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All posts by Derek Dodsworth

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Since latest stage of switch over at Sandy Heath signal on channel 67 has dropped to poor (other channels still good). Affected broadcasts (Yesterday, Film4, ITV4 etc) could not be received because my tv was retuned as advised. These broadcasts could still be seen on freeview+ boxes as they were not retuned but the signal strength was showing weak with poor quality.
Phoned help line but advice to remove signal amplifier resulted in no signal at all but a broken amplifier which had to be repaired to get any signal (but still no channel 67). Assistance during second call was rather poor in customer care values, he was more keen on tell than ask. Rescans were of no use.
Had to work out the solution myself. Reroute the uhf signal through a further amplifer. Frequent advice that a stronger signal is being blanked out by amplifiers does not seem logical, what about circuit Automatic Gain Control (AGC). Postcode PE28.

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