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Freeview reception at NG6 0LT



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+Freeview HD multiplex BBCB (PSB3)
west 277°NottinghamV
C24multiplex D3+4 England Central (East micro region)
V
C26Comux Local TV multiplex LNG
southeast 126°WalthamH
C27multiplex BBCA England East Midlands
west 277°NottinghamV
C29multiplex SDN England (COM4)
southeast 126°WalthamH
C31multiplex Arqiva-B (COM6)
H
C32multiplex BBCA England East Midlands
H
C33multiplex SDN England (COM4)
west 277°NottinghamV
C34multiplex D3+4 England Central (East micro region)
southeast 126°WalthamH
C35Freeview HD multiplex Arqiva-D (com8)
southwest 226°Sutton ColdfieldH
C35Freeview HD multiplex BBCB (PSB3)
southeast 126°WalthamH
C36multiplex Arqiva-A (COM5)
west 277°NottinghamV
C37Freeview HD multiplex Arqiva-D (com8)
southeast 126°WalthamH
C39+multiplex Arqiva-B (COM6)
southwest 226°Sutton ColdfieldH
C40+Freeview HD multiplex BBCB (PSB3)
H
C42multiplex SDN England (COM4)
H
C43multiplex BBCA England West Midlands
H
C45multiplex Arqiva-A (COM5)
H
C46multiplex D3+4 England Central (West micro region)
H
C48multiplex Arqiva-B (COM6)
west 277°NottinghamV
C50Comux Local TV multiplex LNG
V
C51Comux Local TV multiplex LB
southwest 226°Sutton ColdfieldH
C55Freeview HD multiplex Arqiva-C (com7)
H
C55Freeview HD multiplex Arqiva-C (com7)
southeast 126°WalthamH

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Sunday, 21 October 2018
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William Hill
10:14 PM
Eyemouth

All the HD channels seem to have disappeared from the Eyemouth transmitter. SD channels are OK.

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Monday, 22 October 2018
MikeP
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10:40 AM

Elaine:

Then you need to manually tune to the preferred transmitter. Your User Manual will tell you how rto do that and use the Digital UK Coverage Checker to look up which channels to tune to, see Digital UK - Coverage checker



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MikeP
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10:41 AM

William Hill:

as the SD channels are all still working then so are the HD services. Check your aerial system and that you are tuned to the correct transmitter.



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William Hill
12:47 PM
Eyemouth

Problems started on Saturday with signal drop out and no video on the HD channels 101 to 105. I tried the auto digital tune on my Sony TV and these channels disappeared completely. Same situation this morning so I did another auto digital tune and channels 101 to 105 are back. I can only assume the HD Mux was down or faulty for several hours as the SD channels were always fine.

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William Hill's 15 posts GB
Tuesday, 23 October 2018
MikeP
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11:08 AM

William Hill:

The HD multiplex was not 'down' at all as no one else has reported any loss of those programmes. Please check the signa;l strengths of the affected multiplexes for the transmitter, you need at least 60% strength and ideally not more that 85%.

It is worth noting that the multiples carrying those HD services also carries some of the SD services.



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William Hill
11:37 PM
Eyemouth

Yes it was all signals on PSB3, low power might have been the issue. Fine now.

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Wednesday, 24 October 2018
MikeP
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

10:22 AM

William Hill:

As the transmitter was not on low poaer, you must check your aerial sysytem and connections. Poor contact will cause problems with just one frequency.



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MikeP's 3,056 posts GB
Thursday, 25 October 2018
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Chris
6:16 PM
Saxmundham

MikeP

The replacement Overlap Blocking Filter arrived yesterday and I installed it today. This one seems to work correctly, with substantial attenuation of channels 20 to 30, which is what I wanted. Channel 56 is now 80% signal strength, 80-100% signal quality which is also what I had hoped for, and all the usual channels are also good. So the diagnosis of blocking of weak signals due to input overloading from my local Freeview Lite transmitter seems to be correct. Maybe some of the problems others have with poor reception could be due to the same problem and benefit from the same solution.

Hope this is useful feedback.

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Chris's 10 posts US
Friday, 26 October 2018
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Roy Milner
9:51 AM
Downham Market

Loss of TV Freeview signal over several nights since 21/10/2018 mostly BBC ITV CHANNEL4 CHANNEL 5 But also others.
This is very annoying we have tried retuning when this happens but with no effect.
We have had similar problems on and off since the digital service took over from terrestrial TV and so had new aerial's fitted which was a waste of money.
Sat dishes are the best way to go and work out cheaper than TV aerials.....Run it on the Freesat network same amount of channels as Freeview but less hassle.

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MikeP
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11:14 AM

Chris:

Thanks for the feedback. Glad the system is now working as you wanted all along. It also helps to confirm that my suggestions about signal strength requiremnets are correct and in accord with manufacturers technical guidance.



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