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BBC free to air satellite channels - generic free satellite equipment retune

If you have a satellite reciever that is not branded by Sky or Freesat, then you will need to retune due to satellite transponders changes to introduce BBC HD.

If you have a satellite reciever that is not branded by Sky or
published on UK Free TV

On Monday 18 October 2010 the BBC rearranged the services is carries free-to-air on the Astra 2D satellite.

If you have Sky, fSfS or Freesat, your box will have already detected the changes.

However, if you use another type of satellite receiver, please retune to continue to use the BBC channels you need.

BBC - Satellite frequencies of BBC channels has full technical details.



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Tuesday, 26 June 2012
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George Buchanan
sentiment_satisfiedBronze

3:11 PM
Fort William

Now they're back - don't know what's going on...

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George Buchanan's 43 posts GB
Friday, 3 August 2012
leslie rainer
sentiment_satisfiedBronze

8:40 PM
Skegness

i have freesat and a ordinary sat ariel can i get any extra channels and when

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leslie rainer's 43 posts GB
Wednesday, 15 August 2012
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JOHN ROBERTS
1:07 PM
Loughborough

We have an old satelite dish and receiver to get German/Austrian TV analogue programmes which in now redundant ?

What equipment do I need to get the digital TV broadcasts from Germany/Austria. We are about to buy a new Panasonic TV L32ET5 which has freeview. Are there any foreign channels on freeview ?

Many thanks for your help.

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JOHN ROBERTS's 1 post GB
Thursday, 27 September 2012
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isobel
8:29 PM

have freesat humax fox hd recorder and 2 humax hd boxes all on the one satelite dish.main one recording one has a no/bad signal coming up on bbc one hd and bbc hd.but can get them on bedroom tv`s.have tried rebooting,different ways to get the channels with no change can anyone help me? west lothian

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isobel's 3 posts GB
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isobel
8:35 PM

isobel: as i said i retuned the box.but the other boxes have still got the channels and haven`t needed e tuning.

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isobel's 3 posts GB
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isobel
8:45 PM

isobel: thanks have done a total scrub of channels and retuned and saved and all channels are back. tanks again.

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isobel's 3 posts GB
Saturday, 20 October 2012
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Ella Mackie
11:08 AM

This is for UNJUST as I too couldn't get Channel 5 group on my Ross Free to Air receiver and the instructions are useless. This is what I did - use the menu to bring up Installation, down and pick Transponder then down and pick Frequency - use yellow button to edit - enter 10964 and then (with some trepidation as it took me an entire weekend to get it going in first place) red button to scan. Channels have moved around but all seem to be there - including 5! Hurrah!

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Ella Mackie's 2 posts GB
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Ella Mackie
11:13 AM

Step I missed in last post - when in Installation -Transponder; put Transponder on 5 (of 94) before changing Frequency. No idea if this is important or not, but I was trying to tune for a specific channel rather than total rescan.

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Ella Mackie's 2 posts GB
Wednesday, 30 January 2013
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Chris Gardiner
11:08 PM

Is there currently a problem with Freesat radio? I am receiving the signals via a Black Gold tuner in the PC and Media Centre under Windows 7. I have recently done a partial retune and all the "missing" radio channels are tuned to 11954, which Lyngsat and KingofSat report as an unused channel.

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Chris Gardiner's 7 posts GB
Thursday, 25 April 2013
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Ray
12:15 PM

Ross saterlite reciever why can,t i get any uk programs,i get all the all the other programs.

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Ray's 1 post GB
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