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Hi, I am in Berkhamsted, receiving from HH. Before switchover the signal was not brilliant. Now, BBCA and D3+4 are good and very stable but I cannot get SDN, ArqA nor ArqB. Can someone explain this? On the power graph above it seems each mux is transmitted at the same power, so I should receive them as well as the others, no?

Everyone around me seems to be getting their signal from HH (vertically positioned aerial), but is it possible we could get a better signal from CP?.

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Dave L: Thanks for you comment. I'll try a manual tune and let you know what I get. However, I'm not sure if it will be possible as it's a tuner card in my PC and I don't have the manual anymore. I'll give it a try anyway.

Is Midhurst not horizontally polarised though? Is it possible to pick anything up with a vertical aerial?

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Hemel Hempstead (Hertfordshire, England) Full Freeview transmit
Wednesday 13 June 2012 8:21AM

Dave L: Nice graph from Megalithia! Indeed there seem to be obstacle in the way. Could the interferences come from Crystal Palace?

I've done some tests and it is puzzling: I don't get any signal above C44, which is at 100% (whatever that means). Since my card is not HD, I thought I maybe had some quirk in my wiring making it a low pass system cutting off above 700MHz. However, if I manually check C50, C55 and C59, I indeed get a signal strength of 0% but the software indicates that the signal is somehow "locked". I'll have to try and find a manual for my card online and see what this means.

Would you have any idea in the meantime?

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