Freeview reception

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boo
Wednesday 29 September 2010 1.37pm
Does anyone have any trouble watching freeview channels on tv? it's been poorly lately, with either blank screen or a lot of skipping.

Wondering if the weather/wind has anything to do with it?
Wednesday 29 September 2010 5.18pm
Mine has been rubbish lately (Just off Tower Bridge Road)but I've just moved my room about and just thought it was to do with the tv and furniture being in a different place.
boo
Friday 1 October 2010 1.56pm
I've tried moving tv to different locations but that didn't make a significant difference. The reception is still very bad and sometimes, even a black screen.

Does anyone else have a similar problem?

I guess Freeview is free, so can't expect much.
Friday 1 October 2010 2.03pm
Is your aerial an indoor or outdoor? You may need a booster to get a reception.
Friday 1 October 2010 3.22pm
Have you tried doing a first time installation. Sometimes resetting everything retunes the box.
Friday 1 October 2010 11.45pm
Have you tried turning it off and on again?


Seriously, though, it works for me when my freeview is acting up.
Saturday 2 October 2010 12.29am
We di as AP sugested , we have indoor arial
( blackfriars rd)
then did new install as Phoney suggests, moved the arials around a bit, now we have more channels than before.

note this is for the bedroom , not the pub!!!


works fine now except for when mrs BP , turns on the hairdryer curling things, they play havoc with reception.

good luck
Saturday 2 October 2010 6.01am
Thanks for all these tips. My Freeview is allover the place, either says No Signal or coughs and splutters or I get sound only...will pull everything out and start again and see what happens...
Saturday 2 October 2010 7.15am
Hi Jackie

If your approach does not work - I can recommend one of these.

I bought one 4 years ago and never had any trouble since.
Saturday 2 October 2010 8.13am
Am in Derbyshire at moment, can't get my favourite channel (yesterday) on daughters freeview, keeps coming up no signal. will get her to try above ideas, meantime I will have to wait for my daily dose of the onedin line!
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