outlet in your location and discuss with their technical team.

Emma

pls sir miracle can i hav ur phone number i want to communicate to u as i install mine God bless.

xmark

thanks a lot obasi plz I need ur phone number my fb username is xmark Uc Uchenna add me up.

Abdy Tokyo

hi miracle,
want to install arab sat,
im in n.west uganda(westnile),
what technical parameters to consder
thanks.

Obasi Miracle

I’ll check if I could hook that up and get back to you. But then, you can snoop around the net and see if such details exist on their support forums.

jiga

Nice one. But what about the big dish, the 2 meters and above. I also want to know about the costs involved. Thank you.

Obasi Miracle

We’ll update this post with more tips for it once we have time in our hands.

Olaide

Pls help sir. My distv hd does not have signal and the dish is well installed.

Obasi Miracle

Is this a recent development? Have you check if the LNB input is still properly fixed from the back of the decoder?

Godwin Alekz

Nice works here, i’ve been trying to install a strong ‘srt 4653’ decoder bt the frequency power isnt turning green. The quality is also not increasing. Pls help!! My mail is godwinalekz550@gmail.com

Obasi Miracle

You will need to set the right frequency and polarization and then tune the dish accordingly until you start noticing some movement in the bars. You can use the details here as a template

Flow

Tanz for ur effort in helping us save some money. Pls i just want to ask if it,s possible for a cable to cause a low quality signal in multi tv . Are my suppose to start turning d dish when it is on manual scanning or dish setting ? Pls help i have been on since yesterday . Thanks

Obasi Miracle

Once the cable is properly connected from the rear panel and confirmed okay from the indicators, it is save to start tuning the dish randomly in the right directions while watching the signal/quality movement. The position with better quality would be the standpoint to hook on to.

Charles

My decoder lost signal and I pay money to restore it. Pls can I get a clue on how to do it myself

Obasi Miracle

It depends on what caused the signal lost, it could be as a result of the coaxial cable LNB-in broken, the dish changing from its original position, messing with the decoder settings and sundry reasons. So it is best to troubleshoot along these lines whenever there’s a signal lost.

Flow

Tankz alot bt how do i kno if the LNB faculty?

Obasi Miracle

What I asked you to check is the LNB-in, that is – where the cable coming from the dish is connected to (in the decoder’s rear). You can do so by unscrewing the F-connector and checking to see if the tips of the cable isn’t broken and then connect it back and properly screw the nut.

Unkle Vin

Hi. Pls, there’s this decoder called Metro digital tv. do have an idea on how to install the stuff, and if so how do I go about it?

Musiime Simon

Thank you very much for this useful information. I am indeed grateful. Where can I get a digital satellite meter?

Obasi Miracle

It is sold in major electronic shops around, you can also buy from Aliexpress or any other e-mall.

dezz

Hi guys I have a problem here was installing Dstv but now it stuck on scanning -whatsapp or call me 0717842414 Thank you

ZaheJosh

gdevnin Mr Obasi.am really educating myself with ur rich ideas in dis field.
i recently formatted my dstv to factory setting. how do i add new channels.even d free to air channels r not showing.tnks 08100415379

ebi

Please what about trendtv

K

Hello, you did not mention the satellite for Canalsat Afrique. Why so?
2) If I want to watch european channels such as Sky UK, do you know if we can point to the satellite from Africa? Astra 28.2E

IHECHERE ANTHONY IHUOMA

i appreciate this work. Thanks.

Kitonga Michael

Thanks bro for your useful ideas in this field.

Okan

that was helpful
is it possible to use Humax receiver to get the signal for Eutalsat w4/w7?

erick

smart move b t way what is the cost of satellite finder I am in Nakuru molo

Kazeem

Hello mr obasi please your help on the new frequency and symbol rate of my muilt TV please help on that with your reply here thank you.

Louis

Hi Obasi, how can I watch super sports on my strong decoder without monthly subscription

Engr-light

My guys, una problems too much. Haba…

Eric

pls educate us on The skewing of lnbs to two,three.five o’clock and so on. how do we go abt that.

bolaji

It is possible to cut coaxial cable when doing extension

3ptechies Default

Yes it is. You can also make use of coaxial splitter to connect to multiple rooms

Ebbie Geego

I need Canal+Frequency,I’am from liberia,I want to install my dish

Oyekunle Oluwatobi

This is very insightful, how can one hookup with Mr. Obasi aside this platform?

uche

So we still got someone of ur kind tnx anyway,pls how do I fix the cable at the rear of my decoder it removed

Obasi Miracle

That is very easy to do bro, make sure the tips of the inner is sharp & straight, then fix it in to the line-in input channel and fasten with the screw nut

Barry

hey there, someone tampered with my dish (mytv-strong decoder) and ever since some channels went haywire and in a bid to pacify the issue I further tilted the dish to various angles and guess what, THIS IS NOT HELPING either instead my whole channels went “no signal” report. please what do I do to reverse cos out of much anger and frustration I deleted all channels after much fruitless trials.

thanks in advance!

