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Posted: 09/02/19 12:35pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

What program is best for us to download to find the Direct TV satellites. We just downsized into a small class c from a Class A that had the Winegard on the roof. We just purchased the Slimline Mobile Satellite on a tripod and need to know what is the best program to use

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The Directv receiver works just fine, unless you're in trees and need to shoot between branches, then SatelliteAR works.

The beeps have been back for some time now and that helps.

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Posted: 09/02/19 03:47pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I like Dish Pointer (pro) by augmented reality. There are others that work nearly as well and others will get you that info. I am not a fan of the Winegard app.


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There are many. I like the Winegard TV-Finder. yup Winegard the RV TV specialists have an app.


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Bill.Satellite wrote:

I like Dish Pointer (pro) by augmented reality. There are others that work nearly as well and others will get you that info. I am not a fan of the Winegard app.



That was a great app. I purchased it @ 2009 or 2010 for $20. Shortly thereafter it became abandonware for a good period, at least 5 years. It was only recently that another entity picked it up and is now apparently supporting it. They will not honor the keys of any previous purchasers of the original developers app, so if your key was locked, say you picked up a new phone, you're dead in the water.

Screw em, Its a principal thing. A great app but not great enough to pay for it twice. Plenty of other free ones that work just as well.

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Thanks everyone. Will check them all out

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Bert Ackerman wrote:

Bill.Satellite wrote:

I like Dish Pointer (pro) by augmented reality. There are others that work nearly as well and others will get you that info. I am not a fan of the Winegard app.



That was a great app. I purchased it @ 2009 or 2010 for $20. Shortly thereafter it became abandonware for a good period, at least 5 years. It was only recently that another entity picked it up and is now apparently supporting it. They will not honor the keys of any previous purchasers of the original developers app, so if your key was locked, say you picked up a new phone, you're dead in the water.

Screw em, Its a principal thing. A great app but not great enough to pay for it twice. Plenty of other free ones that work just as well.


Deinstall License before you get your new phone. Then use your license # on the new phone. If your phone dies before you can deinstall the license you are done unless the new support team reauthorizes it as above.


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I've reinstalled the Dish Pointer app on several phones over the past few years with no license problems. That said, I do prefer the free Winegard AR app now...


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I use Satfinder quick align by gulfapps.


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