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Wideband UHF Saorview TV Aerial

TV Aerial (Wideband White Tip, UHF)

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RRP: 17.50
Price: 13.95 (ex VAT)
(17.16 Incl. VAT) You save: €3.55 (20%)

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DESCRIPTION of UHF Wideband TV Aerial

  • 10 Element UHF TV Aerial
  • Saorview Digital TV: Yes
  • Tip Colour: White (Replaces Old Type Black Tipped Version)
  • Gain: 7 - 10 dB
  • Colour: Silver
  • Contains Printed Circuit Board (PCB) and Balun
  • Dimensions(HxWxL): 30 x 30 x 90 cm
  • Channel: 21-60
  • Frequency: 470-790Mhz
  • Code: CR10+T
  • Note: This Aerial Excludes Channels 60-68 (Now used for LTE 4G Broadband)
  • Manufacturer: Blakes

Consists of

  • 10 Element Contract TV Aerial
  • Deflector Plate
  • Mounting bracket
  • Grid Deflector acts to block unwanted signals from secondary TV transmitters

USES of UHF Wideband TV Aerial

  • General purpose UHF TV aerial which covers entire TV UHF spectrum
  • Works well when mounted outdoors in good reception area
  • Ideal when UHF TV broadcasts cover more than 1 UHF group
  • Can be used for on any TV transmitter

ADVANTAGES of UHF Wideband TV Aerial

  • This TV aerial will work with any UHF transmission
  • It avoids LTE broadband interference by not covering channel 60-68
  • If you are unsure of which transmitter or Group you will be using this TV aerial will work equally well with any TV aerial group or transmitter
  • Very low cost compared to a grid TV aerial
  • Takes up 30cm of pole space compared to 80cm for a TV Grid aerial - an issue when space is tight on your TV aerial pole


  • Does not give the same gain as a TV Grid Aerial
  • Does not give the same gain as a correctly selected Grouped TV aerial
  • May add to costs by requiring the addition of power units, amplifiers and distribution systems

Introduction to Aerial Assembly

The various different types of aerials stocked by can be broken into 3 basic categories:

  • UHF High Gain Grid Aerials
  • UHF Contract Aerials
    • Wideband
    • Grp A
    • Grp B
    • Grp CD
    • Grp K
  • UHF Medium Gain Aerials

How to assemble a UHF Aerial is outlined below. stock 5 different types of this aerial - Group A, B, CD, K and wideband. They are all assembled in exactly the same manner.

Equipment needed

  • 10 Element contract UHF Aerial - Consists of: Aerial, Backplate & Bracket
  • Length of RG6 Satellite Cable

Tools needed

  • Snips
  • Small flat head screwdriver

Steps to Install

  1. Using a snips pare back 2cm from the end of the RG6 cable and wrap the earth cable around the base of the cable leaving at least 1cm of the central core cable exposed.
  2. Pull the plastic cover off the top of the aerial assembly
  3. Slot the end of the RG6 cable through the base of the aerial assembly and into the fixing nuts for the earth and core wires
  4. Use the screwdriver to tighten the screws so that both the earth and core wires are securely screwed in place and are not touching each other
  5. Click the plastic cover back on
  6. Slot the faceplate into the groove at the back of the aerial so that the curved surface of the deflector faceplate is facing towards the elements of the aerial
  7. Slot the pole bracket onto the back section of the aerial -  it can be used to mount aerial vertically or horizonitally

See map below for main Saorview transmitters in Ireland. Alternatively, click on link to view all main Saorview transmitters and regional sub stations [Click Here to View Map]


RTE Digital

The above map shows the main Saorview coverage & transmitters, the colour code of the best UHF aerial to use and their catchment area

Saorview Frequencies

The table above shows the channel range & polarity of each of the transmitters in Ireland. The final column shows the UHF group colour code for the most appropriate aerial for the transmitter. Of course it is possible to use a wide band UHF aerial (either the standard white tipped, higher gain, high gain grid or 32 element) which will  work on all transmitters

UHF Aerial Groups

The table above shows the range of UHF TV Aerials available, their frequency range and the colour code associated with each aerial.

What TV Channels Can I Receive?

  • Currently, it is possible to receive 10 Irish TV channels

Irish Digital TV Channels

What Radio Stations Can I Receive?

  • Currently, it is also possible to receive some Irish digital radio stations

Irish Digital Radio Stations

Additional Info

  • Receivers with a DVB-T tuner, can receive the above Saorview channels
  • Receivers that have a DVB-T2 tuner, can not only pick up the Saorview channels but also if along the border with Northern Ireland, can also pick up UK Freeview HD channels*

*Location dependent

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Received it very quickly. Works really well, picks up great signal. I didn't need to mount it outside it worked fine just being placed in the attic. Very happy with my purchase and the price
Great product and design at a great price.
Great reception and easy to install thanks to the instruction video ordered and delivery 3 days would highly recommend
I bought one of these about 2 years ago and installed it in the attic... works a treat... so getting one for my mother-in-law. I know it will do the business.
Worked like a dream
Arrived very promptly. No instructions in the box. Found a video on your site which was clear and helpful for assembly and connection. I had to google for hints on pointing [STAFF NOTE: Pointing instructions are also available on the product page under transmitter tab]. Installed and worked first time. Great value. Thanks
A great little aerial ,perfect reception ,and simple to install ,ordered it on Monday,delivered on Tuesday perfect.
Very quick service, some elements were out of alignment should be packed in more a protective packaging [STAFF NOTE: Sorry about that but does not affect the operation of the aerial and are easy re-align with by hand or with a pliers]
Prompt service...product just perfect for my needs.
Set this up today in my attic in headford Co galway aiming at Maghera ant and wow,100% sig quality.
No need to say much more about it, awesome.
works great, good price and was delivery next day
Husband installed it yesterday, picks up the saorview perfectly
Ordered at 4.30pm on tuesday recieved at 11.30am the next morning. Amazing delivery and service, top class
Used it to get the new saorview signal. Comes in perfect. Got the aerial installation kit too. Happy with the purchase and the service from tvtrade

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