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    Simon Says Freeview

    This is a discussion on Simon Says Freeview within the General chat forums, part of the Community channel category; “I have a Freeview tuner built into my TV and can only get 3 channels rain or shine”. -Simon I ...

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      Simon Says Freeview

      “I have a Freeview tuner built into my TV and can only
      get 3 channels rain or shine”. -Simon


      I find this comment, made elsewhere, very interesting.
      I only use Sky. Even if I watch ITV1 or Channel 4.
      That's because the picture and sound quality is so much better.
      Recently I bought a Toshiba HD set.
      It has a built in Freeview box. I get 49 Freeview channels in
      excellent quality but NOT ITV 1 and Channel 4.
      When terrestial TV is switched off will the inability to get some
      channels not be a major problem.
      Especially for those not wanting to pay for Sky or cable?


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      Re: Simon Says Freeview

      McAfee is Crappy. MyCoffee is Frothy,
      roflmao

      Aimed at me?
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      Re: Simon Says Freeview

      Quote Originally Posted by NewsreadeR View Post
      roflmao

      Aimed at me?
      I gave you the credit for the idea elsewhere.
      But I took the picture for the avatar.

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      Re: Simon Says Freeview

      LOL

      I only just spotted it - can I have it?
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      Re: Simon Says Freeview

      Sure. But if you only just spotted it, then it
      cannot be very good.
      Now please stay on topic or else I will have to
      report you to the site founder.

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      Re: Simon Says Freeview

      /slaps my legs

      TY
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      Re: Simon Says Freeview

      Quote Originally Posted by murdock View Post
      When terrestial TV is switched off will the inability to get some channels not be a major problem.
      This site should be of use to you:

      Welcome: Start here | ukfree.tv - get free UK television

      As well as my Sky box I also have a freeview one and I can't get those channels either for reasons that you will find on this site. If you haven't got a wideband digital ariel, it might be worth considering getting one depending on what this site says about the freeview reception in your area.

      BTW - Why do you use the signature function on here as it will save you having to post that everytime.

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      Re: Simon Says Freeview

      Alan, Thanks for the Freeview link.

      Freeview reception - all about aerials | ukfree.tv - get free UK television

      I incorrectly thought the problem was peculiar to my Toshiba.
      The first post by Briantist on the link page is interesting because my
      terrestial aerial has a signal booster - which he advises against.
      Last edited by murdock; 24-02-07 at 01:54 AM. Reason: added link

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      Re: Simon Says Freeview

      Thx for the new avatar have added it.
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      Re: Simon Says Freeview

      Quote Originally Posted by murdock View Post
      “I have a Freeview tuner built into my TV and can only
      get 3 channels rain or shine”. -Simon


      I find this comment, made elsewhere, very interesting.
      I only use Sky. Even if I watch ITV1 or Channel 4.
      That's because the picture and sound quality is so much better.
      Recently I bought a Toshiba HD set.
      It has a built in Freeview box. I get 49 Freeview channels in
      excellent quality but NOT ITV 1 and Channel 4.
      When terrestial TV is switched off will the inability to get some
      channels not be a major problem.
      Especially for those not wanting to pay for Sky or cable?
      Maybe that's why the bbc are now asking the government to let them have their own satellite boxes & dishes here(no doubt without decryption abilities as early freeview boxes had to prolong the bbc tv licence (subscription) confirmed by Greg Dyke after the event )
      Does anyone else remember when Sky first started & the bbc used to take the pee out of satellite tv & claim there was no future in it ? Who's laughing now bbc,what with being classified as a central government deptment & still trying to claim to be independant of the government ,whilse Sky offer to give people things (with no threats if you say no),you offer to kick peoples doors down ,I sure know which "offer" I prefer

     

     

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