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Freesat problems


Standard Member
I've noticed recently that during the early morning a number of channels (TV & radio) go awol on my Foxsat HDR Freesat box.

Both signal strength meters are at 95% - 100%.

For example, at the moment all the BBC radio stations (and others) and BBC News & BBC Parliament are both showing 'no or bad signal' message. Other radio stations (ie. Absolute) and most other TV channels are playing normally.

Later in the day the channels seem to come back into life.

I've done a retune but the problem is still there. Any ideas what could cause this?
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Distinguished Member
What other equipment do you have?
Do you have a standard non-shared dish?
Where do you live (i.e. not in central UK)?


Standard Member
I've my own 1 metre dish, twin lnb and live in Geneva, Switzerland.

This has, weirdly, only started in the past couple of weeks.

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