• 30 Years In Business

    With today’s remnants of Hurricane Ophelia as a good reminder, this weekend marks the 30th year I’ve been in the aerials business. I can’t say for sure what date I started, but know it was just a couple of months before Michael Fish’s infamous clanger, when the Oct ’87 storm made Sevenoaks into ‘One-Oak’! At […]

  • Is it good to be wildly disconnected?

    Working in the outdoors with fabulous views of the Pembrokeshire coast is a regular occurrence for the 1a team and so when we were asked to provide WiFi broadband coverage for the Really Wild Food & Countryside Festival in St Davids last weekend, we knew we were in for a treat. The new venue at Celtic […]

  • Newgale surfs the net

    To coincide with the long awaited arrival of summer on the stunning coast of West Wales, residents and businesses of Newgale and Penycwm in Pembrokeshire are now happily surfing The Net as well as the waves thanks to Welsh Government funding. Working in conjunction with WISP (Wireless Internet Service Provider) TFL-Groupof Neyland, 1a Aerialshas helped […]

  • Wireless Broadband is spreading around Pembrokeshire…

    More Wireless Broadband schemes are being completed around Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire supplied by the Wireless Internet Service Provider (WISP) TFL Group of Neyland.Recently completed Schemes include Llanfallteg near Whitland and almost complete is Reynalton near Narberth. I’ve been working closely with TFL group on these projects and we’re just making a start on Newgale & Penycwm […]

  • Roch Castle TV Upgrade

    On a day so foggy that you couldn’t see fifty yards, I was on the castle roof wondering where the beach had gone! Following on from the upgrade of the TV system at Penrhiw in St Davids, Roch Castle was next to have sky TV added to the guest rooms. With the benefit of being onsite during […]

  • Bespoke satellite broadband installation.

    So you think you can’t get broadband? Think again… When a 1/2meg telephone internet connection just wouldn’t do, West Atheston Farm got in touch to see if we could help. With grant approval from the Welsh Broadband Support Scheme, we set to work installing a satellite dish that would deliver reliable broadband.  With a pole securely concreted into […]

  • TV for Solva properties from the top of the Gribbin

    TV reception in Solva has always been a challenge. None more so than keeping the long cable runs intact!I have found five TV aerials on the Gribbin and they all seem to have had numerous cable replacements over the years. Mainly because of rodents eating through them, storm damage where they are hung from trees […]

  • SKY TV upgrade for Penrhiw Priory

    On Friday I completed a bespoke installation for the very prestigious Retreats Group accommodation in StDavids. The Old Priory underwent massive renovation works and was completed about two years ago. Along with the renovation, Digital freeview TV was installed in all the rooms and satellite tv was not originally needed or specified.  Now after requests from some regular guests, the owners […]

  • Angle Village Broadband Scheme

    Work is all but complete on the installations for over twenty residents of Angle Village near Pembroke today. With one final installation for tomorrow, everyone of the subscribers have had their equipment installed and will be surfing the net at around 10MBps download and 4MBps upload when the network is fully commissioned. (Hopefully by the end […]

  • Wireless Broadband for Newgale & Penycwm

    Newgale & Penycwm villages are the next on the list to to be assessed for faster broadband supplied by Wales Broadband. of Neyland. A meeting for residents is to be held at Newgale YMCA on Wed 19th at 6:30pm. The proposed project will be applying for funding from Pembrokeshire County Council. If you are in […]

  • St David’s Cathedral Broadband & WiFi installation

    It’s not every day I get the chance to climb around a 6th Century building so when I was asked to complete a wifi installation at St Davids Cathedral, I made sure I packed the camera. Having almost no internet connectivity over conventional telephone wires, St David’s Cathedral had to get ‘up to speed’ to […]

  • Ambleston Wind Turbine Completion

    A long hot day on Thursday with nowhere to hide from the sun… At least the turbine kicked in every now and then and sent a gentle breeze to the cabin where I was doing some of my work for Dorrell Renewables So… What was this install all about?Wind turbines need to be monitored and […]