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Full technical details of Freeview
Saturday 28 September 2013 10:41AM

Freeview reception in Wisbech is patchy at best, drops out every few minutes, On Sandy Heath Tx.
Anyone else??

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I have lost all com7 and com8 channels from Sandy Heath, anyone else? I have been getting good reception from Sandy Heath for over 10 years but now no com7 or com8 on any Freeview device in my home.
Postcode is PE14 7EZ. I already know that this is not the nearest / best transmitter but has been solid for over 10 years now. What has changed recently?



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Any thanks for the replies, i'll look into getting the aerial re-positioned. I'm guessing a tv signal booster would have little or no effect?

Thanks again

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Full technical details of Freeview
Monday 3 June 2019 12:25PM

Hi all, just a quick update as i have been away for a week.
All of the com 7 and com 8 channels are not been received on any tv or set top box in the home. I own a Humax pvr, a Samsung smart tv, and an LG tv, all of these are now not receiving any com 7 or com 8 channels. I have retuned and also tried manual retunes on all devices but no luck.
I have checked and double checked my outdoor aerial & cabling.
No change.

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MIke Roberts:

Hi Mike, You will probably find other channels are also missing / very weak. I suspect that they will be the channels on COM 7 & COM 8, I am in Wisbech area and Iost all of these channels a few months back.

It is not just me as I have spoken to several friends & relatives who all use Freeview, and have all lost these channels so it is not just my equipment.

I have emailed Freeview but this is utterly pointless as they are saying I am not within Sandy Heath's area (despite the fact I have received these channels for over 10 years!) and their advise is to re-tune my Humax box. I have entered my postcode here Get to see your Freeview predictions map | free and easy and my predicted transmitter is definitely Sandy Heath.

Lord only knows what is going on with Freeview at the moment :-(

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