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I have now lost all signal can you tell me what the problem might be?

I have now lost all signal can you tell me what the problem might be?

I have now lost all signal can you tell me what the problem mig
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The problem could be one of:

- the aerial has been moved or damaged;

- the cables or connectors that connect the digibox to the aerial are damaged;

- the digibox has broken.

If you have a "spare" digibox you use this to test the aerial connection. Can you still watch analogue TV OK?

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Monday, 18 February 2013
Elaine Hitchcock
4:28 PM

No signal on TV since 12.45 today. TV with SKY box working.

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Elaine Hitchcock's 1 post GB flag

5:51 PM

Elaine Hitchcock: Without additional information with regard to the transmitter that you intend to receive from it is not really possible to give any information, except that I am aware that the Glossop relay transmitter in Derbyshire has been off air since 12.45 today 18th February 2013. There is no information regarding a time for restoration of service.

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KMJ,Derby's 1,811 posts GB flag
Saturday, 23 February 2013
4:05 PM

Has anyone lost signal in canvey Essex? I have checked the aerial and cables which are fine but can not receive any channels.

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Chris's 1 post GB flag
Monday, 4 March 2013
8:43 AM

I have a Samsung UE32C5800QK LED TV with Freeview HD built in. On Friday afternoon (1-3-13) i switched on and had lost all Digital tv and radio stations.

Postcode is CO2 8JR in colchester and i believe it utilises the Sudbury transmitter. I have found no info on the Digital switchover site.

Any ideas????

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Thursday, 4 April 2013
Lynne Burkert
7:31 PM

Martyn Hough: Have you sorted this out yet, as I have pretty much the same problem - just losing different channels. It started with ITV, Channels 4 and 5, along with their partner +1's etc. Now Yesterday has gone. No change to the aerial and a small tv works fine hooked up to exactly the same aerial lead. Can anyone help??

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Lynne Burkert's 2 posts GB flag

9:18 PM

Lynne Burkert: Any query involving a reception issue has to be accompanied by a post code also being given, or at least one from somewhere nearby such as a post office, as only then can the data concerning the transmitter that covers the area be known.

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jb38's 7,179 posts GB flag
Friday, 5 April 2013
Saturday, 6 April 2013

10:46 AM

Lynne Burkert: Lark Stoke is indicated as your nearest transmitter @ 6.2 miles and which is obviously being received by the fact of you having reported that your small TV is seemingly able to pick up all channels OK on exactly the same aerial.

However it could also be that the level the signal is being received at is possibly lower than would be expected as I noticed that its being picked up at a very low angle, and so to determine exactly what these levels are you should carry out a signal strength check on the undermentioned programmes noting whatever is indicated and giving an update on results, as you "might" require the use of a booster in line with your aerial if the level the signal is being received at is hovering at just over the minimum required for reception.

Signal level checking on these programmes covers the five mux transmitters (exc HD) used by Lark Stoke or any "main" station, but as well as noting the levels seen you also make a note of the mux channel number that accompanies the level indications, this for the purpose of ensuring that you are not picking up any of Sutton Coldfield's mux channels which are also indicated as being possible to receive at your location.

BBC1 - ITV1 (also covers Ch4/5) - ITV3 - Pick TV - Film 4 signal level checking on these programmes cover the five muxes being used by Lark Stoke and which are /

26(BBC) - 23(ITV) - 30(HD) - 41(SDN ITV3 etc) - 44(Pick TV etc) - 47(Film4 etc)

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Sunday, 7 April 2013
Roland Barnes
3:45 PM

Hi there,
Over the last week we are having similar problems with freeview channels flucuating in their signal strength with massive pixelation and at times loosing all access.
Today it seems ITV and associated channels (Freeview CH46 ??)

I am in Kenilworth, Warks, CV8 2AH.

Have even bought 2 x boosters that have improved signal but still pixelated even when signal strength shows good.

Any ideas or thoughts greatfully received as getting very fed up with it - Freeview HD channels are ok but thats not the point :-(

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Monday, 8 April 2013
Roland Barnes
2:17 PM

Roland Barnes:
Just thought it worth updating this thread - CH46 has been perfect since this morning with all TVs/devices now showing good signals and pixelation......

CH45 is now the culprit with a very weak signal and pixelation on all TVs in the house - is this a sympton of transmitter problems as I assume the aeriel is probably still good if showing 10/10 on most channels ?

Any thoughts appreciated .

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