apparently i cant receive freview in my area :(

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  1. The Sheriff

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    ive just been looking at getting a freview soon and whilst on the net looking i came across one add saying "go to freeview.co.uk to check if you can receive freeview in your area".

    So off i went to the website, typed in my postal address and i cant receive it. Why is this?? i tried some postcodes of the surrounding roads (within 500metres of my house) and they can all seel to get it. My girlfriend lives about 500metres away too and in their house its fine, why is it then that i wont be able to get it.

    this has peed me off now as ill have to stick to normal tv when i get my 50" screen. Thats just gonna be a joke.
     
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    Don't worry about it, i had the same problem with Freeview website telling me i could not have freeview but a friend of mine who lives about 200 metres away could. I borrowed his box and it worked fine and so bought the Sony box (£78 on Amazon) and get perfect picture without a need for an aerial upgrade. My advice is to borrow a box first and see how it looks.

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    Realslimcooie.
     
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    tried that site, again it said no to freeview. Only provider is via a dish, i.e sky TV :(
     
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    Why not buy a Freeview STB from Argos and take it back if you can't get a reception?
     
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    It says I cant get it but I do, the only STB (per se) is my DVB card in my PC but it does not receive ITV too well from Oxford. Other then that all receiving loud and clear!

    Try it.

    Tone
     
  7. IndianaBlues

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    Hmmmm...they've changed their site! Apparently I can no longer receive freeview either...ironic considering that after re-scanning last night I can now receive more channels than ever before!!! :clap: Can't you borrow your girlfriend's box for ten minutes, you shouldn't need to retune it....
     
  8. Mep

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    I bought a cheapo FV box for the kitchen yesterday, even though the freeview site said no coverage. We get everything!
     
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    Those postcode checkers are sponsored by Sky I reckon!
     
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    :D I think you must be right
     

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