Digital tv reception

  El Supremo 00:17 10 Oct 07

Hi, I didn't really know where else to post this so I thought I'd put it here...

I'm currently living in a student house in Swansea, South Wales. Since I've been here I've had terrible interference when trying to tune in my freeview box (tv). I'd put it down to there being a poor signal in the area, however, my room mate gets perfect reception when he runs the outdoor aerial to his freeview box. It is also worth noting that I too once had good reception using a £4.99 aerial.

Oh and btw, I live in a terraced house with thick walls.

Is there anyway can I remedy my problem? Would a booster work? Are there any great indoor aerials around?

Many thanks for your help.

  Stuartli 16:33 10 Oct 07


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Also strongly recommended by a well known consumer magazine only this month...:-)

  BT 08:26 11 Oct 07

Can't you put a splitter in the Outdoor aerial and share the signal, with a small amplifier to boost the signal if necessary.

  Stuartli 09:59 11 Oct 07

The room mate might not be too happy to lose around half his aerial's signal strength..:-)

  FungusBoggieman 17:50 11 Oct 07

cant see why your having trouble getting a strong signal I live in a valley on the n devon coast about 3 miles inland i cannot get a signal from my local transmitter at huntshaw cross 20 miles away so I am getting a strong signal from the Wenvoe from me transmitter in south wales 0ver 40 miles
with this arial

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and this set top box
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  BT 07:33 12 Oct 07

That's why I suggested an amplifier, if necessary.

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