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Got new receiver - need indoor fm booster/aerial

Discussion in 'AV Receivers & Amplifiers' started by Shepski, Oct 20, 2003.

  1. Shepski

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    Got my nice shiney pioneer 812 receiver but having problems with the fm reception. my old receiver worked ok using a box that converts tv signal to fm but this receiver doesnt like it.

    Can anyone recommend an aerial kit or booster that I can use inside (no way can i go for an external aerial). Would preferably like one that I can hide away in the tv unit or sit behind it, dont want it on show.
     
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    Do you have sky or cable - I listen to the radio via my sky box
     
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    i have sky but it dont have my local radio stations :(
     
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    Russ Andrews sells for (£20 I think) the best amplifier I have seen, it actually amplifies the signal and not just the noise like most of these amplifiers. buyer beware on the others.
     
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    ?? who is this then? do they have a website or are they a forum user?
     
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    cant see anything on their that resembles what you described for a reasonable price.
     
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    ring them, it is a new line
     
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    £85!!! lummy!

    Think I will pass on an aerial if this is what I am expected to pay!!!
     
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    Only an idea....didnt really know what you wanted to pay.

    Active indoor antennae do tend to be more expensive than passive aerial arrays for obvious reasons,but you save massively on space and setup.

    The one I directed you to there is one of the best of it's kind...you may be able to find FM boosters on Maplin's website also.

    www.maplin.co.uk under sound and vision section
     
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    Russ sells an FM aerial booster for £20 though web / cat will not have caught up yet. He tested hundreds of these things just like me and has come to find one (unlike me!) that amplifies the signal as opposed to just the noise. It can be used with his new, rather nice, FM earial in a picture frame (also new).

    Trust me I am a doctor :)
     
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    LOL,Beekeeper.....and thanks for that info which may also be useful here.....I'd expect also better than most of the usual stuff.
     
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    Have you got cable or ever had cable installed by any chance?

    I had ntl tv installed a few years back had it for a month then sent it back, have used the FM feed from it though ever since. In my area it does feed a few local channels as well.
     

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