sky dish

  milb1 21:32 05 Jan 2006

can i use my sky dish as an aerial for my fre view box ? i bought a digi aerial from currys its rank i am limited to what i can use as i live in a flat thx in advance to all replies, free watch to a randomley selected person who comes up with a solution for me.

  rsinbad 22:53 05 Jan 2006

see my postings in helproom forum

  BRYNIT 23:13 05 Jan 2006

No a Sky disk will not work as an aerial

  DieSse 23:19 05 Jan 2006

There is no solution - they work on totally different principles.

However - if you have a sky dish - why have you bought a freeview box. There is nothing that freeview gets that Sky doesn't. If you want different channels in two places, then you should have got another Sky Digibox and a double (twin) LNB for the dish.

  rsinbad 23:55 05 Jan 2006

not exactly click here

  DieSse 23:59 05 Jan 2006

not exactly what?

  DieSse 00:10 06 Jan 2006

Ah - not exactly the same channels free on Sky as on Freeview - yes you're right, but there's not that much difference either. You lose some, and gain others.

  rsinbad 10:38 06 Jan 2006

Sorry maybe i'll explain in milb1 first posting in the helproom forum, he had cancelled his subscription to sky as for him it was a rip off.

Hence my link as an option to getting freeveiw and more from his sky dish, ( not exactly)

  milb1 19:58 06 Jan 2006

thx for all replies diesse i have got rid of sky thats why i got the free view trying to save some money

  nagonlouse 20:32 06 Jan 2006


If you have still got your Sky dish and box you can purchase a card from Sky that allows you to get all the Freeview channels. It`s a one off payment £10-£20 I think. Give em a ring they turn you on in no time.

  DieSse 22:24 06 Jan 2006

But if you simply cancel your subscription, the box and the cancelled card will give you all the channels you want.

That's what I did, and that's what I've got.

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