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R
Horror Channel
Thursday 10 December 2015 3:24PM

I know I'm not the only person with a PVR but the freeview providers and the channel websites seem to think we all have set-top boxes - so we can do a global retune with impunity whenever they move mux. Why else would they not bother to give mux details?

Currently the Horror channel has gone missing (Crystal palace website still shows it on the old mux) and a global retune will take me 30-60 minutes to rebuild my recording schedules and favourite channel lists in my preferred order. I'm pretty sure all Humax machines do this - probably others too.

If I have the mux number it becomes a 5 minute job to retune that specific mux - and in the nether regions occupied by these moving channels there are seldom more than 2 channels per mux that will affect my setup.


NB. my Fox HD will even do a global retune on automatic - generally when I'm on holiday so nothing has recorded when I get back - it's doubly infuriating because they won't accept that losing one or two channels would be tolerable whereas a full auto retune negates 80% of the reason I bought the damned thing in the first place.

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R
Horror Channel
Friday 11 December 2015 4:57PM

OK terrestrialtv website has it on Com4 (c25 Xtal pally) and yes... there it is.

Xtal pally website still has it on Com6 ...

Surely all this should have been common knowledge BEFORE the move?

I haven't checked all the channel websites since I got the key info - too busy checking and implementing - but it's still really weird that yesterday the Horror channel website had NOTHING about it and it only appeared as a BTW on their facebook page... a very "street" approach - don't you have anybody working there who is over 20??

R.


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