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MikeB peter rance: 81% is too high, as you can see if you look at the page too much of a good thing .Thats why you have a problem - every so often the tuner is
Emley Moor (Kirklees, England) transmitter
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MikeB Ron lake: I couldn t tell you about the sound (how are you outputting it?), but since your just 18km from the transmitter, I d suggest looking at the too much
Waltham (Leicestershire, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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StevensOnln1 Paul: Those channels are all on COM8, which moved to UHF channel 56 (754MHz) at Waltham on 7th February, although I can t see anything to suggest there has been
Waltham (Leicestershire, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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MikeB Paul: Are you tuned to the correct transmitter? I m on Waltham, and they seem fine. And no, there has been no change in power.
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StevensOnln1 Alan: Are you missing any other channels? Have you checked for any loose or damaged cables or connections behind your TV? Please provide a full postcode so that
Bluebell Hill (Medway, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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MikeB Mike Weatherley: Hmm, have you heard of Occams Razor?The most likely cause of the problem is the most straighforward - your system either has a fault, or yo
Waltham (Leicestershire, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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StevensOnln1 Rod Smith: BBC Four HD is now on COM8, which can be found on UHF channel 56 from Waltham.
My Freeview box has no EPG, is blank on FIVE, ITV3, ITV4, ITV2+
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Mez Had issues with our local transmitters yesterday. Postcode is BN14FE All HD channels were off for several hours. When they returned, the audio is out of sync i
My Freeview box has no EPG, is blank on FIVE, ITV3, ITV4, ITV2+
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P Mitchell Freeview reception at my address in Macclesfield has always been poor. I receive 20 TV channels and 10 radio channels despite having done the rescan as describe
Full technical details of Freeview
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P Mitchell Freeview reception at my address in Macclesfield has always been problematic. Reception is fine but the problem is that I receive only 20 TV channels and 16 rad
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MikeB P Mitchell:Have a look at the links below your post - it will show you that although the local light transmitter is the one that will get you the best sig
My Freeview box has no EPG, is blank on FIVE, ITV3, ITV4, ITV2+
Bill Kocher Thanks SO. Looks like we ll just have to wait for the engineers to undo their changes that have caused this.I do have Virgin TV were everything is fine, b
Waltham (Leicestershire, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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Brian G Freeview PuzzleI use a Humax HDR-2000T STB set for Waltham and I found that Sky News and a few other channels had dissapeared and just showed a message that
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Nick Anderson Is there a TV set not using internet connectivity that enables one as with analogue to split the signal from two aerials for those living in fringe areas and re
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Ian Why am I not surprised that they cut services and not top pay!
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Peter Kennedy Damned shame as C4 is the channel I watch the most. The reception in my area is too poor for Freebies hence the decision to go for Freesat. Is this the beginnin
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P Mitchell MikeB:Many thanks for explaining the situation.You are absolutely right, of course, to say that the local transmitter has far fewer channels than the ma
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Tony Watson We have no choice here, Freeview is a joke. How many other parts of the UK have to use Freesat for the same reasons?
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Ron Riley Thank you for bringing this announcement to our attention we have not noticed that in any other format so it will be interesting to see what the advertising rev
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Michael Hi, I am sorry to see yet another channel disappear from Freesat for no other reason than what seems to be a squabble over EPG charges. Talk about taking your
Whitehawk Hill (Brighton and Hove, England) Full Freeview trans
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Paul Sweetman My Freeview HD channels not synchronising picture and sound since Monday 19th Feb. Really irritating - makes them unwatchable as speech etc delayed by a second
Sutton Coldfield (Birmingham, England) Full Freeview transmitte
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tahrey Here s an odd one for you... on this page we have listed channels 39, 40, 42, 43, 45, 46, 51 which work just fine with my TV and PVR... however 33 and 35 don t
Waltham (Leicestershire, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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Ian Allcock Isn t PickTV now on 37 rather than 56 ? Does the information need updating or have I missed something ?
