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Topic # 30559 12-Feb-2009 18:53
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i have a topfield reciever for my freeview, i can get most of the channels but i can't get ctv8 chinese channel. why is this?

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  Reply # 195588 12-Feb-2009 18:54
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WHat channels do you get?

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  Reply # 195593 12-Feb-2009 19:50
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isn't that only on dvb-t?

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  Reply # 195702 13-Feb-2009 14:18
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i can get 1,2,3,c4,maroi channel, te reo, tvnz 6, tvnz7, paliament, tvnz sport so its most of them but i've tried searching again and ctv8 never apears, am i tuning the wrong specs? not sure what im doing wrong.
thanks for all help.

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  Reply # 195704 13-Feb-2009 14:21
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what is dvb-t?

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  Reply # 195705 13-Feb-2009 14:38
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IT's only for FreeView|HD (DVB-T - terrestial) not DVB-S satelite.

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  Reply # 195706 13-Feb-2009 14:44
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dvb-t is terrestrial freeview via UHF. I'm gussing you're using a satellite receiver that does not receive ctv8 on freeview.

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  Reply # 195746 13-Feb-2009 20:13
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yeah i use the sky dish for my free view.
so if i dont get freeview HD then i cant get ctv8, is that right?

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  Reply # 195751 13-Feb-2009 20:48
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Yeah, no CTV8 from satellite receiver, at leat what I heard.

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  Reply # 195797 14-Feb-2009 10:37
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sweetmate: so if i dont get freeview HD then i cant get ctv8, is that right?
Correct - Chinese TV 8 is only on Freeview|HD.

You can get details of which channels are on Freeview|HD Terrestrial and on Freeview Satellite from the official Freeview website

The main differences are Stratos, Cue TV and Te Reo Maori are only available on satellite, Chinese TV 8 is only available on terrestrial. tvCentral is also only available on terrestrial but only in the Waikato / Bay of Plenty.

TV One, TV2, TV3, C4, Maori TV, TVNZ 6, TVNZ 7, TVNZ Sport Extra and Parliament TV are carried on both satellite and terrestrial.

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