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Sony Crime Channel is dedicated to the best US and British Crime dramas you love, with addictive factual series, documentaries and stories.

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As some channels are exclusive to one service alone, you may need to get receive more than one service to get all the channels you want. The coverage for Freeview differs too - those channels not provided by the public service "Freeview Light" transmitters the current coverage shown thus (54%), taken from Connected Nations Report 2017: Data analysis'

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GREAT! movies classic   52 (54%) 319 303

Local content: This is a local TV service.

Freeview multiplex: GREAT! movies classic is on a special local multiplex broadcasting only to the area.

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Wednesday, 29 December 2021
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John Watson
9:53 PM

Can't get channel 51. Why is channel 51 Great Movies Xmas available from Belmont transmitter to Bridlington but not available to my location of Sleaford in Lincs. Bridlington is twice as far from belmont as my location (Sleaford Lincolnshire so how is Bridlington considered local but not Sleaford when we are nearer.

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Thursday, 30 December 2021
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Chris.SE
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3:58 AM

John Watson:

LCN51 Great! Movies Xmas (along with some other Great! channels) is carried on Local Multiplexes. They were moved there by the previous owner of the channels (Sony) back in July 2019.
See Channel listings for Industry Professionals | Freeview for which channels are carried on which multiplexes.

Local multiplexes are transmitted on a small number of main transmitters and are beamed towards the centres of population they were setup to serve.
In the case of Belmont, it's beamed towards Grimsby and Hull. Bridlington just happens to be on the very periphery of predicted reception with variable reception.

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Thursday, 12 May 2022
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William Price
12:49 PM

I have 3 televisions, all of which are on separate aerials, all oriented towards the Sutton Coldfield transmitter. On 2 of these sets I am able to receive Freeview channels 50 and 52, but not on the third and my main set. This TV has a slightly older aerial but the signal strength is 95% and quality of signal is 100% (with the use of an amplifier (because of my Humax recorder being less sensitive). My question is, will a new high gain aerial solve this problem, or could it be because of the Humax box?

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Chris.SE
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4:42 PM

William Price:

I doubt that it's necessarily anything to do with your Humax box.
Both those channels are carried on the Local L-BRM multiplex, so you should also be missing the Local station on LCN7, and also 61 & 207.
The Local mux at Sutton Coldfield is unusually broadcast directionally on two separate UHF channels being C36 & C48 depending on whether you are to the N (Lichfield and surrounding districts) 1kW, or SW (towards Birmingham) 10kW.

Which UHF channel are you getting the Local mux on and what's the Strength and Quality figures?.
Is the fact that you are using an amplifier because you don't get a very string signal generally or is it an amp/splitter to serve more than one set/box?

The positioning of aerials can be quite critical in some areas, we'd need a full post code to look at the predicted reception in your general area. Position on the house, type of aerial, differences in height etc can make a difference, so getting a signal on two aerials but not a 3rd isn't overly surprising. If you provide that full postcode, we might be able to offer some more detailed suggestions.

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Thursday, 4 August 2022
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Gordon Gill
1:38 PM

I missed yesterdays transmission of Roman in Havana'. Is T possible view it?

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