All4ualone

please how do I upgrade srt4329 it’s mpeg 4, bcoz all signal is disappear

yugood

great well done job from u people..

st

Thanks

Dries

Please advise
Use your method on DSTV but receive error code 10.09

Dries

Sorry 106.09

foliboi

Hi Mr obasi Ineed yo help can I turn the dish of a dstv to make a star sat. With a same LNB

Charles.

Pls Sir,what are the decoders that can be used as signal meter for dstv installation? Can Strong decoder still be used and are they any other ones I can use? Thanks in anticipation.

Obasi Miracle

Strong decoders work as well as digital meters

Donn

I moved to a new area, put my dish on the roof, pointed it in the general direction the other dishes were pointing and bingo, all good. What do installers charge for? No gadgets, no special meters …What a croc of shit.

Obasi Miracle

That’s awesome Donn, I’m glad you fixed that without challenges of any sort

Amure Sikiru

This is wonderfully unbelievable.
The whole process looked magical after I successfully installed my own dish without an installer.
I can’t thank you enough for this shared knowledge. May the Almighty God bless you richly and enrich you with more wisdom.

Obasi Miracle

I’m glad you found this helpful Amure, your feedback is such a great deal to us. do have a lovely week ahead

Lolome charles

Hi bro how can I set up my dish for signal .I no of elevation, azimuth and askew but I don’t which is which .bro help my.

AbduRahman

Kudos to u Mr Obasi, more power to ur elbow, i’ll be so grateful if u can connect me on whatsapp 08060024029.

Chrisat

sorry i meant multi tv

Risotek.com

Dear all
We need help on how to connect to Arabsat and Nilesat in Uganda
Anyone who can help ?

Mark gachiri

I need a practical class to perfect my skills,kindly advice way foward

tunde niyi

hi obasi.i av strong decoder 4922/q stat/dstv dish/ lnb. i wanna ask ifi can watch epl/laliga/cani cup/ fa cup and qualifier on it wthout paying subcription- sir list me some channel dat i can able 2 watch dose league matches kindly inbox me on fb/tubabaade thanks aloat God bless’

Emmanuel

Thanks for your lessons, please i can get dstv channels on strong decoder, or use it to get dstv

fredolas

You have done a great job mr obasi, pls can you give me a tutorial on how to install c-band in nigeria….. thanks.

nobsindeen

pls am having serious problem with mounting of dstv dish

adefade

I have a big net dish with jack and I found it difficult to install it and what frequency to track from. Nigeria pls..

Eddy

pls help me, i reset my 4669 decoder, pls help me the recent freq nd symbol cobfigure i back. thanks

TIM BROWN

Dear mr Obasi.
Am in South Africa I tried to search my dstv using a digital signal finder, but I couldnt see Eutesat on the list of satellite. Please help me here what must i do now
Thanks

Ben honest

Love your chearful life style
God bless u

Wong

Hello Mr Obasi.
I am in Uganda. I am trying to hook up my dish to Nile sat. Count I please have the correct elevation angle? Because for the moment I have 44 degrees but I’m getting nothing. But at 90 degrees in the same position I get 100% quality but when I scan I don’t get Nile sat channels.
Thanks in advance.
Could you also advise if it’s possible to get Astra 19 E here.

Danny

God bless you abassi,more grace. Pls my strong Decoder is voicing out but nt showing, and most of my stations have disapeared, pls what can i do?

adewale

Pls after following ur step I have all my dstv channels but it’s scrambled and I have subscription on it,how should I fix it

mikson

plz help
my dstv it scan but after it scan ,it says ” weather its not good it cant install network”always when i do scan.

whats wrong?

Maxwell

Plse give me the steps involved in installing an antenna to decoder. And Hw to install one decoder to double TV. My whatsapp line is 0541812727 and email address is yesaadaa@yahoo.com

lucas

hi after finishing installing your decoder, to get a good signal what is the steps.

a signal need a satellite signal meter, where do I get this meter ?
because without this meter you cannot find signal.

