Installing the right TV aerial

The problem with selecting a new TV aerial is that it can be difficult to determine if you need one.

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There may be features in local areas that can affect TV reception. It’s important to choose a local firm that can recommend the right type of aerial for you such as TV Aerials Swansea company One Vision Ltd as they will be aware of any potential issues in the local area that may require a certain type of aerial to be used or for it to be placed in a particular location in order to get the best reception.

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People recommend what is called a “wideband TV aerial”, which has different spacing antennae. Wideband aerials can receive a greater range of signals than ordinary aerials (called “grouped” aerials). Although a wideband aerial might seem like an unnecessary expense for some households, they will still receive excellent reception from the ordinary aerial.

Because 4G masts can transmit signals, your installer should be aware of these locations. These could also affect TV reception. Every time a new generation of mobile phones launches, certain frequencies are sold to carry the mobile phone signals. This can often impact the reception of TV in an area. Your installer must be aware of any future developments that could affect TV reception in your area. They must also know where transmitters are located, the strength and direction of the signal being sent and how it is going.

If necessary, a competent installer can run a signal test to determine the strength of the signal.