Updated December 08, 2018 by Daniel Imperiale

The 10 Best Satellite Finders

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Best High-End
Best Mid-Range
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We spent 28 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top options for this wiki. Whether you need to readjust a system you have installed for your home or you're an RV-er looking for the strongest feed at your current parking spot, the satellite meters on our list will make your job much easier. There are models that excel at detecting FTA signals as well as streams from DirecTV and Dish Network, and we've ranked them here by their features, ease of use, and reliability. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best satellite finder on Amazon.

10. Skywalker Signature Series

9. Sat-Tech Signal Level Meter

7. Pink Lizard SF-95DR Digital

4. Kangput KPT-255H+TVI

2. AMDMY Free Sat FTA V8

1. Birdog Ultra Signal Locator

Editor's Notes

December 05, 2018: Satlink seems to be one of the most consistent companies in the category, putting out really nice units with plenty of features. The Birdog ultra proved to be an especially smart option, though, even despite its lack of a screen for real time feedback.


Daniel Imperiale
Last updated on December 08, 2018 by Daniel Imperiale

Daniel Imperiale holds a bachelor’s degree in writing, and proudly fled his graduate program in poetry to pursue a quiet life at a remote Alaskan fishery. After returning to the contiguous states, he took up a position as an editor and photographer of the prestigious geek culture magazine “Unwinnable” before turning his attention to the field of health and wellness. In recent years, he has worked extensively in film and music production, making him something of a know-it-all when it comes to camera equipment, musical instruments, recording devices, and other audio-visual hardware. Daniel’s recent obsessions include horology (making him a pro when it comes to all things timekeeping) and Uranium mining and enrichment (which hasn’t proven useful just yet).


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