Best TV option?

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    Hi, we have just bought a van - 2008 Tec - but it has no ariel fitted. We're trying to decide whether to go for a multidirectional Status ariel or a satellite dish, which we could use with our Sky box. The van has a TV with free view built in. Any recommendations welcome. Thanks
     
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    The multi directional are not very good in a weak signal area the directional ones are better in my opinion I think mine is a status 530
     
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    Sorry, I meant directional
     
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    Now the country is virtually all digital and if your staying in the UK I would go for the directional arial, it works on free view, if you get a dish you will need a freesat box to go with it.
     
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    Gooney - we have a Sky box
     
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    Message to self, 100 lines I must pay attention:Doh:
     
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    Satellite every time.......:thumb:
     
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    Sat for us..
    We re presently about as far south in Spain as you can go and still have the full sky package working fine ( welllll,,, small lie, the only channel we cannot get down here is channel five )

    We have. 60 centimetre Oyster dish.. I did change the lnb to a better one ( a .12 dB unit ) . A five minute job that makes. Hellova difference to performance.

    If you are nor intending travelling too far from the uk shores a dome will be fine.... If like us you intend wandering I would urge you to go for the 60 cm Oyster and lnb swap.
     
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