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Master Geek

Topic # 58428 11-Mar-2010 19:05
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What's going on with my Freeview? In the last week or two I've noticed that periodically (usually early evening) the TV picture breaks up to the point that it's unwatchable - but only certain channels are affected - notably TV1, TV2, Maori, TV6, TV7, all showing between 70% and 70% signal strength, the remainder being fine. This period of unwatchability lasts half an hour or so, then just comes right.

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 306396 11-Mar-2010 21:18
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I am also having a similar issue with freeview HD in Christchurch in the last week.

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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 306425 11-Mar-2010 22:43
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The problem appears rampant, with no reliable method of finding outage information nor ability to report outages.

Can't help but wonder what a PVR would do when trying to record a broadcast with no signal? 

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 306434 11-Mar-2010 23:28
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the original poster is commenting on the satellite signal - not the terrestrial HD signal. IF there were problems in CHCH on teh sat signal there would be problems in the whole country.
For what it's worth - I am in CHCH also and have been watching freeview sat feed last few nights and have noticed no problems.
Sounds like a dish that needs adjusting.

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Uber Geek
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  Reply # 306523 12-Mar-2010 10:50
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luni-solar conjunction time ? ?

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