Month: August 2012

Well, by the time you read this the dust will have settled on another great Antennas Conference and those in the know will have no doubt started scratching their heads figuring out a way to do it all over again in (hopefully) another exotic location for 2013… This years conference was the second that I […]

Technician: Sam (Donvale – VIC) Service: Antenna Installation I would just like to let you know what wonderful and friendly service I received yesterday from Sam whilst installing a new antenna at our home in Thornbruy. His customer service was most professional, he completed his job quickly and most efficiently. In short, he provided exceptional […]

Techncician: Ian (Mandurah – WA) Service: Installation of Smart TV & BlueRay Set Up We are more than happy with the service provided by Ian in installing our new Smart TV and BlueRay recorder at our home in Kennedy Bay WA. He was extremely helpful and gave us some very good advice as well. It […]

Technician: Aaron (Canterbury – VIC) Service: TV Wall Mount Hi Aaron, Thanks again for your promptness in installing our TV’s at our premises in Mooroolbark VIC. We truly appreciated your expert opinion and the way you did the job. It looks so neat and tidy and the ’black duct’ clearly demonstrated you going above and […]

Technician – Shane (Upwey – VIC) Service: UHF Antenna Installation & Surround Sound The expertise and service provided today by Shane when installing a UHF antenna, but more particularly when he set up the surround sound system (SSS) was fantastic. The SSS has never sounded so good! We are very grateful to Shane for producing […]

Jim’s Antennas Central Queensland recently set up Satellite Dishes to beam a live simulcast service for Queensland Performing Arts. This is the second performance QPAC have hosted .The first being the world acclaimed Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra last September, then Hamburg  Philharmonic Orchestra last week.  Jim’s Antennas were asked to install Dishes and decoder boxes in […]

Technician: Ian (Noosa Heads – QLD) Service: TV & Surround Sound I can highly recommend Ian as knowledgeable, efficient and the best tradesman I have come across to help with the installation of TV & sound system as well as locating the best position for Antenna reception. I will certainly be recommending him to friends […]

Digital TV was instigated virtually worldwide, to enhance our viewing experience by offering DVD quality images and sound. Digital TV also uses the broadcast frequencies far more efficiently. This enables us to receive up to four digital channels in the same ‘space’ previously occupied by one analogue channel. These advances allow the use of antennas […]

With the analogue switch off imminent in Adelaide, now occurring in April 2013 which is earlier than first planned it is becoming more obvious that some older antenna systems which have until now been working intermittently and able to decode some digital signals with analogue as a backup when drop outs occur will not be […]

Jim’s Antennas Maroochydore and in fact Jim’s Antennas Franchises all across the Sunshine Coast between Caloundra to Noosa , Glasshouse to Gympie and Maleny to Eumundi are consistently partnering with Matchmaster to provide first class digital reception systems . Take a look at the “before ” photo at the foot of this article .A perfect […]

Technician: Ian Martin (Noosa – QLD) Service: Wall Mounted Flat-screen TV Installation Just letting you know that you have one of the best operators I have had the pleasure of meeting, in the world of tradesmen and I have used many trades over the last 60 years. He is a shining example of what every […]

Upon arrival at a callout to a customer’s house in Warrandyte North, l was faced with two problems. The first was a very unhappy customer who had been trying to access free to air television for several years with no luck and two huge hills either side of the customers house. After receiving a quote […]

Every year Jim’s Antennas franchisees gather at their annual conference . This year we had the good fortune to travel from The Sunshine Coast to Hamilton Island in the beautiful Whitsunday Islands . Over a weekend of education and fun all the Jim’s Antennas franchisees had the chance to meet and mingle with each other […]

Well done to the installer Troy from Jim’s Antennas. I called out to commission and audit Troy’s installation of a Foxtel ready apartment block and the system was working great.

Choosing the correct coaxial cable is imperative in Digital TV Installations. The wrong choice could have your shiny new LED screen freezing and pixelating in the middle of your favourite TV show or just as your team is about to kick that winning goal. Quad shield cabling is a standard that should be used as […]

On a commercial site today at Port Of Brisbane. Container handling operation (Patrick Logistics) that uses a Local Area Network (local?? – it was humungous) to distribute bulletins and messages to TVs across three sites. We worked with IT support people in Adelaide and local staff to give them updates from the Olympics at selected […]

Andrew Parke and Heidi Schieren from Jim’s Antennas met in Canberra with members from the governments Digital Switchover Taskforce to discuss the ongoing work it is conducting which helps audit the set top box and antenna installations performed under the governments HAS (Household Assistance Scheme). Under the scheme some Australians are entitled to receive assistance […]

Another glorious day on Hamilton Island, day 2 of the Jim’ Antennas National Conference

November 26, 2009 A man was critically injured when he fell from the second-storey roof of his house and became wedged between two brick walls in Melbourne’s east. It’s believed the 38-year-old man was adjusting the television antenna on the roof of his home in rural NSW. This drives home once again the need for […]