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Expecting 4G interference? Tests now show that you have a one
Wednesday 30 October 2013 5:10PM
Petersfield

Ian:

Do you have more than one tv connected to the aerial?

If so, are they all having issues?

what is your location?

postcode and street name?

regards

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What can I do when my Sky Digibox says 'No Signal' or &
Wednesday 30 October 2013 5:16PM
Petersfield

ramesh :

not sure on your location but if you had the storm like me then your dish may have moved.

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My Freeview box has no EPG, is blank on FIVE, ITV3, ITV4, ITV2+
Wednesday 30 October 2013 5:53PM
Petersfield

AndyC:

Old equipment can start doing strange things.

The when it starts to allocate random numbers for your channels its time to definitely upgrade.

PVR units usually only last about 4 years before they start having issues.

:)

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How do I change the RF output channel on a Sky Digibox? | Help!
Wednesday 30 October 2013 11:06PM
Petersfield

mikeP

that is exactly what I was referring to :)



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My Freeview box has no EPG, is blank on FIVE, ITV3, ITV4, ITV2+
Wednesday 30 October 2013 11:08PM
Petersfield

MikeP:

You are probably right.

Most equipment that I see failing is generally cheap in the first place.

My experience is more systems than the equipment.

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Sandy Heath (Central Bedfordshire, England) Full Freeview trans
Saturday 2 November 2013 6:01PM
Petersfield

joyce:

sky reception is from a satellite out in space which is completely different to freeview which reception is from a transmitter.


sky reception relies on ZERO obstacles in the way between the dish and satellite so should always work correctly.

Freeview reception can sometimes have obstacles such as trees and buildings giving some locations issues.

That aside, an aerial should only be installed if it can achieve perfect reception.

If there are problems with the communal reception then the original installer should put any issues right.

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Untitled
Saturday 2 November 2013 6:04PM
Petersfield

Michelle:

There are 2 free tv systems.

Freeview which is received via a tv aerial and built into all current TV's.

Freesat which is received via a satellite dish, some TV's have this built in but not many, most people purchase a separate receiver which can connect to the tv via HDMI or SCART.

Freesat has far more channels than Freeview.

If you look online you can see which channels are available.

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Untitled
Monday 4 November 2013 7:31PM
Petersfield

Emma Slade:

You will never get any issue with the reception being sent from the satellite.

The only issue you would ever get would be the system ie sat dish, cable etc or your equipment.

Freeview on the other hand can have issues such as transmitter works as well as systems and equipment.

regards

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Untitled
Monday 4 November 2013 9:12PM
Petersfield

Emma Slade :

hi,

As I always say "things don't choose a specific time to stop working"

It is generally unlikely to be the cable.

It could be the equipment

The dish

or the communal distribution system which is a multi switch

Do you know someone that is on sky? (not in your block of flats)

if so you could take your freesat box to their house and see if the channels are working.

If they are NOT working then problem is with your box.

If the channels are working then it will be the system at your flat.

regards

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mel:

If the box still does not work after a reboot then there is clearly an issue with the box.

Even if the box was working at your aunts house, they never choose a specific time to develop a fault.

regards

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