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I have just sent this question to Glomex and the UK distributor for these aerials about an ongoing saga with reception on a boat and wonder if you have any ideas.

Just a quick follow-up on this, the signal breakup occurs only on the channels which use 64QAM all the 16QAM channels work fine, any ideas?

Regards

Mike Chandler



We have consistently had a problem with TV reception on a catamaran using first the v9125 and subsequently the V9112, in both cases we are using your aerial cable and the supplied line amplifier, we have tried different cable and amp and aerial location. Both units do not seem to be omnidirectional but vary between good signal to no signal when swinging at anchor and we have almost given up trying to remedy this but recently we installed a new TV which tested and works fine on a standard terrestrial aerial but when installed on the boat there are continual signal breakups on most channels except BBC although I have not done an extensive test. The new TV has a menu item that displays signal quality as well as strength and I have noted that where we have breakup the signal quality is low and variable although the signal strength is consistently high(90%+), currently the boat is in Gosport using I suspect the Rowridge transmitter the aerial is mounted on a mast about 6 metres above the waterline, I am reluctant to fix this unit to the masthead in an attempt to resolve this problem bearing in mind these problems. Varying the amplifier gives no change to the signal strength until about 2 circles from the stop when it cuts out with no signal and bypassing the amplifier seems to have no effect.

Please can you help with this, either Glomex or Marathon?

Regards

Mike Chandler


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