The installation and alignment of an antenna or satellite dish involves a bit more than physically placing the device in such a manner that it receive the signal from the designated source. There are many fine adjustments that have to be done in order to achieve the best orientation and thus have the optimal quality onto your television set.
There are a few software solutions tailored just for such tasks and one of them goes by the name of Prog Finder. Easy to put in and use, the application offers a good array of options that will help you succeed in setting up correctly the satellite dish and acquire signal from all supported sources.
The friendly interface hosts all the functions and offers a graphical overview of the level and quality, as well as of the current status of the signal received through the connected device. There are several tabs inside the main window which will assist you in configuring all the necessary settings.
There is a built-in angle calculator you can use for finding out the elevation and azimuth for the dish, based on the input parameters you choose. By picking the country and city you are in, the latitude and longitude are automatically provided, while the best satellite for that area is selected also.
The transponder options can be adjusted with ease and you have the possibility of configuring the low-noise block downconverter (LNB), if such a device is part of the equipment you are about to set up. The automatic scan can be triggered with a single mouse click and you will get a list with all the names and providers in a matter of moments.
To conclude, Prog Finder puts up a very good performance and proves that it can be of great help for anyone trying to find the fastest way of properly adjusting the position of the terrestrial antenna or satellite dish.