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The DIRECTV Sat-Go provides reception of satellite TV signals in areas with a clear view of the TV satellite in the southern sky. The DIRECTV Sat-Go is not intended for use when operating a motor vehicle. DIRECTV programming available separately. There is an additional fee to mirror programming from an existing DIRECTV account for each DIRECTV Sat-Go receiver.
The Z11’s satellite dish is the part that has the DirecTV symbol on the inside of the unit. This is the part that must be facing the 101º satellite in order for the Z11 to work as intended. You must have an unobstructed view of the southern sky, or in South Carolina at least the southwestern sky. The dish must be level in order to receive signal at the coordinates the receiver gives you in the setup.
Determining Antenna Coordinates
Antenna coordinates (Direction and Angle numbers) are based on the ZIP code of your location.
You can use these coordinates when aligning your antenna to the satellites.
1. Turn on the DIRECTV Sat-Go, press the (POWER) button on the TV display.
2. Select Repeat Satellite Setup in the Satellite menu. (You may have to press the ‘back’ button to get to this menu)The ANTENNA INSTALLATION screen menu appears.
3. Select the antenna type Round (1 or 2 LNB). (You must select ‘Round’ when setting up the system or setup will not work)
4. Enter the ZIP code of your location. Select Continueand then select Signal Meter. Theappropriate direction (azimuth) and angle (elevation) display on the screen.
5. Write down the antenna coordinates that display (Direction and Angle) on the line beloweach illustration.
Full setup instructions can be found on pages 20-22 of the manual