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Tacolneston (East Anglia) transmitter Freeview retune

If you receive your full-service Freeview reception from the Tacolneston transmitter, you will need to retune on Wednesday 17th August 2011 to continue to receive all services.

If you receive your full-service Freeview reception from the Ta
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If you live in East Anglia and use Freeview from the Tacolneston transmitter, you will need to perform a retune on Wednesday 17th August 2011.

At around midnight, multiplex B (BBC Four, CBeebies, BBC Parliament, 303, BBC Radio 1, BBC 1Xtra, BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, BBC 6 Music, BBC Radio 4 Extra, BBC Asian Network, and BBC World Service) moves from C58 moves to C66, and Multiplex C (PICK TV, Dave, Really, E4+1, Big Deal, Create and Craft, Price Drop TV, Gems TV 1, PICK TV +1, Daystar TV, Food Network and Sky News) from C61 to C68.

From 6am Wednesday 17 August 2011, you must to a perform a "first time installation" retune (sometimes "Factory Reset" or "Shipping Condition") on your Freeview box or television set

This is NOT the digital switchover for Tacolneston - that starts on Wednesday 9th November 2011 and completes on Wednesday 23rd November 2011.

These changes are required to protect the BBC multiplexes on the Waltham transmitter.

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Tuesday, 23 August 2011

9:12 AM

Christina: DigitalUK's job is to interface with the public, but they are not in charge of planning, that comes down to Ofcom and the private company Arqiva.

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Briantist's 38,844 posts GB
10:59 AM

It appears i now have all my channels back on the Talconeston transmitter.
After 5 Days without them it is great to finally have them back.

In my opinion there must have been a problem with the transmitter that they were not disclosing to the public.

Thanks to everyone on this site who gave me help ^ advice.

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donny's 8 posts GB
1:16 PM

Briantist- I don't suppose for one moment that they have any hand in planning, but to do their job they need to KNOW the plans, and so really should have been set up with good routes of good information with the people doing the real work on the transmitters. It really is not terribly useful if WE have to tell THEM what is happening- don't you think?

donny- I'm living in hopes now you have your channels back! Zilch here so far, though.

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Christina's 4 posts GB

3:53 PM

Christina: Are you saying that Digital UK didn't know about this Tacolneston retune event? It is on their website - Digital UK Retail - Tacolneston retune - 17 August 2011 .

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Briantist's 38,844 posts GB
Wednesday, 24 August 2011
10:16 PM

Just tried removing the RF out from my BTVision box, re-tuned, and hey presto, its back!
Have put the RF out back in too and its still working.
I assume further works at Tacolneston have resolved the issues?!?!
Christina, give it go now....good luck!;-)

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Neil's 3 posts GB
Thursday, 25 August 2011
1:07 AM
Bury St. Edmunds

Y does my freeview stop workin at 00.30am each night? i have re-tuned and its only started happenin since the switch over my postcode iz ip32 6ql.
i dunno who to moan to about this either

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matt's 1 post GB
Wednesday, 31 August 2011
8:37 PM

Since the 17th of August i have lost Mux C and Mux B entirely, tried rescanning and retuning many times, still no Dave, Really etc. I'm on Tacolneston transmitter. Any idea whats going on or how to fix it?!

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Kayleigh's 1 post GB
Tuesday, 6 September 2011
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