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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


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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Vintage TV        

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

media.info: For full details of broadcaster contacts, see the media.info link icon media.info Vintage TV page.

Official site: See the www.vintage.tv link icon Vintage TV website.

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

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Saturday, 3 September 2016
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Carolyn Townshend
3:10 PM

Why can't I get it on free view please

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Richard Cooper
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3:33 PM

Carolyn Townshend : Vintage tv is on Freeview channel 82. To get it you need (1) an HD (high definition) Freeview receiver and (2) your local Freeview transmitter needs to transmit the group of channels which contains it. This is known as COM 7. Not all tv transmitters transmit COM7, which is only available to 76% of the population. For one of these two reasons, you may not be able to receive Vintage tv where you are, Carolyn. Richard, Norwich.

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Sunday, 4 September 2016
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MikeP
1:13 PM

Caroline Townshend:

If you enter your full post code into this website you will get several small blue boxes appear beneath your postings. One of these, digitaluk.trade, will detail what signals are available in your area.



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MikeP's 1 post GB
Friday, 23 September 2016
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alan read
10:22 PM

Is Vintage TV available at RH6 9BL?

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jb38
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11:54 PM

alan read: Re: Vintage TV (82) Unfortunately not if receiving Freeview from the Reigate transmitter, as this programme is transmitted on Mux COM7 which is not part of the TX (transmitter) line up at Reigate, however DUK indicates that reception of COM7 should be possible in your area from Crystal Palace on Mux33.

Should you already be receiving Freeview from Crystal Palace? and yet are unable to view Vintage TV, then are you able to view BBC HD on 101?, if not, then this is why you are unable to view Vintage TV, as COM7 is an HD transmitter which can only be viewed on a HD receiver fitted with a DVB-T2 tuner, TV's of the "HD ready" variety not coming into this category, as they are only able to view HD images from an external source (e.g: Freeview/ Freesat HD box) via their HDMI input sockets.

By the way, Reigate is located at 6 miles/ 339 degrees with vertically polarised transmission, aerial elements positioned up/down, Crystal Palace located at 17miles/10 degrees with horizontally polarised transmission, aerial elements flat.

Further info / advice given as required.

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Saturday, 24 September 2016
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Michael
8:24 AM
Oldham

Vintage tv available in our region OL4 postcode on channel 82. What I don't understand is sometimes tv says no signal? Works fine most of the time, telly Sony HD.

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MikeP
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11:44 AM

Michael:

Which transmitter are you using? If you are using Winter Hill, on a bearing of 288 degrees horizontal, then you should have all the channels as that transmitter provides all the multiplexes in use. If you are using Lees (at 163 degrees), North Oldham (at 295 degrees) or Brook Bottom (at 147 degrees) - all Freeview Lite and vertical polarization - then as they do not transmit all the services you will not get Vintage TV.

Check where your aerial is aimed and whether the small rods are fitted vertically or horizontally. If your aerial is aimed at Winter Hill, can you get BBC1 HD and channel 101? If not then your TV is not equipped with an HD tuner (DVB-T2 type).



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Michael
1:41 PM
Oldham

MikeP: thanks for that, was looking for a quick fix. Ariel is a old one, no idea which way it points. More research needed, get 101 no trouble, watched vintage this morning no trouble. Switched on at dinner, no signal.

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MikeB
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8:29 PM

Michael: Vintage might be on a mux with a relatively low strength, and if you have an old aerial, check signal strength across the range - the aerial might be on the way out, hence the fluctuation.

BTW - if you click on the digitaluk link you can see the compass bearing for Winter Hill from your house.

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Sunday, 25 September 2016
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jb38
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12:34 AM

Michael : Carry out a signal test check when you are able to view Vintage TV to ascertain the Mux channel number its being received on, as you are indicated by DUK as being able to receive this programme from either Winter Hill on Mux31 or Moel-Y- Parc on Mux32, DUK indicating excellent reception from the former, and although the signal path from Winter Hill is seen to suffer from two line of sight obstructions at around 1 and 2 miles prior to your area, terrain indications suggest them as being of a somewhat minor nature. Although it does have to be admitted that reception problems can occur more frequently in situations where line of sight obstructions are located close to the receiving end of the equation.

You can of course still carry out a signal strength test after reception has dropped out, the procedure being to select "manual tune" in the tuning menu followed by entering Winter Hills 31, but *not* followed by pressing search or scan, as this action allows the tuner to act as a form of signal meter devoid of theshold limitations allowing low level signals to be indicated in the strength/ quality bars.

If indications are a bit erratic from Winter Hills Mux 31, try Moel Y Parc's Mux32 in the manual tune test referred to, although evaluation of the indications received from either station should be used in conjunction with that said by MikeP about checking aerial directions etc.



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