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Freeview reception at HR8 1DE



List is for aerial group type: wideband group A group B group C/D group E group K

ch name signal strength direction transmitter
C21+multiplex SDN England (COM4)
w-sw 239°Ridge HillH
C22+Freeview HD multiplex BBCB (PSB3)
H
C24multiplex Arqiva-A (COM5)
H
C25multiplex D3+4 England Central (West micro region)
H
C27multiplex Arqiva-B (COM6)
H
C28multiplex BBCA England West Midlands
H
C29PSB2 iw
H
C34Freeview HD multiplex Arqiva-D (com8)
H
C55Freeview HD multiplex Arqiva-C (com7)
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Wednesday, 3 December 2014
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Mike Rogers
3:53 PM
Birmingham

During "Doctors" today on BBC1 at lunchtime we had a screen pop up three times.

The pop up consisted of a central red spot at the top with an "R" against. All sorts of numbers & words around the four edges. Each time I got the camera ready it disappeared. We are on the Sutton Coldfield transmitter.

Has anyone any idea what caused this?

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Mike Rogers's 6 posts GB
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Darren
3:54 PM
Chelmsford

Anyone else in the Chelmsford / Great Baddow area having issues with their Freeview?

About two hours ago it all went off, the whole block did.

Transmitters are showing as ok no problems and even contacted the local housing controllers CHP who said
they wasn't carrying out any work and it will take them 5 days to even bother sending someone out.

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Darren's 1 post GB
MikeP
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

10:16 PM

MFPA

There are two ways to feed more than one TV set from a single aerial. The best is to use a powered splitter, but that rather sounds to be problematic due to lack of available power unless two neighbours agreed to share a single aerial and powered splitter. The other less satisfactory method is to use and unpowered splitter. These have two major problems: there is a significant signal loss between the input and the two outputs that could be enough to render recpetion problematic; the second is that if one TV were to be unplugged then the other TV fed from that splitter may well get a much poorer quality signal as the impedance matching is lost (aerials are designed to operate with a 75 Ohm 'load' and taking one TV out would mean the aerial is 'seeing a load of 37.5 Ohms so is mismatched and will not work properly). If, however, you could between all the residents guarantee that all the TVs will remain connected to the aerial systems then it might be worth trying. One factor we can't answer is whether there is enough signal strength to use a passive splitter. We would need to have a measurement of the actual strength at the aerial, but at Peasedown St John you may have sufficient as you are not that far from the transmitter at Mendip. I'd suggest that at least two of you consider sharing the costs of setting up a single aerial with a passive splitter - that's the only way to check whether it will work - but there are no guarantees that it will.

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MikeP's 3,056 posts GB
Thursday, 4 December 2014
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Lisa Simmons
12:35 PM
Wirral

Hiya,
Ive retuned my TV to pick up BayTV Liverpool on Freeview CH.8 however its not there and my freeview stations are now all Welsh i.e. Htv BBC Wales, S4C, nothing against the Welsh but I want my Liverpool channel, Help please!
Thanks, Lisa

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Lisa Simmons's 1 post GB
Dave Lindsay
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

1:45 PM

Lisa Simmons: You could be pushing it to receive it.

If you have manual tuning then use it. Go to the manual tune screen and enter/select UHF channel 56. Don't press the button to scan/add services immediately, rather wait and see if it gives any indication as to strength and quality.

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Dave Lindsay's 5,724 posts GB
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andy
sentiment_satisfiedBronze

7:43 PM
Chester

Picking Up Bay Tv Liverpool No problems CH16BE.

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andy's 42 posts GB
Monday, 8 December 2014
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MFPA
1:03 AM

Thanks, MikeP.

My thoughts were to try something like a Log36 aerial with a two-way unpowered splitter. Not having to route through the loft where the existing distribution amp is installed would also reduce the estimated 30-metre cable runs to about 20 metres.

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MFPA's 8 posts GB
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Lenny R
11:15 AM

After many years of receiving all channels OK, Freeview has vanished and re-tuning doesn't resolve it. I can get BBC, ITV and channel 5 and all their derivatives (V & radio) but absolutely no Freeview TV or radio channels. The aerial is fairly new and undamaged and cabling is OK and the BBC - ITV reception is excellent.
Any ideas to rectify please?
Len

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Lenny R's 1 post GB
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John H Williams
4:30 PM
Dolgellau

Any news when the Dolgellau area (LL40) will have the full allocation of channels on Freeview.
Regards :- John H Williams

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John H Williams's 13 posts GB
Briantist
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

4:39 PM

John H Williams: That's an easy answer: never.

If you want more channels, there is a service for you, it's called Freesat. See Compare all free TV channels in the UK to see the channels in a comparison.

Freesat is specifically designed to bring more TV to the places that Freeview cannot reach.


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Please post a question, answer or commentIf you have Freeview reception problems before posting a question your must first do this Freeview reset procedure then see: Freeview reception has changed, Single frequency interference, and Freeview intermittent interference.

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