Kenyan Towns: Where to point your antenna for digital tv

This is a rough guide of where to point your aerial for digital TV reception in Kenya. Remember not all frequencies are the same so if you move from lets say Mombasa to Kisumu, you will have to scan for all the channels again. Also check some good Digital TV installation tips here. Also note that … Continue reading Kenyan Towns: Where to point your antenna for digital tv

Kenyan Digital Migration Acronyms explained – what do they mean

By now you must heard of terms like ITU, BSD, MPEG 4. DVBT2,. PPV and all other manner of acronyms that you never heard of or do not know what they mean.  Arising from the Agreement known as Geneva 06 (GE06 ), Kenya set up a multi-stakeholder national migration task force constituted in March, 2007, … Continue reading Kenyan Digital Migration Acronyms explained – what do they mean

Using the RF-OUT port on your decoder, How to

According to Wikipedia Radio frequency (RF) is a rate of oscillation in the range of around 3 Hz to 300 GHz, which corresponds to the frequency of radio waves, and the alternating currents which carry radio signals. In lay mans words it means what your TV interprets as an analogue channel. As of Valentines day, … Continue reading Using the RF-OUT port on your decoder, How to

List of all Digital TV frequencies in Nairobi #digitalmigration

This is the full list of all digital TV frequencies from all providers in Nairobi. There are many transmitter sites in Kenya and so the frequencies just like FM frequencies are not the same for all regions. The following list therefore does not apply for places like Malindi, Nyeri, Kericho, Nakuru, Eldoret. Kisumu and the … Continue reading List of all Digital TV frequencies in Nairobi #digitalmigration

Digital TV Aerial or Antenna installation for scratch free pictures

With the digital migration underway in Nairobi and its environs thanks to Communications Authority of Kenya – CAK. This post is about how to install your antenna or aerial professionally to get good quality Digital TV with scratch free pictures during any weather condition. This information will come in handy for all Nairobi residents when … Continue reading Digital TV Aerial or Antenna installation for scratch free pictures

The problem with Dstv community dishes and my solution

It’s not once or twice that I have been called to solve some community dish problems in a block of flats. In fact the last one I was to was the Uchumi building at Juja. Interestingly the person who calls me is the tenant and not the landlord or agent. Let us examine why landlords … Continue reading The problem with Dstv community dishes and my solution

Legality of replacing Dstv with Very cheap bEIN Sports in Kenya

Dstv Kenya, the most expensive pay TV Company in Kenya and Sub-Saharan Africa is being replaced by the very cheap bEIN Sports Decoder. So it seems the monopoly the Dstv enjoys is slowly coming to an end especially for Premium football content. It’s no secret that Dstv is loosing customers to Startimes and Zuku for … Continue reading Legality of replacing Dstv with Very cheap bEIN Sports in Kenya

Meaning of LNB Skew and What is LNB tweaking and how is it done

LNB skew is the rotational position of the LNB mounted on a satellite dish. It must be set within certain limits to reduce the number of errors received on both vertically and Horizontally Polarized Transponders. Spectrum analyzers are used to set the skew by professionals installing Uplink ground stations and sometimes receiving (or downlink) satellite … Continue reading Meaning of LNB Skew and What is LNB tweaking and how is it done

Understanding and reading Frequencies, Polarities and Symbol rates from Lyngsat

From the image snippet above, these are the instructions on how to read frequencies from Lyngsat if you are a beginner. The first column contains the Frequency of the transponder, Tp in short. By now you already know the difference between C band and Ku band frequencies. The second column usually contains the Operator logo … Continue reading Understanding and reading Frequencies, Polarities and Symbol rates from Lyngsat

LG Kenya customer care DO NOT understand their TVs like their customers

This post is a continuation of LG TV Free to air Digital satellite 47LA6610 Questions answered.  Hi Dominic,No need to apologize, I too am a busy person so I understand how easy it is to have a huge email backlog. Ifigured the LND was a typo though LG Africa customer care seem to understand their … Continue reading LG Kenya customer care DO NOT understand their TVs like their customers