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A good Aerial?

NeilJWD

Standard Member
Apologies if I'm asking in the wrong place/been answered elsewhere,
But unable to see after a 5 minute search.

Anyhoo I have patchy signal, have to move my aerial depending on if I want BBC or ITV on my freeview, a £20ish areial from Tesco's.

Is there any recommended or aerial held in high esteem you guys could recommend?:lease:
 

grahamlthompson

In memoriam
It depends on what transmitter you get signals from and what sort of field strength you have (influenced by distance and whether you have line of sight to the transmitter). If you have a meduim to good signal a log40 periodic is the nearest thing to a universal aerial there is.

More reading

ATV`s Choice Of Aerials for digital TV

Estimate of signal strength enter your postcode here (also recommends aerial type)

UK digital TV reception predictor
 

grahamlthompson

In memoriam
Oh dear I din't mean the roof aerial, I meant jsut a free standing one.
Sorry for the confusion.

Unless you live really close to the transmitter and have a window that does not have modern double glazing in the transmitter direction then any indoor aerial is likely to be unsatisfactory for dtt.
 

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