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Chris.SE Rab Harris: Did you not see the pop-up messages on all the channels that were on COM7 explaining what was happening to them? BBC News HD would only be avai
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Chris.SE Lynda Wragg: The short answer is you can t, it s just not available. Some of the shows screened on Pick may be available on some of Sky s other channels, s
Wenvoe (Cardiff, Wales) Full Freeview transmitter
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StevensOnln1 Patrick: COM7 closed completely on 30th June. The owner of this website has been unable to keep up with all the changes which have taken place across hundreds o
I have now lost all signal can you tell me what the problem mig
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Chris.SE Peter: Unfortunately due to technical issues the Planned Engineering list is apparently not up-to-date. It s therefore quite possible that there is work at
Smithsonian Channel HD | free and easy
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StevensOnln1 Janet Harrison : Smithsonian are a commercial broadcaster who don t receive anything from the TV Licence and are only required to comply with a minimum set of r
Smithsonian Channel HD | free and easy
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Chris.SE Janet Harrison : The licence fee is not a subscription to any TV service. What independent broadcasters do is down to their own policies and finance. You wo
Bluebell Hill (Medway, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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StevensOnln1 Ken Reaveley: BBC Four HD and BBC News HD were both carried on the COM7 multiplex which closed on 30th June. If you retune you should find a placeholder for BBC
Bluebell Hill (Medway, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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StevensOnln1 Ken Reaveley: There is already sufficient spare capacity for BBC Four HD/CBeebies HD, an average of over 5Mbps is available on PSB3 (see graphs at the link belo
Bluebell Hill (Medway, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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Chris.SE Ken Reaveley: This from the BBC website which has been available since the closure of COM7 which you seem to have read -
Bluebell Hill (Medway, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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Chris.SE Ken Reaveley: Oh, forgot to mention - that regular viewers of the channels on COM7 will have seen the pop-up information that appeared on each channel expla
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StevensOnln1 James O’Dowd : If it s due to atmospheric conditions then the solution is to wait for the weather conditions to change as there isn t anything else that can be
Tacolneston (Norfolk, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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Chris.SE DAPHNE PRENTICE: Just doing some random checks in the area, especially if you are close to the coast, I don t think you will stand ANY chance of getting a r
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Chris.SE James O’Dowd : To add to the issue, if you are getting your signals from the Pontop Pike transmitter, there is the possibility that the transmitter may be h
Crystal Palace (Greater London, England) Full Freeview transmit
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Chris.SE Raymond Taylor: A reiteration of what I ve posted before - As the site owner hasn t had time to update the errors, I ve posted this (one of many) - In
Wenvoe (Cardiff, Wales) Full Freeview transmitter
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Patrick Thank you - it sounds like a lifetime s work and is appreciated. Maybe Freeview should / could give the website owner some help in the interest of keeping data
Bluebell Hill (Medway, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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Chris.SE John Simmons: Whilst current weather conditions can disrupt reception with signals from distant transmitter in the UK or Europe causing interference (Freevi
The Wrekin (Telford and Wrekin, England) transmitter
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Mr T Nock Why no new Freeview channel order since 30 June 2022 to enable manual tuning for Wrekin and Winter Hill Transmitters
Darvel (East Ayrshire, Scotland) Full Freeview transmitter
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Grant Blackwood Thanks for the info. Only channel ill miss is Quest HD. As you say its now gone anyway even if i still had the wideband. Thank for the help. Its really usefu
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Mike Davison Nicholas Anderson: Whilst agreeing with your basic criticism, I must correct you about BBC4 HD. It is still available on satellite, it has only been removed
Read this: BBC sets out plans for TV news channel merger in 202
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StevensOnln1 Nicholas Anderson: The BBC haven t made a decision yet. What they ve said is that BBC Four and CBBC may close as linear channels in 3 years time if the licence
Winter Hill (Bolton, England) transmitter
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StevensOnln1 Michael Martin: It certainly won t be Winter Hill which is the page you ve posted on. The Oxford transmitter should generally cover Wantage, but we need a full
Want to see 24 weird flags of the world that BBC World News inv
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Anynameous These vexilla have piqued my curiosity, where may one find more info about em, may I ask...?
