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PBS America

PBS America is a new factual channel from America's Public Broadcasting Service. As well as bringing viewers historical and current affairs programming, the channel will also captivate audiences with powerful films such as Spy at the Hanoi Hilton and the Oscar-nominated Last Days in Vietnam.

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How to Watch: PBS America

Below is a list of all the television and radio channels that you can watch in the UK using one of the free services: analogue, 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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PBS America   91 (76%) 174 155

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

Official site: See the link icon PBS America website.

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Friday, 9 November 2018
Sheila Peake
7:04 PM

Disappointed I can't get pbs on channel 94. What's happened?

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Sheila Peake's 2 posts US
Saturday, 10 November 2018

12:33 PM

Sheila Peake:

Where are you located (please provide a full postcode)? Does your TV receive the HD channels on 101-105? PBS America is carried on an HD transmission channel so your equipment needs to be able to receive such and then display them. You also need to be in an area where those signbals are available as not all transmitters broadcast them.

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MikeP's 3,014 posts GB
Sunday, 25 November 2018
Valerie Davies.
1:56 PM

Why can't I get pbs on Freeview channel 94 I have an HD TV and live in the BH188LS AREA

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Valerie Davies.'s 2 posts GB
Monday, 24 December 2018
Tuesday, 25 December 2018
9:42 AM


Just go to Watch PBS on Your Apps and Devices | PBS Anywhere on either a Smart TV, a Laptop or a smartphone.

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MikeP's 3 posts GB
Friday, 4 January 2019
S Day
11:47 PM
Chipping Campden

Is it possible to receive PBS America on Freeview in postcode GL55 6HR ?

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S Day's 1 post GB
Saturday, 5 January 2019

3:08 PM

S Day: Possibly if you point your aerial at Sutton Coldfield, although reception is predicted to get worse later this year.

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StevensOnln1's 2,683 posts GB
Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Geoffrey Kirkham
8:23 PM

Why can't I get PBS on 94 on postcode IP141NB it's a communal aerial for 53 retirement flats?

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Geoffrey Kirkham's 3 posts GB
Wednesday, 23 January 2019

11:03 AM

Geoffrey Kirkham: If the communal aerial is pointed at Tacolneston then you should be able to get a good signal for PBS America on COM8, although you will need a TV or set top box/PVR which receives the HD channels. If you can get BBC One HD on channel 101 then you should contact whoever is responsible for maintaining the communal aerial system as it may need adjusting following frequency changes which took place last year.

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