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By providing a full postcode (such as W1A 1AA), national grid reference (for example SE123456) or latitude, longitude pair (like 54, -0.5) this page will provide a map, terrain plot and detailed information of the location showing the UK and RoI television transmitters that it is possible you receive Freeview, Freeview HD, Youview, BT TV and Saorview from.
 

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These predictions are based upon a rooftop aerial and depend on the suitability of the aerial, the distance to the transmitters, the power of their signals, the postcode area, and local terrain.

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Friday, 8 November 2013
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jb38
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8:51 PM

Anne Clayton: As you do not appear to reside in an isolated location then the obvious question would be, have you as yet checked with any of your neighbours to find out if they are being similarly affected?

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Monday, 11 November 2013
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MARION
3:53 PM
Burton-on-trent

I have an lg television working through Freeview, the sound on the TV sounds quite blurry and the volume although on very high comes over very quietly. is there anything that i can do to enhance this as my partner is very hard of hearing and sits so close to the TV i can hardly see the screen myself. many thanks for any help that can be given. de13 0pn. Marion

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Margaret
8:20 PM

Hi I live in north devon - Have lost all radio channels over the last month and now today I have lost about 16 channels. Advice from freesat was to put box in standby mode for 30 seconds and they would come back - they didn't so retuning was the only other option and I have still got exactly the same - Radio and tv channels are listed but no or bad signal shows on all of them.

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Dan
11:02 PM

Hi everyone,


In Edinburgh here


Freeview box is only scanning 34 channels(21 TV, 13 radio)

Anyone know how I can receive other channels?


Thanks

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Michael
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11:17 PM

Dan: Have you previously had more channels at your location on the aerial you are using?

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jb38
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11:28 PM

Margaret : If you are definitely referring to" Freesat" (satellite) and NOT Freeview via a normal aerial then no or bad signal in most cases is always caused by the dish either being out of alignment or by water having entered the "F" connector on the dishes LNB.

Purely out of curiosity, what is the model number of the box you are using? and are you connected into a communal dish system?

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Tuesday, 12 November 2013
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MikeB
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12:07 AM

Marion: You say ' the sound on the TV sounds quite blurry and the volume although on very high comes over very quietly.'

From this can I assume that the sound is distorted, or is that the picture? As for sound quality, a modern TV tends not to sound great, but its unusual to be that bad. OK - if you listen on BBC1, is the sound alright? And if your watching through another box, say a recorder (or perhaps something on DVD), is the sound much the same, or is it much quieter?

If its the latter two, then its because the sound level on those imputs is often different to the tuner in the TV itself. This can be cured by using whats called 'volume offset', which will be explained in the manual, and means you can turned the volume for those external boxes up/down so they match the TV itself.

Check to make sure your getting a good signal, picture, etc, but if you are and the sound is very quiet, poor, etc, you might have to get something to help with the quality of the sound.

These days, soundbars are pretty much standard, and are basically speakers in a longish box, which you can put in front of the TV, underneath it, on the wall, etc. You can pay about £170 for a decentish one (about 80-120watts), and this will come with a sub-woofer, to create low frequency sounds, to make the whole experience better. A better and more powerful one (around 300watts) is about £279-£399) - Samsung, Sony, Panasonic and LG all make good ones at this level. If you TV is smaller than a 40in, they might look a bit big, but Orbitsound make smaller ones.

Your partner could use a pair of wireless headphones, that work via the headphone socket on the TV (the ones without wires are pretty cheap, and are easier to use - you can get blu tooth ones as well). However, if you plug one into the earphone socket on an LG (or a Samsung), all other sound is cut off, so you cannot hear it (Panasonic and Sony can split the sound, so you can do both).

If you can tell us the TV's model number, and clarify the problem, perhaps we can help further.

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Margaret
2:03 AM

jb38: Hi again - surely if its something to do with the LNB connection I would be having trouble with all the channels but the other 140 odd are all ok. It is a Humax freesat box FOXSAT-HDR and I have my own dish on my house

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jb38
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8:12 AM

Margaret: The great point about satellite equipment is that any problems with reception is always associated with some aspect concerned with the reception side of the equation.

An LNB does not work like an aerial by the fact that with satellite reception the box (Humax in your case) sends control signals to the LNB for the purpose of band changing / polarity switching, and if any defect occurs in this system its reflected by missing programme channels.

Now the equipment you are using is known try swapping the two LNB inputs over, the reason for this test being that LNB1 is the main input used for normal reception and if anything is amiss with the port / cable on the LNB being used for that input then the situation will change by reversing the inputs over.

Should it subsequently be found that the situation has not changed then its either the case that the dish is slightly out of alignment or the actual box has developed a fault, that is provided that whatever radio channels you might be referring to are actually still being broadcast!

By the way, if you are viewing a BBC or ITV channel and you press the " i " button on your remote control what levels are being indicated on the strength bars at the bottom of the screen?


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jb38
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9:14 AM

Margaret : Just a small addition to clarify on that said about band switching.

When you are selecting a programme to view on a satellite receiver every channel you select instructs the LNB to switch to a particular combination of low band or high band operation combined with either a vertical or horizontal polarity, these changes being achieved by the box sending two different voltages plus either a 22Khz tone or not dependant on the channel selected.

If for example water has entered the LNB's "F" connector then this will cause a short circuit to the 22 Khz tone necessary for high band operation, meaning that although the channel may have been selected on the box the LNB will not have responded which results in a "no signal" message.

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