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happyg01
15-03-2010, 09:41 PM
recently i cancelled my sky (too expensive) now i have crap reception is there any cheap way to fix this? (is freeview good?) and lastly is there anyway to get some indian channels?
thanxs

Trev
15-03-2010, 09:47 PM
This (http://pressf1.pcworld.co.nz/showthread.php?t=107099&highlight=Freeview) may help. Plenty of threads here on Freeview. Type Freeview in the search option at the top.
:)

apsattv
15-03-2010, 11:01 PM
If you have the dish and wiring all in place from your Sky service, just purchase a Freeview satellite receiver and plug it in.

Although you won't get HD via the satellite.

If you have a UHF antenna and a HD ready tv and live in an area that gets the digital Freeview terrestrial service then you could just buy a terrestrial receiver.

As for Indian channels a 1.8M dish system can get quite a few.

Roscoe
16-03-2010, 08:52 AM
If you check the programmes on Triangle TV you will find some Indian programmes.

pine-o-cleen
16-03-2010, 06:28 PM
If you check the programmes on Triangle TV you will find some Indian programmes.

Note: Triangle isn't available in all areas.

GoodHour
17-03-2010, 05:07 PM
Triangle Stratos is available on Freeview Satellite which is available in all areas.

I'm guessing you're having poor analogue reception. That may be because of your location or a poor quality VHF/UHF aerial setup. Are you using VHF rabbit ears?

Freeview HD terrestrial reception isn't available everywhere. Go to their website at http://www.freeviewnz.tv/ to see whether you're in the zone.

You can get free to air Indian channels via these two satellites
http://www.lyngsat.com/asia3s.html
http://www.lyngsat.com/asia4.html
but they both need large, low angle satellite dishes.

If you buy a satellite receiver, I recommend you get one able to handle MPEG-4 and HD upscaling instead of a Freeview unit.

There is a pay TV service called Vision Asia which if subscribed to will provide Indian stations from this satellite
http://www.lyngsat.com/optusd2.html