this did the rounds on various satellite sites...

a german chappie living inbrazil made a 8 meter dish so he could get some german tv from european satellites!

http://www.youtube.com/v/Q0JFP7NFx3s
http://www.youtube.com/v/MCBxYDBsVPw

best bit is when he made a swimming pool from the mold he used to cast the dish!!!!