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5USA   21 (90%) 141 129

Regional content: National channel with no regional content or variations. For full details of broadcaster contacts, see the link icon 5USA page.

Official site: See the link icon 5USA website.

From Wikipedia: 5USA is an entertainment television channel in the United Kingdom owned by Northern Shell. It is a sister channel of Channel 5 and 5. 5USA concentrates on showing imported movies and programmes from the United States, originally broadcast from 1600 to 0100, extending its hours starting at 1200 in June 2007. - link icon read more about 5USA on wikipedia (summary by Clipped).

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Wednesday, 9 March 2011
5:47 PM


For many months now I have not been able to get Fiver, Five USA or Virgin One on my Humax Digital Television. I used to be able to. I miss my Sunday CSI fix! Obviously I have rescanned numerous times but it doesn't make a difference. When I look at the details it says the signal is strong but quality is poor, under 10%. If anyone has any bright ideas I'd be grateful.


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Katy's 1 post GB flag
Sunday, 13 March 2011
Mr D Roberts
10:13 PM

Who is the new announcer that the station is using? his low bland voice is nearly inaudiable to us who are hard of hearing. If it is intentional, to be cool or something it is not, its just annoying.

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Mr D Roberts's 1 post GB flag
Thursday, 24 March 2011
9:05 PM

can I get 5 USA and fiver on a shy box in sothern Ireland on add channels / Regards David

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David's 1 post IE flag
Friday, 25 March 2011
Mike Dimmick

6:39 PM

David: 5* and 5 USA are encrypted and require at least a 'Freesat from Sky' viewing card. If you have a Sky subscription and they don't appear in the EPG it may be that they're not available in Ireland.

You can try using Add Channels, but it probably won't work. Still, the details you need are: 12422 MHz, H polarization, 27500 baud FEC 2/3, and the stream IDs are 7710 (5 USA), 7711 (5 USA +1), 7715 (5*) and 7716 (5* +1).

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Saturday, 26 March 2011
3:13 PM

Hi, I have been watching the first eight episodes of The Guardian on 5 USA using the subtitle facility. Yet from episode nine there arent any subtitles... help!! Why has this happened?

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Anonymous's 1 post GB flag
Monday, 18 April 2011
4:14 PM

when will sonsof anarchy be back on please?

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Thursday, 26 May 2011
Catherine Dow
10:06 AM

I re-tuned my Freeview box (not Freeview plus) to get BBC Alba - but 5 USA and 5* have disappeared. I have re-tuned several times using automatic and manual search but they haven't tuned in.

Anyone help? CSI was my main viewing.

Living in Highlands and Islands.

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Saturday, 28 May 2011
tim wood
8:34 PM

please remove your 5usa logo as it is distracting my enjoyment of veiwing bullet to beijing or put it in the corner NOT the middle of the screen. thanks

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