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Will an aerial booster improve my freeview reception?

Will an aerial booster improve my freeview reception?

Will an aerial booster improve my freeview reception?
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No, an amplifier won't normally help with a Freeview signal. Can I suggest the following:

1. If you can raise the aerial up by an extra metre or so;

2. Check the direction of the aerial and that the it is either "vertical" or "horizontal" as required.

3. Check that all the connectors and cables are in good condition, look especially for stray wires from the outer shielding on the cable being loose;



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Comments
Friday, 11 December 2015
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Alexandra Dunlea
11:28 AM

MikeP: Thanks for your help but all seems to be sorted now. I ended up buying another aerial (from B&M Bargains) that can be used indoors or outdoors. We currently have it installed inside & it is working fine and we now have lots of channels!!

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Alexandra Dunlea's 2 posts GB
Monday, 28 December 2015
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ben
1:46 PM

hi my set top box will not pick up bbc channels

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ben's 1 post GB
Tuesday, 29 November 2016
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Roy
7:10 PM

What has this AT 800 have to do with my BBC not working

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Roy's 1 post GB
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StevensOnln1
10:57 PM

Roy: AT800 is the organisation set up to provide free filters to resolve interference caused by mobile phone masts which have been upgraded to 4G using frequencies which were formally used for TV. If you have recently started getting interference on Freeview, give them a call and they'll check if there are any 4G masts likely to affect you and send out a free filter which plugs in to the cable coming from your TV aerial.

http://at800.tv

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StevensOnln1's 253 posts Silver Silver GB
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