How To Build A New Antenna | Hi-Tech




How to build a new antenna

Without the antenna would not work TV, home or car radio. Antennas are constantly being upgraded, so when you install and configure each specific model may experience some difficulties. Especially when it comes to satellite dishes.

How to build a new antenna

You will need:

antenna TV bracket verevkaperforator, hammer, screwdrivers, wrenches, and flare the right size

Instruction how to establish a new antenna

Step 1:

Observe all safety precautions. Remember that you carry out the work related to the height and electricity. If you have the slightest doubt that you can do it yourself with the installation of the antenna, it is best to consult an expert.

Step 2:

Select a suitable location for the antenna. It should be located in a southerly direction (south or south-west), with the front of it there should be no obstacles - high-rise buildings, large trees. If the layout of your apartment allows you to exactly orient the antenna, then hang it on the balcony. If you do not have such a possibility, mount the antenna on the roof.

Step 3:

Prepare tools - hammer, hammer, screwdrivers, wrenches, and flare the right size. Make sure you buy an antenna with all accessories. If any parts are missing, you have to notice it before installing, and not during it.

Step 4:

Start work you need to install the bracket. Mark the spot on the wall, using the perforator drill and fix the bracket. Check that it is firmly held.

Step 5:

Strictly according to the instructions Assemble the antenna. Keep the antenna mirrors did not have mechanical damage, it will degrade the quality of the received signal. Its quality also affects the location of the satellite converter. Proceed empirically - rotate around the axis of the converter until the signal will be maximized. Secure it in this position. Tie a rope to the antenna for insurance in case if it falls out of your hands. Hang up the antenna on the bracket.

Step 6:

Pull the cable to the antenna. Channel gasket should be 1-2 mm wider wire to avoid damaging the outer sheath of the cable at its output. Then, using a sealant cover the holes. Position the cable so that it does not interfere with the movement, avoid sudden and frequent creases, position fasteners at a distance of no more than 75 cm, if the tracks are arranged vertically and no more than 23 cm, if they are arranged horizontally.

Step 7:

According to the instructions, configure and test the antenna. If the signal is weak, it may be that you have chosen the wrong place or angle of the antenna installation. Try turning it up as long as the signal will not be optimal. In this position, all the way to tighten the adjustable fasteners.