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How to Install a DSTV Dish: step by step guide

Dstv installation

DStv is a well known satellite television broadcasting service brought by MultiChoice which offers pay TV services  in Nigeria, South Africa and some other African countries. To install DStv dish at home could be a challenging task. As a result of  not being familiar with or have never read the installation guide. There are many technicalities involved in the installation of DStv dish and decoder activation at home.  How to Register on DSTV Now App & fix DStv Now issues

Meanwhile, all we need is a satellite dish pan properly positioned to face up to a satellite in space. We also need a signal capturing device called the LNB. Usually fixed on the dish which transmits the captured signals down to our decoders via connection cables and unto our televisions.

Meanwhile, DStv provides bundle of packages for example, digital television, telephone and mobile phone service to its users. In addition DStv packages provides more than 100 channels of programming. In the same vein, how to install DStv  antenna yourself is simple. To sum up, follow these step by step guide to install satellite dish:

Step 1

Screw the 6 wood or cement screws into the six half-opened holes in the surface of the DStv antenna mast at the desired location. The mounting location should be in an open place with no obstruction of the southern sky.

Dstv dish showing pre-opened hole

Dstv dish showing pre-opened hole

Step 2

Fix your DStv dish antenna on the top of the mast or pole, and having the center of the mast fit tightly on the back dish assembly aligning with the top of the mast pole. Tight the 2 screws on the pole clamp to hold the main dish assembly tightly to the mast.

Satellite dish mounted with no obstruction

Satellite dish mounted with no obstruction

Step 3

Now connect the RG-6 coaxial cable to the “Cable” (or its equivalent) port at the base of the dish assembly, then connect the other end of the cable into the “Antenna”  and then port in the back of the DStv satellite receiver that is fixed to your television.

RG-6 coaxial cable

RG-6 coaxial cable

In conclusion, following these step by step guide on how to install DStv dish assures you of 100% quality signal.

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Frenzy valentine ikenna is a passionate blogger and student of university of calabar. He is the founder and editor of myfreshgists.com  connect on Facebook  and Instagram @frenzy_valentine

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