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Build Your Own Free-to-Air (FTA) Satellite TV System by Dennis C. Brewer

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CHAPTER 2Tools and Equipment

First of all, do not let this chapter on tools and equipment frighten you away from buying and installing a simple or a first FTA system in your home, cottage, apartment, or RV. For a simple system, everything you might need can be found “off the shelf,” and the most important tool you will need is simply some measure of determination to plan the project and get it done.

This chapter is for those of you who want to do it all—to go beyond the simple, build more than one, or build one for mom or a special friend as well as your own. Or perhaps you think building FTA systems might make a good “moonlighting” job to make a few extra dollars on weekends. But even if you are putting together the simplest system, you will ...

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