Thanks

kadmiel

Pls am using strongbox 6342. Combo T2 how will I set it the frg. Transponder and all Wt I need to know about it thank u

Diamond

Hi I’m using Strong 4950H, my satellite dish is already mounted, I’ve tried searching but not receiving any channels. Need your help. I’m in Bamenda, Cameroon

seikojonathan

Thanks

victor

Good day, bro please am trying to track Madagascar tv am using Eutelsat 16A 11.512 (V) 30.000 and it’s not coming through please can you help me…..you can email me victorneutron@yahoo.com

eniade

pls, can startimes lnb work on mytv?

Obasi Miracle

I haven’t tried this before, but can give you a contact to get in touch with though

khotso kopung

please help with right frequency of dstv HD model 4U and its index number

Ernest

Can startime satalite dish work on dstv decoder?

Obasi Miracle

Would need a special tampering with the LNB and configurations

Elvis

Hi Obasi,
my dstv Have signal problem,when there is wind -it become worse,it shows the message of lost signal on all channels,now only showing channel 0 and also have lots of scratches,other channels can’t show at all.i tried to reboot but still the same.what should I do,any help pls?

Blessing Jake

Thnx a lot..sir obasi, I really appreciate DAT cuz I tried it and it works…

Obasi Miracle

You are welcome and always Jake. I’m glad we were able to help!

odopatken

God bless you for your wonderful work , pls can we track the dstv satellite channels for instance EUTEL SAT W4 or Eutelsat W7 on
stong decoder

Obasi Miracle

You can do that with ease Odopatken

Oppong

Obasi pls how can I get DSTV channels with my strong decoder?? I need your help

francis

pls Obasi, what minimum dish size can I use to track Intelsat IS 20@68.5 East Ku band in Ghana. thanks

Jeremiah

nice one Bro. God blx u indeed, pls we need to talk ooo, can chat me up on 08162884939

Wisdon Emmanuel

Hi Obasi,

Thank you for this information, may the Lord continue to increase you in Wisdom.
Please my DSTV keep searching for signal during the day but toward evening and night the sign will be okay, thought it keep breaking at some point. Please what should I do to resolve the signal problem.
Thank you for your supports.

Obasi Miracle

Seems like a poor signal problem wisdom. You might needs re-adjust your dish to a more clearer angle or track with a digital meter for better signal quality.

James Odigi

Hi Obasi, you are doing a great job. Pls I have Strong SRT 4922A. The dish has been mounted. Pls I need the settings to track MyTv free to air channels.

Michael

pls which of the strong decoder can be used by me for merry bet virtual

jeremiah

Heloooo Bro, pls can we chat on my WhatsApp account, 08162884939. Thank u sir

Bryno

My dstv cant go to the next level on set up wizard level 3signal strength

Austno

Pls bro can I get ur number pls,
all so can one use 2 LNB in 1dish?

Engr. Emmanuel

nice man i impress with your work!

Obasi Miracle

I’m glad you found this interesting Emmanuel. Do have a productive week ahead.

patrick

pls bros am try to install dish strong everything is connecteded the lnb and de coder but now for me to get DAT greet from the de coder is my problem pls wot will I enter from the demote DAT the gree signal will sure

patrick

I mean de green signal or frequency wot will enter from the remote

Felix Ibenyeh

Hello Obasi! Many thanks for the knowledge you have been passing across.
I have been trying my GOtv cable on my DStv decoder but it ain’t working/scanning.Is that possible please?

joseph

Please I need your assistance, ,in configuring ma dstv

theo

when you shift the dish already configured from one place to another,will we need to configure it again?thanks.

Obasi Miracle

Hi Theo,

I have answered your question in the updated section of this tutorial. Do take a look at it if you are experiencing distorted audio or similar ills.

Authentic

plss bro help me install my strong srt4955g ….Bcos it’s menu is different form other strong decoders . jxt need some channels bi it multi tv or any plss

obede

please how can I reset a smart lnb for three explorer, using 1dish?

faith

pls can a gotv area work for my strong decoder.
or can any area work without using the dish?

Obasi Miracle

I don’t understand your question Faith. You intend using “MyTV” services without installing their satellite Dish?

