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Regional Channels

Discussion in 'Satellite TV, Sky TV & FreeSat' started by forever, Jun 20, 2004.

  1. forever

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    Hi All,
    Anybody know how to fix the wrong regional bbc and itv channels for sky+ ?
    For some reason I am now getting on channel 101 BBC SE rather than London.
    My analogue ariel is still getting the right region.
    Any ideas ???
    Thanks
     
  2. Starburst

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    Both the BBC and ITV and SKY are using a postcode map that isn't 100% accurate and doesn't reflect transmitter coverage especially in fringe areas when people can have a choice of two transmitters.
    When ITV launched on Dsat and the postcode mapping was first used you could ring SKY and it was possible to alter the region allocation however I am not sure if this is still possible especially as the BBC and ITV services are not identical coverage wise.

    According to the BBC the regional map is being updated and errors should be corrected, no time scale is given though.
     
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    I get this with ITV
    I get Grampian TV not Scottish TV
    Dont know about being on the Fringe of broadcast areas i am about 200 miles away from Grampian Region.

    Aparently Sky can change it by alterign your postcode to the relevant area but i dont know what knock on affect this has.
     
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    I just got into the habit of using 944 for BBC1 (London) to avoid the tinpot provincialism of look east. I never realised I might be able to do something about it :blush:.
     
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