Originally Posted by rick03hd
Need some help from all you experienced RV'ers. I will have the direct TV Genie and Joey system in My CC . I will be setting up a tripod with SWM dish. Question
Will I need a meter to setup. If so what is a good one to buy?
Any advice ya'll can give will be greatly appreciated.
I use an iPhone app to locate the satellite(s) so I can tell if trees/trailer/etc. block the antenna's "view" of them. That helps me place my antenna. Then I use the DIRECTV Genie set-up function and my TV to fine-tune the pointing. However, before I use the Genie set-up, I check and double check my antenna's settings for tilt, azimuth, elevation (especially elevation). I had to get my eyeball close to the elevation markings, else I couldn't see the index pointer for the degree marks.
Do a search for azimuth or Direct tv or DIRECTV and find many other threads where details are given and explained. Here's one: Direct TV