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Still receiving BBC1 on C24 498MHz, but a highly defective signal.

Finally found C60 listed in the 800s on a Humax 3100, signal quality 100%. Result.

Wouldn't have looked for C60 without reading this site, so thanks for the listings.

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I'm near the top of West Hill, got line of sight to Whitehawk in the East, and a large aerial in the loft pointing in the right direction. Maybe picking up a reflection of Rowridge? I can't see a C24 xmitter to the East of me on the map...

Anyway, thanks Dave for the plug-back-in-half-way tip. I'll give it a try next week.

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Note the FECs listed for COM4 and COM5 at the top of the page appear to differ from reality.
I can't tune these multiplexes with FEC 2/3, I can with 3/4.

I'm 2.4Km WNW of Whitehawk Hill with clear line of sight using a portable aerial, so it seems likely I'm getting the right transmitter.

Linux users may find the following useful for the scan utility from dvb-apps.

user@machine:~$ cat /usr/share/dvb/dvb-t/uk-WhitehawkHill-post-DSO
# UK, Whitehawk Hill
# Hand-edited 20120405 g77
# T freq bw fec_hi fec_lo mod transmission-mode guard-interval hierarchy
# PSB1
T 785800000 8MHz 2/3 NONE QAM64 8k 1/32 NONE
# PSB2
T 730000000 8MHz 2/3 NONE QAM64 8k 1/32 NONE
# PSB3 (HD untested)
# T 714000000 8MHz 2/3 NONE QAM256 8k 1/32 NONE
# COM4 note FEC 3/4
T 762000000 8MHz 3/4 NONE QAM64 8k 1/32 NONE
# COM5 note FEC 3/4
T 754000000 8MHz 3/4 NONE QAM64 8k 1/32 NONE
# COM6
T 690000000 8MHz 3/4 NONE QAM64 8k 1/32 NONE

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Martin, before you start changing hardware, please check that you're tuned to the channels that Whitehawk transmits, listed at the top of this page, eg BBC1 on C60 785.8MHz.

Your TV/PVR will have some way of displaying that, you need to find out how.

I'm 2Km west of Whitehawk, but I can still pick up a flaky signal from Rowridge despite my aerial pointing *away* from Rowridge, presumably some reflection of a tower block or similar.

You may find another set of stations in the 800 numbers on your receiver, which might be the C60 Whitehawk service. That's what happened to me.

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