Vlog 78: Telly Vision

I’ve had a few people ask how you get TV while out and about on the canals on a narrowboat so here is my quick guide to watching telly. It’s mostly just like watching TV at home but you have to muck about with the aerial when you move the boat.

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  1. Dear David,

    Please David, can you do an up to date Vlog on internet connection technology for boats next winter.

    On Wikipedia the Yagi -Uda antenna and link within it about the inventor Shintaro Uda:

    Two aerials meet on a roof – fall in love – get married. The ceremony was rubbish – but the reception was brilliant. Tommy Cooper

  2. Just thought i’d mention that you can download an app on your phone that will show you where the tv transmitter is so that you know what direction to point your aerial and locate the TV signal hassle free. Hope this helps. Keep the vlogs coming really enjoy them.

  3. Hi David, just one little point I think I should mention. I notice your TV antenna is horizontally polarised. Some TV transmitters are vertically polarised so if you moved to a location where this was the case reception would be poor unless the antenna is rotated 90 degrees so the elements are vertical. Trust you are well and keeping warm.

  4. Got the vlog to play on my tv using Air Play Mirroring from my small screen iPhone 5s to the big screen television. Worked beautifully. I was looking for it on YouTube so I could see it on the big screen.

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