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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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Wednesday, 27 July 2016
10:47 PM

Oh well, turns out that this is a reshuffle for the Olympics :-(:

Olympics: Changes to BBC services on Freeview - a516digital

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Finn's 5 posts GB flag
Saturday, 17 September 2016
Hannah Owen
5:45 PM

I live on the and edge of Cholsey and from yesterday evening I have had no signal on any of my TVs. I have unplugged and retuned but nothing. Any ideas why this might be happening and how to fix? Thanks Hannah

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Hannah Owen's 1 post GB flag

7:08 PM

Hannah Owen : Retuning was a bad idea as you've now wiped out all the channels that were tuned on your TV. You'll have to keep retuning periodically until your channels return as you'll have no other way of knowing when they are working again, unless you have another TV or box connected to the same aerial which is still tuned.

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StevensOnln1's 3,638 posts GB flag
Saturday, 1 October 2016
6:38 AM

We have had no signal since yesterday morning, we live near Cromer and Tacolneston is our receiver.

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Gill's 1 post GB flag
Sunday, 2 October 2016

5:26 PM


To be able to help we need a full post code, near Cromer is not accurate enough to determine reception conditions. I presume you mean that Tacolneston is your nearest transmitter, but that does not necessarily mean you get your TV signals from there.

One thing you can do is to check with neighbours to see if their Freeview reception has been affected. If their's has not, then that suggests there may be a problem with your installation. If so, start by checking visually that the aerial is still mounted as it should be, then check all the cabling (including the short coaxial flylead from the wall socket into the aerial input socket of your equipment. If in doubt about that, replace it as they are very cheap.

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MikeP's 3,056 posts GB flag
Wednesday, 26 October 2016
2:25 PM

Some channels 3 to 8 have been going out of tune on my TV's for the past couple of weeks. Now it just comes up no signal or weak signal. The signal seem slightly better during the day. I have tried retuning I lost the channels completely but managed to get them back but just not watchable.

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Kelly's 7 posts GB flag

4:33 PM

Kelly: Please provide a postcode so we can see which transmitter you're using. Retuning will not fix signal problems and can make things worse by deleting channels making it harder to tell when the problem has been fixed.

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StevensOnln1's 3,638 posts GB flag
7:54 PM


i have lost all signal with my built in digital tv. tried re tuning, still no luck, checked cable its fine. can you see if wenvoe mast is having any work done which may affect this?

cf62 8jg is the postcode

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ben's 1 post GB flag
ben's: ...
9:22 PM

Kelly: I have just been through all my channels the following ones are pixelating it hasn't com up lost signal tonight. ITV, CH4, CH5, ITV2, CH4+1, Film4, 20 Drama, ITV4, E4, 30 5Star, ITV+1. I have no channel 7 or 8 I must have lost them when I retuned. ITV and ITV+1 are by far the worst. I had ITV on at 16.30 it seems to get much worse at night.

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