It is crucial that the post be perfectly plumb, or it is a major pain to align things, also, there should be no movment - it needs to be rigid. The current disk is trying to view 5-satellites, and exact, fixed pointing is required. Other than that, you may have a bunch of RG6 cables running to it. If you have a good way to get them where they need to go, it should work. If you have the DVR, it needs two RG6 cables by itself, one for each internal receiver.