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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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Friday, 20 March 2015
5:41 PM

After watching on demand I tried to return to normal TV but could only get the guide and then a blank screen.

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Marian's 1 post GB flag

6:00 PM

Marian: Are you sure your aerial is connected properly?

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MikeB's 2,579 posts GB flag
Thursday, 26 March 2015
6:47 PM

Hi, can't get any programmes through Freeview...have to go through Humax and the BBC news on this TV is East as opposed to the TV in another room which gets South and all Freeview channels!,. Not a happy bunny and totally confused. Your help would be very much appreciated!,, HP226LJ.

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Eve's 4 posts GB flag
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Dave Lindsay

7:51 PM

Eve: The fact that you are receiving BBC One East means it's tuned to the Sandy Heath transmitter rather than the Oxford one.

See if there is an option for "Region" or "Network" and if it's set on whatever Sandy Heath identifies itself by. I have no way of knowing this as I'm not in the area and the information isn't available, but the identifiers are the principle service area, so I guess Sandy Heath might have "East" or "Cambs" in the title, and; perhaps Oxford has "Oxfordshire" in. This option might be available once the scan has complete or it may be in the menu (or it may not be there at all).

The other way around the issue is to have the aerial out for the first 30% of the scan. This is because Sandy Heath's signals are lower down and Oxford's are higher up.

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Dave Lindsay's 5,724 posts GB flag
Friday, 27 March 2015
Sam Townsend
6:51 PM

I was watching tv and suddenly it lost signal. It is still showing slight signal strength but no signal quality. I have tried several aerials to make sure it's not the connection or wires. Other tvs in the house are still working fine on the same aerial so I have no idea why.
Any clues how to get signal back?

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Sam Townsend's 1 post GB flag

7:54 PM

Sam Townsend: When you say, "other TV's in the house are working fine on the same aerial", are you referring to a number of different outlet points? if you are, then try the TV in question connected into one of these other outlets.

You should also try using a different jumper lead on the problem TV, if this makes no difference to the situation, check that the circular centre piece on the TV's aerial socket (the bit that grips the aerial connector's centre pin) hasn't become widened, crimping it slightly if required.

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jb38's 7,179 posts GB flag
Monday, 30 March 2015
mark h
12:03 PM

hi I live in kingswinford dy69ed my freeview is breaking up badly , I have heard that Sutton coldfield transmitter is being worked on which my tv aerial is pointing at . does anybody know when the work will be finished

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Ray Pryke
2:04 PM

I have problems with my free view. Cannot get channel 5 plus many ITV related channels. Some channels are blocky. Can someone please tell me if my local transmitter has 4G?

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Ray Pryke's 1 post GB flag
Tuesday, 14 April 2015
5:22 PM

We don't have a signal when weather is fine and sunny like today the signal is breaking up it comes and goes sometimes there is no signal at all for hours

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Myra's 2 posts GB flag

9:11 PM

Ray Pryke and Myra

We cannot assist if we are not aware of roughly where you live. You can help us to help you by giving a postcode (or that of a close by shop or post office) please. From that we can work out which transmitter(s) is appropriate for your location, whether there are any engineering works at present, etc.

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