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Enjoy Music Anywhere In Your Home Or Office With Bluetooth Speakers

Shane from Jim’s Antennas Ballarat specialises in the installation of Bluetooth speakers that sync with your smart device.

This technology allows for the wireless streaming of audio from a smart phone or tablet to the speakers. That’s right, simply call Shane to come out and assess your home or office and in no time you can listen to your favourite songs or radio talk back in any room in the house or office.

There’s really no need anymore for speaker cables to be run through your roof, under the floor or through walls. Wireless technology has made these speaker cables redundant, which makes the job of the technician that much easier. This all means cost savings passed on to you.

Shane has been with Jim’s Antennas for over 5 years and has always kept pace with technological changes. That’s why Shane is such a value commodity to the residents of […]

December 2nd, 2014|

Listen To Music Anywhere In The House: Jim’s Antennas Ballarat Explains How

Times have certainly changed in regard to how we store and listen to music. In the digital age we now find ourselves in, records, tape cassettes and compact disks have become a thing of the past. The advent of smartphones and tablets capable of downloading cloud based music streaming services has taken over. Who could have seen this coming 10 years ago?

Shane from Jim’s Antennas Ballarat now offers the installation of roof mounted speakers with Bluetooth capability in all client homes and offices. All you need to do is stream your music from a digital device and connect to the speakers via the Bluetooth functionality. The large stereo system taking up space in your living room can now easily be replaced with these Bluetooth capable speakers. Shane explains how Bluetooth works, “All new smartphones and tablets are Bluetooth capable. Bluetooth allows the wireless streaming of audio from a device, […]

November 20th, 2014|

Jim’s Antennas Helps An Aussie Sports Star In Penrith

Dennis of Jim’s Antennas Colyton recently helped out Australian sports star Trent Waterhouse with his digital TV reception problems. Dennis was more than happy to assist the 2003 Penrith premiership player, who has also represented NSW in State of Origin as well as the Australian Kangaroos.

Waterhouse is currently plying his trade with English Super League club the Warrington Wolves. Dennis diagnosed the reception problem for Trent and had it fixed in no time, with Trent more than happy to pose for a photo with Dennis!

Dennis resides in Colyton but offers his services throughout the greater Penrith area. Dennis excels in antenna installation, repair of existing TV points as well as installation of additional TV points.

If you want your TV wall mounted in Penrith, Dennis is your man. For a free onsite quote contact Jim’s Antennas on 1300 733 093 or book online.

November 18th, 2014|

Learn Why The Walk to Cure Diabetes is So Significant for Jim’s Antennas Montrose

Jim’s Antennas Montrose was proud to donate toward the recently held Walk to Cure Diabetes. Joining over 40,000 people around Australia at the 2014 event held at Albert Park Lake in Melbourne on Sunday the 19th of October. This is an event that really makes a difference to those with type one diabetes (T1D).

This cause is very close and personal to Jim’s Antennas Montrose business owner, Aaron, and his family. Their 7 year old daughter, Tahlia, was diagnosed in 2010 at the age of 3 ½ with T1D and juvenile arthritis (JIA). Like 122,300 other Australians, T1D usually arises in childhood but it lasts a lifetime. It destroys the ability to produce insulin, which is vital for life. There is no cure – YET – and it is certain that going on a diet or cutting down on sugar doesn’t stop T1D.

It can be a difficult life at […]

November 10th, 2014|

How To Bird Proof An Antenna To Avoid Damage And A Messy Roof

How do you stop birds from landing on your antenna, causing damage to the antenna as well as leaving a mess all over the roof?

Grant, of Jim’s Antennas Kingborough, a suburb a short distance from Hobart, specialises in bird proofing antennas. Grant says, “New homes are being built all around Hobart and the popular roof material is Colourbond. As an antenna installer I find that I’m drawn to looking on roof tops for the antenna. The new colour bond roofs, particularly darker colours, always seemed to have white stains on the roof below the antenna. It really attracted my eye and I knew straight away that the cause was bird droppings!”

