What experience do you have ?
I have over 30 years extensive experience in the industry as a television technician Audio Visual technician and antenna repair specialist on the Gold Coast . Over that time I have not had 1 consumer affairs issue . It is very important to me that I resolve any issues early and keep it that way.
Are you insured ?
Yes my insurance is always kept up to date I currently have Broad form public Liability $10,000,000 of cover for antenna services on the Gold Coast. Situation of risk is Australia wide.
What areas do you cover ?
The Gold Coast and Tweed Coast – Pacific Pines to Cabarita . I am happy to travel around , the Pacific motorway makes it a breeze
Do you have experience with trade or commercial clients ?
I have a long history working with Builders, Real Estate Rentals, Electricians and Insurance Companies. My Insurance certificate details happily forwarded .
My picture is breaking up what could be the problem ?
Digital antenna systems on the Gold coast can break down due to interference, faulty antenna boosters , faulty antennas, loose antenna connections , coaxial cable faults and co transmitter interference . I can test your antenna system with my digital antenna analyser and advise you of the exact problem.
What do I need to get a good reliable picture ?
Antenna installations on the Gold Coast may require a number of things firstly a good digital antenna tuned to your best local transmitter . A good distribution system e.g. quad shield coaxial cable run from the antenna to the TV outlet . In some instances a mast head amplifier and , or distribution amplifier and your TV to be correctly tuned to that transmitter . Where the Antenna signal is strong we can save money and time by only needing to apply one or two of these things . My Digital antenna system analyser can test all of the parts in your system and work out the best and cheapest solution to you problems .
How many antenna points or outlets can I have ?
As many as you like , usually if your local antenna signal is good we can run up to 4 to 6 points without a distribution booster . I have installed 12 points in one house with very good results . I can test the antenna signal strength with my Digital antenna system analyser and advise you of the best solution.
Do I need a antenna booster or amplifier ?
With TV antennas on the Gold Coast some time a booster is needed to boost the signal up to a level that the TV recognises as a good signal, 50 db is a good digital pass. If your house is in a good position to the transmitter this is not necessary , there will be plenty of antenna signal ,but in lower signal areas a booster is important. It is important to match the right antenna booster for the job as they have different levels of amplification . I can match the booster to your system with my digital antenna analyser for the best Gold coast antenna reception .
What is 4G antenna interference on the Gold Coast ?
4G antenna interference on the Gold coast is due to the new 4G mobile phone broadband network . The frequencies for the network are close to the channels that we use for digital television reception on the gold coast . They can clash with you digital television reception and case drop outs and breaking up of the picture . This usually occurs when you are close to a 4G network tower . I can identify the problem with my Digital antenna signal analyser and fix the problem by putting filters on your antenna system or replacing the booster with a new generation mast head antenna amplifier that suppresses the interference .
Why do I need Quad shield cable ?
Digital antenna systems on the Gold Coast require Quad shield cable because it has four layers of shielding prevents interference and provides low loss to the digital antenna signal . I stock the leading brands of quad shield cable as they provide the best performance.
What is VAST Satellite on the Gold Coast?
VAST stands for Viewer Access Satellite Television . The Australian government funds a free to air satellite service VAST provides digital television to viewers in remote and regional Australia . It is also available free to Gold coast residents who are in blind spots to the gold coast antenna transmitters . The service is free but you need to purchase a set top box and have a satellite dish fitted to your roof . I can help with the registration, supply and installation of the system.
What does MATV stand for ?
MATV Stands for Master antenna television .Gold coast MATV antenna systems in high rise buildings often have a series of antenna amplifiers and filters and a distribution network to get the best antenna signal to the units . I can fault find and test the system with my digital antenna system analyser.
Can I just buy a digital Television antenna off you ?
Yes I am happy to supply and recommend an antenna that is suitable for our Gold coast television antenna transmitters that you can install yourself.
Why I am missing some Television channels ?
The Television antenna transmitters on the Gold coast can just drop one or two television channels at a time . If the problem persists then It may be a weakness in your antenna system which can effect only a few of the TV channels . I can do a test of your TV antenna system with my digital antenna system analyser and check your TV for you.
Do you pre-wire new houses for antenna and Foxtel ?
Yes I can pre wire , mount and supply a Television antenna I am happy to give you a quote . I do a lot of antenna installations for builders on the Gold Coast and Tweed Coast.
How can I ensure the best possible TV antenna reception on the Gold Coast ?
Digital antenna reception on the God Coast is only as good as the weakest link in the reception chain . From the antenna ,to the booster, to the cable, to the wall outlet to the cable to the television . The better the digital antenna system . The better your Television will perform.
Can you set up ,install my LCD, LED, Plasma television and wall mount it?
Yes I can also hook up and install your DVD, PVR Foxtel and surround sound and check your antenna system all over the Gold coast.
Should I unplug my antenna from the Television in a storm ?
To protect your Television in a storm from lightning you need to unplug the antenna and the power as lightning can travel through both cables . I do not recommend doing this if the lightning is all ready in your area as if it happens to strike wile you are holding the antenna or power cable , the outcome may be far worse than a blown up television .
I just moved in and have no antenna reception why is this ?
A lot of Gold coast television antenna systems require a booster and the previous owners often take it with them. I can come out and test you antenna system to rectify the problem. It is important to put the rite type of booster back on.