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Freeview reception - all about aerials | Installing
Saturday 17 September 2011 8:44PM


I looked into my accounts today and after seeing the £50pm I'm paying for virgin thought it was time to return to freeview!
I live in Portsmouth and my setup used to work fine, but now it says no or bad signal and comes back with a 20% signal strength at best. Even the analogue signal
isn't anywhere near crystal, which isn't a great start. Looking at this article my aerial is a class 2 high gain
which I've attempted to line up with Rowridge. Elements forward facing vertically with the reflector
on the rear edge. This was is the loft working ok and I've pointed out the windows in the loft with no improvement. I was going to mount it on the roof but it's
not looking worth it at the moment. The set top box is a Humax Fox F2 which I got in 2005. All was ok a couple years back but now absolutely nothing.
I've had the aerial out and redone the contacts, added a (old) booster but still no go. Any help much appreciated?
I'm trying to reduce costs but stuck with my virgin for the mo.



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