Grant investigated ways to stop birds from landing on antennas and came across a supplier of bird spikes made specifically for antennas. Grant purchased the antenna bird spikes and decided to trial them on the next home that […]

October 30th, 2014|

Why Jim’s Antennas Brisbane Is The Only Company To Call

It’s just an antenna isn’t it – aren’t they all the same?
As you can see from this picture there is a difference.

Jim’s Antennas will only install top quality digital TV reception equipment, most of it manufactured here in Australia to the highest standards. By using the best equipment, our technicians can guarantee flawless reception for your televisions. Jim’s Antennas franchisees have access to the best TV reception and home theatre equipment available, as well as full training on how to install and set it all up.

Jim’s Antennas technicians service areas from Bribie Island, Redcliffe Peninsula, Toowoomba and surrounds and down to the Gold Coast. Jim’s also has an MATV specialist for Brisbane and the Gold Coast. MATV, or master antenna television, is perfect for large complexes such as office buildings, apartment complexes, hospitals, shopping centres and nursing homes. Rather than having multiple antennas, an MATV system allows […]

October 30th, 2014|

Tasmanian Based Antenna Technicians: We Need Your Help To Meet Our Clients Needs

Jim’s Antennas Tasmania needs growth to meet the increasing demands of our clients. As one of Australia’s most iconic franchise brands, Jim’s Antennas is quite often the only choice for customers when it comes to their digital antenna and home entertainment needs.

If you need evidence to support this belief, we had over 50,000 leads allocated to our franchisees nationally in the last financial year. Attracting work is not the problem we face. The problem we face is servicing every enquiry. Sadly we had to turn away 6,550 clients that we didn’t have time to help!

As mentioned above, Tasmania is one such location where we desperately need more man power. With a very experienced franchisor representing the area, it’s an opportune time to join the team and grow the brand in the Apple Isle.

Shane Doyle has recently taken charge of the Tasmanian region, and he brings with him a wealth of […]

October 21st, 2014|

Gold Coast Residents: The Retune is Coming on 28 October

As the final part of Australia’s switch to digital only TV, several channels are changing frequency. This should not cause too many issues for viewers, with most residents only needing to retune their TV, set top box or personal video recorder. If you have difficulty re-tuning the government has a free phone service as well as a detailed website advising on how to retune.

If you own or manage a pub, club or business that has a master antenna system (MATV), the process is more complex. Many systems may need specialist attention or even some equipment replacement to ensure antenna systems will continue to work after the retune. This needs to be finalised prior to the re-stack on 28 October. Jim’s Antennas has operated on the Gold Coast for over 10 years, with our technicians specialising on both small and large MATV systems for hotels, motels and apartment complexes. […]

October 13th, 2014|

SA’s Largest Cattle Station Finally Gets Great TV Reception Via VAST

While working on one of Adelaide’s largest meat processes Shane from Jim’s Antennas Wynn Vale met the owner of the Princess Royal Cattle Station, who went on to advise Shane they have never had quality TV reception in the 10 years they had been on the station.

Even though the station was a two hour drive from Adelaide in far north Burra Shane was willing to take on the challenge and took the time to complete an onsite survey of the 100 year old homestead and find a solution to their TV problems.

With a property that has a 7km driveway hidden in a beautiful valley it was always going to be hard to get TV reception from the nearest repeater station so Shane came up with the solution of installing VAST, which will give the clients free to air TV via satellite. So the following week Shane returned […]

October 8th, 2014|

Increase Your Network Coverage With Jim’s Antennas

Jim’s Antennas South Australia have technicians throughout Adelaide who know how to increase your network coverage. Dan from Jim’s Antennas Aldinga Beach was recently contacted by a customer in need of a networking solution.

She owns and runs a boarding kennel on her property near Aldinga Beach. Recently she has built a new office alongside the kennels and required access to her existing data network for day-to-day operations of her business. No worries – the only catch is the office & kennels are located some 300 metres away from her existing network! That is too great of a distance for traditional Cat 6 data cable, and costly trenches and fibre optic networks were out of the question.

The solution was a point to point wireless ethernet bridge. These small but powerful units operate around 5Ghz powered by PoE and are capable of high speed data transfer over large distances, even […]

October 7th, 2014|