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Which direction to point aerial based on Postcode?



 
 
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Old January 16th 07, 04:24 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Fred
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Default Which direction to point aerial based on Postcode?

Is there a website into which you can type a postcode and it will let you
know which transmitter to point the aerial to, giving a compass bearing
from that postcode?

Many thanks


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Old January 16th 07, 04:30 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
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Default Which direction to point aerial based on Postcode?

Fred wrote:
Is there a website into which you can type a postcode and it will
let
you know which transmitter to point the aerial to, giving a compass


http://www.wolfbane.com/cgi-bin/tvd.exe

But it exaggerates the size/gain of aerial you need, so take it with a
pinch of salt. And use good quality (CT100 - 'satellite grade') co-ax.

André Coutanche



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Old January 16th 07, 04:35 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
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Default Which direction to point aerial based on Postcode?

Is there a website into which you can type a postcode and it will let you
know which transmitter to point the aerial to, giving a compass bearing
from that postcode?


Su http://www.wolfbane.com/cgi-bin/tvd.exe

Regards,

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Old January 16th 07, 04:51 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
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Default Which direction to point aerial based on Postcode?

In article ,
André Coutanche wrote:
Fred wrote:
Is there a website into which you can type a postcode and it will
let
you know which transmitter to point the aerial to, giving a compass


http://www.wolfbane.com/cgi-bin/tvd.exe


But it exaggerates the size/gain of aerial you need, so take it with a
pinch of salt. And use good quality (CT100 - 'satellite grade') co-ax.


and it also tells you about transmitters you haven't a chance of getting.

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Old January 16th 07, 05:18 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Adrian C
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Default Which direction to point aerial based on Postcode?

charles wrote:

But it exaggerates the size/gain of aerial you need, so take it with a
pinch of salt. And use good quality (CT100 - 'satellite grade') co-ax.


and it also tells you about transmitters you haven't a chance of getting.


Go here as well to learn about hills, mountains and icebergs in the way

http://www.megalithia.com/elect/terrain.html

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Adrian C

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Old January 16th 07, 07:08 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Alan
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Default Which direction to point aerial based on Postcode?

In message , Adrian C
wrote
charles wrote:

But it exaggerates the size/gain of aerial you need, so take it with a
pinch of salt. And use good quality (CT100 - 'satellite grade') co-ax.

and it also tells you about transmitters you haven't a chance of
getting.


Go here as well to learn about hills, mountains and icebergs in the way

http://www.megalithia.com/elect/terrain.html


The Wolfbane site does the same.

If you click on the link in the Wolfbane results table (table heading OS
grid ref) you will get a diagram of the terrain between you and the
transmitter. You need a Postscript viewer to see the picture. A small
utility can be downloaded from
http://www.rops.org/
The older version 5.3 is 350kbytes and is free - see link in the opening
page.-

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Old January 16th 07, 07:42 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Fred
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Default Which direction to point aerial based on Postcode?

Thanks for all the help chaps.

"Alan" wrote in message
...
In message , Adrian C
wrote
charles wrote:

But it exaggerates the size/gain of aerial you need, so take it with a
pinch of salt. And use good quality (CT100 - 'satellite grade') co-ax.
and it also tells you about transmitters you haven't a chance of
getting.


Go here as well to learn about hills, mountains and icebergs in the way

http://www.megalithia.com/elect/terrain.html


The Wolfbane site does the same.

If you click on the link in the Wolfbane results table (table heading OS
grid ref) you will get a diagram of the terrain between you and the
transmitter. You need a Postscript viewer to see the picture. A small
utility can be downloaded from
http://www.rops.org/
The older version 5.3 is 350kbytes and is free - see link in the opening
page.-

--
Alan
news2006 {at} amac {dot} f2s {dot} com



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Old January 16th 07, 08:07 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
ronald
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Default Which direction to point aerial based on Postcode?


"useman42" wrote in message
...
Is there a website into which you can type a postcode and it will let you
know which transmitter to point the aerial to, giving a compass bearing
from that postcode?


Su http://www.wolfbane.com/cgi-bin/tvd.exe

Regards,

Steve
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Join the Great Debate at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/greatdebate.html


This one as well
http://www.dtg.org.uk/retailer/cover...f&Submit=Check


 




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