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Below is a list of all the television and radio channels that you can watch in the UK using one of the free services: DAB (for radio), Freeview, Sky No Card - Sky without a viewing card (Freesat from Sky (or fSfS)) and Freesat.. Where a channel can be watched for free, the channel number is listed below. In addition, if you can watch (or listen) immediately online, press the button in the "web" column.

As some channels are exclusive to one service alone, you may need to get receive more than one service to get all the channels you want. The coverage for Freeview differs too - those channels not provided by the public service "Freeview Light" transmitters the current coverage shown thus (54%), taken from Connected Nations Report 2017: Data analysis'

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Channel name arrow_drop_down web radio Freeview Sky Freesat
LBC live_tv DAB FM/AM 732 (90%) 0124 734

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

Official site: See the link icon LBC website.

From Wikipedia: LBC 97.3 is a London-based talk and phone-in radio station. It is one half of the latest incarnation of LBC, the news and speech service which was Britain's first commercial radio station when it went on air in October 1973. edit Ownership In 2002 the company was bought for 23.5m by the media company Chrysalis,234 who trumpeted their purchase with the promise that they would lift the listenership to at least one million from around 700,000 LBC enjoyed an audience of more than two million in the early 1980s. - link icon read more about LBC on wikipedia (summary by Clipped).

Freeview multiplex: LBC is on multiplex COM5 in england flagscotland flagnorthernireland flagwales flag.

Friday, 27 April 2018
Neville Sheldon
3:01 PM

Regarding my previous LBC reception problem, I resited my DAB radio from my kitchen bench to the top of my fridge freezer. Resiting was a recommendation from AUDIENCE SERVICES and to extend the aerial as far as possible. Also, to point the aerial until dropouts could no longer be heard. The top of the fridge freezer is above my height (5' 10") and so far seems to have worked. A very technical explanation email discussed DAB signals are sometimes on a "cliff edge" and some radios cannot perform well with a weak signal.

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Neville Sheldon's 9 posts GB flag

11:35 PM

Linda henderson: LBC changed transponder on Tuesday 24 April.

If, as seems the case, your Freesat device has not updated by itself, you can re-scan manually.

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js's 837 posts US flag
Sunday, 17 February 2019
Anne mathews
4:04 PM

Just reset my freeeview tv and now can't get sound on 732 LBC

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john yare
6:20 PM

Anne mathews: Was advised to retune to receive LBC radio on HD box which i did several times including first time installation without success.Channel numbers 732 and 792 are shown without any response.Please advise.
With regards.

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john yare's 2 posts US flag
Wednesday, 20 February 2019
6:10 PM

My comment is the same as John Yare's. Despite re-tuning the LBC channel on 732 is no longer being broadcast on Freeview. Is it because of the transmitter for our location (North Dorset) or is there another reason. Can receive LBC on DAB and satellite but no longer on Freeview. Please advise.

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