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Topic # 25038 10-Aug-2008 10:17
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I am using an external UHF antenna ostensibly pointed towards Kaukau. gbpvr scan gets about 70 strength on most channels. But using a HVR900H when I view the recordings I take, every now and then I get severe pixellation across the entire image and sometimes (albeit rare) a burst of audio static in the audio stream.  I do plan to try a Nova 500 T HD instead but am wondering how are others are faring reception wise

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  Reply # 155564 10-Aug-2008 10:29
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We don't watch TV much these days but we had a few hours this week due to the weather. I am using just the small antenna that was bundled with my USB receiver and have had no problems with reception...




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  Reply # 155567 10-Aug-2008 10:43
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Down here in the hutt, my dvb-t reception seems pretty good.  I havent seen any pixelation or that burst of static...




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  Reply # 155582 10-Aug-2008 11:48
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davidcole: Down here in the hutt, my dvb-t reception seems pretty good.  I havent seen any pixelation or that burst of static...


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  Reply # 155717 10-Aug-2008 21:50
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Has anyone around Hataitai (Wellington) managed to get a descent signal?  My analog VHF reception is not that great at the moment. I am not sure if the cause is the aerial, cable or just location. Which UHF antenna would be best?

I would like to know before I splash out on a new UHF antenna and HD box.

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  Reply # 155772 11-Aug-2008 07:51
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  I did 2 installs last week in Hataitai for DVB-T,making 4 in total...all ok

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