Freqently Asked Questions

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I don't know which antenna is suitable for my location. Can you help me choose the best option?

 
  2 My current antenna/dish always cuts out during a storm. How can I avoid this?  
  3 Does a local antenna really provide the best digital picture my set can produce?  
  4 How many channels will I receive?  
  5 Who Can Benefit From Converting To Digital???  
     
   
   
   

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I don't know which antenna is suitable for my location. Can you help me choose the best option?

We can design and implement a complete system for your needs. Just give us a call or send us an email, and we'll get right to putting together exactly what you need...and nothing you don't!
 

       

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My current antenna/dish always cuts out during a storm. How can I avoid this?

You can’t! A larger antenna would reduce the fade, but with DirecTV/DishNetwork systems, it is very difficult to increase the size of the antenna. The correct local antenna will provide uninterrupted reception on your local channels.

 

       

 

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Does a local antenna really provide the best digital picture my set can produce?

The difference between receiving the signal directly from the transmitter, or receiving the same signal that has been compressed, encoded and pumped through 20+ miles of cable, amps and other devices, to the cable box on your TV set to be turned back into what it started as in the case of cable tv, and the same with satellite except it is being sent maybe 100K + miles.

 

       

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How many channels will I receive?

It depends on your location. If you live in Hallandale or east Hollywood you should receive around 35 separate channels. If you live north of the transmitters (Sunrise, Tamarac, Deerfield, Coral Springs, Boca Raton) you may receive over 50 channels. Some of these channels will be ones that cable & satellite companies will not allow you to receive.

 
 

       

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Who Can Benefit From Converting To Digital???

If you have a professional office, show room, or waiting room and you are providing television that you pay for, local digital may be able to save you money. Your customers and clients do not come to your office to watch television. If they do look at the TV set it is for a couple of minutes, not to watch all of the Price is Right or Jerry Springer. So if you are spending money for satellite or cable just to provide a few minutes of entertainment you should consider installing a local off air antenna. Most if not all the required wiring is already installed and after you pay for the antenna and its’ installation you will have no more costs. No more monthly bills.

 
 
 

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