News

please help me with this smaller explr decoder if i want to installing prophetice channel please

ukpabi emeka

plz obasi i hv been trying to get d quality of alphabox x4 for bet9ja but dat could nt go wat will i do

akpozah saviour

l am with myafricatv card, please someone help to set my dish, frequency and symbol

Mrs Chijioke

Please all mytv Strongs channels are all showing…
No or Bad Signal….. Please what can I do… Thanks for your assistance.

azeez

sup1 pls am having a challenge on the new dstv i just bought, they have already activate it and have mounted it, but d issue now is that it showing E-48 no or bad signal and i have my trackers with me, do i need additional setting for it to work? because am not getting it right, thanks

Obasi Miracle

Have you tried resetting the decoder without success? Your best bet is to put a call to their customer care Azeez.

Femi

Thanks for the write up, can i have a pdf version of this tutorial. thanks

Femi

Obasi Miracle

I will forward the PDF to your email address in the next 72 hrs Femi. Thanks for dropping by.

azeez

Xup bro. Am having issue on my dstv, just mounted it, and I track the signal and my meter read of 10, on getting to check my decoder I found that no signal. I notice it has not receive signal on the decode, pls how do I fix it? Thanks in advance

Tina Khan

Hello,i have a decoder from Nigeria and am in Sierra Leone ,how do i make my monthly payment from Sierra Leone to Nigeria? Please i want to know.Thanks

Obasi Miracle

You can make use of the official quickteller app from Google play store to make payments.

ali abubakar

pls What are the codes that i can use to track MBC or NBC station channels to watch…?lik
Frequency ….
Symbol rate…..
Polarity….
Transponder….
Hotbird or Intel or Astra?
Tank u

Joshua Balo

A technician install startime dish for me using strong modem to get his signal. after obtaining 82 % on the average, he connected it back to the startime decoder but kept showing EO1 no signal. Kindly assist please

Joshua Balo

can someone assist me please????

A technician install startime dish for me using strong modem to get his signal. after obtaining 82 % on the average, he connected it back to the startime decoder but kept showing EO1 no signal. Kindly assist please

Lawrence john

Obasi gud morning, pls give me frequency for top nigeria movies for multi-tv

Lawrence john

Pls also give me your phone number

lastman

great

lenden

thanks 4 this valuable ideas

Chisom eze

Pls sir how do i install mytv channel on my dstv decoder strong 4996

Sammie

What about quality decoder

Triple A

Kudos to you,Engr Obasi Miracle.
in fact I am so much impressed about your tutor here.
However, I need so much to know about the satellites possibly all birds, their
*Satellites name:
* Degree’s,
* Transponder frequencies,
*Symbols rate
*Polarisation
*lnbf position
All pending on the birds.
Sir I need your help, I wills much glad if you can add me up on whatsapp via; 08165314829.
May God bless you as you do so.
I am in Nigeria

Triple A

I will be happy to read from you soon.
Thank you sir

Obasi Miracle

What’s your current location?

Craig

Great stuff man. You can also check out alliance tech for all your DStv installations.

shittuAyofe

thank for the tutorial may God bless you and continue to enrich your knowledge

Obasi Miracle

Thanks for dropping by and for your kind wishes Ayofe

sunday

thank you bros I really enjoy dis post God bless u…but can someone use dstv decoder for tracking signal during dstv installation???

Obasi Miracle

Yes you can

IKE Cross KUTORTSE

Thanks for the tutorials. I really like it even though I paid someone to set mine for me just a week ago.
Do u sell the satellite signal meter? And how do u read it.
Thanks

Obasi Miracle

You can buy from Aliexpress and the reading is as strait-forward as similar tech gadgets

Gab

Hi Obasi, I have been having the fear of using a Qsat decoder. How can I use it to watch FTA channels such Dove Tv, RTM, New frontiers and the likes.
Thanks .

Jackson

I just abadon my consat dish because of the frustration of not getting any channel pls can you give me any info on it. Thanks

OGUNFUYI

what is DSTV frequence number and symbol rate number

Obasi Miracle

This is specified in the article already Ogunfuyi

Benson

Please how I connect two satellite dish to one strong decoder?Help me please!!

Okoye

Please any code for breaking the dstv sports and movie channels

Okoye

Please any idea on how to set up a MMDS antenna

Sunday

Sir, I wish to know the best frequency and symbol rate to trap mytv.

Olakunle

Thanks.
This is a well defined and straight to the point DIY write up, you’re indeed a genius.
However, am a bit lost on tge aspect if recording via USB TV stick. Pls if ok, kindly help with a comprehensive explanation. I use both Explora 2 and HD zapper.
Thanks

Obasi Miracle

Hi Olakunle,

This part is very simple. It is meant for those interested in viewing the satellite stations from their PCs. Most tech stores sells devices popularly known as “TV card (for tower desktops) and/or USB TV box”. Once you have installed the device to your PC, you can record TV programs and radio station updates from TV on PC player interface.

