Channel Editor

hooky

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Hi was wondering if anyone could help me please, I've added various non free-sat channels to my channel list using the custom firmware on my Foxsat HDR but every non free-sat channel I switch to shows no or bad signal? On the manuel tune part of Humax box menu my transponder/All is showing 85% strength and 100% quality. Any help would be greatly appreciated thanks.
 

v12mike

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Can you give some examples of the affected channels?

Encrypted channels (e.g. Sky channels) will appear to be bad signals.
 
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hooky

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Thanks for your reply, its every channel that I've added which is roughly half of the available non freesat ones. Could this be a badly aligned dish do you think, only the freesat channels are all ok?
 
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hooky

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Hi, I can't find sky news in the listings for freesat or non freesat channels. Amongst the list of added channels is, Eurosport
Vox
MTV Germany
MTV N HD
Portada
Taquilla
Fox
National Geographic
Belsat
All which say no or bad signal?
 

grahamlthompson

Well-Known Member
Hi, I can't find sky news in the listings for freesat or non freesat channels. Amongst the list of added channels is, Eurosport
Vox
MTV Germany
MTV N HD
Portada
Taquilla
Fox
National Geographic
Belsat
All which say no or bad signal?
None of those are at 28.2/28.5E.

Very confused a manual scan using a Foxsat should find over 500 radio and TV channels including all the ones you have in Freesat mode. Do you have a motorised system or multiple lnbs connected by diseqc switches ?

See
http://en.kingofsat.net/freqs.php?&pos=28.2E&standard=All&ordre=freq&filtre=Clear

Until you tune these using manual tune the channel editor won't find them.
 

v12mike

New Member
I think that you are trying to add channels that only exist on Astra 1 satellites at 19.2 degrees E. Do you have a dish or LNB pointing at that satellite group (all Freesat transmissions are from 28.2E).

I checked some of the channels you list on http://en.kingofsat.net before reaching that conclusion.

So you either need to add another dish or LNB ( and DISECQ switching), or try some channels that actually exist at 28.2E.

Eurosport: no channel of that name on 28.2, Eurosport HD and British Eurosport are but are encyped Sky channels
Vox: no channel of that name on 28.2
MTV Germany: no channel of that name on 28.2
MTV N HD
Portada: no such channel?
Taquilla: not on 28.2
Fox
National Geographic: encrypted
Belsat: not on 28.2e, only on 4.8e and 19.2e (I do receive it OK on 19.2e)
All which say no or bad signal?[/quote]
 
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