status aerial

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  1. stephen harwood

    stephen harwood Funster

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    Hi cant tune tv into aerial any advice pleas regards steve
     
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    Have you tried a new installation of the TV channels?

    Don't want to teach you to suck eggs, but different areas of the UK have different frequencies for the same channels.

    Edit, just looked and noted you have been motorhoming since 2011! Sorry!!!

    It won't be that then!!!
     
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    And is the wee status box thingy turned on..if you have one .
     
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    >> status aerial

    Round one or oblong ?
     
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    Oblong and thanks everybody, got picture once then that was it regards
     
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    I can recommend the new Vision plus Status booster. It has its own signal strength meter in the form of a colour changing LED.
    You simply turn the aerial until the LED goes from red to yellow to green.
    Then you just tune the TV and all is OK. You don't even have to look where anyone else's is pointing!

    We don't have one on our van, but I fitted a new Status 550 to Shell's Mum and Dads new van, hence my ability to make a recommendation.
     
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    Hello Stephen, any relation to me, Eric Harwood ? Southampton.
     
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    Ta jon
     
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    No eric mate
     
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    Check that the aerial coaxial cables are actually connected! On my MH, not only had the cables been connected to the wrong sockets on the booster box, but the aerial socket did not have the centre wire of the coax cable exposed so it would never connect to the status aerial on the roof. So much for the factory's quality control - but it did explain my inability to get a TV signal!
     
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    Do you have a signal where you are. I know since the digital changeover we have come across a couple of places where we could get no reading on our signal meter.
     
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    Thanks
     
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    Ours was the same never used it untill wife bought a bargain telly.Up till then never really botherd with TV when away now I cant get her to TURN THE BLOODY THING OFF!!! fun!!!fun!!!fun!!!
     
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