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Topic # 95378 1-Jan-2012 21:13

I have just moved into a new house which has a Sky Dish on the roof from the previous tenants that I was hoping to connect to my TV which has a built in Freeview receiver. I was talking to someone at Dick Smith earlier today and they told me that I need a UHF aerial since my TV has Freeview built in, however I should be able to still get some channels that wouldnt be in HD?

In the lounge, there is a small box on the wall with one black coax cable connecting into it (which another black coax next to it which has been cut at some point), and a white coax also plugged in, which I have connected to my TV, but I can not pick up any channels?

Anything I can do to try and fix this or is a UHF aerial my only hope?


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  Reply # 563593 1-Jan-2012 21:17
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Your TV has a built in tuner for Freeview|HD which uses a UHF aerial and covers ~85% of the population. To pick up Freeview Satellite using a satellite dish you'll need to buy a Freeview satellite receiver.

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  Reply # 563596 1-Jan-2012 21:32

Great, thanks for your help :)

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