Luke from Jim’s Antennas Shepparton was called to a house in Shepparton as the owner said his digital TV antenna signal had dropped out. Unfortunately the TV was not picking up any channels and the owner had arranged for guests to attend to watch the AFL grand final.
After testing the TV wall point and finding that the signal was indeed low, Luke got onto the roof to locate the antenna as it wasn’t visible from ground level. When he got to the top of his ladder he discovered the problem: the antenna had been blown over and took part of the chimney that it was mounted to.
The antenna was quite old and had been mounted to the chimney with a metal chimney kit. This type of installation is not recommended because, as you can see, strong winds have caused movement which has weakened the mortar securing the brick work.
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