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I have recently lost signal strength and quality on Channel 48 (Drama, 5USA, 5Star) etc, although other multiplexes are OK. I am in a marginal area for Mendip.

Digital UK | Planned engineering works says "Mendip: Possible weak signal for week commencing 24 Sept" but this site says "Mendip: No engineering works".

Can anyone add anything?

Secondly, there appears to be an error somewhere because this site says ITV3 (Station 10) is in the COM4/SDN multiplex on Mendip C48. When I check my ITV3 station, which is received from Mendip Main, it is definitely on Mendip C58 and reception is good unlike the Mendip C48 stations.

Where am I going wrong?

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Thanks. I did nothing and it fixed itself - both signal strength and quality have improved and I can receive it again.

I think that what may have happened is that Mendip was transmitting on a "reserve aerial" and my aerial sits in, or close to, a null for C48 from that aerial. As a consequence, all is OK when Mendip transmits on the main antenna, where I don't sit in a null; but I have problems when Mendip transmits on the reserve antenna.

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