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Since Saturday afternoon 11th October 2014, there has been no signal on C45., so no BBC programmes.
C39 is normal signal strength.
My aerial is on the roof.
I have tried all the usual remedies: retuning, clearing the channel list, factory reset, but nothing changes.
Doing a manual retune on C45 shows no signal on the signal strength bar and no quality.
There is only one TV plugged into the downlead and there is no signal booster either.
I have tried several different brands of TV and none of them can find anything on C45.
Yes, the website says that the transmitter is not faulty.
However, this same problem occurred several years ago, and when the transmitter engineer attended, he found that there was a fault on the transmitter although the website was reporting no faults. He emailed me to express his surprise.
Could that have happened again?

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Hello again,

I located the fault. A mouse had partially chewed through the coax where it passes under the floorboards. When I renewed the coax the full service from the Darwen transmitted was received.

I have also set a trap under the floorboards, baited with a peanut......

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Roof aerial.

I live in Ewood, Blackburn, and as of today, 6th October 2015, there is a fault with the BBC text from the Darwen transmitter. The audio and video are OK.
I have done a full reset of the Sony set top box with retuning, and nothing has improved.
The usual menus can be selected, but if you then select any item from a menu, the set hangs, displaying "loading" and the page number. The set has to be switched off and on to recover.

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