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

Using a Technosat T-888 plus ultra Digital Satellite receiver as a Satellite Finder

With a Technosat free to air digital receiver, you do not need a buzzing satellite finder. It has an inbuilt satellite finder tracking system. This is how to use the Technosat t-888 as a satellite finder. If you find the images in this post just ugly, I apologise in advance but please bear with me. … Continue reading Using a Technosat T-888 plus ultra Digital Satellite receiver as a Satellite Finder

How to Receive Emmanuel TV in East Africa, Kenya using a Satellite Dish

Emmanuel TV is gaining popularity by the day and more and more people are becoming aware of this great Christian channel. If you do not know about Emmanuel TV, then let me tell you, at the end of this post. So how does one receive Emmanuel TV in Kenya. Its very easy this is what … Continue reading How to Receive Emmanuel TV in East Africa, Kenya using a Satellite Dish

RF OUT- How to connect Two TV sets to one Gotv/Dstv Standard Decoder

This post is about how to connect two TV sets to a Gotv or The standard Dstv decoder. Sometimes situations arise when you own more devices than your TV ports allow. Take for example the LG 22LN4130 LED TV; it only has one input option for connecting a DVD Player/Decoder/Play station. Which one do you … Continue reading RF OUT- How to connect Two TV sets to one Gotv/Dstv Standard Decoder

Beware of zuku dealers who sell alternative substandard hardware

Zuku a local pay TV company has subsidized their equipment so as to offer affordable pay TV to you. But there are some unscrupulous traders in Nairobi and I believe also elsewhere in Kenya that are taking advantage of this kind gesture by Zuku. A Zuku kit goes for Ksh5600. This price is inclusive of … Continue reading Beware of zuku dealers who sell alternative substandard hardware