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Wednesday, 28 September 2011
2:32 PM

I have exactly the same problem as Brian. Same transmitter Etc Etc. ALSO..I cannot get ITV 3.

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Colin's 2 posts GB
Thursday, 29 September 2011
Tuesday, 4 October 2011
8:04 AM

This morning in place of sky tv on channel 82 I have challenge tv press red or blue er no thanks. How do I get sky news back please. I think my transmitter is Durris.

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Frances's 2 posts GB
8:32 AM

Same as last question, no sky news just challenge tv and pressing red or blue and channel number does not bring channel back as the message says,any ideas anyone?

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Frannie's 1 post GB
Richard Clark
8:33 AM

Looks like my in laws have the same fault as Frances. Red or Blue selection for games or holidays after about 5 seconds on Sky News (Channel 82). Location is Pudsey (West Yorks) so transmitters will probably be Idle.

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Richard Clark's 1 post FR
John Holt
12:09 PM

Yes, I also have the same problem as Richard and Frannie.
I'm getting Sky News from the Menidp transmitter.

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John Holt's 1 post GB
Mike Dimmick
1:12 PM

Frances et al: it's *probably* an error at Sky's broadcast centre or Arqiva's multiplexing centre. The mention of a delay and 'press red' suggests that it might be a bug or incompatibility in new MHEG software for the Sky Text service.

You could try doing a factory reset on your box. This might also be called a full retune, first-time installation, 'reinstall all channels', default setting, or 'virgin mode'. If you've needed to do a manual retune in the past, you will need to follow whatever steps you did then.

Richard and John: If you did a full retune/factory reset at the last round of changes at your transmitters, I'd be very surprised if the box had managed to screw up its programme guide this soon. That would point to a general fault in transmission.

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Mike Dimmick's 2,486 posts Platinum Platinum GB
Wednesday, 5 October 2011
Brian Hudson
9:30 AM

Numerous "Factory resets" have not worked and so it must be "an error at Sky's broadcast centre or Arqiva's multiplexing centre".
How can we feed back to them and get it corrected?

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Brian Hudson's 5 posts GB
Brian Hudson
11:55 AM

COM5 is low power but being received AOK. However, I cannot receive any COM6 channels.

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Brian Hudson's 5 posts GB
Thursday, 6 October 2011
5:22 PM

as of yesterday i cannot get text on sky news have they stopped doing it.

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maggie's 1 post GB
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