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Les Nicol
Friday 4 February 2011 10:16AM

Brian - Have the photo you requested - How do I upload this to you?

Les Nicol
Friday 4 February 2011 10:19AM

Brian - will send send this as an attachment on my profile.



Briantist
Friday 4 February 2011 11:30AM

Here it is...



Highly amusing.

Briantist
Friday 4 February 2011 11:57AM

Les Nicol: I can see what everyone meant.

Mark Aberfan Aerials
Thursday 17 February 2011 12:52PM

Hi Brian,

Ive just sent you a picture via mms they sent me another flyer today with slightly different artwork .

Mark Aberfan Aerials

Briantist
Thursday 17 February 2011 1:42PM

Mark Aberfan Aerials: Thanks. Here it is..



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Gordon
Monday 28 February 2011 1:44PM

If one takes a closerlook then I would have to say that in defence of the outfit in the advert / flier (showing the chimney install) then more than likely the standard wall bracket shown could well be part of a previous install and only the aerial is new. The downlead cabling certainly is original as it it buried in the render applied to the chimney (as is the bracket).

ABSatellite and Aerial Installation
Monday 1 October 2012 7:36AM

Donny: I would love that job!! Something tells me you wouldn't be able to free climb in the UK!!
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Dave Lindsay
Wednesday 27 November 2013 2:21PM

Guidance on the planning regulations are here:

<img src="data:image/png;base64,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" class="xico" style="vertical-align:text-bottom" alt="www.planningportal.gov.uk link icon" link iconPlanning Portal - Satellite,TV and Radio Antenna

Permission is not required for an antenna that is not more than 100cm in any linear dimension.

Looking at the dimensions of aerials sold by ATV, only the grid antenna doesn't need permission:

<img src="data:image/png;base64,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" class="xico" style="vertical-align:text-bottom" alt="www.aerialsandtv.com link icon" link iconATV`s Choice Of Aerials for digital TV

Is it the case that in practice most installations require permission but most people don't bother seeking it?

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