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Crystal Palace (Greater London, England) Full Freeview transmit
Wednesday 31 August 2011 7:38PM
St. Albans

Up till today I have been receiving a weak but usable Freeview HD signal. I note that there was engineering work on the Crystal Palace transmitter but that is showing as completed. Now I can't get the Freeview HD channels any more on my STB nor on another device I use. I've tried retuning automatically and doing a manual retune on channel 31 but nothing is showing up. All other channels (SD) are showing the same signal strength as yesterday. Any ideas? Has something changed due to the engineering work I wonder. I know the HD signal is weak and I'm on the edge of the signal.

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Thanks for the info. It seems to answer the fact that I have lost my HD channels on two pieces of equipment despite the other signals remaining the same power. I can pick up Sandy Heath on a separate aerial but despite several scans it too ignores HD channels (ch 21+)I believe. I'll have another go. A bit of a pain as it was only a week ago I bought an HD box for Freeview. Worse things happen at sea I guess ;-)
Don't suppose anyone will listen if we complain. Imaging we'll be told to wait.

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I get a good signal from an old set top aerial when I point it to Sandy Heath. I'll keep my main roof aerial pointing to Crystal Palace though.
Thanks for all the info. I know this is all part of them sorting things out foe the eventual analogue switch off. Time will heal, I hope ;-)
PS C21+ was picked up ok by my PVR but I had to tweak the other box to look for the 474.2MHz channels rather than 474 MHz as it ignored them on first scan.

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