Frequently asked questions

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Q. What area do you cover?
A. Herts Aerial Systems cover the following areas: Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Essex and North London.

Q. Will my digital aerial work with my old analoge TV?
A. YES, you will be able to use your TV as usual with your digital aerial. But the best use of your new aerial will be achieved by connecting it, to either a freeview digital reciever or a device with one built in.

Q. When do we switch over to digital in the Hertfordshire area?
A. The digital switchover is in progress and will continue until 2012. To find out more information visit the DigitalTV website.

Q. Can i run more than one TV from my digital aerial?
A. Yes, most of the time you can run two TV’s from one aerial, or more TV’s with a booster.

Q. Do i need a new aerial for digital?
A. Not always, for a free aerial check to see if you need an upgrade, call us there is no obligation.

Q. Do i need to have a new aerial cable fitted?
A. if your existing cable is more than seven years old then we do recommend that it is changed.

Q. Can you provide all the equipment I need for my television system?
A. Yes Herts Aerial Systems will supply everything you need including, wall brackets, SKY boxes, Freesat boxes, Freeview recorders and much more. We can also provide some more exclusive touches to finish off you system, such as metal finish all sockets, white cable etc. Call us to discuss you induvidual needs.

Q. What is Freeview?
A. Freeview, will allow you to receive over eighty Television and Radio channels.

Q. What’s Freesat?
A. Freesat is a free satellite service provided by Freesat UK)Ltd and includes channels from the BBC, ITV Channel4 and many more. And is a non subscription Satellite broadcas service from Sky.