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I am in AL5 Harpenden and get Freeview from Crystal Palace. Since 31 August I have lost the HD channels on Ch31, I assume this is due to Sandy Heath starting to use this channel. Would a more directional aerial solve the problem. If not I guess thos of us up to the North East of London will have to wait till 18th April next year for the saerice to return.

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I have the same problem as Robert Laskey.
I believe it is due to the COM channel on Sandy Heath moving to channel 31 on 31 August. It will be 18th April 2012 before we get HD back unless there is a change of plan. I belive they have underestimated the area where Crystal Palace is in use, rather than Sandy Heath. It means a large area to the North West of London (but still in the home counties) will be without HD fo 6 months, that's progress.

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Saturday 3 September 2011 4:27PM

I have put a old group A aerial in the loft pointing roughly at Sandy Heath and have got channel 21+ (HD TV) OK. So a manual retune and active combiner later and all is now working fine. The other Sandy Heath channels 24/27 are poor quality, channel 31 is nil, channels 40 and 67 no signal from the group A aerial!. So just a few 800 series programmes to be ignored/deleted.

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