Patrick

Hi may God grant u long life to continue helping pple. Very few pple wil do this for free. Can these settings b used in other countries such as Kenya?.

Obasi Miracle

You can use this template for setup Patrick. Satellite networks are the same everywhere once receptivity is possible.

David

David
Please I just bought dstv, can the same frequency in your tutorial be used? And it’s an Xtra View so how do I go about it?
Thank you.

Obasi Miracle

Is this already installed (as in mounted for use)?

David

Not. I want to set up the dish as well as connect the decoders.

David

Please I can’t also see eutelsat W4 or 7 in my Satellite list on my strong decoder srt 49621.
What’s my next option?

michael edo

Please Boss David can you help out with Ctl setup? I have done the installation and on manual scan i got strength of 72% and quality 97%. Still on auto scan no channel is found. Please i will really appreciate your support.

moses

Dis ur page is quite awesome with d information u gave out here, thanks a lot. Pls… I want to buy a digital signal meter but a bit confused about d model to buy. Pls help me out sirs…

Obasi Miracle

You intends buying online or from local shops?

Ola

Obasi miracle, indeed your name speaks louder about you. You are really doing a wonderful job. Have you heard about Tstv? They are going to lunch it on October 1st, will like to hear your view.

Obasi Miracle

Nothing tangible about TsTV from my end Ola,
Thanks for dropping by.

Ayangbola bode

Sir it as been one year have not been able 2 use my startime digital satellite till now know one can instor it 4 me pls help me

Obasi Miracle

What’s your physical location Bode?

sam quest

bro how you doing,can i ask a very onfidential question via any othe platform

Obasi Miracle

send via the contact page of our website. Regards

Peter daniel

please ,hw can i use .the signal finder ,to track satelites channels

Obasi Miracle

They come with digital screen that will let you monitor the signal strength while tracking.

bismark

can you please help me in clearing my E16 error am in ghana have tried d selfservice but is not working out. plesase this my smartcard nomba 1050487787 am using nigeria dstv

Duncan E.

Gr8 Installer’s installation techniques. Please, what is the total cost of installation of a unit of DSTV components in our local domain here in Lekki?

Obasi Miracle

Hi Duncan, You can order for Multi-choice DSTV kits online from https://3ptechi.es/2A8i30z

Abdulwaheed

Pls how do I track MBC

Kateete Alex

I have got multchoice south Africa I would like to use it in Uganda viewing south African channels and i tried to install the dish and the signal is good but it only shows 1 channel so what should i change to enable it to show all channels…..Thanks

Mercy

Please my dish just lost signal can I get the right LNB frequency for my tv

Obasi Miracle

Hi Mercy,

That’s provided in the MYTV section of this post.

Icezak

A new dstv was sent to me and am in a remote village and can’t find an installer nearby, please are the procedure I need to follow to install it myself.

Obasi Miracle

You are Icezak.

You can use these tips after going through them carefully.

Metha

How about hotbird using magic box

Elorm

Obasi,God blessed you,pls forward the pdf to my email 📧,I will be very grateful.

michael

pls i need pdf copy of this document

Obasi Miracle

Hi Michael,

I have sent the PDF tutorial download link to your email address.
Regards

Mbakwe Emmanuel

Am happy to see this pcs I will soon try it Thanks oh ask I need the pdf please thanks

Obasi Miracle

The PDF copy is sent to your email address as well.

ogundimu olaide

yes i need it

Ibrahim Eshinlokun

Pls which dish size i can use to get yahsat 1A @52.5 in lagos?

Jogbem

Good evening Mr Obasi, thanks for this post sir, pls I need the PDF of this tutorial and I will be glad if u can add me up on your whatsapp training forum with this number. 07030341983. Thanks

broder joseph

pls how can i get to if knew new channels are out pls

Samuel

Thanks so much Mr. Obadiah. PLS I need the PDF. And I will be glad if you can add me to ur whatsapp group for more tutorial. 07037437772 Thanks once again

Obasi Miracle

Hi Samuel,

The guide has been sent to the email address provided.

Theophilus

Sir Obasi, Thanks for this wonderful guide, can I plz be add to your Whatsapp Training group and also get link to the PDF copy. Thanks. Here is my email and phone number respectively theophynice360@yahoo.com and 08109086573.

Obasi Miracle

You can subscribe to our list for regular updates. The PDF copy has been sent to your email address. Regards

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