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Briantist: Channel 5+1 is now free-to-air via satellite (Astra 1N). Hopefully it will not be long before it is on Freesat.

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Briantist: Channel 5+1 is already on Freeview on channel 44 with its 8 day EPG. It launched on Freeview before it launched on Freesat.

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Briantist: Maybe DMOL are a little swamped at the moment with all that is happening and they haven't got round to 5+1 on Freeview. Ragarding your lack of signal on Mux A, the owner of a web site called UKFREE.TV is very helpfull in his advice on how to cure such problems.

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Jacquie: The channel 5 channels etc used to be on the satellite Astra 2A that covers most of Europe. Because of that they were encrypted and could only be seen with a SKY receiver. These channels are now clear with no encryption and have moved to the new satellite Astra 1N and they only cover the UK. Because of the move, the 5 channels on Astra 2A have now been switched off. I doubt if you will be able to pick them up now as far away as Greece.

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U: Although ITV1 Central East and ITV1 Central South are transmitting free-to-air via Astra 1N, I am still receiving ITV Central West with an East Midland post code. I get BBC 1 East Midlands on Freesat 101 and ITV1 Central West on Freesat 103.

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U: All Freesat channels can be received on any HD satellite receiver as they all come from the same source. As far as I know Silvercrest, made in Germany by Comag and distributed in this country by LIDL, do not make a genuine Freesat receiver, but do make free-to-air receivers. ITV1 Central East can be received on a Freesat receiver on its other channels option, but it is a case of waiting until ITV or Freesat change ITV1 Central West with ITV1 Central East on Freesat 103 for the East Midlands.

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Sunday 11 December 2011 1:28AM

Briantist: I see that the BBC have increased the resolution of BBC HD from 1440x1080 to 1920x1080, and are showing the 3D test card and video clip ready for next Saturdays 3D transmission of the Strickly Come Dancing final at the Tower Ballroom, Blackpool.

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Wednesday 14 December 2011 12:18PM

Briantist: I see that What Satellite & Digital TV?EUR(TM)s new website will launch in early 2012.

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Friday 16 December 2011 12:02PM

Briantist: There are two more, what I believe will be ITV channels, on Astra 1N transponder 11053/H/22000. They are identified by their SID numbers 20735 and 20745. At the moment they are both colour bars with WILLIAM ROAD printed on them. This is the same transponder as ITV 1 Central South and ITV 1 Central East.

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ASTRA 1N satellite has entered commercial service
Wednesday 11 January 2012 11:51AM

Briantist: Two new transponders have been switched on, on Astra 1N they are,
11113,H,DVB-S2,QPSK,23000,8/9.
11141,H,DVB-S2,8PSK,23000,2/3.
If these transponders stay switched on it seems that they will be used for HD channels.

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