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TV Antenna Repair

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Can I Repair My Old TV Antenna? The owner of the aerial on the left tolerated poor reception for a number of years before deciding to do something about it! Some elements were bent, while others were broken off completely. Cable connections were corroded, and the cable itself had deteriorated, and the booster needed replacing […]

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Stay Tuned For The Retune

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Are You Ready For The Retune? In the final move from analogue to digital television, some channels will be changing frequencies in a “digital tv retune” over the coming months. The reason for the move is to create more space on the spectrum for new services. There may be some disruption to services in the […]

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Should I Buy A Digital TV Antenna Or Fix The Old One

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Usually, my response to this question would be that if the old antenna is working, keep it, but the one on the left was so far gone that it just wasn’t worth it. It had been installed as a DIY job by a previous owner, the cables had deteriorated and all the connections were corroded […]

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Do I Need A Digital TV Aerial?

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Many television aerials that were working well before the transition to digital television should be able to receive signal using the new system. However, If you are having problems with your TV reception, the causes could range from faulty cables and poor connections to a storm damaged antenna. Rather than rushing out and buying a […]

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Buying A New TV Antenna

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Whether you are in the market to buy a television aerial for a new home or commercial premises, the best advice that I can give is to walk around the neighbourhood and see what everyone else is using. Take note of tall buildings, trees and hills in the area, as well as the height of […]

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