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Saturday, 1 December 2012
Friday, 19 July 2013
Kevin dcruze
8:05 AM

How do I get sky news free on my ipad?

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Kevin dcruze's 1 post GB
9:49 AM

Kevin dcruze: click on Watch on the panel above or use the CatchupTv app.

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Briantist's 38,786 posts Owner Owner GB
Thursday, 24 October 2013
10:01 AM Hartlepool

My postcode is TS26 0BH. Sky News (channel 82) reception has previously been fine but now I keep losing it. I keep getting ?EUR~No signal?EUR(TM). In the last couple of days I have tried a full auto retune. The first half dozen times this did not work (only 80 TV channels were found), but then it did (100 TV channels were found) and reception was restored. But now it has gone again. So, in summary, it keeps coming and going - it seems worse in the morning. I have 4 digital TVs on the same aerial (with signal boosters) and they are all affected the same. So far as I can see, all other channels are O.k.

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Anthony's 2 posts GB
12:31 PM Hartlepool

P.S. Contrary to earlier comment - all of multiplex com 5 channels are lost.

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Dave Lindsay
2:50 PM

Anthony: Whilst it could potentially be single frequency interference, I will make one observation.

If you haven't had your "old" aerial replaced, it could be a Group A one. Of all Bilsdale's channels, COM5 is on the highest, it being C46. This is furthest "out of group" and therefore potentially your aerial may be least sensitive to it.

I covered this one previously:

Bilsdale (North Yorkshire, England) Full Freeview transmitter | - 11 years of independent, free digital TV advice

Basically a Group A aerial is designed to be sensitive to Group A frequencies which are the bottom third. COM5 and other COM channels from Bilsdale are in the middle third of the band (Group B) and so the sensitivity isn't as great there.

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Dave Lindsay's 5,724 posts Platinum Platinum GB
Friday, 29 November 2013
12:44 PM

I have been viewing skynews on my TV set with indoor aerial for years .ow but recently it does not show as a channel to watch.

I retuned my TV to update setting but still no luck. Skynews appears to have disappeared.

Any suggestions would be welcomed.

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Mar's 2 posts GB
12:46 PM

further to my last email, I located in Fareham, Hampshire, po14 postcode.

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Dave Lindsay
1:12 PM

Mar: If your aerial can be set horizontally or vertically then it should be vertical - see:


If your TV has manual tuning then use it to try and restore COM5 multiplex (which carries Pick TV, Sky News and others). Tune to UHF channel 22.

Whilst on the manual tuning screen enter/select C22 (482MHz) but don't press the button to scan/add channels. Instead, wait and it should give a readout of strength/quality. This should allow you to position the aerial where the best signal is received, although you will need to ensure that the other four standard definition channels (and one HD channel, if applicable) are also good.

The channels to look at are:

COM5 Pick TV
COM6 4Music

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Dave Lindsay's 5,724 posts Platinum Platinum GB
Saturday, 30 November 2013
rob castle
10:12 AM

North Yorkshire near hutton le hole has lost sky news or should say it breaks up totally.
retuned twice and once it ended up on 803 not 82
now on retune it goes to 82 and is break up totally.

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