Damien Service
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Problem with UHF signal

Started this discussion. Last reply by AudyIltis Jan 31. 3 Replies

I have an 8 year old Panasonic Freeview recorder (DMR-XW380) and for some time the UHF signal has been pretty bad with massive picture break up.So when the aerial came down earlier this year the old…Continue

 

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AudyIltis replied to Damien Service's discussion Problem with UHF signal
"Hi...as per my knowledge at almost 40 miles from the transmiters, you need a fringe antenna and preamplifier. After the analog shutoff, WLUK-DT will go back to channel 11, so you will need an antenna that will pick up VHF-high-band as well as…"
Jan 31
Bart replied to Damien Service's discussion Problem with UHF signal
"Hey Damien, sorry for a bit of a late reply... I was thinking the same as Biggles, but then I read it again and you said you plugged the cable straight into your new Smart TV and it was all ok. I assume no more splitter then? If I assume the…"
Jan 3
Biggles replied to Damien Service's discussion Problem with UHF signal
"It's unlikely to be the Panasonic or STB. Normally they either work or they don't. The problem is almost certain to be associated with the antenna and cabling. And if the splitter is that old then it's most likely to be the wrong type…"
Dec 12, 2018
Damien Service posted a discussion

Problem with UHF signal

I have an 8 year old Panasonic Freeview recorder (DMR-XW380) and for some time the UHF signal has been pretty bad with massive picture break up.So when the aerial came down earlier this year the old man replaced it with a newer one and it was okay (not perfect) for my dad who was running a Dish TV T1020 receiver in his bedroom off a splitter which we were both connected to.There was still, on his machine, moments where the picture would freeze and so forth and on mine I couldn't do much with it…See More
Dec 11, 2018

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How do you receive Freeview?
via UHF aerial
Please select all the viewing option(s) you can access:
Freeview Live TV (broadcast TV), Freeview On Demand, Freeview Record
Thinking about your TV set-up at home, please select whether you have a TV, a Set Top Box or a Recorder.
Recorder (PVR), Smart TV (with Freeview built-in)
Can you type the make model of your devices. The product model is usually on the device itself or any packaging.
Panasonic DMR-XW380
Sony Smart TV KDL-32W600D

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