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How to get Sky News on a Freesat box

Just a few button presses and you can have those channels that Sky hasn't yet allowed Freeview to give you... including Sky News

Just a few button presses and you can have those channels that
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On the set-top box:

Press [MENU] then [DOWN] twice, then [RIGHT], [DOWN] again to highlight "Manual Tune" and press [RIGHT].

On the menu scroll [DOWN] to "Transponder" and then use [DOWN] to find the value "12207V 27500 A".

Scroll down to the "Search" button and press [OK]. Tuning takes a few seconds to complete and press the [SAVE] button.

The set-top box is now in "non-Freesat mode". Press [EXIT] to see the TV picture, which will be Sky News, unless you have already added other channels, when it will be on the highest channel number.

To return to normal Freesat mode, press [MENU] again, and in the "Settings" menu, choose "STB Mode" and select "Freesat".



You can add any channel listed as free-to-air from this list: Eurobird 1 & Astra 2A/2B/2C/2D at 28.2E - LyngSat



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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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Mike Rutter
10:19 AM

Hi
can I get Eurosport on Freesat with a top up payment/subscription-I am a keen cyclist and want to watch some of the events whilst laid up after an accident.

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Briantist
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

11:39 AM

Mike Rutter: No, Eurosport is part of the Sky subscription system.

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Dave
8:46 PM
Barton-upon-humber

Can i get the challenge on freesat

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Dave's 1 post GB
Briantist
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

10:44 PM

Dave: No, you can't.

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Wednesday, 1 June 2011
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john clarke
11:43 AM
Birmingham

could anyone tell me why i cannot get channel 4 on my bush freesat box,it is the £80.00 one,i can receive all the other channels except channel 4,thanks

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Les Nicol
sentiment_satisfiedGold

12:31 PM

John Clarke - Have you tried a manual update? If you can't pick up Channel4 having done this try a system reset which takes the receiver back to factory settings and carry out a fresh installation from scratch.

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Monday, 6 June 2011
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john clarke
2:25 PM

thanks les,took your advice,reset system,excellent result,receiving all channels now,once again thanks very much,regards john

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Tuesday, 28 June 2011
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Chripet
8:36 AM

I have a Ross set top box but cannot receive BBC 1 HD nor BBC HD. I e-mailed Ross and they suggested I do a new channel search. I have done this twice with no luck

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jb38
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

5:10 PM

Chripet: I would carry out a manual re-tune making sure the details match the info shown below, these being for BBC HD reception.

Satellite: Astra 2D tp.50
Frequency: 10,847MHz (vertical polarity)
Modulation: DVB-S2, QPSK
Symbol Rate: 23.0
FEC: 8/9

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Tuesday, 12 July 2011
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graham
10:02 AM
Keighley

have a bush freesat hd box still no uk-gold can you tell me if its posible to get this channel free on my sat box ?

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