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Vintage TV was launched on 1st September 2010 and quickly established itself as the music-lovers TV channel of choice. Today, it has a following of more than 1.5mn viewers every week. It produces some 30 hours of original shows each month, filming both 2

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How to Watch: Vintage TV

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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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Vintage TV        

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

Official site: See the link icon Vintage TV website.

From Wikipedia: - link icon read more about Vintage TV on wikipedia (summary by Clipped).

Sunday, 1 February 2015

4:48 PM

Beth: Vintage TV (242) can only be viewed on HD compatible TV's or boxes which are connected into the internet, the channel in question being transmitted on the same multiplex as used by ITV3, if though you cannot receive ITV3 either? then for some reason or another you are not receiving COM4, best policy being to reset your TV followed by carrying out another rescan, or disconnect the TV from the mains for a minute or so followed by carrying out a "first time installation".

However it should also be noted, that even if you are connected into the internet and see 242 in the guide list, if on selecting same a "device not compatible" message comes on then this can be an indication that the TV or box you are using does not meet the technical spec required in order to view the channel, Vintage TV being aware of this problem and as such has listed a number of TV's and boxes known as being unable to view the channel.

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jb38's 7,179 posts GB flag
Friday, 27 February 2015
2:49 PM

My Brother hasn't got internet, or sky, but loves your channel when he watches my TV. How can he get it?

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GRAHAM's 1 post GB flag
Mark Wood

4:52 PM

GRAHAM: First of all Graham, this is not the website of Vintage TV (or any other TV channel).

If your brother does not have satellite TV (Sky or Freesat) and does not have an internet connection then I am afraid that there is no way for him to watch Vintage TV.

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Mark Wood's 62 posts GB flag
Sunday, 3 May 2015
Nigel Perkins
10:36 AM

Vintage TV has disappeared from my frees at. I do not know why. Can someone help?

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Nigel Perkins's 1 post GB flag

11:59 AM

Nigel Perkins: Vintage TV now has channel number 505 on Freesat.

Here are the Freesat changes from 23-04-2015 to 02-05-2015

LCN Changed
504 -> 503 B4U Music
517 -> 507 CAPITAL TV
503 -> 502 ChartshowDance
160 -> 146 Challenge +1
516 -> 506 heart tv
518 -> 508 Kiss
523 -> 510 Magic
505 -> 504 Starz TV
519 -> 509 The Box
515 -> 505 Vintage TV
146 -> 511 VIVA

Transponder Moves (11345H -> 11426V)
149 Food Network
151 Food Network+1
135 CBS Reality

512 NOW Music
875 PlayboyTV Chat

NEW (in the test region)
986 Freesat 4K

This is actually "Astra UHD Demo" on 12441.00 V 29500 3/4 DVB-S2 QPSK

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js's 837 posts GB flag
Monday, 27 July 2015
Thomas Close
8:58 AM

I used to get Vintage in my Virgin package But it went off when I asked for a cheaper package Why if Vintage if vintage is free on Ono

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Saturday, 1 August 2015
Roger Goodgroves
10:58 AM

That was a decision by Virgin to move Vintage into one of their paid packages, you'll need to nag them.

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Roger Goodgroves's 3 posts GB flag
Wednesday, 29 June 2016
9:55 AM

Watched vintage tv on freesat channel 505 but has now gone - will I have to retune the tv

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Pauline's 2 posts GB flag

12:31 PM

Pauline: it should now be on 515.

If not, please put the freesat box into standby and back on again.

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Briantist's 38,915 posts GB flag
2:37 PM

I do not have a box I get freesat through old sky dish

Tried channel 515 but not there

What next?

Thank you

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