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My ONdigital box is missing some Freeview channels

My ONdigital box is missing some Freeview channels

My ONdigital box is missing some Freeview channels
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You can take out the card, it is no longer any use to you.

The ONdigital boxes do not automatically retune, so you will need to follow these instructions:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/reception/dtt_itv_digital_retune.shtml



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Thursday, 7 April 2011
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Tony Davies
1:55 PM

I have a Ondigital box DTR735 i have tried to re-tune but it asks me for Parental lock, which i do not know, any ideas to overcome this ?

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Mike Dimmick
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11:28 PM

Tony Davies: The Pace DTR375 is on the list of 2k-only equipment. If you're using a transmitter that's just started switchover and have been prompted to retune this week, I'm afraid the box has become obsolete, it doesn't support the mode that the BBC channels are now transmitted in, and that all other channels will be after the 20th.*

You could try 0000, but it probably wants the code that was entered long, long ago when onDigital was still running and there was a viewing card in it. That's the only reference I can find in the manual:

http://replay.waybackmach….pdf

* Some transmitters have late, post-Step 2, mode changes on some or all of the commercial multiplexes. These channels will continue to work until then. (RG47SH)

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Tuesday, 7 January 2020
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phil evans
9:41 PM

Today 07/01/2020 my TV stopped showing all HD chanels is there a problem with Mynydd Machen relay station.

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Chris.SE
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10:23 PM

phil evans :

Blimey, how did you dig up this page, Ondigital boxes went out with the ark. But aside from that, there are no reports on the Mynydd_Machen transmitter page. I can't find any problems listed either by Freeview or the BBC for the transmitter, nor is it listed for Planned Engineering.
However, there is still some of the unusual weather related Tropospheric Propagation around in some areas, see Effect of tropospheric ducting on Freeview | Help receiving TV and radio

It won't always (necessarily) affect all multiplexes at any given time, but it could affect all at any time.
If you haven't retuned, it should return as conditions stabilise. If you have retuned, try again, you may even pick up the wrong region or transmitter and it will all disappear again and you'll have to retune again when conditions change/stabilise.


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