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DDF Exclusive: Make an Aluminium C-band dish antenna in less than Rs600 Part 1
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Make an Aluminium C-band dish antenna in less than Rs600 and enjoy more than 180 free channels with no monthly charges Joy

Materials needed: Aluminium strips of sufficient thickness (to withstand wind pressure), aluminium mesh / sheet, screws, nuts-bolts

Tools needed: Pliers, Lock Planar, Hack saw, Drill machine, drill bits, screw driver, spirit-level, pen, paper, newspaper.

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Procedure:

Plot this curve as per formula given below on a big newspaper.

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Get the straight thick Aluminium strips of required length:

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Bend the strips as shown below:

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Finished Rib will look like this:

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Make the edges even by using a hand planar:

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Cut off extra portion of rib if any:

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Go on making the ribs:

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More the number of ribs, more well-defined and strong is the shape:

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Next part: Drilling screw holes in the ribs, assembling the dish, making LNBF arm and floor/wall stand.
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#2
Awesome Topic....very interesting and helpful for newbies !
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  • Vinay (10-05-2012 08:34 PM)
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Thanks IsThatMe bro for +rep. Yes some images are not loading as they are referred from my Facebook profile. Will copy to image sharing site soon.
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  • iS THAT ME (10-05-2012 08:35 PM)
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waiting for other part 2 vinay brother
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IsThatME , I watermarked and moved the images from my Facebook to Imgur. You can see them now Smile
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  • iS THAT ME (10-05-2012 09:00 PM)
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Yes bro...I can see them now !

Also, I see that you have got a sexy handwriting Wink

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  • Vinay (10-05-2012 09:04 PM)
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Nice Tutorial Okay ..it is 4 feet C band dish ? Question Waiting Next Part of The Post Love.
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  • Vinay (10-05-2012 09:51 PM)
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(10-05-2012, 09:44 PM)Vikram Wrote: Nice Tutorial Okay ..it is 4 feet C band dish ? Question Waiting Next Part of The Post Love.

Thanks Vikram bhai. Yes this is a 4 feet (120cm) dish antenna. Some members requested me to make a 120cm dish to get Insat4A channels. So this post is for them Smile

I am going to market tomorrow to buy Aluminium sheet to cover dish. Will post testing and signal screen in this thread.
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Good tutorial.. waiting for next part... Smile
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  • Vinay (10-05-2012 09:56 PM)
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Vinay bhau your handwriting is same as mine... Love

Again excellent job.... Excited Excited Excited
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