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Topic # 31433 17-Mar-2009 17:05
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I've just moved into an apartment in Auckland city from a big house where I put up my own UHF aerial.  I was pleased to see that when I scanned the waves with MediaPortal in my new apartment, DVB-T signals popped up!

The only problem I have now, is that when trying to watch TV2, there's no picture and after a few seconds the message "Unable to start timeshifting.  No Signal" pops up.  The strange thing is every other TVNZ channel and Freeview channel works.

What could be going on here?

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  Reply # 201716 17-Mar-2009 19:41
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If you have a single DVB-T tuner it can only one mux, TVNZ, Mediaworks or Kordia.  Normally when you get that message the tuner is already recording or timeslipping a different mux.  I have found that my hauppauge cards occasionally lock up and I need to reboot to get it all working again.
Not sure if this covers your situation or not.  Seems strange that only one TVNZ channel won't work.
An MP expert like mcraenz may be able to shed some light.
You may have more joy posting on the MP forum as well.

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  Reply # 201777 17-Mar-2009 22:42
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I've got a dual DVB-T tuner card and it's strange, because I receive all the other channels on the TVNZ mux.  I definitely got TV2 when I was living out in the suburbs.

The frequencies on which I am getting the three different muxes are:


I'm not sure which transmission site the aerial is pointed at, but I would think that if I'm getting the TVNZ mux at all, I should be getting TV2.

I've also tried getting TV2 on two clients... the server itself and an HTPC in the lounge.  Neither are getting a signal.

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