Articles tagged: direction

Tutorial: Starlink Alignment Tool

Starlink Gen 3 aiming

The Starlink Gen 3 Standard dish needs to be manually pointed in the right direction. It’s best to perform the alignment during the initial setup process. Proper alignment is crucial for getting the best performance out of a Starlink system. In this tutorial, I will explain what the Starlink alignment tool is, and walk you through how to use it to aim your dish. This guide is intended for users of the Gen 3 Standard dish. Manual alignment isn’t needed for older generations or other models. Which direction does Starlink point to? When you aim the dish, you are pointing …

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Starlink Dish Placement – Which Way Should It Face?

When most people think of satellite communications, they think of satellite TV such as Dish Network. We’ve all seen those popular satellite TV dishes mounted on roofs, usually facing south. If you’ve ever had one yourself, you know it has to be pointed in a very specific direction in order to function. If you are a potential Starlink satellite internet customer, you might be wondering about where you should place the dish, and which way it should point. The answer depends on where on Earth you live, and also which Starlink dish you have. In this article, I will cover …

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