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Thursday 27 August 2015 7:53PM

Hi,Our post code is NW7 1NG, we are thirteen miles North West of the Crystal Palace Transmitter. However there is the high place of Hampstead Heath directly between us and the transmitter.All the aerials on our neighbour's houses are on long poles high above the roof tops. But the strange thing is some years ago we got a 'cheap as chips' aerial from Argos and it has worked perfectly just mounted below the gutter by our first floor bedroom window, until very recently.Then very recently we started getting our TV picture breaking up and the code YVM 302 appearing via our Humax Digi Box TV screen which the people at '' went on to tell us we might be getting 800mhz interference from 4g phone signals.The 'at800' people sent us a filter to plug in, but its not completely cured the breaking up problem. (Especially to the second television we run in another room from the 'same' aerial via a plug in 'signal-booster'. The signal on this second TV is now much worse than the TV nearer to the aerial).Can you advise if its likely that if we should buy another Aerial, but a better quality aerial than the previous cheapo one (I think an *A* type aerial is specifically recommended for Crystal Palace) that we can then successfully install it in the *same* location as previously on the back wall facing the transmitter. Rather than having it up on the roof, since it was an *adequate-location* before, even if the neighbours aerials are all up on the roof? At the moment our signal strength for BBC High Def is around the 45 to 50 percent according to our Humax Signal Strength reading.Sorry if this is a mish-mash of information, we would be very grateful for your informed opinion on what you would recommend; in terms of not going to all the extra expense of having an aerial put high up on the roof.Many thanks for any assistance.

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