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Forces TV

24 hour factual channel devoted to the work of the armed forces and the world of defence news, features, documentaries and live coverage of the armed forces and all they do.

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How to Watch: Forces TV

Below is a list of all the television and radio channels that you can watch in the UK using one of the free services: DAB (for radio), Freeview, Sky No Card - Sky without a viewing card (Freesat from Sky (or fSfS)) and Freesat.. Where a channel can be watched for free, the channel number is listed below. In addition, if you can watch (or listen) immediately online, press the button in the "web" column.

As some channels are exclusive to one service alone, you may need to get receive more than one service to get all the channels you want. The coverage for Freeview differs too - those channels not provided by the public service "Freeview Light" transmitters the current coverage shown thus (54%), taken from Connected Nations Report 2017: Data analysis'

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Forces TV   96 (76%) 181 165

Regional content: National channel with no regional content or variations.

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Monday, 26 March 2018

11:33 PM

Allan: We need a full postcode to enable us to see which transmitters cover your area (GU14 covers a wide area).

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StevensOnln1's 3,299 posts GB
Saturday, 31 March 2018
Carrie Nourse
5:15 PM

Last weekend my Husband spoke with one of your staff because we could not receive certain channels after the retuning they have been lost. After going through the instructions the television still did not pick up the channels so we were told to ring the council to get one of their chaps up onto the roof ( as we live in a tower block). This chap was very good, he did all the checks and was with us for roughly an hour before he said he could not fix the problem but there is NOT a problem with the main aerial. Please now can you do something so we can get back our channels especially channels 82 and 96. Thankyou.

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Carrie Nourse's 2 posts GB

5:44 PM

Carrie Nourse: Whoever your husband spoke to wasn't from this website, which is completely independent and does not have a help line. In order to offer anything other than general advice we need to know which transmitter you're using so please provide a full postcode which will allow us to access your coverage prediction.

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StevensOnln1's 3,299 posts GB
Wednesday, 2 May 2018
Justin France
11:28 AM

Can you tell me if the Army vs Navy Rugby match is being shown on forces tv on Saturday please. Forces tv is awsome

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Justin France's 1 post GB

1:28 PM

Justin France:

I suggest you ask Forces TV themselves as this website is independent of all broadcasters and is intended primarily to assist viewers with reception problems.

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MikeP's 3,056 posts PT
Thursday, 24 May 2018
2:46 PM

Have you listened to this documentary on the Cranwell Radio Apprentices ? Six hours of interviews were conducted, with a few remaining veterans of this unique group.
The Audio story of 31 minutes duration can be found on the following web site and is free to download and listen to.
Here is a link to the page : -- on "Listen" button bottom right and then click on Radio Brats the Documentary.

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Saturday, 14 July 2018
John Terry
4:17 PM

I have been receiving often broken signals of Forces TV. The issue is I get about a 70% signal with often 0% quality .The problem seems to be interference from HDMI cable which I have tried replacing with several different types and makes. Sadly I re-tuned my receiver and now no longer get Forces TV from either Winter Hill or Moel y Parc.

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John Terry's 1 post GB
Sunday, 22 July 2018
Laurie Walshe
3:57 PM

Since retuning my TV on 17th July, I am no longer able to receive this free-view channel. My Post Code is MK43 8LS

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Laurie Walshe's 2 posts GB
Monday, 23 July 2018

12:00 PM

Laurie Walshe: Have you tried manual tuning from your TV's menu on UHF channel 56?

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StevensOnln1's 3,299 posts GB
Monday, 1 October 2018
Gary Durbin
4:25 PM

I can't receive Forces TV on my Freeview channel, even after re-tuning my TV. My postal code is E11 2AY

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Gary Durbin's 1 post GB
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