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2011 switch-overs start today at Sandy Heath, Nottingham

If you live in East Anglia or use the Nottingham transmitter, digital switchover starts for you today, 30th March 2011.

If you live in East Anglia or use the Nottingham transmitter, d
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Hardly a Wednesday from today until Wednesday 23rd November 2011 will not involve a step in the UK digital switchover.

From today. You will need to retune your Freeview box if you use the Sandy Heath or Nottingham transmitter. You MAY find that old equipment will no longer work - TVs and boxes that do not support the 8k-mode.

If you use the Dallington Park, Kimpton or Luton relay transmitters, you will no longer be able to watch BBC TWO on analogue from today, but you should be able now to use a Freeview box to watch ALL BBC services (apart from the two HD channels).

If you use Sandy Heath don't forget that you will need use a wideband aerial after switchover is complete on Wednesday, 13th April 2011 if you want to watch the commercial multiplexes. Sandy Heath is unusual in this respect.

Sandy Heath and Nottingham transmitters



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Wednesday, 4 April 2012
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Eugenia Alexis
10:34 PM

I live in the London area and today I lost BB2 on my TV. I have tried to retune but still connot get it back. can someone help?

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Karen
11:28 PM

I live in Essex and retuned my TV today. I am now receiving BBC1 from East Anglia rather than London as I was before. How can I return to getting BBC London news?

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Dave Lindsay
11:36 PM

Karen: The simple solution is probably to run the automatic tuning scan and unplug the aerial at 30%.

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Thursday, 5 April 2012
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Mark Fletcher
1:28 AM Halifax

Eugenia Alexis.Is this the BBC2 analogue you're referring to that you lost.The answer is it was forever switched off in the early hours of yesterday morning and in under two weeks time BBC1,ITV1,C4,C5 analogue will all too be forever switched off.

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