Poor signal on my TV

15 Sep 2010
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United Kingdom
Hi, I live in a moderate to good signal area and so brought a high gain aerial and put it in the loft. I set up the signal with a small TV and got a 100% picture and signal on the TV signal input test. That was just under a week ago.
It was a prefect signal to start with however over a few days the picture started breaking down a line in middle of screen and pixels frozen this was on itv, channel 4 and 5 but the bbc was fine however now bbc 1 and 2 are also playing up! so any ideas please what is it too strong a signal too weak a signal what can I do to resolve
Many thanks Tully.
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Start off by checking the aerial. Has the bracket allowed the aerial to sag or move? Try the small TV in the loft again. You're looking for 90-100 Quality and 60-80% strength. Report back with the findings.
Lucid, I went up in the loft, no movement on the aerial, I had secured it well and taped it also as a bit of belt and braces. The signal strength is good so I checked the cable and found that I had pulled the coax when I repositioned the TV after a few days and the connector to the TV was loose so refitted and now I have a prefect picture thanks to you it made me check everything again. Thank you so much.
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Glad you're all sorted. Thanks for coming back with an update. That's very much appreciated. (y)

Looks like I broke your Thanks cherry too. You're now a +1 :D

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