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Alignment Calculator

To tune your satellite dish to receive transmissions from Galaxy 16, you need two pieces of information:

  • Elevation: The angle of the satellite (0 to 90 degrees) above true horizontal relative to the location you selected
  • Azimuth: The compass direction, relative to magnetic North.

NPR Satellite Services is happy to provide approximate Elevation and Azimuth calculations for many large American cities. To get this information, choose a city from the drop-down menu below.

Azimuth: 
103 degrees
Elevation: 
9 degrees
Azimuth: 
208 degrees
Elevation: 
48 degrees
Azimuth: 
224
Elevation: 
39
Azimuth: 
234 degrees
Elevation: 
33 degrees
Azimuth: 
199
Elevation: 
40
Azimuth: 
207
Elevation: 
42
Azimuth: 
213
Elevation: 
39
Azimuth: 
178
Elevation: 
52
Azimuth: 
160
Elevation: 
44
Azimuth: 
103
Elevation: 
8
Azimuth: 
92
Elevation: 
20
Azimuth: 
183
Elevation: 
55
Azimuth: 
115
Elevation: 
17
Azimuth: 
183
Elevation: 
45
Azimuth: 
134
Elevation: 
45
Azimuth: 
223
Elevation: 
53
Azimuth: 
186
Elevation: 
38
Azimuth: 
196
Elevation: 
54
Azimuth: 
229
Elevation: 
36
Azimuth: 
229
Elevation: 
36
Azimuth: 
217
Elevation: 
39
Azimuth: 
130
Elevation: 
32
Azimuth: 
131
Elevation: 
39
Azimuth: 
129
Elevation: 
40
Azimuth: 
256
Elevation: 
47
Azimuth: 
131
Elevation: 
31
Azimuth: 
194
Elevation: 
44
Azimuth: 
216
Elevation: 
52
Azimuth: 
146
Elevation: 
50
Azimuth: 
223
Elevation: 
39

Solar Outages

A solar or sun transit outage is an electromagnetic phenomenon wherein a station downlink is temporarily unable to receive a satellite signal due to interference from the sun as it passes behind the satellite.

Solar outages occur on a predictable schedule and affect downlinks in the U.S. for about five consecutive days, for as many as six minutes a day, twice each year. To obtain solar outage information for your location, click on your state in the drop-down menu below. * All times ET 

Forms

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