Oxford (Oxfordshire, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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Chris.SE Aerialman: Thanks for pointing out the extra petal for the Oxford Local mux. I recall seeing it mentioned in an OFCOM document I read some 18months+ ago but
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StevensOnln1 Richard Cooke : How is anyone being short changed when you aren t paying anything to watch either CITV, ITV3 +1 or indeed any of ITV s channels? Clearly ITV thi
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StevensOnln1 Glyn Hammond: Although you said that you can see the transmitter from roof height, you are 6km away and the transmitter output is only 24 watts. RestoreTV are n
Mynydd Pencareg (Carmarthenshire, Wales) Freeview Light transmi
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Chris.SE Glyn Hammond: With that drop in signal between C44 and C47, I would be looking at replacing the coax from the aerial to the splitter position, and from the
Nottingham (Nottinghamshire, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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Chris.SE Ted Slater: Hello Ted. Hmm. I come back to a remark I made to an earlier post about the strength dropping with increasing channel number (and therefore incr
Winter Hill (Bolton, England) transmitter
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Chris.SE Dave Barter: It s most likely to be the current weather conditions producing some temperature inversion/tropospheric ducting which can affect different part
Sudbury (Suffolk, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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Chris.SE nick: If you are feeling like experimenting, then certainly a log periodic would be worth trying as it will have less sidelobes and rejection from the rear
How to receive Freeview on your PC | Installing
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Chris.SE jp1: I don t think you understand. If there is no Local multiplex transmitting in a particular area, or you are too far from a transmitter that has one, usi
Nottingham (Nottinghamshire, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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Ted Slater Chris.SE: Thanks. It is clearly a fall-off of signal with increasing frequency but I hadn t considered the aerial as suspect - largely because, as you say
Nottingham (Nottinghamshire, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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Chris.SE Ted Slater: Unfortunately there is no way of sharing pictures here. In the past people have uploaded to a site where a link can be provided, or found a pict
Nottingham (Nottinghamshire, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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Ted Slater Chris.SE: Yes, that is the same basic aerial - the version I have, because of its age, doesn t have the inbuilt 4G filter. The one I m using was supplied by
Nottingham (Nottinghamshire, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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Chris.SE Ted Slater: Frustration is probably an understatement. As the aerial has a balun, I m glad there s no loop resistance, at least no short circuits! With on
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Ted Slater Chris.SE: I m going to clamber into the loft again and try swinging the aerial round to Waltham to see what I get. Desperate times, desperate measures.
Nottingham (Nottinghamshire, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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Chris.SE Ted Slater: Hmm, always interesting to see what else you can get. Now, one question I haven t asked, because of your background I expect subconsciously I
Nottingham (Nottinghamshire, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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Chris.SE Ted Slater: Trying my suggestions will eliminate certain things and prove others without any shadow of doubt! Sometimes what appears to be obvious turns ou
Rosneath (Argyll and Bute, Scotland) transmitter
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Chris.SE Dougie Blackwood: Apart from the fact that current weather conditions might periodically be causing some disruption to reception, it s never a good idea to
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Chris.SE Barry kenneth Richardson: Can t find any faults listed at present and it s not listed for Planned Engineering at this time either. Have you checked that
Briton Ferry (Neath Port Talbot, Wales) Freeview Light transmit
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Chris.SE David Thomas : It ll most likely due to the terrain in your location especially if you are in a valley, and you get signals from a relay Light t
Lancaster (Lancashire, England) DAB transmitter
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Mike Just bought a new dab+ (Smith -Coppice). Who decides which dab station gets broadcast from a particular transmitter? I wanted Boom,Talkradio, Talksport 2
Lancaster (Lancashire, England) DAB transmitter
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StevensOnln1 Mike: It s down to the station owners as to what level of coverage they are prepared to pay for and what spare capacity is available. Boom and Talk Radio are bo
My Freeview box has no EPG, is blank on FIVE, ITV3, ITV4, ITV2+
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Chris.SE Keith Grindley: Yes there is tropospheric ducting around affecting reception in various parts of the country but especially the south coast at p
Craigkelly (Fife, Scotland) transmitter
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StevensOnln1 Graham Webster: Did you mean COM5 on UHF channel 31? There are no Freeview multiplexes above channel 48 since the completion of the 700MHz clearance and closure
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Chris.SE Graham Webster: I think there s been some confusion here, no doubt not helped by the channel listing at the top of the page having an error as well as the
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Gordon Gill I missed yesterdays transmission of ‘Roman in Havana’. Is T possible view it?
Divis (Northern Ireland) transmitter
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Chris.SE hsrrysmyth: Sorry, your assumptions are incorrect. The Divis transmitter isn t currently listed for Planned Engineering, but the lists aren t always 100%.
My Freeview box has no EPG, is blank on FIVE, ITV3, ITV4, ITV2+
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Chris.SE Wendy Barnett : You shouldn t need a special aerial, but what sort of aerial is it, is it external or is it a set-top? Apart from trying to des
Selkirk (The Scottish Borders, Scotland) Full Freeview transmit
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Chris.SE Keith Tait: Hi. That does sound rather like the problem is probably Tropospheric Ducting As the CCI increases, (could be Europe or the UK). the
Bluebell Hill (Medway, England) Full Freeview transmitter
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Chris.SE C Russell : For Bluebell Hill the full list of UHF channels are C32, C34, C45, C40, C43, C46, C21 for the multiplexes in the order BBCA/PSB1, D3