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Can I use my ex-contract sky digital satellite receiver to get Freeview channels

Can I use my ex-contract sky digital satellite receiver to get Freeview channels?

Can I use my ex-contract sky digital satellite receiver to get
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You can get the following Freeview channels on with an ex-contract digital satellite receiver (once it is connected). Items marked with a star require either a Freesat from Sky (fSfS) card, or a expired Sky subscription card to view.

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Sunday, 19 May 2013
alexander taylor
4:19 PM

hi, i have recently bought a portable satellite , my question in , instead of useing the reciever that came with it could i use my sky+ box as a reciever so i can record my programs ?

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alexander taylor's 1 post GB flag

5:44 PM

alexander taylor: Not unless you change the LNB thats presently fitted and replace it with a dual or quad outlet port type.

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jb38's 7,179 posts GB flag
Thursday, 23 May 2013

2:48 PM

omega: go away

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Mazbar's 384 posts GB flag
Friday, 24 May 2013
leslie rainer

6:56 PM

hi can any one tell me when we are going to get another channel on freesat theres not been one on for ages let me no if u can let me no

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leslie rainer's 43 posts GB flag
Tuesday, 4 June 2013
1:28 PM

Could you please tell me is it poss: to get freeview through an oayster set up
we have an american motor home with this fitted, our sky card has long exp:so our channals are very Ltd.
thanks Pete.

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Pete.'s 1 post GB flag
Monday, 15 July 2013
paul naisbett
1:48 PM

hi can anyone help,
my bt vision box keeps coming up with low signal,i have tried a ariel booster but its just the same.yet the reception is excellent on my tv channels

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paul naisbett's 5 posts GB flag
Thursday, 19 September 2013
2:38 AM

Please, Can I use Sky box to receive free Channels in Africa? I mean will the sky box function like any other free to air receiver in Africa?

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Tony's 1 post GB flag

11:51 AM

Tony: To be honest, you would be much batter off using a box which can deal with generic satellites.

Sky boxes can work, but you are limited to adding 20 "other channels" and they can easily be deleted by accident.

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Briantist's 38,915 posts GB flag
Friday, 10 January 2014
sarah cowan
6:10 PM

I have just bought a new tv with freeview inbuilt. I was running m y other tv on my expired sky box, but i dont want the channels they offer, I want the tv freeview channels from the tv. I also bought a freeview internal aerial. I cant seem to get any of the tv channels. I cant seem to switch from the sky box to the tv freeview any help appreciate d. I live in London. many thanks

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sarah cowan
7:30 PM
Kingston Upon Thames

Hi I dont have problems with the skybox basic, its just that has I dont subcribe to the tv side of it, have landline and broadband for that, the basic sky does not carry some of the channels that freeview have. As my external aerial is old I bought an internal free aerial, that doesnt seem to pick up anything. Therefore I wondered if I can use my sky box and use the freeview aerial into that to pick up the freeview on the tv, not sky freeview. thanks again

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