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Sudden loss of Freeview signal


Standard Member
For the last 3 months I've had a TV, DVD recorder and Virgin Box configured to receive both cable TV and Freeview (the latter of which I watch/record from via the DVD recorder). It has worked perfectly up till now but this week I have lost my Freeview signal. Having checked all my connections, I have tried rescanning the digital channels, and now it's not finding any, so I'm convinced it must be a signal problem. I'm in London W4 - anyone have any ideas as to what might have happened?


Active Member
Does analogue still work?



Active Member
Try a rescan with no aerial in when it's finnished plug the aerial back in rescan again.
If possible try the box on a different aerial such as a freind/neighbour failing that is a case of checking your aerial



Standard Member
Definitely try a re-scan- I had a similar problem - the TV said that no signal was being received and a re-scan did the trick.

Ian C.

Active Member
I lost all channels last night and still off this morning.I have had
the odd occasion were they have disappeared or got mixed up but I
think this could be the tv this time.Went to add channel Dave+1hour:suicide:
located the channel,when I pressed for the next stage the
screen went blank.Now I cant even rescan at the moment as after I
press menu/set up/then when I press digital set up it goes back to a
blank screen.Its a Sony crt and since I had it occasionally for some
reason the speakers turn off and its doing that more often now.Any
chance I can sue Davetv:devil::rotfl:
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