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Monday, 25 June 2018
8:15 PM

MAHMOUD: At your postcode you should be able to receive BBC Four HD on COM8 from Crystal Palace on UHF channel 56 (754MHz). All UHF channels have a bandwidth of 8MHz throughout Europe.

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StevensOnln1's 2,212 posts Platinum Platinum GB
Wednesday, 27 June 2018
8:10 PM

I have never been able to get BBC4 HD or BBC news HD on my Freeview TV via aerial. I live in Winchester and connect to the Hannington transmitter. Auto-retunes do not work. Any ideas?

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James's 1 post GB
11:08 PM

James: Do you receive BBC One HD on 101? Please provide a full postcode so that we can see your predicted coverage at your location.

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StevensOnln1's 2,212 posts Platinum Platinum GB
Sunday, 8 July 2018
Eric Street
4:15 PM Neston

We can't get bbc4 to tune on our but bt box . Any help would be grateful. Post code CH64 4dz.

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Eric Street's 1 post GB
5:25 PM

Eric Street: Your postcode should be able to get strong reception of all channels from Winter Hill or Moel y Parc (if you prefer Welsh channels). BBC Four is carried on the same multiplex as BBC1/2 or BBC Four HD is carried on the same multiplex as the QVC HD shopping channels. Are you missing any of those channels?

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StevensOnln1's 2,212 posts Platinum Platinum GB
Saturday, 14 July 2018
8:35 AM

I cannot get several Freeview channels any more, including BBC 4 HD and Al Jezerea HD. I live in CR6 NE Surrey which has always received its TV signals from the Crystal Palace.

Sorry, I don't understand anything about frequency, bandwidth or COM4. My TV and the tuners in my Blu-Ray recorders, automatically tune the available channels, and these missing ones just aren't available to us any more - they are not even included on the channel guide.

I just don't understand.

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Bob's 3 posts GB
3:35 PM


If you can't get BBC4 HD any longer then your probably have not had your aerial changed. Crystal Palace used to need a Group A type aerial but now you need a wideband type so you can get all the available channels again.

If you conytact the Freeview Helpline at Contact Support | Freeview they can offer guidance. They may even offer a free replacement of your current aerial. If you decide to have an aerial replacement by an external contractor, do not fall for the scam of a 'digital aerial', there is no such thing. It's just an excuse being used by some unscrupulous fitters to charge an higher price for a standard aerial.

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MikeP's 2,564 posts Platinum Platinum GB
Monday, 16 July 2018
Richard Langley
8:55 AM

I to have had the same issue as Bob - on 14 07 2018 my TV and Free View recorder stopped receiving BBC4hd and other channels from 106? for BBC4HD onwards

My aerial was replaced in 2012 it has not fallen of the roof so I hope that's ok

any ideas would be great

Thanks - Richard

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Richard Langley's 2 posts GB
Richard Langley
10:01 AM

Richard Langley:

I have retuned my TV without and then with the aerial cable - this has sorted out my BBC4HD problem
Thanks - Richard

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Richard Langley's 2 posts GB
Tuesday, 17 July 2018
David Hill
9:20 PM

Here in Swansea we can't get BBC 4HD
I had a new TV 4 months ago, a new ariel around 1 year ago, but still not able to get it.
I presume it's because we are in Wales.

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David Hill's 5 posts GB
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