[linux-dvb] uk dvb-t woes

matthew streeter mas051 at ic24.net
Sat Sep 16 03:04:16 CEST 2006


Where in the UK have you moved to?
You will need to find out which transmitter you are trying to receive.
If I remember correctly the BBC website can provide the info from your post 
code. Then you need the new information on the frequencies and other 


On Thursday 14 September 2006 12:43, Torgeir Veimo wrote:
> I've just moved house and most of my channels in my VDR setup for
> freeview/dvb-t in the uk stopped working. Channels on the transponder
> for Sky 3, Sky News, Sky sports News etc are working.
> Strangely, they didn't work on my old Nokia 9850T stb either, but
> retuning that box got all channels back. I'm not so lucky with my VDR
> setup. I've tried w_scan (it finds signal on frequencies 506000,
> 530000, 538000 and 562000 in the pre-scan, but when it tries to tune
> to these frequencies, it says no signal). scan dvb-t/uk-CrystalPalace
> also gives tuning failed.
> Any clues to what might be the problem? The only change from my
> previous location is the signal, in the old flat I had a roof antenna
> I put up myself, at this location I have a TV signal provided by a
> wall socket. I am wondering what might be different here, as my STB
> is able to receive all previously received freeview channels after a
> retune.

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