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Digital radio section | Digital radio
Tuesday 21 August 2012 12:15PM

Have you retuned?

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john hunt - you may find the pages here devoted to your local transmitters useful - eg for local issues, and also ofr the info on channels on each multiplex. Which will let you work out what you are watching.

This
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shows you have a fairly strong signal from winterbourne and a weaker but usable one from Rowridge. Is your AE H or V? And pointing East or West?

Are other locals same way?

Your man who charged you £84 should come back and make it all work (for no extra!). Confused about TWO boxes. How many rooms served?

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jh - you might do better with it vertical and/or pointing ESE.

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The man you have paid really should be able to get you a good wirking signal on all channels

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Just turning it vertical should improve.

Is it on a roof?

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... or no paperwork perhaps?

ANY decent fitter would come back and look for no extra charge.

Where did you get him from? Do you have address and real phone number?

I would be tempted to get a new one to come and comment. With a local address.

If you tell us about the existing aerial and wiring it may help know what is up.

Which channels can you receive?

I am presuming you know how to retune/scan?

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So he removed two whole boxes connected by a length of coax? And allegedly replaced them?

Sounds credible but I am confused why TWO.

You say neighbour has TWO aerials on chimney? And you two or only one?

Are his/your two pointed in different directions? Or differently polarised H/V?

The unit you mention probably sends power up the coax to the box(es) you refer to - which is fine though could be the source of the problem if wrong/inoperative. Some TVs can do this for you. RTM ?

How do the aerial cables run, starting from your TV set and working up?

Can you see how the boxes fit in?

Is just one room supplied?


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Dee - you can change to Sutton Coldfield, but will need the aerial moving.

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Shelley are you using SATELLITE tv with a dish, or TERRESTIAL tv with a pointy aerial?

If the latter, does it point north or south?

Either way, £240 seems steep. Where did you get the quote from?


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Peter Silvestro - anything happening?

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john hunt - glad you got it sorted - your first man should give you a refund, and if he refuses be reported to Trading Standards and/or Watchdog!"

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