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#101 alanh


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Posted 02 February 2015 - 12:18 AM


According to http://myswitch.digitalready.gov.au/ you are elegible for VAST satellite coverage because of a low unreliable signal from anywhere.


The major TV antenna manufacturers do not have an MA16 in their current range of products. An MA16 is however a WiFi antenna.


VAST Satellite reception is the best option for you however if you want Adelaide you should be using an phased array antenna on a tall mast  but rotated so the antenna elements are horizontal not vertical as shown.


For Riverland you need http://www.hillsante...&ProductID=5028 pointed in a different direction.


Mt Lofty 115 km away at a bearing from true north of 197 degrees.

Loxton 143 km away bearing 112 degrees from true north.


With such distances and a blocked Adelaide path a filtered masthead amplifier is also essential http://www.kingray.n...edge_series.pdf such as a Kingray MHW43 FS with quad shielded cable to the receiver. I do stress that VAST satellite reception is a more reliable option.


Note that you should not use a VHF/UHF antenna for the Riverland as the VHF has been switched off as has channel 2 analog in Adelaide.



#102 barney01


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Posted 26 April 2015 - 02:46 PM

Hi All,


I am a brand newbee to both this site and digital TV in general and am wondering if some one can help.


I live on Hindmarsh Island (near Goolwa SA). I have just bought a new TV (Panasonic 52inch HDTV).


I see from the Govt website that I can get "Good" reception from either Adelaide or Victor Harbor.


As I'm a handyman tragic and like to do things for myself, can anyone offer advice on what antenna I shoul erect?


Thank you.