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I live in Tiptree in Essex and get my service from the Sudbury transmitter. I have had not any problems with Freeview for years. Today I lost ITV 4, Film 4, etc. The power level may be the same but the change in frequency has messed things up. Not happy to wait until next June to see if they come back. Perhaps I should take the plunge and move to satellite!

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Sudbury (Suffolk, England) Full Freeview transmitter
Wednesday 30 November 2011 9:46PM

I live in Tiptree. When the Sudbury transmitter switched over I reported that I lost ITV4, Film 4 etc like many others due to a very weak signal. Despite retuning a number of times when prompted by the on screen message I never got them back. However about a week later (after the transmitter in Norfolk switched over I think) I had a reminder come up on my Humax recorder to retune. Upon retune I got back all the missing channels (ITV 4, Film 4 etc) from the Sudbury transmitter - a bit of a weak signal but there okay. Funny thing is I lost many other channels (e.g. BBC 4, ITV 3, 5 USA, Dave etc) from the Sudbury transmitter (signal too weak) but found them all again in the 800 number range from another transmitter (probably from Kent / London). It does all seem a bit of a hit and miss affair but I guess will get better when the Sudbury transmitter power outputs increase next year.

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