Can you use a Sky box without an aerial?
If you mean will you get access to the standard ‘free-to-air’ channels (ie BBC1, BBC2, ITV, Channel 4, etc) – then yes, your Sky Q box will give you access to all these channels without need for a Freeview aerial, but the signal will come from the satellite.
What do you do if you don’t have an aerial?
Satellite TV The obvious alternative to watching not trough a aerial is to watch it through a satellite dish instead. To watch satellite TV you will need a satellite dish and a satellite receiver, this is usually a satellite set top box but many TV’s have in built satellite tuners.
Why is my Sky HD box not getting a satellite signal?
Check there’s no lights on at the front of your box and that all cables are securely connected. Switch your box on at the mains and check that the power light has returned. Wait at least 4 minutes and press sky to switch on your box.
Can I set a TV up without an aerial?
Without an aerial installed, your display will only receive standard definition (SD) signals which could be considered lower quality than HD content. If this does not bother you then there is no need for an aerial but if good quality viewing is desired, it cannot be achieved without one.
Why is my old Sky box not working?
Re: Old sky box not working If you only have one cable from the dish to plug into the back of the box you will need to put your box into single feed mode as per this – Press Services,0,0,1,Select on your remote to get access to the Installer Menu, where you’ll find the Single Feed Mode setting. set this to ON.
Does Sky Box still work after cancellation?
Re: Cancelling sky subscription and keeping equipment If you cancel your Sky subscription then you can keep the box as you own a Sky+ box and it will continue to receive the free channels but you will be unable to record them or watch any recordings back you might have made.