A satellite locator system used with a motor home has a parabolic reflector antenna dish, feedhorn and signal converter mounted on a turntable supporting electronic controls and elevation and azimuth motors operable to rotate the turntable and change the elevation of the dish to locate and target a satellite. A plastic dome mounted on a base plate attached to the roof of the motor home encloses the dish, feedhorn, signal converter, turntable, electronic controls, and elevation and azimuth motors. The dome has an inner semi-hemispherical surface located close to the signal converter to improve the signal strength. A remote console wired to the electronic controls is operable to initiate the satellite search and monitor the status of the satellite search.

Title
Satellite locator system
Application Number
10/395871
Publication Number
20030214449
Application Date
March 24, 2003
Publication Date
November 20, 2003
Inventor
Lael D King
St Louis Park
MN, US
Agent
Patterson Thuente Skaar & Christensen PA
MN, US
Agent
Brad Pedersen
MN, US
Assignee
King Controls
IPC
H01Q 03/00
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