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Official aerial installers guide to the TV spectrum future

If you want to know what the - official - future holds for the UHF spectrum and how this will change the old advice on which aerial to use, you can download this book for free. ——— 12 comments “Tim Austin: The TV is working fine - its telling you you have a problem with your aerial system, and if you look at your manual it will guide you to t”- MikeB

Digital Region Overlap

If you can get a Freeview signal to your box or TV from more than one transmitter, you will get extra channels.

91 comments “Sorry guys Deaf brian took over didnt read they answers properly.... sorry... Yes I have upgraded the combiners to a Labgear F type solid metal with m”- Rob

Which free digital TV system will give me the most reliable reception?

This week I am going to look at the digital TV systems in use and look at why they do not work for everyone all the time - and what you can do about it. Today, we start with looking at the four systems.

35 comments “Charlie Arnold: Hi, Charlie. Mendip has warned viewers that there will be a weak signal today, so, if I were you, I d hang on until they put Mendip ba”- Richard Cooper

Freeview reception has changed?

Why should my Freeview reception change when I have not changed anything?

1402 comments “Elizabeth M. Morgan: The frequencies used by Carmel are close to those used by 4G mobile broadband, so it s possible the interference is being caused ”- StevensOnln1

Two frequency interference

What to do when Freeview reception is perfect, but several channels are missing, and they are all on the just two 'multiplexes'.

121 comments “daz: Sounds like a dodgy HDMI or poor fitting - with the light s starter causing interference - try swapping it for a new one (they are not expensive ”- MikeB

Freeview intermittent interference

When you get occasional sound loss or picture freezes

996 comments “Ros Fitzner: Firstly, you can check the status of the transmitter yourself - but if nothing has changed, then logically the problem is within your own”- MikeB

Single frequency interference

What to do when several channels are missing, but they are all on the same 'multiplex'

869 comments “William Bruce: Check the transmitter on this site - if its fine, its you. Probably a break somewhere on your aerial system.”- MikeB

Resolve your interference problems

Our new UK Free TV section will help you resolve your interference problems

548 comments “Charles Stainsby: You ve probably enabled Audio Decription, look for an AD button on your remote.”- Michael

High pressure causing channel loss through "Inversion"

High pressure does not just bring cold at this time of year, it is causing quite random loss of Freeview and analogue reception.

135 comments “Beth Young:For any contributor to be able to help we would need to know where you live by giving a post code, or that of a nearby public building”- MikeP