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How to Watch: LONDON LIVE

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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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LONDON LIVE live_tv   8 (54%)    

Local content: This is a local TV service.

Official site: See the link icon LONDON LIVE website.

From Wikipedia: It also gives up-and-coming talent a chance to make their mark on a 1000-strong audience by performing live. The series is shot in HD and combines live performances from some of the worlds leading music artists with exclusive interviews. The show began as The Album Chart Show on 4 March 2006. - link icon read more about LONDON LIVE on wikipedia (summary by Clipped).

Freeview multiplex: LONDON LIVE is on a special local multiplex broadcasting only to the London area.

Wednesday, 26 January 2022
8:29 AM

Maxwell : Apparently the issue lies with Comux, they're unable to broadcast closed captions.

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Martin's 1 post GB flag
Tuesday, 3 May 2022
regine lemberger
10:53 PM


I missed one of your programs. Is it possible to 'catch up' and see it later this week ?


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regine lemberger's 2 posts GB flag
regine lemberger
10:54 PM


I missed one of your programs tonight. Is it possible to 'catch up' and see it later during the week ?


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regine lemberger's 2 posts GB flag
Wednesday, 4 May 2022

9:48 AM

regine lemberger: This isn't London Live's website and unfortunately I can't see any catchup service on the channel's own site.

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StevensOnln1's 3,567 posts GB flag
Monday, 23 May 2022
Nicholas Anderson

8:00 AM

It would be good to see the exact coverage area of London Live by a map posted on their website. Presumably the coverage area would extend slightly when receiving from a high gain aerial.

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Nicholas Anderson's 147 posts GB flag
Monday, 30 May 2022
8:05 AM

Brian Butterworth: London Live have also added relays at Reigate & Hemel Hempstead to their coverage. Hemel is mostly infill for the local area to supplement Crystal Palace reception that is already part of the CP map. Reigate fills a gap to the south that is outside the CP coverage shown.

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Gtibb's 19 posts GB flag
Tuesday, 15 November 2022
10:41 PM


I am confused.

I live in London (W9 1QJ) with a communal aerial, but cannot receive UHF 35 (London Live). I have a Humax 4000 Freeview box (DVB-T/T2). I'm sure I used to receive the channel a while ago. Although it says 'com8', which I thought was now 4G/5G phone signal.

According to the Crystal Palce coverage map, I am in the 'green' area, so should be able to receive it. Any advice/help greatfully received.


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John's 6 posts US flag
John's: mapJ's Freeview map terrainJ's terrain plot wavesJ's frequency data J's Freeview Detailed Coverage

11:12 PM


On the Crystal Palace page the list at the top of the page is up-to-date. Unfortunately the site owner has not has time to amend the "change over time" list. The Local mux moved from C29 to C35 as the last part of the 700MHz Clearance programme in London.

According to Freeview you are predicted to have no problem receiving the Local mux on C35 in your postcode. It should be as good as the others. (Note both temporary muxes COMs 7&8 are now closed).

Try a manual tune on C35. As it's a Communal system you could check with your neighbours of they are getting UHF C35 with London Live on EPG LCN8. If they are, there could be a problem with the feed to your wall-plate. Whichever, you'll need to contact the management for the communal system to get them to fix it. If it's a channelised system they may not have set up C35!

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Chris.SE's 3,918 posts GB flag
Wednesday, 16 November 2022
10:36 AM

John: Thank-you. Already tried a manual tune (DVB-T and DVB-T2). Will try my neighbours and then landlord. Once again, thank-you.

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John's 6 posts US flag
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