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Monday 10 May 2021
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Need an Antenna Installed?

Need an Antenna Installed?

Although Australians have had access to digital TV for years now, the cancellation of the analogue signal and subsequent disarray of thousands of Aussie antennas and TV sets has meant that, over the past few years, Australians need their antennas upgraded or re-installed. That’s a natural by-product of technological advancement, and with new technology comes new issues with reception and application. You’ve probably already noticed that your digital signal is affected differently by changes in the weather and the heat, with channels dropping in and out, or pictures and audio freezing on your screen without notice. Often, this problem can be remedied by a simple antenna upgrade or installation, in which case you should always go to a professional.

Professional Antenna Installation

We’ve had televisions and antennas in our homes for decades, but many Australians lack the necessary technological expertise to start meddling with rooftop antennas. Antennas host an electrical signal as well as the radio signals broadcast from TV stations, and can give you a nasty shock if you aren’t careful. Since most antennas are on the roofs of Australian homes, particularly in Sydney where reception on ground level is affected by low-rise colonial properties, such a shock could trigger a fall. Compromising or risking your health in pursuit of a stronger television signal simply isn’t worth it, and you aren’t guaranteed that you’ll do the best job of fixing or installing your antenna regardless. Your signal issues might be triggered by inclement weather, but the problem could be deeper in your antenna system, or a problem with the antenna itself. It’s always best to hire a trained, experienced professional to deal with your antenna installation in Sydney, as well as in the rest of the country.

Since the Digital Switch Over

Your home probably already has an antenna, but it might need a simple upgrade, or to be replaced entirely by one with better reception capability, in the age of digital television. When you’re looking at antenna installation companies, you should try to find yourself one that specialises in fault finding, the process of troubleshooting your television hardware and infrastructure in pursuit of any latent problems. With the benefit of years of experience and professional training, antenna installers often can diagnose problems with your antenna and TV system before they occur, saving you money in the long term and adopting a preventative approach to fixing your antenna.

If you’re experiencing signal loss or pixelation, you should give your local antenna installer a call so they can come and have a look at your setup. The underlying issue may surprise you or be something you wouldn’t have thought to look for. This is why the professional touch is so important whenever you’re looking at technological issues, even with items as ubiquitous as the humble television set. Bearing the switch over in mind, it’s best to work with digital reception specialists who helped Australians to prepare for the switch over several years ago. You will know you’re working with installers who have experience pertaining to the specific reception issues encountered in the age of digital television.

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