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Monday, 19 December 2016
5:20 PM

Why is it still valid to refer to CLASSIC FM as such, where many of the national transmitters no longer output anything other than BBC channels or DAB? I reside in Oswestry in North Shropshire where Classic FM now has little more than a second rate reception. When my 3 element band 2 aerial was installed some 15 years ago (by a professional fitter) my signal was acceptably good as long as I employed a (home constructed) signal amplifier. Now Sutton Coldfield Transmitter has less ERP, leaving my only option as Holme Moss (some 80miles north east of my present location. This distance incurs a penalty of only intermittent or unacceptable reception most of the time. This coupled with totally unacceptable reception of the "joke" commonly known as DAB with its squeezed bandwidth and also intermittent reception quality. This problem is compounded by poor to non existent broadband which yields drop-outs due to Victorian Copper cables for most of the cable run from the exchange.
What a waste of financial outlay for a high end FM receiver now only fit for the bin. Service? What service??

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H.Porcher's 2 posts GB
Saturday, 16 February 2019
Shirley Parker
6:17 PM

My TV Freeview informed me to retune to obtain classicfm . At present I have listened on channel 731, but from today it is not available.
The Freeview site still says that classicfm is to be found on 731. This needs to be updated, because my favou731 but it isn't.
Can you help me find it please ?

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Shirley Parker's 2 posts US
Shirley Parker
6:20 PM

Can you help me retune my TV to find classicfm on Freeview. It is not now available on 731.
Thank you

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Shirley Parker's 2 posts US

11:26 PM

Shirley Parker: Classic FM have moved multiplex. If you retune (should be an option in the TV's menu) it should reappear on the same channel number.

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StevensOnln1's 3,435 posts GB

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