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  1. pamella

    pamella Read Only Funster

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    what is the easiest way to receive tv without having to get anything installed on our mh roof please.reason for this is OH has an ongoing slipped disc prob
     
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    If you have internet access then BBC i Player with a HDMI cable from PC to TV.
     
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    filmon on the internet all the channels u will need
     
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    how about no internet?
     
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    Basically you are stuffed:Smile:
     
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    Get someone else to fit it:Wink:
     
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    You could always try an indoor booster aerial. Works for us sometimes.
     
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    thanks for the replies.
    how about the sat dish on a stand?can anyone recommend them?
     
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    You could approach the problem from another direction :BigGrin:
    How about a Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion :thumb:

    Failing that get someone to install whatever you choose for you. We've looked at sat dishes on stands,and always the storage problem puts us off with our small van.

    Mike
     
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    i think the internet option is a good one as long as we can pick up our signal.
    the reason we were avoiding attatching something to the roof was because of the mh's age(1989) and we have recently noticed a couple of bubbles that are hard and so we are assuming they have been seen to?.didnt notice them when we got it but thought best to leave alone??
    OH has an ongoing disc problem that will need fusing eventually so was thinking of him not going up there.i suppose i could try.
    we would have roon to store a suitcase dish in transit just wondered how reliable they were??
     
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    Option 1.. If you dont want anything fixed on the roof and only looking for UK TV while in UK. then you can get a pole (some can be telescopic) and attach a standard TV aerial.. Lots of people do this and mount on their bike racks etc. You will have to manually line up but you can get meters to help with that..

    Option 2. Yes you can have a sat dish on a tripod and get the UK TV channels that way... Suitcase systems can be ideal. Alignment can be easy or hard depends on your location and where you pitch..


    I note you are in Walsall.. We are based in Cannock and will be home later today ( currently on a ferry heading for Dover). If you want to chat further happy to help. Also, and not the reason I am posting, I have some satellite bits floating about and for sale....
    PM me if you want.. :thumb:
     
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    You could try http://www.towsure.com/product/Truvision_Wideband_Caravan_or_Indoor_TV_Aerial?catargetid=1666233605&cadevice={device}&gclid=CKC2hJHIorkCFQKWtAod_HwAvg
    or get http://www.johnscross.co.uk/product...antenna.html?gclid=CKS4nKvIorkCFeGWtAod6TkAgA
    don't forget funsters discount :Wink:
    once fitted the latter is adjusted from inside the van :thumb: doddle to do even you could do it :Wink:
    terry
    edit there are others like the Status that are cheaper and work good
     
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    Hi
    On my last van there was no aerial for UK use, I bought a £10 one from Wilkinson's clamped it to my brush handle (the telescopic type with the option to turn the top part in the required direction) clamped that to the bike rack or bungied it to a mirror never failed to get TV, free standing dishes ok but fiddly at times. Pete :thumb:
     
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    Same here.Bought it a few years back and still use it.Will get around to something else one day.
    On the other hand I do have a manual squarial sat dish for freesat but in the uk dont bother.
    My work takes me mostly in data centres and I find security always find a way to get a tv picture.If in uk and internet is ok then tvcatchup is the best and costs nothing.The most recent though was on the ground floor of a tower block well inside the building,a perfectly good picture was obtained by using a one for all dvb-t active antenna bought from argos.Just placed on a shelf.It looks like its been superceeded now but plenty others around and plug and play of course.
     

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    yes thats a hdmi cable should be ok from laptop to tv providing they are both hdmi check em 1st
     
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    most sites have internet either free or charged i use a wifi booster because some are weak signals so the booster helps some sites have it in designated area's so the booster again allows u to pickup the net in your mh in spain and portugal i have tried satelite and the sites own tv connection but none is as good as filmon on the net good luc hope you find what u need
     
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    tripod mounted satellite dish next to the van.

    mine is a sky mini dish and a camera tripod....total cost around £17.
     
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