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  1. coldpilsner

    coldpilsner Village Elder

    Someone inboxed me on how to go with watching fta.... so i thought it will be good kuelezea villagers vile kunaenda


    So how do i start?
    Search for kisii electronics in your google maps....iko side ya river road. .

    -enda hapo useme umetumwa decoder ya freesat combo v7 it goes for 5500 -6000

    -Ask in the same shop for a 6 feet dish ya eurostar 6-7k (am not sure)

    -Ask for a cable depending on the distance between your house and the dish outside... insist on a good quality cable i think it goes for 20-25bob per foot or meter (am not sure coz nilibuy yangu kitambo)

    -ask for a C-band LNB, preferably Eurostar! (I think ina go for 2k)

    -weka 1k-2k kando ya fundi...

    Hizo ndio basic tu.

    Things to keep in mind.

    -A 6 feet dish ni kubwa, so unaitaji ukue na space yakutosha ya kuimount, ama kama waeza una faa kuiweka kwa ukuta ama kwa ceiling (for maximum reception). Na pia yafaa kukua pahali hakuna interference from children or tree canopy.

    What do you enjoy watching on FTA tv?

    - Obviously no monthly charges

    - a wide range of channels for free,

    - ability to connect several decoders to one dish...what do I mean?, You see in DSTV kama wataka kuwatch kbc kwa tv ya siting room na ntv kwa tv ya bedroom you have to have two decoders which you will have to pay an extra cost in order to view multiple channels but in an fta decoder you can have several decoders with no extra cost!

    - rain or storms do not interfere with the signal

    - terrestrial channels are also free to air

    - good clarity on the tv channels...am talking about some contents being aired on HD unlike your usual go tv or startimes!

    - a decoder can easily record TV programmes

    - on a side note my freesat decoder ina waka waaaaaaaay faster than the dstv one

    How much will it cost to get a FTA set up?

    15-17k

    C-band lnb
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    Dish ya 6 feet with a ku band lnb
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    Decoder ya freesat v7 combo
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    Last edited: Oct 6, 2017
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  2. SnazzyKenyan

    SnazzyKenyan Village Elder

    Sawa
     
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  3. Solo_Mon

    Solo_Mon Senior Villager

    Ahsanta san coldpili... kwa pub yangu mtaani vile mimi hupata customers cause of the games kwa dstv can I replace it with this FTA? epl games?
     
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  4. LeoK

    LeoK Village Elder

    Sawa kabisa but we must remind you that RWNBP.
     
  5. coldpilsner

    coldpilsner Village Elder

    Inbox
     
  6. coldpilsner

    coldpilsner Village Elder

    Hio ambia mamako meffi wewe
     
  7. kwido

    kwido Village Elder

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  8. sunnymango

    sunnymango Village Elder

    thanks
     
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  9. shocks

    shocks Village Elder

    Omera, loop me in kwa hiyo inbox
     
  10. Meria Mata

    Meria Mata Village Chief

    @Giggz ambaye yuko humu ndani ako nazo.
    Inbox him
     
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  11. Kdawg254

    Kdawg254 Village Elder

    Finally someone has put this FTA thing in a simple and palatable way!
    So what kind of channels does someone get specifically sports,news and kids channels? @coldpilsner
     
  12. Meria Mata

    Meria Mata Village Chief

    Don't want to sound rude but please refer to the threads in this category, everything has been explained in HD clarity
     
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  13. Meria Mata

    Meria Mata Village Chief

    There is so much in fta, this 6ft dish is receiving signal from 4 satellites, about 500 with 40 being premium channels and 10 in glorious HD, fundi wa kufunga hii halipwi 2k.
    Screenshot_2017-10-06-18-29-33.png
     
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  14. coldpilsner

    coldpilsner Village Elder

    The village tangu enzi za wanderi ime kua iki hamasisha wadau kuhusu fta

    In the sky kuna 10s of satellites, moja ina beem dstv, ingine ina beem zuku, ingine nilesat, etc etc etc. So out of these many satellites kuna zingine zenye ziko ment for other countries and their content is free...for example india wako na intelsat yenye waeza ona bbc na channels zingine in fta... different sats offer different stuff in fta....sasa ni wewe useme kenye unataka kuona...
     
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  15. Meria Mata

    Meria Mata Village Chief

    this is whats happening here
    IMG_20160228_195421.jpg
    best of luck @coldpilsner
     
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  16. coldpilsner

    coldpilsner Village Elder

  17. Kdawg254

    Kdawg254 Village Elder

    Going by the requirements you listed in the original OP (Eurostar Dish and V7 decorder) what stations in sports,news and kids channels can I expect to get?
     
  18. Kdawg254

    Kdawg254 Village Elder

    Don’t mean to be rude but some of us are quite busy so we don’t have time to scour the Internet looking for post written ages ago!
     
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  19. Meria Mata

    Meria Mata Village Chief

    Sawa boss, tomorrow will dig up a post that was titled "kengele imelia" by @muchatha
    Will repost it again and add the new developments.
    Remind me by saa inne
     
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  20. coldpilsner

    coldpilsner Village Elder

    Kuna a plethora of channels,

    Eg in intelsat
    I get sony espn & sony 6
    Animal planet
    Discovery HD, science, turbo, etc
    Bbc cnn al jazeera CNBC etc
    Hbo sony pix
    Are some of the cool stuff to watch
    https://www.lyngsat.com/Intelsat-20.html
     
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