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Sudbury (Suffolk, England) Full Freeview transmitter
Friday 22 July 2011 4:21PM

I live in SE Essex and when I had a single high gain aerial installed for digital it was pointed at Bluebell Hill. If a bomb went off in Essex I would not know about it as SE TV is only interested in Kent and Sussex.

When Sudbury switched this week I suddenly found that I was receiving BBC East from the back of the aerial on both my TV and my hard disc recorder. My tv then asked me to retune following which I lost BBC East and got BBC South East back again.

My recorder shows two channels Kent and Sudbury and I can move from BBC Se and BBC E.

Since the BBC reception for my area is between Bluebell Hill, London and Sudbury can it be standardised on Sudbury so that we who live in Essex can actually get local news.

If I get my aerial turned round to Sudbury will it be reliable?

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Based in SE Essex with aerial pointed at Blue Bell Hill as at time of installation Sudbury not at full power.
We get Sudbury on the back of the aerial so can view local news and weather. BBC SE and Meridian news does not cover anything north of the Thames.

Until last couple of months no real reception problems. Now we often cannot receive many programmes on the main 5 channels and many of the other channels and many of our recordings are failing.

Two weeks ago (I.e. end Lily 18) we had an engineer check the signal and to manually retune the tv and recorder boxes. The problems have not improved.

So, what has now gone wrong with Blue Bell Hill? Why sudden massive loss of signal?

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Re lat post - for lily read July 2018

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