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Saturday 25 July 2020 1:10PM
My local TV transmitter (Wharfedale) is Freeview Lite. The only BBC HD channels transmittedtransmitted aare BBC 1, BBC 2, CBBC. Will the other BBC HD channels (BBC 4, Cbeebies, BBC News) be transmitted from this transmitter any time in the future?
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Thursday 24 October 2019 11:21AM
I have recently purchased a Which Best Buy 49" TV: LG WebOS TV SK8500PLA. The TV is excellent and we are really enjoying it. The only thing I have noticed is that when listening to the radio on Freeview (e.g. Radio 2, Radio 3), the current song is not updated on the display. The display of the radio station stays the same as when it was first chosen, even when a new programme has started on the radio.
Incidentally, if after a few hours I change radio channel using the P up and down keys e.g. from 702 to 704, the radio programme displayed on the screen is still one from several hours earlier. However, if I key in the channel number (e.g. 704) on the remote then the display is updated, but then freezes.
Occasionally, when I turn the TV off whilst on a radio channel and then switch the TV back on I get a lower resolution display but this does indeed update with the current song and programme.
I got in touch with LG Support and they said the problem may be that the signal strength is too high. I checked, and our signal strength is shown as 100% on the TV (we live within 1 mile of the TV mast). LG suggested that ideally the signal strength should be around 80% and I should use a variable attenuator to do this.
The cable from the aerial is connected to a booster box from which six cables go to socket outlets in six different rooms. We have a non-smart TV (Hannspree) in one room and this does not suffer from the same issue.