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How to Watch: RTÉ2 HD

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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High definition channels
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RTÉ2 HD        

Regional content: National channel with no regional content or variations.

Soarview: In Ireland this channel is channel 2 on Soarview.

Official site: See the link icon RTÉ2 HD website.

From Wikipedia: Owing to a technical fault, audio from BBC2 was played during the countdown instead of the proper soundtrack, and when the channel commenced programmes, there was no audio for the initial 15 seconds or so. At first the new channel broadcast in the evenings only. edit RT 2 19781988 60 of the Republic of Ireland could receive UK channels via spillover or via cable. - link icon read more about RTÉ2 HD on wikipedia (summary by Clipped).

Sunday, 13 May 2012
7:01 PM

What meter is the one preferred by the riggers down south for the new digital signal, from the Clermont Carn transmitter. Cheers Armagh.

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ROBERT SMYTH's 2 posts GB flag
7:03 PM

as above.

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