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#55317 29-Dec-2009 21:13
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I'm new to the Kapiti area and to TC cable. Having moved into a rental property I connected my Freeview satellite decoder up to what looked like the cable for the Sky dish that I can see on the roof. When it didn't work I checked out two other F-connectors (also unlabelled, of course) on an adjacent wallplate. Nothing works. Now, having realised that one of them could well be a TC cable, I'm not sure if the decoder has been fried or whether the lack of signal is due to other causes. Does anyone know if load or voltage on TC or a regular VHF antenna could damage a sat. decoder?

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  #285934 29-Dec-2009 21:38
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It's highly unlikely.

The TCL cable will potentially be disconnected at tap on the side of the house or pole is there is no service anyway so probably don't be connected.



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  #285939 29-Dec-2009 22:12
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We do have TCL cable in use for phone & internet (at a different location in the house)

 
 
 
 




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  #286050 30-Dec-2009 13:08
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Problem solved. Cable had been chopped off in the roof space.

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