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How to get Sky News on a Freesat box

Just a few button presses and you can have those channels that Sky hasn't yet allowed Freeview to give you... including Sky News

Just a few button presses and you can have those channels that
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On the set-top box:

Press [MENU] then [DOWN] twice, then [RIGHT], [DOWN] again to highlight "Manual Tune" and press [RIGHT].

On the menu scroll [DOWN] to "Transponder" and then use [DOWN] to find the value "12207V 27500 A".

Scroll down to the "Search" button and press [OK]. Tuning takes a few seconds to complete and press the [SAVE] button.

The set-top box is now in "non-Freesat mode". Press [EXIT] to see the TV picture, which will be Sky News, unless you have already added other channels, when it will be on the highest channel number.

To return to normal Freesat mode, press [MENU] again, and in the "Settings" menu, choose "STB Mode" and select "Freesat".

You can add any channel listed as free-to-air from this list: Eurobird 1 & Astra 2A/2B/2C/2D at 28.2E - LyngSat

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Wednesday, 9 November 2011
sandra mcnally
7:14 PM

see there going be 2 new channels on freesat and think freesat is so much better than freeview

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sandra mcnally's 11 posts GB flag
Saturday, 3 December 2011
7:45 PM

Hi, can anyone help me? I have just bought a freesat HD box and dish manufactured by Ross but I am unable to tune it in to receive any English channels. I have tried almost all angles and can't get anything. Heeelllppp please :-). Oh I live in East Anglia, postcode NR33 9NQ if that helps

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Emma's 1 post GB flag
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Sunday, 4 December 2011

10:28 AM

Emma: Ross uses various companies equipment under their banner, so is Ross shown on the box or is it Tevion? and if so what model is it?

The other point is, are you using it with an existing satellite dish or the dish that came with it? although if you have already completed the dish installation (or using an existing dish) to the point of seeing menus on the screen did you make sure that "Astra / Euro1" was selected as the satellite? this listed as number 22 on the dish setting menu. (if Tevion)

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jb38's 7,179 posts GB flag
Thursday, 22 December 2011
4:00 PM

I have a Goodmans Fsat box and have just learned how to tune in Sky News as above but it rmains in the top R/hand corner of the screen - How can I receieve it in normal size and be able to see it normally by pressing the right butons. In other words how do I save it?

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Mervyn's 1 post GB flag
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Friday, 13 January 2012
2:02 AM

How do i factory reset my bush freesat hd reciever ? I cant remember my lock code and want to reset to try and get the epg working, currently says not available on most channnals.

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gazz's 1 post GB flag
Tuesday, 17 January 2012

9:16 AM

gazz: Can you provide the model number?

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Briantist's 38,901 posts GB flag

9:17 AM

Mervyn: You have to turn on "show Freesat channels in EPG" in the menu you see, and Sky News will then appear on Channel 1000 or above.

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Briantist's 38,901 posts GB flag
Thursday, 15 March 2012
7:35 PM

Just got my freesat sorted on my Samsung
D8000 set if you switch to satellite you can get
Sky news and free sky channels

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Daza's 1 post GB flag
Saturday, 17 March 2012
10:52 PM

i have retied several times to tune to channel 5 but with no luck dont even know if it is on the right freq anyone help

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richard's 2 posts GB flag
11:17 PM

i have tried several times to tune my ross freesat to channel5 but with no luck dont even know if on the right freg anyone help

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