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Chris.SE Andrew Way: As this isn t Freesat s website, they are very very unlikely to see your post here. I m also wondering if you have some sort of interference at
My Freeview box has no EPG, is blank on FIVE, ITV3, ITV4, ITV2+
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Chris.SE Tim McDermott: Sandy Heath had been on Planned Engineering and that work may not be complete. You should never retune if you are having reception problems d
Waltham (Leicestershire, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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Chris.SE Michael : Yes, sets in general have improved. However, how could an individual range of sets or makes of sets perform will vary. You are best going to a ret
Kilvey Hill (Swansea, Wales) Full Freeview transmitter
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Chris.SE Carl Lewis: You should never retune when you have interference or loss of signal due to that, or Planned Engineering or transmitter faults that cause pixell
Bradford West (Bradford, England) Freeview Light transmitter
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Chris.SE Julian Taylor: You are not predicted to receive signals from the Bradford West transmitter as it s a very low power relay. Your aerial should be pointing at
It is everything is working fine | Knowledge base
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StevensOnln1 Steven Jackson: I think you re on the wrong website. I can t see what a GPS tracker has to do to with TV or radio.
Crystal Palace (Greater London, England) Full Freeview transmit
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Chris.SE Milan Navara: Your predicted reception of all multiplexes is excellent, including COM7 on C55. Check that your aerial still looks intact and pointing in the
Crystal Palace (Greater London, England) Full Freeview transmit
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Chris.SE Phil: Yes location can make a big difference to reliability of reception. Without a full postcode we can t say what your predicted reception would be. Have
https://ukfree.tv/radio/prediction/
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Chris.SE Willie Bone: CFM only have licences for Analogue transmission in Carlisle and West Cumbria, they have no digital licences at present according to an OFCOM l
BBC Four HD
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Chris.SE Peter Jannece: Do you get other HD Channels? If so which ones? BBC4HD is on the temporary COM7 multiplex and whether you receive it will depend upon your l
Read this: Is Podcasting the future of Local BBC Radio? - Radio
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Willie Bone Up here in Scotland, there is no BBC local radio in the true sense, but have community opt out service areas from the regional BBC Radio Scotland network. Commu
Hannington (Hampshire, England) transmitter
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Chris.SE Richard Souchard: If you provide a full postcode, we might be able to provide some comment on that. The Predicted reception database needs a postcode. Preci
Can I stop paying Sky and use my satellite receiver to get Free
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StevensOnln1 Cynthia flint: Do you have an aerial connected to your TV? If it s an old TV that doesn t have a digital tuner (most will have the Freeview logo somewhere) then
Sutton Coldfield (Birmingham, England) Full Freeview transmitte
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Chris.SE jack: Ok, lots of possibilities here now that we ve got a location. You shouldn t have any issues with any of the multiplexes as you are so close to the tr
Waltham (Leicestershire, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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StevensOnln1 Michael : Why not call the store and ask what they can demo for you? There are phone numbers listed for individual stores on their website https://www.richersou
When you can't quite hear the TV, subtitles are critical
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Sue Harding Clare harding: why am I now not getting subtitles on home and away and neighboursthis has only just happened on here I m very hard of hearing and they are impor
When you can't quite hear the TV, subtitles are critical
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Susan Harding Clare harding: why am I now not getting subtitles on home and away and neighbours this has only just happened on here I m very hard of hearing and they are
When you can't quite hear the TV, subtitles are critical
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StevensOnln1 Susan Harding: Channel 4 and Channel 5 have been having various problems (including loss of subtitles) since a fire at the Red Bee Media Broadcast Centre in Lon
Mynydd Machen (Caerphilly, Wales) Freeview Light transmitter
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Chris.SE John Bowen : Reception will be dependant on location, we need a full postcode to look at the predicted reception for you locale, you may not be getting a st
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Chris.SE Richard Owen: I hope someone has a definitive answer, I don t (I can make guesses) , but in case it s relevant, what make and model is the receiver?
