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    Who had one of these?

    Lenson Heath 1 metre Satellite Dish

    Bought one back in 1995 thought it was great I could pick up TV Norge in anologue
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    I don't have that dish but I do and still have a 1.2m dish which my local dealer sold me, must be 28 years ago. When I purchased it old Ken Logan the shop owner was a local council officer on the planning dept said that I wouldn't have any problems with the planning permission, yes no problem.
    Sadly he passed away a number of years ago, he was an RAF electrician on Radar in the WWII so he knew a thing or two.

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    used to have one back when Sky Uk was at 19.2E.

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    Lenson Heath 1 metre Satellite Dish

    i have lol
    still go it and still use it
    had it for over 25 years
    ali dish still looks new
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    My 1m Lenson Heath dish is still going strong after 25 years+. They don't build them like that any more. It's moved house with me around 5 times and reluctant to 'upgrade' it to a bigger dish. Started with an Amstrad SRD200 and now running a VU Duo2, with a few receivers and other boxes in between.

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    me ive got a 2.3 m prime focus connected to a chapparal Monterey 40
    and a 1 m lenson heath connected to a echostar 3600
    have played with satellite since before sky

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    I bought a couple of these over the years.

    I remember carrying 1 from a mates house to mine after I bought it off him, throwing it over my shoulder and holding onto the lnb arm (that was a long walk) lol.

    I picked another up about 10 years ago with a polar mount (never got around to installing it, as I bought a CM 1.2 not long after), pretty sure the dish face is behind the shed, and the polar mount is at the back of the shed hidden away somewhere.

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    Using mine fixed at 28e now. My first dish also 25+ years! A grand servant! Unfortunately cannot get a strong enough signal from all transponders at 28E so might have to swap it for one of those oblique looking sly dishes!

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