This week sees the first stage of the digital television switchover for 747,300 homes in East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire.
From 6am Wednesday 3rd August 2011, you must to a perform a "first time installation" retune (sometimes "Factory Reset" or "Shipping Condition") on your Freeview box or television set if you use the Belmont or Oliver's Mount full service Freeview transmitters. This is because the old "multiplex 1" BBC service will be replaced by the BBCA multiplex on a different frequency.
Bilsdale vs Emley Moor will be another problem to be faced by people.
When I caravan say around York the unit in the caravan now is unsure which of these 2 to recieve.I guess people who want the NE version of say Look East(?) may well get Look North when EM powers up next month.
J Darnell: Yes, the main part of your switchover ends tonight. It is expected to be complete by 6am.
Arqiva A and B will still be on restricted power from tonight until 23 November, but will be on final channels and modes, so you should not need to retune again unless you find you can't get those services.
Pleased to say everything has gone OK for me with the added bonus, I think, of BBC1 East Midlands and others in the 800s.
One thing I noticed though is that I have no red button operation on 50 BBC1 HD.
Is this correct.