Sutton Coldfield (Birmingham, England) Full Freeview transmitte
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Chris.SE Hi jack: Thanks for all the additional information, it s very informative, and just what was needed. Looking at those strength ( Q) figures for the aer
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Chris.SE Richard Owen: That was my guess. I don t know how common a problem tuner desensitising is in these circumstances which is why I asked about make and model o
Tacolneston (Norfolk, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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Chris.SE Steve Dowson: According to the Freeview Detailed Coverage Checker as you are only 17km from the transmitter, you should have reasonably good reception of CO
Bilsdale (North Yorkshire, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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Chris.SE Fiona Tate: Parts of the Darlington area have been one of the more difficult areas to get signals to from the current temporary transmitters. Have you tried
Ridge Hill (County of Herefordshire, England) Full Freeview tra
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Chris.SE Gordon Hargest: You didn t say how long you ve currently been having the problem with C28. How long ago was your new aerial installed? Was it and the boo
Map of all DAB transmitters
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StevensOnln1 Graham Coleman: Which DAB stations are you listening to? Do any of the radios you ve tried have a display with any kind of signal strength indication? Have you
Read this: The BBC is going to FINALLY overcome the most vexing
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StevensOnln1 Mark A: That article is incorrect in stating that anything will be launching on satellite or cable on 21st October. The source for this incorrect date is schedu
Map of all DAB transmitters
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Chris.SE Graham Coleman: You shouldn t really have any issues receiving any of the DAB stations that are available. There s a transmitter in the middle of Coventry t
When you can't quite hear the TV, subtitles are critical
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Chris.SE Tony Hill: It will have nothing to do with the satellite distance! Perhaps someone else with Freesat might be able to say if they also have this problem. I
My Freeview box has no EPG, is blank on FIVE, ITV3, ITV4, ITV2+
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Chris.SE Samuel Kayes: Which way is your aerial pointing? If it s about 9 degrees S of Due E, then you are pointing at the Black Hill transmitter which Freeview pred
ITV
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Chris.SE Rita Saville-Stones: There are over 1100+ TV transmitters in the UK, some have occasional faults, quite a few will be have Planned Engineering which can see
My Freeview box has no EPG, is blank on FIVE, ITV3, ITV4, ITV2+
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Chris.SE Mike Turner: Have your signals returned to normal? I can t find any faults currently listed for Llanddona (that doesn t mean there weren t any) and it s no
Freeview intermittent interference | Freeview Interference
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Chris.SE ROGER CULLINGHAM: Recent (and some current) weather conditions can cause TV signals from distant transmitters to travel further and so cause interference wh
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js Freesat Diffs: SMITHSONIAN PROVIDER name got changed from FREESAT to Freesat and That s TV Gold was put in the test region: Comparing files Li
Caradon Hill (Cornwall, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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StevensOnln1 W raynham: Try asking the broadcaster. Sony (who used to own the Great channels before selling them a while back) reduced the coverage of several of their chann
Caradon Hill (Cornwall, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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Chris.SE W raynham: Just to add to what has been said, as you may know LCN51 is carried on Local multiplexes and there isn t one at Caradon Hill, they are only broad
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Chris.SE Joyce Mary Mayhew: I presume you are talking about Freeview reception? As you haven t provided a full postcode, we have no idea which transmitter(s) and mul
Sutton Coldfield (Birmingham, England) Full Freeview transmitte
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jack Hi Chris - Thanks for the detailed reply. Unfortunately I have years of experience recognising the issues with trees - this problem isn t the trees.
Wenvoe (Cardiff, Wales) Full Freeview transmitter
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Chris.SE Chris Pearce: Hmm, rather odd, have your signals returned? I assume you mean BBC stations on FM, if not which stations? Whilst Wenvoe has been listed for P
Oxford (Oxfordshire, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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Chris.SE J.Holbrooke: As per the post immediately before yours, the Oxford transmitter is currently listed for Planned Engineering. The listed possible effect often
I have now lost all signal can you tell me what the problem mig
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Chris.SE Pauline Bell: When did you have a signal last? Was it before 10th August or is it much more recent? Which way is your aerial pointing (there s more than on
Full technical details of Freeview
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Chris.SE Pauline Bell: It s never advised to retune when you have no signal, it usually just clears your correct tuning and you end up needing to retune again when y
Read this: Red Bee: 10 days on broadcasters still facing issues
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Diana Spencer Channel 4 now has subtitles, but still none on Channel 5. Very annoying as, in these days of strong accents and mumbling, subtitles are essential. And why are
Will there ever be more services on the Freeview Light transmit
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StevensOnln1 William Jamieson: Rothesay is a Freeview Lite transmitter which only carries the PSB multiplexes. As it only covers less than 6,000 homes it is unlikely that an
Quest +1
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Chris.SE James : According to Quest s EPG, there are highlights on Tuesday 12th Oct. at 0500 on Quest - LCN12 (or 0600 on Quest+1 - LCN69) so as long as you get the
Bilsdale (North Yorkshire, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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Chris.SE All: With recent good weather the new temporary (quarry) mast at Bilsdale is due to be tested today (Tuesday 12th October). Between 9am and 2pm on Tue
My ITV/C4 Freeview channels have disappeared - what can I do?
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Chris.SE Philip Biddle: Without a full postcode we haven t a clue which transmitter(s) you may be able to get your signals from, there are over 1100 in the UK. Trans
Bilsdale (North Yorkshire, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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Chris.SE The temporary Bilsdale Quarry mast is now up and running using Bilsdale s UHF channels. The only multiplex not be transmitted is the Local/L-MDB) on
Film 4
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StevensOnln1 Javed: The loss of subtitles on Channel 4, Film 4, More 4, E4, etc is due to damage caused by a fire suppression system at Red Bee Media s broadcast centre in L
Whitby (North Yorkshire, England) Freeview Light transmitter
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Chris.SE Elizabeth Sweet: That s a very long time to be without a signal, whilst you might have normally got signals from Bilsdale (which was of course affected by f