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Tuesday 22 July 2014 7:51AM

Mike Tasker : In addition to that said, although in the interests of accuracy knowledge of the area you reside in (post code or one from nearby, e.g: Post office / shop) would have been of assistance, however, on having carried out a few rooftop checks in various locations around Enderby the majority of aerials were seen to be facing in a North Easterly direction towards the Waltham transmitter.

Friday 25 July 2014 10:30PM

Hi guys
Well here is the latest, if you have read my previous posts, many thanks for the replies. Aerial guy came round and assessed one of the aerials as he cannot get to the other one without going on the roof. He came back today when I wasn't here and told my husband that we need a digital aerial in the roof space and need to change all the co-axial cables to go to the new aerial. This would mean taking the carpets, sound proofing underlay and floorboards up all over the house to change the cable. This is obviously a huge task to undertake as we have six televisions. Whilst he was here he did a test holding an aerial outside the front door and said the signal was alright, hence the reason he checked the aerial. He also said that the boosters may be too strong! The tv,s have all worked find for the last 3 years so I really don't understand the problem. Previous experts have mentioned about the digital aerial not being required. Should I get a second opinion. (Not easy where we live though).
All ideas much appreciated to quickly solve my problem.

Friday 25 July 2014 11:30PM

michele: If the aerial person has indeed said that you need a "digital aerial", then I am afraid that this statement does not inspire confidence in this persons ability to properly diagnose the reason for your problem, simply because there is no such thing as a "digital" aerial, as aerials do not, and cannot ,differentiate between the different type of signals they might receive.

Unfortunately that mentioned in the 3rd paragraph of my reply on the 19th July @ 05.31pm is the only way you are going to find out what is causing your problem, that is other than having a new aerial installed complete with outlets in each of the six rooms.

Friday 25 July 2014 11:53PM

michele : Just out of curiosity, when you said that the aerial person conducted a test by holding the aerial outside the front door and saying that the signal was OK, was the test aerial connected into a signal meter? or was it a TV?

Alan Twigg
Saturday 26 July 2014 4:41AM

When will the children's channel POP be broadcast from the Fenton transmitter?

Mr L Pantlin
Sunday 27 July 2014 10:08PM Dunstable

For the last 3 weeks I have noted that all freeview hd channels 21 & 32 quality greatly reduce at weekends, to the point I can no longer watch them as they break up, My post code is LU5 5LB, the aerial is on the roof. pointing to sandy.
Last weekend channel 32 was better than 21 slightly and could be watched, this weekend could not.
have 2 panasonic recorders both read the same. from same aerial but different splitter out puts, The strength seams the same, its the quality that goes down.
channel 21 week days 7/10, weekend 2/10.
Channel 32 week days 7/10, weekends 2-3/10
channel 27, 48,51,52 all 10/10 all the time, channel 24 10/10 week, goes down to 5-7 at weekends

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