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Topic # 24527 26-Jul-2008 16:18 Send private message

Can anyone recommend some companies who will come to my house (Auckland-South) and install a UHF aerial. ALready have the STB but no aerial and wanna get free to air HD.





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  Reply # 151613 26-Jul-2008 16:26 Send private message

brad_p: Can anyone recommend some companies who will come to my house and install a UHF aerial. ALready have the STB but no aerial and wanna get free to air HD.


Where exactly in NZ are you?



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  Reply # 151627 26-Jul-2008 17:08 Send private message

sbiddle: Where exactly in NZ are you?

 

Ahh yeah that might help. South Auckland






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  Reply # 151701 27-Jul-2008 00:23 Send private message

Don't mean to hijack the thread but just on this topic, how much would it cost to get an UHF aerial installed by a company, on average?





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  Reply # 151715 27-Jul-2008 08:14 Send private message

Depends on how complex the job is, but most of my recent UHF DTT antenna installs end up coming in around $150-$250. This includes antenna, mast, new cabling and testing with a DVB-T meter. Would be much less if current setup is ok and just an antenna is needed to be added to a current mast and cable setup, however If the cabling is readily replaced I recommed doing so with quad shield for DTT. That said I have had no issues on systems using exsisting Sky Sat approved duobond RG6.

Cyril



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  Reply # 151720 27-Jul-2008 09:54 Send private message

So cyril does that mean I can hire you to install an aerial? Laughing





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  Reply # 151722 27-Jul-2008 09:56 Send private message

If you live between Palmerston North and Wellington (inclusive) sure. I think there are plenty of installers in your area (south Auckland) yellow pages should help. Also try Paul 021 681371 or 09 5273848, [email protected], he covers Panmua, Mt Wellington, Remuera, East Auck

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  Reply # 151723 27-Jul-2008 10:01 Send private message

Thanks for that! Laughing





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