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Hello,

I recently moved to Henley with my fully functional digital TV and freeview box.
However I can only get the 4 analog channels here.

Do I need to change my antenna or wait for the switchover to see any of the Freeview digital channel ?

Thanks
JB

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Sorry for the lack of precision.
I thought the same would apply across Henley on Thames.

The code is RG9 1 SJ

Thanks

JB

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Thanks JB38,

I am not very keen on putting a satellite dish, so I would be happy to keep the few channels I have now.

If I understand you correctly I do not need to change my old antenna to get the Digital channel, just wait until the switchover

Thanks

JB

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Saturday 8 September 2012 4:16PM
Henley-on-thames

Hi all,

We suddenly lost many channels (D3+4 on C49) a couple of days ago on Digital TV. All BBC channels are still on though.
Haven't changed anything with the TV, cabling, aerial(own), etc.
The transmitter (Henley on Thames) does not report any error.
Tried to retune, but no luck

Any idea what could be the problem ?

Thanks

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Sunday 9 September 2012 9:10PM
Henley-on-thames

Hi all,


Still no luck with my selective loss of digital channels after switching off and cable disconnection:
We suddenly lost many channels (D3+4 on C49) a couple of days ago on Digital TV. All BBC channels are still on though.
Haven't changed anything with the TV, cabling, aerial(own), etc.
The transmitter (Henley on Thames) does not report any error.
Tried to retune, but no luck.

Any help to localise the source of the problem would be most welcome

Thanks

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Sunday 9 September 2012 10:01PM
Henley-on-thames

Thanks JB38.

I would be happy to know that the transmitter is too good and my TV is not broken.

Is there a way to contact the "transmitter" to check whether they increased the strength of the signal lately?
The aerial being hard to reach, I'd rather make a phone call before risking breaking my neck....

BTW I have a relatively new Samsung LE32 digital-ready TV set.

Thanks again


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Monday 10 September 2012 5:44PM
Henley-on-thames

Thanks JB38 for the wire-update.

I have now tried to using the antenna cabling (2m long) as well as a radio single wire (3m long) from the socket at the back of the TV.
I have tried both general and channel specific scan but I do not get anything on C49, nor the working C58, this way.

Note that depending on the orientation of the wire, the specific search takes more or less time.

So no luck there, BUT
When I replugged the original cables and scanned again.
Channels are back !!!

Not sure what happened there, but it works for now !

Thanks for your help.

BW

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