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# 116747 8-May-2013 19:12
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Pretty poor introduction to life after analogue for Nelsonians.  Nightly reception issues are being reported by lots of people.  Nothing on Freeview's network status page, and the link to JDA no longer works.

A consequence of the marginal signal is that on some TVs the banner at the top of the screen that appears when you first select a channel is permanent. 

Any tips on how to stop that would be great.  Pushing the return button works for a while, but at te next signal hiccup the banner is back.


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  # 813967 8-May-2013 20:39

Don't know about the banner problem, but has shown the problem status this afternoon. A link has failed and it's on a backup it says.

don't mess with me.... i'm the hd insider....

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  # 820278 15-May-2013 19:41
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Yep, the one off problem was sorted, but there are still reception issues  every cold night about the time the dew is settling.  Mt Campbell, where the transmitter is must be about 50 km from Nelson, and I wonder if the means the signal is a bit weak by the time it gets here.

That range is also pretty wet and also often when the reception is bad during the day there will be heavy rain on Mt Campbell.

Flaky reception means the banner keeps coming on so if anyone knows how to turn it off ...

(its a sony bravia)



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  # 820843 16-May-2013 22:19
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Does any of this help?

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  # 821556 18-May-2013 12:16
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Thanks for that link.  It seems that my model is older and there is no option to turn the banner off on.


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  # 822808 21-May-2013 10:01
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Mike, try holding the MENU button on the side of the TV (not the remote) down for 15 seconds.


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