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Topic # 131101 8-Oct-2013 21:21
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hi recently my sky rf output which is sent via coax to another tv has stoped working im pretty sure it was at the same time as the digital switch over because it was working fine before. i also use the same coax for uhf to feed the freeview which is still working i just cant get sky mirror to work any more does anyone know what this could be?? im thinking it could be to do with the programeing of the rf modulator but not sure thought id see if anyone else has had this problem before i get a tech in.any info would be awesome cheers

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  Reply # 910136 8-Oct-2013 21:26
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Suspect you have switched the TV to use the digital tuner for Freeview, but Sky outputs an analogue RF signal.

You'll need to swap between the analogue and digital tuners on the TV to swap from Sky to Freeview each time.



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  Reply # 910140 8-Oct-2013 21:34
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yea thats right when it was working i would watch sky through an analouge channel then switch to digital for freeview but now i just get freeview and sky seems to have dissappared from the analog channel it used to be tuned to i cant work out why though??

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 910204 9-Oct-2013 06:21
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It's nothing to do with digital switchover.

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  Reply # 910219 9-Oct-2013 08:11
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Maybe check the rf output settings on the decoder. The sky decoder I have loses its settings if it's power is interrupted. I know it shouldn't but I'm not going to call out a technician just for that.




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  Reply # 910267 9-Oct-2013 10:22
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This is what i am thinking how do i check the settings on the decoder?thanks

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  Reply # 913347 10-Oct-2013 22:28
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Hi. Had a similar problem here in Nelson when the digital signal was turned on. The channel that free view was transmitted on was the same as the channel the sky rf was set to. From memory it may have been 35 but not sure about that. We had mysky with an external converter and just changed the channel on the converter and reprogrammed other tvs. If you have a standard sky decoder with rf out built in you need to change it in the settings on the decoder.



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  Reply # 915837 16-Oct-2013 02:24
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Yea had the same problem as you epic changed channel on rf output and is working again!thanks

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  Reply # 915860 16-Oct-2013 07:37
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Only slight problem with your logic is that the current DVB-T transmissions were in existence many months (depends on restack date) or years before analog switchoff.




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  Reply # 916282 16-Oct-2013 19:48
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it was just the rf channel had been changed somehow and required retuneing nothing to do with switchover!

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  Reply # 916288 16-Oct-2013 19:59
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nicknick: it was just the rf channel had been changed somehow and required retuneing nothing to do with switchover!

so you obviously sorted out how to check the decoder settings?




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  Reply # 916292 16-Oct-2013 20:17
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yea it was just the rf modulator channel nothing to do with actual decoder the problem was it needed to be retuned again once the channel had been changed

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