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Master Geek


#58126 8-Mar-2010 23:06
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Hi Guys,
Just wondering if anyone else is/was having reception problems in Dunedin tonight.
Both my Samsung TV (freeview built in) & my Vantage settop box kept losing reception between 9.30pm & 10.30pm. Not sure if it is still happening as I turned of the tv then.
Just wondering if I need to check the aerial and cabling tomorrow or it was a transmission problem.

Cheers John

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Ultimate Geek


  #305563 8-Mar-2010 23:21
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Same here just now, but in Chch. And this morning also. Completely dropped out.

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Ultimate Geek


  #305576 9-Mar-2010 00:03
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phew.... glad others are having the same problem. been driving me crazy since about 9:30pm, turned off the tv about an hour ago as i was so frustrated with it. i'm in waikuku, nth canterbury.

 
 
 
 


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Master Geek


  #305597 9-Mar-2010 07:47
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On Sun morning in Palmerston North I had the same issue, the digital reception just disapeared completely, but I could still receive analogue signal though. Come on Freeview own up to the outage!

I checked it again after about 2hr and it was working again, bizzare!

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Ultimate Geek


  #305610 9-Mar-2010 09:10
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was still playing up this morning, so much so that i switched over to analogue reception. very frustrating!!!!!
does anyone know if freeview are doing maintenance or something???

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Ultimate Geek


  #305620 9-Mar-2010 10:11
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Same here.

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Ultimate Geek


  #305653 9-Mar-2010 12:12
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just got this from freeview:
We are currently experiencing some transmission issues in the
Christchurch and Dunedin areas. We do apologise for the inconvenience
and we are working with Kordia to get these fixed as soon as possible so
that you can receive crystal clear television again.
Thanks for your enquiry,

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Master Geek


  #305655 9-Mar-2010 12:15
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No mention of Palmerston North in that reply, lets hope it was just an isolated case.

 
 
 
 


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Ultimate Geek


  #305664 9-Mar-2010 12:34
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Nice to Know that I have not been going crazy and that it is not my issue!! I have been experienceing dropout issues over the past few days including one stage where I had full signal and quality and no picture or sound!!





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Ultimate Geek


  #305670 9-Mar-2010 12:59
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thefatmould:  including one stage where I had full signal and quality and no picture or sound!!


same here. was doing my head in trying to work out what was wrong.

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Uber Geek


  #305704 9-Mar-2010 15:53
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I noticed there was no A/V signal on a few channels at one point last night.
Some of my mates definitely noticed significant outages.
All in Dunedin.

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Master Geek


  #305816 9-Mar-2010 23:57
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Good to to know it wasn't my setup after all & it was a transmission issue.

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Uber Geek


  #305909 10-Mar-2010 12:11
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Still seems to be sync issues as well

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