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Can I use my ex-contract sky digital satellite receiver to get Freeview channels?


Can I use my ex-contract sky digital satellite receiver to get

You can get the following Freeview channels on with an ex-contract digital satellite receiver (once it is connected). Items marked with a star require either a Freesat from Sky (fSfS) card, or a expired Sky subscription card to view.



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Saturday 12 July 2014 10:36AM

James Would your neighbour complain of signal loss if untrue? Have a look at the dishes and remember that they are offset. The true elevation of the satellites is probably 25°-30°. If your dish or part of it is in line with your neighbours LNB arm and near to 25°-30° above their dish then it could be true.

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Andrew Purcell
Wednesday 30 July 2014 9:19AM

This is brilliant, I. Have been trying to establish for some time the programmes I will be able to receive after cancelling my sky contributions, excellent

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