Our Frequently Asked Questions that are commonly asked by customers

How long should I expect an aerial installation to last?
15-20 years

Can I have a plug in aerial socket fitted?
Yes you can ask for this at installation

Can I run more than one satellite receiver off my dish?
Yes if you have the correct LNB on the dish – if not this can be fitted

Can I run more than one TV from my aerial?

We have a blog on exactly that. How Many TVs Can One Aerial Run?

My satellite TV picture is breaking up?
Dish may need realignment– check no high trees are in the way

Can I use my TV aerial for Freesat?
No an aerial can only pick up Freeview a dish is needed for Freesat

Will old aerial work with digital TV?
Sometimes, if the signal is strong in your area

Can I use an old satellite dish as an antenna?
No a dish cannot be used as an aerial- only for satellite, a receiver will be required or a TV with Freesat built in

How do I choose a good satellite dish?
You don’t really choose it the engineer does

How do I test my TV aerial signal strength?
Some TVs have an option to test the signal but they’re not very accurate- the engineer will test it on a meter before he starts