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NZTV signal reception is cactus

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Eaton Jun 8. 7 Replies

Maungatapu Tauranga, since 2017 at same time each year (late Autumn) my freeview TVNZ Govt. channels (1 & 2 plus Prime) go bad every night around 5pm for about 2months while all other channels…Continue

 

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James Eaton replied to S Mclean's discussion NZTV signal reception is cactus
"That was easy. I went next door and asked them when they used the phone. I had been adviced to do this by Kordia or whatever they were called back then."
Jun 8
Satellite Networks Motueka replied to S Mclean's discussion NZTV signal reception is cactus
"I would be looking at your signal strength and if your pointing to the right tower.  (Kopukairua) heres a coverage map..  https://freeviewnz.tv/media/1106/kopukairua_standalone_freeview.pdf"
Jun 8
S Mclean replied to S Mclean's discussion NZTV signal reception is cactus
Jun 8
S Mclean replied to S Mclean's discussion NZTV signal reception is cactus
"The reception for the NZTV channels is okay in the am starts then degrading late afternoon by about 5pm it's completely cactus thru to next day and only the June to Sept period. This rules out casual household activities and seems to indicate…"
Jun 8
James Eaton replied to S Mclean's discussion NZTV signal reception is cactus
"Had a problem like many years ago before we went digital. The solution was to stop the people next door from using a phone that was not approved for use in New Zealand. I have no idea if this is the case in your instance. But they would always ring…"
Jun 8
S Mclean replied to S Mclean's discussion NZTV signal reception is cactus
"Josh Area: Maungatapu north facing, Tauranga - 2 microwave towers 1klick so-west of my position Signal receive via UHF aerial TV connected direct to aerial coaxial Items 2 & 3 shouldn't be relative being only NZTV govt. channels…"
Jun 8
Josh @ Freeview replied to S Mclean's discussion NZTV signal reception is cactus
"Can you confirm your area and how you receive Freeview: UHF aerial or a satellite dish? Is it connected direct to your tv or do you use a set top box?  Josh"
Jun 8
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NZTV signal reception is cactus

Maungatapu Tauranga, since 2017 at same time each year (late Autumn) my freeview TVNZ Govt. channels (1 & 2 plus Prime) go bad every night around 5pm for about 2months while all other channels are fine. Antennas good and all coaxial cables and fittings new. The rest of the year reception is perfect regardless of weather conditions or any local electronic transmissions.Issue 1: can't identify the source of signal failureIssue 2: why only Govt. transmission band effectedAnyone who's solved a…See More
Jun 8

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