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Sep 192021
 

The post Satellite TV Solar Outage Time Again – October 2021 appeared first on The Sat and TV Guy - UK TV in Spain.

Satellite Solar Outage Time Again – October 2021 It is that time of year again when the Sun / Solar Outage can affect the power of satellite signals your satellite dish is receiving, resulting in a loss of some of the more weaker UK TV channels. This is information for people who may be experiencing [...]

Sep 112021
 

The post Emma Raducanu’s US Open final will be shown live on FREE-TO-AIR appeared first on The Sat and TV Guy - UK TV in Spain.

Emma Raducanu’s US Open final will be shown live on FREE-TO-AIR TV tonight (Saturday 11th September 2021)  after Channel 4 sealed a last-minute deal with Amazon Prime. Amazon Prime will share its live coverage of Emma Raducanu’s US Open final against Leylah Fernandez with Channel 4 on Saturday evening The broadcasters held talks through the [...]

Sep 032021
 

The post CNN no longer on Freesat appeared first on The Sat and TV Guy - UK TV in Spain.

CNN is no longer available on Freesat. Not only has Freesat not had access to the free to air HD version of CNN for the last few months, but today CNN has been removed from Freesat. Although, at the time of writing, CNN is still “free to air” and available on FTA receivers, and even [...]

Aug 312021
 

The post A reminder of the Sky channel changes from the 1st September 2021 appeared first on The Sat and TV Guy - UK TV in Spain.

Below is a easy to use table showing the new Sky channels, and the new Sky channel numbers that will come into effect on the 1st September 2021. Your Sky box will automatically update with the new channels Channel Name New channel number Old channel number (where applicable) Sky Showcase HD 106 Replaces Sky One [...]

Jul 282021
 

The post Sky channel changes from 1st September 2021 – goodbye Sky One appeared first on The Sat and TV Guy - UK TV in Spain.

Sky will be making some changes to their channel portfolio from the 1st September 2021. As part of this rebrand, Sky One will close after some 39 years, and be replaced by Sky Showcase, and also launching Sky Max. The Sky Showcase channel, a linear only (ie not available “on demand”) main event channel that [...]

Jun 102021
 

The post Freesat 4K Box software update June 2021 appeared first on The Sat and TV Guy - UK TV in Spain.

The June 2021 Software Release (5.4.1.p7_ui_1.3.8) is now available and will be automatically installed on Freesat 4K TV Boxes. The updates adds a few new features, and some fixes… but not a fix for the HDR problem, which i understand is more of a hardware issue than a software issue! New features – BBC Connected [...]

May 292021
 

The post Channel Rescan for Ferguson Arvia satellite receivers appeared first on The Sat and TV Guy - UK TV in Spain.

Channel Rescan for Ferguson Arvia satellite receivers A guide to how to scan for channels on a Ferguson Ariva satellite receiver. This is useful for when channels change frequencies, as this box will NOT automatically update to the new frequencies. (This is annoying, as some installers sold these Ferguson Ariva boxes as Freesat boxes, which [...]

May 272021
 

The post BBC Red Button Streams for Summer 2021 appeared first on The Sat and TV Guy - UK TV in Spain.

BBC Red Button Streams for Summer 2021 As usual, the BBC will be launching some extra “Red Button” streams on satellite TV over the summer. These “pop up” channels allow the BBC to show a bit more Sport over the summer months, including multiple Wimbledon courts. The stream have now appeared on satellite for tests [...]

May 272021
 

The post More ITV SD channel frequency changes today appeared first on The Sat and TV Guy - UK TV in Spain.

This mornings ITV frequency changes to ITVBe and ITV2 (from 10.758 V to 10.906 V ) and CITV (from 10.758 V moved to 10.891 H) Sky and Freesat boxes will automatically update to the new frequencies. Users of other satellite receivers will have to rescan to pick up the channels on their new frequencies.

May 262021
 

The post GB News start date appeared first on The Sat and TV Guy - UK TV in Spain.

GB News will launch at 8pm on Sunday 13 June with a special programme entitled “Welcome to GB News”. The channel has already started broadcasting test content on Freeview and YouView Channels 236 and Freesat channel 216. GB News has also unveiled details of its programming and schedule, including its breakfast show line-up. Andrew Neil, [...]