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Mendip transmitter - January 11th retune required

If you use the Mendip transmitter (but not the relays) for your digital television reception, you will need to retune - again - on January 11th.

If you use the Mendip transmitter (but not the relays) for your
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At the moment, viewers using the Mendip transmitter are unable to subscribe to Sky Sports 1 and 2 via BT Vision and/or Top Up TV - see BT Vision, TUTV, Sky Sports 1+2 and the Mendip transmitter - ukfree.tv.

To deal with this, on 11th January 2011, Multiplex D will change from being broadcast on C59+ in 16QAM mode, and switch to be the "normal" Arqiva B multiplex (10kW ERP) on C67 in 64QAM mode.

It will stay there until it moves to C52 on 28 September 2011. This date also sees Multiplex COM4/SDN move from C62+ to C48 and COM5/ARQA move from C56+ to C56.

In summary - if you use Mendip - even if you don't use Sky Sports, you must retune again on 11th January 2011.

When you retune - use a "first time installation" or do this - My Freeview box has no EPG, is blank on FIVE, ITV3, ITV4, ITV2+1, has no sound or the channel line up is wrong

Note: This event is not part of the digital switchover process, and is not being managed by Digital UK, but by Arqiva and ITV.

If you have any questions, please call ITV on 0844 881 4150.



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Tuesday, 1 March 2011
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S.Higgs
5:36 PM Andover

Following retune to add chnl 33 ITV+1 have lost 12 Yesterday,15 Film 4, 22 Ideal World & 24 ITV4,all details of programmes still shows but says no signal. Tuned to Mendips and prior to this retune problems with these channels. Can you help?

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Friday, 27 February 2015
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Angus Jones
4:41 PM

My TV cannot seem to tune in to the Multiplex COM5 - ARQA - Arqiva A channels. WHich include Sky news.
I have a 2 year old aerial and my signal information is 100% Quality and 80% strength.
Post code region TA5.

Any advice?
Thanks

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