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Channel 4
Monday 16 January 2012 10:52PM
Godalming

we are living in Godalming near Guildford and ordinarily can receive freeview tv, for most bbc and itv/ch4 channels.

however, virtually every friday night around midnight, for the past year or so, all channels except some bbc become 'low or no signal' and unreceivable - a situation that persists all weekend and often into the week. then all of a sudden they are back again, until the next weekend.

retuning the receiver makes matters much worse (even fewer channels) - so have given up trying. analogue (although not great reception either) has been our only fallback.

signal quality/strength is not always good where we are, but this seems periodic.

i am very worried that come the switch over we will be left with no tv at all having been totally forgotten about in the greater scheme of things by the broadcast/transmission companies.

there seems nowhere (except here perhaps?) to lodge our concerns.

anyone experienced similar/got any helpful advice?



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Guildford (Surrey, England) Full Freeview transmitter
Tuesday 10 April 2012 11:13PM
Godalming

i really have a problem making sense of this info.

i live in Godalming, near Guildfordand since (part 1?) of the change over last week we can no longer receive Channel4 or ITV - though BBC's are all OK. Have been retuning frequently to no avil - no Channel4/ITV anywhere.

before that, we could receive all stations fine (apart from occasional drop-outs over weekends die to low signal strength).

we use Freeview with loft mounted aerial (3 stories up) + signal amplifier.

i read that the Guildford Tansmitter is due for a further upgrade on 18th April 2012.

should this solve our problems with Channel 4 reception?

can anyone make sense of this?

who can we complain to if it doesn't improve?

thanks for any advise/light on the matgter.

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