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All posts by Mark Plant

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I am tuned to the Winter Hill,Bolton, Lancashire transmitter. I have a new freeview television receiver and have regular signal loss on the BBC channels. Last November I had a new aerial(the original one was crumbling with age)fitted by a firm which transpires to be untrustworthy and I suspect the aerial fitted as being not fit for purpose. I am now seeking a reputable company but would like advice as to the best aerial system to ask for to avoid being ripped off again. I had no signal problems prior to the new aerial and using a digibox into an oldish tv.

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Addition to my previous submission. My aerial is roof mounted and my post code is M28 1SG. From my roof on a clear day i can see the Winter Hill Transmitter mast.

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Thursday 8 November 2012 11:11AM

My post code is M28 1SG which is about 10 miles from Winter Hill transmitter ( I can see the mast from my roof) and about 40 miles from the north wales moel-y-parc transmitter. Since the digital change over I have experienced random signal loss for periods up to 3 seconds on BBC1. (All other channels are rock solid). I replaced the aerial and the problem remained, I have purchased a new Full HD ready tv and the problem remains, I have since had another aerial installed (high gain 32 element) and the problem remains. Cost to me so far c £800. BBC denies any transmitter problems, aerial fitters can offer no solution. Can anybody help. Perhaps I have a multi channel tuning issue as has been described in the notes I have read on this site so far.


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