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Does anyone have information on receiving an AFN signal in Philippines? I have a decoder but not sure about what size satellite dish to get.

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The best place to possibly get information is to contact the VFW Post In Angeles City.
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Does anyone have information on receiving an AFN signal in Philippines? I have a decoder but not sure about what size satellite dish to get.
Are you active duty military and DoD civilians assigned/deployed overseas, military retirees living overseas, and family members accompanying these personnel overseas?

If yes, I can PM you how to set it up set it up but you will need to prove to AFN through an ID/Authentication process who you are before they will activate the decoder to receive AFN.

The dish and LNB can be bought from CIGNAL or any other Satellite company in the PI. It's compatible to receive AFN.

AFN switched to Digital several months ago and the old Analog decoders no longer operate. They are basically paper weights.

The only Decoders that will operate are the new AFN7500HD or the CISCO D9865.

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Are you active duty military and DoD civilians assigned/deployed overseas, military retirees living overseas, and family members accompanying these personnel overseas?

If yes, I can PM you how to set it up set it up but you will need to prove to AFN through an ID/Authentication process who you are before they will activate the decoder to receive AFN.

The dish and LNB can be bought from CIGNAL or any other Satellite company in the PI. It's compatible to receive AFN.

AFN switched to Digital several months ago and the old Analog decoders no longer operate. They are basically paper weights.

The only Decoders that will operate are the new AFN7500HD or the CISCO D9865.
First of all, thank you for the quick reply. Yes I do have a registered decoder, the new AFN7500HD. My concern is what size and type of dish and LNB is best for my location (Pangasinan) to get the best reception during the rainy season (C Band or KU Band). And, will I also be able to pick up other free digital channels in addition to the AFN channels.

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First of all, thank you for the quick reply. Yes I do have a registered decoder, the new AFN7500HD. My concern is what size and type of dish and LNB is best for my location (Pangasinan) to get the best reception during the rainy season (C Band or KU Band). And, will I also be able to pick up other free digital channels in addition to the AFN channels.

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First of all, thank you for the quick reply. Yes I do have a registered decoder, the new AFN7500HD. My concern is what size and type of dish and LNB is best for my location (Pangasinan) to get the best reception during the rainy season (C Band or KU Band). And, will I also be able to pick up other free digital channels in addition to the AFN channels.
These are the "only" HD Channels you will receive plus many radio stations. Set your time zone upper right.
myAFN - Schedule

Dish Size: 60 centimeters up to 1.5 meters. I bought a dish and LNB (Ku-Band) from CIGNAL for 2,500 pesos. Find your closest Sat dealer and they will sell you the dish and install it for you.

Dish Installation: Open DishPointer - Align your satellite dish

Enter your address, put the green dot on top of your house or exact location where the dish will be installed. Select The Satellite 113.1E KOREASAT 5A

Look at the bottom of the page and you will see all the data in a large gray box needed to install the dish correctly. Ensure you set the LNB Skew correctly.

Decoder Set Up: http://media.myafn.dodmedia.osd.mil/...gs_(final).pdf

Decoder Activation: Lower right on this site. Expect to submit your ID/Authentication process annually otherwise they deactivate the decoder. myAFN Home

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Thank you Joe... This is exactly what I needed... I will follow your advice and contact a local Sat dealer to have them do the entire installation. The myAFN - Schedule has all that I would need for viewing. And the set-up instructions seem easy enough to follow in the event I am forced to do it myself. Thanks again and have a Blessed day.

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I bought the largest Cignal Dish they offered and within 30 minutes I installed it and it works great. Total cost of complete dish package was p1500.

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I bought the largest Cignal Dish they offered and within 30 minutes I installed it and it works great. Total cost of complete dish package was p1500.
Hi Fordtech. Was your total cost for the dish only, or for a subscription for dish services also?

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Hi Fordtech. Was your total cost for the dish only, or for a subscription for dish services also?
No cost of the complete dish only. The service is free for ex US military.

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