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Old 12-04-2010, 03:02 PM
syrel syrel is offline
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Freesat frqs needed


Could someone please post a working freesat frq that includes BBC2 England and BBC4 (or the two lines from it). I have what I think are correct settings, but am getting no signal on that particular frequency.

Many thanks

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Old 12-04-2010, 03:07 PM
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This is my file, and it has those 2 channels in.

Not sure whats happened with the formatting in the file but I'm late for the pub....
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Old 12-04-2010, 03:19 PM
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Thanks very much - will try this out tomorrow.

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Old 12-04-2010, 05:34 PM
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This may prove useful, you can work out other frequencies from it.
2 X HD300, 2 X HD100 & KVM unRAID Host with SageTV Docker using TBS 6285 Quad DVB-T2 & TBS 6984 Quad DVB-S2 Tuners
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Old 12-05-2010, 01:52 AM
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I don't get this at all…

If I do a complete scan, I get a load of channels (600 or so) but some of the most important ones are missing. For example, frequency 10773 (which has BBC 1 and BBC2 England) is missing (though I do get BBC1 west mids and BBC2 Wales on 10788).

I actually only want a couple of channels (this is not my main tuner, using it for HD channels plus a few others), I created a scn file to only scan the frequencies I wanted (which I used from the frq file, plus king of sat/lyngsat for the missing ones). If I do that, my BBC2/4 channels show up in the list, but when I preview them, the signal is 0%).

So I used the frqs doc posted, saved them as a SCN file, and rescanned... all of his channels show up in the list, but still no signal on BBC2/4 and some other channels.

I can't access these channels in ProgDVB either, so it is probably not something that is Sage related, but I don't understand why the DVB-S card would be able to pick up some frequencies and not other (neighbouring) frequencies. Don't think it's a dish alignment issue, as two sky boxes running from the same dish pick up the missing channels okay.

thanks for reading

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Old 12-05-2010, 04:02 AM
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10773 is horizontally polarised and 10788 is vertically polarised. If you look on one of the listings websites you've mentioned you should be able to see if all the channels you can't tune are horizontally polarised?

If so, the problem is your LNB isn't switching polarisation in response to requests from your tuner (or perhaps isn't being sent requests, though this is less likely).

Have a look and see if you can see a pattern.
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