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I have a Humax rt531B, about 4 years. During August,Freeview suggested retuning, I have lost many stations, gained several new ones, which don't work, either scrambled or unavailable, poor strength.

Retuned many times, but with no joy, I enjoy film 4, and sony movies, now I cannot find them. BBC comes up as BBC south although my aerial is London. Strength of signal is very poor, and screen size changed. Please help.

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Poor signal strength is the bane of any receiver. See if you can improve matters by connecting your antenna to a good antenna amp and connect latter to your humax. Bet it works better. Also position as high as possible and direct it in the direction of most of the stations you want to receive.

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SOURCE: unable to get bbc 1, 2 or news since switchoff on

reset to factory defaults and start again, fixed my problems

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