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Monday, 10 October 2011
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Chris.SE
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12:31 AM

Jasper Gee: Emley Moor should provide you with the strongest and most stable signal, your aerial should be pointing WNW with the rods horizontal.
Did you do a Full Reset/New install initially with the aerial unplugged - this clears the set of all previous settings/channels. Please follow the procedure on this page My Freeview box has no EPG, is blank on FIVE, ITV3, ITV4, ITV2+1, has no sound or the channel line up is wrong | ukfree.tv - independent free digital TV advice
If you do a manual tune, for Emley Moor you should be using UHF channels C44,C47,C48,C51,C52 (& C41 if you have an HD tuner).
If this doesn't fix your problem & if you are using an aerial booster, connect your aerial direct to your set and remove the booster and try again.

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karl
1:37 PM

i have a standard sky box and pay a monthly subscription, if I cancel my subscription will I get all the channels under the" all free channels tab" ? Whats the process? just contact sky and cancel then the service will automatically go to FSFS by defult? no tuning etc?

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Mazbar
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4:43 PM
Ormskirk

Chris storton is not that low powered i use it in skelmersdale

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Wednesday, 12 October 2011
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Mike Dimmick
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2:03 PM

Briantist: Digital UK's postcode checker is now showing 'COM Mux FEC Change' on various muxes at various sites, over the next couple of months. Hovering over ArqB for The Wrekin shows a change from 64QAM 2/3 to 64QAM 3/4.

It's possible that this will be accompanied by an increase in the guard interval, aiming to improve coverage by turning co-channel interference into SFN; I notice that Hannington and Crystal Palace now show all three COM muxes going to 64QAM 3/4 at switchover, and CP COMs are co-channel with Rowridge. The net capacity is likely to be the same, if that's the case.

64QAM 3/4 8K 1/8 has a fraction more capacity - 24.88 Mbps - than 64QAM 2/3 8K 1/32 (24.13 Mbps).

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Briantist
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10:56 PM

Mike Dimmick: Thanks for that I will see if I can find out more.

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Briantist
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10:58 PM

karl: Yes, just cancel your contract, that is all you have to do.

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Briantist
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10:59 PM

freddie: The regional variations you receive are down to the postcode that the viewing card in the receiver was sent to.

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Thursday, 13 October 2011
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NottsUK
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10:16 AM

Briantist: There is an article about the BT Madley International Communications Centre UK, in the latest issue of TELE - Satellite magazine, #1111.

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Briantist
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12:51 PM

NottsUK: I've spent quite a while there, I will have a look at the article.

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