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Freeview intermittent interference | Freeview Interference
Sunday 12 February 2017 4:56PM

I live in the cv10 0te area and get it from the Sutton Coalfield transmitter. I have had almost non existent reception since shortly after Christmas on all channels except BBC1,BBC2,ITV,C4 and Channel 5 all the others are impossible to watch most of the time , but even these 5 channels can be affected .On occasions I have recorded programmes that are perfect at the start and then suddenly deteriorate; or are unwatchable until part way through when they become perfect. It is almost as though something is being switched on or off. The reception is perfect usually, although in previous years there has been slight interference in winter.
Any idea what is happening?

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Stephen: I have checked the signal strengths as requested.
43,71%: 46,69%: 40, not there: 42,71%: 45,70%: 39,72%: 33,not there: 35,55%.
I did not say that I have a Humax FVP-400T 1TB recorder connected. When I first got the interference I disconnected the recorder and plugged the aerial into the TV and still experienced reduced interference. I then reconnected the recorder .
On Saturday the 12th there was bad interference so I disconnected the recorder and found decent reception directly through the TV. After E-mailing you, about 22:15 hrs I reconnected the recorder and found perfect reception on all channels. This has not changed to date.
I am wondering whether there is a problem with the TV end of the aerial connector, but since it is working now I don't intend to mess with it.
All though I wonder about the dramatic variability of reception previously.

Thanks for your help

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