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Mendip (Somerset, England) Full Freeview transmitter
Wednesday 24 September 2014 5:38PM

Hi, Re Mendip:
I'm still not getting BBC4 HD on channel 106 in central Weston super Mare
despite retuning, and performing 'first install' ?

Please advise.

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Mendip (Somerset, England) Full Freeview transmitter
Thursday 25 September 2014 11:37PM

Hi, thanks for fast response.

Confirming 106 is missing from EPG listing on every HD device in home.
No channels exist between 105 ->120
As suggested, tried checking Ch 33 on the main Living room TV.
Setup reports "NO SIGNAL - Signal stength/quality 0%"
Reception strength for all existing channels is good.

Do we suspect the old aerial is the culprit ?

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Thanks again,
Confirming the local TV shop on Baker St, a few hundred yards around the corner from our house
does receive 106.
Our addres is betwen Baker St and Boulevard, not too far from the old library.

Ok, None of our HD devices wil manually tune to 33 or 31.

LG TV blocks the Update buttton for these 2 channels.
Humax finds no results.
Panasonic sticks on infinite 'searching'
Bt/Humax Youview does not appear to have a manual function,.

The aerial is at least 15 to 20 years old, installed by previous owners before we moved in.

So, should we consider the cost of a new aerial install, or is it possible we live in some kind of reception black hole ?

As mentioned, reception for all other main channels is very good.
What else apart from BBC4HD are we missing at the moment ?.

cheers...

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"As mentioned, reception for all other main channels is very good.
What else apart from BBC4HD are we missing at the moment ?."

It's ok, I just noticed the list on this page - so that's already answered.

cheers...

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Hi,
Humax HDR-2000t

confirmed - DVB-T2 selected for both 33 & 31.
No channels found.
cheers...

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jb38 - thanks..

Ok, I've no idea how old the aerial is. It is obviously 'old fashioned' looking compared to others nearby.

Sorry, I can't get easy access to the attic to check for any other components,
without moving wardrobes.

I can confirm 124 / 134 or 64 are absent from the EPG of The HD devices I've just checked.

Would it be any use for test purposes to try and find a mains powered set top aerial
stored in a box somewhere in the house.
Or would it be too old to function with HD channels ?

cheers.

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