Frequently Asked Questions

Below is a list of common questions with shorts answers and also links to articles with lengthy answers


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Why is my TV picture Freezing?

The reasons why you get picture Freeze is due to a few common problems with digital signals in general. Digital signals are more affected than analogue signals by poor carrier to noise and impulse noise.. For a more detailed explanation, click here.

Which is best, a Loft Aerial or a Roof Aerial?

There are a number of pros and cons to both internally and externally fitted aerials. Read about them here More info

What’s the Best TV Transmitter for My Area?

When fitting your own aerial it is important to know which transmitter is best for you. Read about it here

What are the benefits of using a local aerial installer?

Wondering whether to fit your own aerial or not. Well before ding so its worth finding out what the benefits are to using a local aerial man. Take a look 

Is It Possible to Utilise a TV Aerial for Capturing Signal from an FM/DAB Radio?

If you enjoy listing to the radio, you may be interested to know how to use your TV aerial to connect to the radio. Read about it here

How Many Years Should a TV Aerial Last?

Most TV Aerials are placed outside the home and are exposed to all kinds of weather, it is normal for them to get damaged in time. So, what’s the average lifespan of a TV aerial? Find out here.

How to Fix TV Aerial Faults?

Many factors can lead to the malfunctioning of a TV aerial. Thus, if you notice that your TV is not working, you’re probably dealing with an aerial problem, rather than having your TV broken downl. Find out here.

Can you Watch Freeview without an Aerial?

​In short, the answer is yes. You can watch Freeview play using either a smart TV, a set top box or by using an app from off a mobile device. Read this article about it.

What is A TV/SAT Attenuator and Do You Really Need One?

So, what is an attenuator & what is it used for? Find out here.

Why do Satellite Dishes Point Toward the South?

So, no matter what kind of TV services you want to enjoy, if you live in the northern hemisphere, you will have to make your satellite dish point toward the south. Find out why that is here.

Can you get electrocuted off a coax cable?

Considering that electrical power runs through this cable, many think that it’s risky to try cutting this cable. But, is it really the case? Learn more.

Is a Loft a Suitable Location for a Satellite Dish?

In order for a satellite dish to receive a good enough signal to use, it must have an unobscured line of sight. That means it cannot have anything in the way of the signal, such as buildings, trees and even branches with block a signal. To learn why click here.

How Long Will a Satellite Dish Last?

Which satellite dishes are more resilient than others? And how to make sure you’re getting the right kind of satellite dish? Read more.

Are There Any Differences between Zone 1 and Zone 2 Satellite Dishes?

What are the differences between zone 1 and zone 2 satellite dishes? Find out here.

Will an old Analogue Aerial work with Freeview?

in areas where the signal strength isn’t that good and quality is limited, an analogue aerial would prove less effective in receiving the new signal being transmitted. Why? Learn more here.

How often should TV Aerials be replaced?

Depending on the type of aerial and where it is located, an aerial can last upwards of 20 years plus. But, there’s more to it than that, read this article for more insight into the subject.

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