Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 
1960 posts

Uber Geek


  #2517795 6-Jul-2020 08:51
Send private message quote this post

danepak:
sqishy:

 

You can get a better and longer aerial that gets more gain, may need to be mounted higher, depends what roof you have as well or it could just be the cable from the aerial to the main splitter box.

 


The antenna is installed inside the roof, not on top of it.
I don’t think it’s easy to access it.

 

 

 

What sort of antenna is it? Is it UHF or an old analogue one. Does it have RG6 cabling?

 

What sort of booster was installed and where?

 

If it's not a masthead amp installed at the antenna then it's amplifying all the noise and interference as well as the signal.

 

There are so many different things that could cause the problem.

 

The only real solution is a suitable external antenna above the roofline.


7665 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Subscriber

  #2517864 6-Jul-2020 10:38
Send private message quote this post

Bit concening that you say you are in poor reception area yet have an in roof antenna. In roof antennas are great, but you need to meet the basic criteria, ie suitable roof material, good reception area with heaps of excess C/N, if those two are not met then you have the wrong solution and on a hiding to no where. And to fix the problem by putting a booster on is a bit odd.

 

Cyril


1 | 2 
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic




News »

Freeview On Demand app launches on Sony Android TVs
Posted 6-Aug-2020 13:35


UFB hits more than one million connections
Posted 6-Aug-2020 09:42


D-Link A/NZ extends COVR Wi-Fi EasyMesh System series with new three-pack
Posted 4-Aug-2020 15:01


New Zealand software Rfider tracks coffee from Colombia all the way to New Zealand businesses
Posted 3-Aug-2020 10:35


Logitech G launches Pro X Wireless gaming headset
Posted 3-Aug-2020 10:21


Sony Alpha 7S III provides supreme imaging performance
Posted 3-Aug-2020 10:11


Sony introduces first CFexpress Type A memory card
Posted 3-Aug-2020 10:05


Marsello acquires Goody consolidating online and in-store marketing position
Posted 30-Jul-2020 16:26


Fonterra first major customer for Microsoft's New Zealand datacentre
Posted 30-Jul-2020 08:07


Everything we learnt at the IBM Cloud Forum 2020
Posted 29-Jul-2020 14:45


Dropbox launches native HelloSign workflow and data residency in Australia
Posted 29-Jul-2020 12:48


Spark launches 5G in Palmerston North
Posted 29-Jul-2020 09:50


Lenovo brings speed and smarter features to new 5G mobile gaming phone
Posted 28-Jul-2020 22:00


Withings raises $60 million to enable bridge between patients and healthcare
Posted 28-Jul-2020 21:51


QNAP integrates Catalyst Cloud Object Storage into Hybrid Backup solution
Posted 28-Jul-2020 21:40



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.