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YorkshireJumbo
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5Select disappeared?

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I finally managed to get someone out to fix our aerial problems. There were several so it was certainly non-trivial (and non-cheap!) It meant I was able to get every channel I was expecting, including all the channels associated with Channel 5.

Then I found I was getting no EPG data for 5Select. I spent ages trying to remember what files I needed to investigate to see why it wasn't scanning. And when I did find them, they all looked fine. I tried a rescan using TM and it disappeared all together, although I could still see it on my YouView box. I guess it must have moved to one of the HD MUXes so the Toppy can no longer see it. Do we know if any other channels will be disappearing?
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Re: 5Select disappeared?

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As you guessed, 5Select has moved to HD https://www.freeview.co.uk/help/service ... 65-closure

I've no idea when channels are changing - I just change the Freeview.dat files when my TV tells me that the channel line up has changed.
I believe there is at least one web sites that informs about impending changes but I can't remember what it is.

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Re: 5Select disappeared?

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Re: 5Select disappeared?

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It's been on an HD mux for over a year up here (Craigkelly) :(
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Re: 5Select disappeared?

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According to the Digital Spy thread I mentioned above, 5Select moved from COM4 to PSB3 (BBC-B) on 1 July 2021.
As I don't watch it, I cannot confirm that.

See also
https://faqs.channel5.com/hc/en-us/arti ... w-1st-July
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Re: 5Select disappeared?

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It can depend on the transmitter, there's usually quite a few differences between up here and south of the border. I'd imagine there's regional differences as well :)
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Re: 5Select disappeared?

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I must admit that I seldom (?never) watched it, so the only way I realised was when the MS EPG display disappeared for it as I did my regular look through the EPG for interesting programmes.
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