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What they said about us.....



"The robust installations are a good advert. A no-nonsence approach."

Tim Jenks
Senior Executive
Confederation of Aerial Industries



"This is a company that has been built up on a solid reputation.

I am fortunate that I know Woking Aerials work, his reputation goes before him. Any person employing Woking Aerials is assured of a job well done.

Again being able to see work close up shows that Alan provides a service which is to be envied.

The system viewed by me was very impressive...."

Chris Glover
Inspector
Confederation of Aerial Industries



"This assessment was carried out as an NVQ assessment session.

I observed Alan, visit a domestic property, qualify the customer, fault find/diagnose the reception issue, and install a complete new aerial system.

This was done to an exceedingly high standard."

Kevin Dawson
Assessment & Training Executive
Confederation of Aerial Industries


Kevin is also the UK TV expert for ITV's 'House of Horrors' & BBC's 'Rogue Traders'


                   City & Guilds Qualified


Surrey County Council Trading Standards Approved

Frequently Asked Questions


What is Freeview Television?

Freeview television is the new terrestrial broadcasting standard being implemented across the UK. Since the start of the BBC's television public service began on the 22nd August 1932 there have been a few changes, broadcasting started with;

405 VHF:   Black & White, BBC1 only but later followed by ITV.

The 20th April 1964 saw the first broadcast of BBC2

625 UHF:   Black & White and also Colour, BBC1, ITV and BBC2
                    (then in later years, 2nd November 1982 came Channel 4 and on the
                    26th January 1997 came Channel 5).

5 channels (4 on some transmitters) is the maximum allocation under the present analogue spectrum. In order to increase the channel numbers it has been deemed necessary to change from analogue to digital transmissions.

Broadcasters will now be able to increase the viewable channels from 4 or 5 to in excess of 200.
What is the difference between Freeview and Freesat?

Freeview is delivered via an aerial whilst Freesat is delivered via a satellite dish.

Today if tuning to Freeview and, assuming that your aerial is suitable, you should be able to download about 110 TV & Radio Channels, depending on the Multiplex allocation for your receiving transmitter.

Whereas with Freesat, although run by the same company as Freeview, you should be able to download about 167 TV & Radio Channels including BBC1 HD.
Will I need a new Digital Aerial?

There is no such thing as a 'Digital Aerial'

If anybody tries to sell you a 'digital aerial', report them to Trading Standards because they are committing an offence under The Trade Descriptions Act 1968.

An aerial is an aerial, some work better than others when it comes down to the amount of signal they receive, some are more durable than others.

There is a published list of Benchmarked Aerials which have been tested for performance, and these aerials are seen to be 'fit for purpose' but this does not necessarily mean that these Benchmarked Aerials are durable.
Will I need to re-tune my TV or Set Top Box?

Yes you will.

If you have Freeview, Top Up TV or BT Vision, you will need to re-tune your digital TV or box or you will lose TV channels at switchover.

If your have a satellite or cable service, you will not need to re-tune.
What is re-tuning?

TV channels sometimes move to new frequencies, which means you may find some of your channels missing. Re-tuning will bring them back.
When do I need to re-tune?

From time to time additional channels may be added, removed or allocated to a different multiplex, when this occurs your TV or Set Top Box will display a message asking you to re-tune.
Do you install Mobile Telephone Repeaters?

In a nutshell, NO.

Ofcom says:

“Repeater devices transmit or re-transmit in the cellular frequency bands. Only the mobile network operators are licensed to use equipment that transmits in these bands.

Installation or use of repeater devices by anyone without a licence is a criminal offence under Section 8 of the Wireless Telegraphy Act 2006.

Any person found guilty of installing or using such devices without a licence would be liable on conviction to a fine of up to £5,000 and/or up to 51 weeks’ imprisonment.”
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