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From Wikipedia: The channel is available on cable, IPTV, Freeview and some satellite platforms. The channel took the name Dave in October 2007, but it had been on air under various identities and formats since October 1998. The channel was promoted as being an edgier alternative to UK Gold like that channel, the output was mainly comedy from the BBC with some shows produced inhouse. - link icon read more about Dave on wikipedia (summary by Clipped).

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Friday, 25 July 2014
Dave Lindsay
6:26 PM

richard alford: The first thing to check is that your receiver (TV and/or box) is tuned to the transmitter to which your aerial faces. The most likely possibility is that it is tuned correctly for BBC and not for others.

Bring up the signal strength screen on the following and observe the tuned UHF channel:

BBC One | Salisbury=C57 | Rowridge=C24
ITV | Salisbury=C60 | Rowridge=C27
channels/channel/BBC1HD">BBC One HD | Salisbury=C53 | Rowridge=C21
ITV3 | Salisbury=C50 | Rowridge=C25
Pick | Salisbury=C59 | Rowridge=C22
4Music | Salisbury=C55 | Rowridge=C28

If it turns out that some are tuned to the wrong transmitter then you should be able to correct this by either running the scan through with the aerial unplugged (so as to blank what's stored) and then manually tuning the required channels, or; run the automatic tuning scan through with the aerial unplugged for the part of the scan which the unwanted transmitter broadcasts [you will note that Rowridge's channels are low (in the 20s) and Salibury's are high (50s and 60)].

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Dave Lindsay's 5,505 posts Platinum Platinum GB
Tuesday, 16 September 2014
mark manwaring-white
9:29 PM

Hi, as a regular viewer, I have noticed that both Dave and channels/channel/MVS4MN">movies4men have very highly compressed sound... This gives very annoying artifacts on the treble part of the sound... Almost up watchable....
Why is it so bad when most other channels are fine...
Surely this has been heard by your technicians ?please help!!

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mark manwaring-white's 1 post GB
Kev Hogan
9:51 PM

Why is the Dave reception so bad in Norfolk? I live near Watton but have IP25 post code not an NR post code.

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Kev Hogan's 1 post GB
9:58 PM

mark manwaring-white: Frankly, the audio is the least of their problems! They seem to show straight-to-video films from 20 years ago, with the picture quality of a knockoff video tape. In fact it wouldn't surprise me if they were just going through someones old video collection.

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MikeB's 1,314 posts Gold Gold GB
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