Tacolneston (Norfolk, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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StevensOnln1 Chris W: Because if they were broadcast at a higher power level they would cause all sorts of problems with interference, both with reception from other UK tran
Map of all DAB transmitters
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Nedbod I cannot believe how many DAB radio stations are now (some 19 years after I bought my first DAB/FM/AM tuner - which is still working fine) in MONO with a very p
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Nedbod This is an unbelievable decision. Why on earth have I forked out all this money to buy an HD TV and FREESAT recording box only to see services that I actually w
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Peter Bye The costs recovered- conveniently for the broadcasters- fail to take account of the cost to consumers .This is a matter of listening quality...no
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js On satellite, there are six versions of Channel 4:10714 H 22000 5/6 DVB-S QPSK SID service_name 9211 Channel 4 (London) 9212 Channel 4 (South) 9213 Chan
Sutton Coldfield (Birmingham, England) Full Freeview transmitte
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Stuart tahrey, you don t say which area you are from but channel 26 is used by both The Wrekin Bromsgrove transmitters. As for channel 33 35, I have notice
Why do less than one in five people with an HD set watch in HD?
MikeP Another reason is that many programme listings in newpapers and magazines do not give the HD channel number, just the SD one. Hence many people do not know that
TG4 (NI)
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Tina Hi I have freeview for 7 years now and just a month ago I lost all RTE channel everything else works well can you give me an idea why I have lost them? Other th
Why do less than one in five people with an HD set watch in HD?
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MikeB Simon: How is HD a con? The reason for the continuing use of SD is fairly simple - most TV s still have SD tuners, no matter if they are flat screens or not. On
Tacolneston (Norfolk, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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hardy Its optimistic to try to get UHF channel 56 from Aldeburgh . Its in a shadow relative to the Tacelston signal. And needs a good horizontally polarised aerial.
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js Channel 4 HD first appeared on Freesat on 19 Apr 2011 as the only service on 12606.65 V 27500 3/4 DVB-S2 QPSK.I don t have a record of the Channel 4 HD bitr
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MikeB FrasNM: OK, firstly its nobodies fault that they ve pulled C4 on HD for now - but who knows. And while you prefer to watch in HD, your watching a programme. Wo
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FrasNM At present Channel 4 HD remains available in the OtherSat i.e. non-Freesat mode of your TV/box, suggesting it is their presence in the Freesat programme Guide t
Full technical details of Freeview
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Bob We are at GL10 3BJ but receive our Freeview signal direct to the Mendip Transmitter. Out TV aerial is pointing to the Mendip Transmitter. Should our reception c
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MikeB FrasNM: If there is something else equally favoured being transmitted at the same time on an HD channel then yes we would now abandon the Channel 4 programme i
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nmugford well absolute radio management must still have the yachts,private planes,surely we cant deny their pleasures?
Sandy Heath (Central Bedfordshire, England) Full Freeview trans
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Freddie Archer IP270EE - has there been some sort of change recently, I used to get the HD channels (Via C21) with a rock solid signal, but over the last 2 weeks, there has be
Bilsdale (North Yorkshire, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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MattyB Hi, seem to be having issues with the Com 7 mux in Teesside for the past couple of days. All the channels on this mux keep breaking up or showing No Signal . Y
Caradon Hill (Cornwall, England) Full Freeview transmitter
MikeP John Tyler:If you look at the digitaluk trade box below your posting (http://www.digitaluk.co.uk/coveragechecker/main/trade/ex20+1nr/NA/0/) you will see tha
Bilsdale (North Yorkshire, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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hardy Bilsdale recently changed channels around .I do not have a channel list but it is likely that com 7 has moved to uhf channel 55 in keeping with the national pla
Trial Manchester multiplexes
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Colin Is there a reason why there are blank non coverage spots in Radcliffe and Stockport ( follows the motorway my journey route to work). Also I listen to Chris C
Beacon Hill (Torbay, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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StevensOnln1 Phil White: Problems with interference from 4G mobile masts are addressed by an organisation funded by the mobile networks called AT800, who when contacted will
Freesports
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StevensOnln1 Pete T: Does your TV receive HD channels on channels 101-115?
Waltham (Leicestershire, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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Paul Thanks for the comments everyone Re: the Waltham transmitter retune on Feb 7th. Both my tv and HDR show that there are tuned to 754MHz when I select digital
Do all freeview set top boxes have the same problems - they fre
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StevensOnln1 nigel: Whats the model number of your Goodmans recorder?
Kilvey Hill (Swansea, Wales) Full Freeview transmitter
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StevensOnln1 Rick: COM7 and COM8 are temporary services which are broadcast from 30 main transmitters which cover around 70% of UK households and are expected to close some
Sandy Heath (Central Bedfordshire, England) Full Freeview trans
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Daniel Hello prior to sandy heath transmitter been opened before 1965 . Which transmitter covered northampton ? I am intrested to know.