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Dave's had a haircut and shave in recent years as it grows from awkward teenager to fully-fledged commissioner of new and original shows. And it's not just comedy these days but entertainment and even some knock-out live sport. Hit UKTV Original commissions include Taskmaster, Dave Gorman Modern Life is Goodish, Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled and Crackanory, all laden with the biggest names in British comedy.

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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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Dave   19 (90%) 811 157

Regional content: National channel with no regional content or variations. For full details of broadcaster contacts, see the link icon Dave page.

Official site: See the link icon Dave website.

From Wikipedia: The channel is available on cable, IPTV, Freeview and some satellite platforms. The channel took the name Dave in October 2007, but it had been on air under various identities and formats since October 1998. The channel was promoted as being an edgier alternative to UK Gold like that channel, the output was mainly comedy from the BBC with some shows produced inhouse. - link icon read more about Dave on wikipedia (summary by Clipped).

Freeview multiplex: Dave is on multiplex COM5 in england flagEngland scotland flagScotland northernireland flagNorthern Ireland wales flagWales .

Wednesday, 20 February 2019

11:13 AM

tony powell :

You are predicted to get excellent reception from Sandy Heath, which is just 34 km away. There is no reported faults at that transmitter. So please check your aerial system, checking all the cables are undamaged and that all connections are in perfect order. Unplug all coaxial plugs/sockets and then refit. Then check the signal strength shown for all the multiplexes. You should ideally have between 60% and 85% for all channels. If it is stronger then you have too much signal and it shoyld be reduced with an attenuator. If it is too low then you need a stronger aerial, a wideband type or a log-periodic.

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MikeP's 3,056 posts PT
Saturday, 14 September 2019
6:47 AM

No reception on Dave (19) or JaVu(79) at all atm but other channels are fine

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Simon's 1 post GB

7:14 AM


Has your reception returned? Is it just loss of programme or is it loss of signal as well? OK here, what transmitter are you receiving?

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Chris.SE's 2,550 posts GB
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