- Feb 4, 2016
Happy One Year Anniversary of the TWO WEEK lockdown to flatten the curve
Just FYI, this capability isn't available from Starlink initially. As they are rolling it out, you're being assigned to a "cell" aka group of satellites for your particular location. They will eventually be releasing a portable service for campers and even an in-motion one but it isn't available yet. I got all excited because I saw the dish was on a tripod that you could fold up but after research discovered this will come later. I'm super excited.You can roll the rv/camper to a new location and roll the cable out and set up the dish to establish a new signal.
At least you have cable internet! I got that old and useless DSL which is all the option available to me.PS, I'm considering the same thing Ed as my cable internet service here is horrible!
Don,Is your air filter a canister? That's the easy part.
First upgrade I did was get rid of the quartz halogen lights. Replaced everything in the coach with LED. Cut down on the electricity use, but the real plus was getting rid of the heat! Made the ACs way more efficient. You can hang meat in there now!
I had to replace the tuner/amplifier first as the original was circa 2006, no HDMI. Got rid of the broken DVD player/burner. Got rid of the VHS. Replaced with a Blu-Ray. This all started as the original flat screen was also circa 2006, but it had HDMI. It also stopped working. Anyway, replaced all the home theater stuff.
I don't have a satellite. The original hadn't worked before we bought it and we never used it.
Best of luck Chris, enjoy making it your own!
Sorry to P2P for posting the same info. Their post was right under an ad in the boards so I didn't see it.Thanks to Arc and PtP for sharing that the Starlink service is not mobile yet.
I saw a news article that Starlink put in a request to FCC, or whatever alphabet soup agency, for mobile antennas for RV and boat applications.With the starlink stuff i read it was stay in place only. But one of the pop up people got it anyway, if he updates with results ill let you know. They say it works well and is fast, but if its limited to an area will not be worth it for me.
One point of clarification after reading the link and reviewing some recent YT videos. These filings seem to apply to when people want Starlink internet while in motion. Flying in a plane, sailing on a boat, driving down the road in your Tesla or rv.I saw a news article that Starlink put in a request to FCC, or whatever alphabet soup agency, for mobile antennas for RV and boat applications.
Sounds like mobile Starlink is coming, just not tomorrow.
Edit: found the story again https://rvmiles.com/spacex-seeks-government-approval-for-starlink-internet-on-rv-aircraft-and-boats/
Ah, so we're not waiting for that stuff to happen. We're waiting for the constellation to get set up and the Starlink infrastructure to establish before they'd allow it to be mobile.One point of clarification after reading the link and reviewing some recent YT videos. These filings seem to apply to when people want Starlink internet while in motion. Flying in a plane, sailing on a boat, driving down the road in your Tesla or rv.
That takes some more sophisticated motion gear for the dish similar to what we saw with satellite tv. But the link says the basic 18inch dish will be the same even in those circumstances. What we/I want is fixed service that is not tied to only one single address. Set it up while camping in Gulf Shores, check. Move on and set it up while camping at Fort Wilderness, check. Move on and set it up while camping in the Keys, check (assuming clear view of the sky in all these cases, of course).