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My high gain aerial can't get all the Freeview channels I expected

My high gain aerial can't get all the Freeview channels I expected

My high gain aerial can't get all the Freeview channels I e
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You need a "wideband" aerial rather than a high gain one (see all about aerials). Also, if you use a signal booster in the setup, this can cause problems with digital signals.

Can I suggest that you try the following:

1. Check that all the connectors are OK, in particular that there are no stray wires and that both the outer shield and inner wire are connected;

2. If you are using any signal boosters, turn them off;

3. Check to see if you have anything like a VCR connected via a UHF fly lead - sometimes these can changed to use channels such as 68.

4. If you have a wideband aerial, if you can try raising it up an additional metre;

See also all about aerials.



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Saturday, 3 October 2020
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Skye
11:53 AM

Hi briantist I want to get local transmitter from Northamptonshire or Lincolnshire or even Loughborough but I'm aiming fir Northampton freeview transmitter will it pick up from 52 element widwband aerial from Chesterfield??? If not which will be the best aerial to buy for that I be very great-uncle for your help ...

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Skye
11:54 AM

I mean greatful not great uncle sorry spelling error

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Chris.SE
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1:22 PM

Skye:

Could you be clearer as to exactly which TV REGION you want to receive? I'm guessing from what you are saying you don't want Yorkshire.
Then we'll need a full postcode to see what TV Transmitter(s) and Multiplexes you might receive for that region.

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