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My freeview reception has hitherto been excellent as I live in direct line with the Emley moor mast. i just bought a HD/PVR and though HD is good I am getting the occasional breakup of picture/momentaty loss
of reception. This seems to coincide with traffic passing on the nearby road.
With a loft ariel I can get no more than 36% signal strength whilst signal quality is in the order of 80-90%. Will a amplifier help ? do I need a better ariel? Will the signal be stronger after switchover?

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Freeview reception - all about aerials | Installing
Monday 10 January 2011 2:16PM
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If the problem is down to the lowish signal strength then maybe I can live with it until switchover ? When will this happen in my area ?
Many thanks for your advice
Allan

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I appreciate that outside is best but I am reluctant to go that way because of a fairly minor irritation. As I say the breakup seems to happen when a vehicle is passing but only on HD so I wonder if a different ariel or some sort of screen might sort it. The ariel I have looks like a class 2 at the top of this page.

Thanks again allan

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