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Which BBC regions are on satellite?

Which BBC regions are on satellite?

Which BBC regions are on satellite?
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All the BBC regions are on digital satellite.

The regions are shown on this map with Sky channel numbers (see below for Freesat):

All the BBC regions are on digital satellite.
Channel nameSkyFreesat
BBC One Channel Islands968951
BBC One East East961953
BBC One East Midlands960952
BBC One East West962954
BBC One East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire957967
BBC One HD115972
BBC One London954950
BBC One North East and Cumbria955956
BBC One North West958955
BBC One Northern Ireland979957
BBC One Northern Ireland HD953978
BBC One Oxford965958
BBC One Scotland977960
BBC One Scotland HD951973
BBC One South964961
BBC One South East963959
BBC One South West967962
BBC One Wales978964
BBC One Wales HD952976
BBC One West966965
BBC One West Midlands959963
BBC One Yorkshire and North Midlands956966
BBC Two England and Scotland969968
BBC Two Northern Ireland972969
BBC Two Wales980971
BBC Two Wales HD971949
Channel 4 London974
Channel 4 London +1975
ITV London973977

Sky SUBSCRIBERS and those with newer style free-to-view cards will get the correct BBC ONE on 101; Sky free-to-air satellite people may have to choose the channel from a list starting at channel Sky 951.

Freesat viewers use the numbers in italics.

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Sunday, 17 July 2016
Richard Cooper

1:38 PM

mick: Hi, Mick. First of all, we need to know where roughly in Leicester you live, so that we can work out if, indeed there is an alternative Freeview transmitter that you could, in fact, use, to receive East Midlands programmes. Either the name of your district or the nearest nearby main road number or the postcode of a local shop, Garage or Post Office would do. It is worth us checking this for you before recommending an alternative to Freeview such as Freesat. Hope to hear from you again during this afternoon, Richard, Norwich.

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Richard Cooper's 461 posts GB
Monday, 18 July 2016
6:16 PM

hI Richard I live in Whetstone le8 6yu

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mick's 4 posts GB
6:17 PM

Richard Cooper: Hi Richard I live in Whetstone Leicester LE8 6YU

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mick's 4 posts GB
Tuesday, 19 July 2016
Richard Cooper

9:23 AM

mick:Hi, Mick. I have checked Digital UK which says you should use Sutton Coldfield (West Midlands) or Waltham on the Wolds (near Melton Mowbray) (East Midlands). Since you have already stated that you cannot receive from Waltham on the Wolds, your only realistic alternative for you to get the East Midlands region is to invest in a Freesat installation which requires a satellite dish, satellite cabling and a tv set that has a Freesat receiver - most tvs only have Freeview, not Freesat, although Panasonic is a good brand for Freesat. Richard, Norwich

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Richard Cooper's 461 posts GB
Wednesday, 20 July 2016
8:46 AM

Richard Cooper: Thanks I will go freesat

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mick's 4 posts GB
Monday, 19 June 2017
5:33 PM

I have a KVH satellite dome on my motor home and the bbc regional channel should be southwest (spotlight) but at the moment I can only get bbc west which is Bristol I believe, can you please advise how I can change this.

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Keith's 1 post GB

5:37 PM

Keith: Which satellite receiver box are you using? If it's a Sky box the region is set by the address the viewing card is registered to, Freesat boxes set their region by asking for a postcode during the initial setup. Generic free to air receivers will vary, so check the instructions.

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Sunday, 25 June 2017
Sam h
3:16 PM


We have a Panasonic tv and a grundig gufsat01sd freesat receiver and all has been until this week

Bbc london on channel 101 is crackly and lags where as bbc west is fine!

We are in gu27 2at

Thanks for any help

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