What is the best TV aerial for my area?
The best indoor TV aerials to buy in 2021
- 1byone Freeview TV aerial with stand: The best basic indoor TV aerial.
- August High Gain TV aerial: The best compact aerial for travel.
- SLx 27806R Pillar Indoor TV Aerial: A stylish option for strong signal areas.
How do I choose a TV aerial?
One of the best and most simple ways of determining what size aerial you’ll need is to look around your neighbourhood and see what other people are using. Look at what direction their aerials are pointing; if they’re all facing the same way, then you most likely live in an area that gets a pretty decent signal.
How can I improve my aerial signal strength?
Let’s crack on with how to improve your TV signal strength.
- Install Your Aerial Outside.
- Install The Aerial Higher Up.
- Install A Higher Gain TV Aerial.
- Align Your TV Aerial For Peak Reception.
- Install A Masthead Amplifier.
- Remove Splitters – Install Distribution Amplifiers.
- Install Good Quality Coaxial Cable.
What is the best TV aerial to buy?
The nine best TV aerials you can buy in 2021
- RGTech Monarch.
- One For All SV9465 Loop.
- Philex SLx Gold 27769RG.
- 1byone indoor Freeview Portable TV Aerial.
- August DTA240.
- One For All SV9430 Curved Amplified Indoor TV Aerial.
- SLx Pro Flat Amplified Indoor Aerial.
- One for All SV9494.
What kind of TV aerial do I Need?
The perfect aerial, along with the slightly higher gain Yagi18K, for medium signal areas. In most cases (90% of installations ?) you can’t go far wrong with a Log36 or a Yagi 18K TV aerial, particularly if you need a T group / wideband aerial.
How big is a DM Log TV aerial?
Only available in wideband. The standard DM Log aerial is a 26 element but we also stock a shorter 18 element version, the DM18 Log. The latter is 12in shorter at only 2ft 6in long but has 1 to 2dB less gain than the standard DM Log.
What should I know before aligning my TV aerial?
There are a few things that you should be aware before you try to align a TV aerial. The most important is whether the aerial you are aligning is actually compatible with the transmitter you are aligning to. It goes without saying, that although you may pick up some form of signal from them.
Why are wideband TV aerials used on ATV?
As discussed on the relevant page wideband aerials are a design compromise in that they work right across the whole CH21 to CH68 UHF band but in order to do so they do not give as much gain (signal) as a grouped aerial.