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GMurray: A postcode is required to see predicted reception at your location. Without it, very little can be said.

You don't have any UHF modulators from a VCR or Sky box set to C45?

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Film 4 +1
Wednesday 4 December 2019 5:31AM

Chris.SE: Holy Baloney, Batman!

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Emley Moor (Kirklees, England) transmitter
Tuesday 3 March 2020 2:47AM

There's still something wrong with these Emley Moor pages. Comments are not auto addressed to the person you are replying to. The comment box is empty.

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BBC Four HD
Thursday 9 April 2020 12:48AM

MikeP: 100%? Of what? Steve B said "Those channels that are WORKING have a signal strength of 100%"

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BBC Four HD
Monday 13 April 2020 6:19PM

Chris.SE: "Reporting of signal strength and quality has recently been standardised by the DTG (the UK body that lays down technical requirements and compliance for all DTT receivers). YouView have implemented this new standard as part of this update, and so the signal-strength reported by your STB may have increased, but will now be comparable with other compliant devices."

Signal strength

If you want to find out more about what they've done, it'll cost you:

"Full Membership (of the DTG) costs ?12,750 per annum. Members have access to the Freeview technical specifications (the D-Book) and all outputs from DTG meetings and Working Groups including the DTG UK UHD Forum, plus a host of other supporting benefits."

Become a Member | UK Digital TV Collaboration | DTG

The D-Book continues to be the foundation of all UK DTT based platforms including Freeview Play, Freeview HD, YouView, EETV and NowTV and the UK DSAT platform, Freesat, as well as several international adaptations. The DTG continues to ensure European harmonisation wherever possible while meeting the needs of the rapidly developing and highly successful UK TV market.

D-Book | Digital Terrestrial TV Requirements for Interoperability | DTG

A bunch of money grubbing capitalist pig bastards, totally lacking in any sense of decency, stunting the free flow of information, and thereby, the advancement of humanity.

It's no wonder that someone put their precious D-Book on wikileaks.



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BBC Four HD
Monday 13 April 2020 7:56PM

Chris.SE: They are old and don't have the info we need, but:

D-Book 7 part A v 1.pdf
March 2011
https://wikileaks.org/son….pdf

DTG D-Book part B v 1.pdf
30th September 2011
https://wikileaks.org/son….pdf

Someone should send the current versions to wikileaks.



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Ian Heinz:
BBC A C22
D3&4 C25
BBC B HD C28
SDN C30-
ARQ A C23
ARQ B C26
COM7 HD C55
COM8 HD C56

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David Warner: "I asked you if you could direct me to a website to give me the compass bearing to Crystal Palace.
Such a site existed a year ago - but not now, as far as I can see. "

If you'd read Chris.SE's reply properly, you would have found the new location of that website :

"The bearing to CP hasn't changed, it's still 152 degrees (~SSE) and the DUK/Freeview Detailed Coverage Checker got moved to different cyberspace - not too cleverly - you had to use the boxes on https://www.freeview.co.uk/ & scroll down and selected Detailed view, but they've recently added boxes on https://www.freeview.co.uk/corporate/platform-management which goes straight to Detailed View. "

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