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On 23/8/16 the changes made for the Olympic revert back to how they were before.

On 20/9/16 new channels LCN83 Blaze (24hr) and LCN84 Blaze+1 start on COM4/SDN. Placeholders are there now should you wish to retune beforehand.
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Bizman wrote:On 23/8/16 the changes made for the Olympic revert back to how they were before.
Well almost. The following changes have taken place today. The ones in square brackets do not affect the Toppy:

[Viva+1 moved from LCN 57 to LCN 86 COM7]
[Viva moved from LCN 56 to LCN 57 COM7]
[5USA+1 moved from LCN 54 to LCN 56 COM7]

My5 moved from LCN 55 to LCN 54 COM4

[5Star+1 on LCN 55 COM8]

QVC+1 name changed to QVC Style LCN 36 COM6
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Post by Bizman »

I know you are all looking forward to all those festive films, well LCN74 is the home of True Chrismas on the local mux (make sure your signal strength is good before recording).
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Post by albertd »

Bizman wrote:make sure your signal strength is good before recording)
I would suggest that it might be a good idea to ensure this even for merely viewing via a Toppy as it automatically records while you do this.
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The big Freeview frequency upheaval will be starting in July next year. More info here: http://www.a516digital.com/2016/10/free ... start.html and https://www.ofcom.org.uk/__data/assets/ ... tement.pdf
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Post by mstombs »

They have also started a consultation about another lcn reorganization which will happen next summer

http://www.digitaluk.co.uk/industry/Abo ... sultations

There are some questions in the document, but they expect letters or emails no webform, how 20th century!

No chance of getting rid of those wasteful lcn hoggers +1 channels, or those prominent lcns reserved for Northern Ireland, Wales or Manchester. And of course no separate genre for those shopping channels I always delete!
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mstombs wrote:No chance of getting rid of those wasteful lcn hoggers +1 channels
Some of us find them very useful. I often find I want to record 3 things which cause a clash and a +1 channel becomes the only way to achieve it.
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albertd wrote:I often find I want to record 3 things which cause a clash and a +1 channel becomes the only way to achieve it.
+1 to that too.
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I haven't read the details of the proposed LCN changes yet, but has anyone noticed if it involves any Mux changes for any mainstream channels?
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The primary changes are just LCN numbers and mux frequencies akin to the changes a couple of years back when the news & childrens genres were moved.
The frequency changes are to make way for mobile operators & the genre changes are because the entertainment & childrens genres are full.
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Post by Laser »

I find it amazing that they keep fiddling about with it as if re-tuning is something the average person does on a weekly basis.

Luckily I have a relatively painless time of it thanks to MyStuff recreating timers and TopManager remembering channel deletions, but my parents have to reinstate all their series links and timers every time (Humax). Most people tend not to even know a re-tune is required unless they transmit the nag info.

Although they have a "system", whenever I look at a Freeview channel list it just seems to be a random collection of channel names and genres. Makes me :roll: when they re-arrange things to suit this alleged organisation.

It would be far better if they nominated a fixed date every 6 or 12 months to be "the re-tune date" and all changes are rolled into that.
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A new female orientated channel "Quest Red" launches on March 15th. no idea yet whether it will be receivable on the Toppy.
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TinyPop will be kicked off COM5 on the 15th to make room for Quest Red and will be relegated to the local mux. Quest Red is expected to replace Quest+1 on LCN38, with Quest+1 being moved from 38 to 92.

For non-Toppy users, on the same day LCN90 becomes CBS Action +1, probably on COM8
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Post by gramps »

On the 15th CBS Drama (LCN 71) came back to the Toppy. Its moved from COM7 to COM6 as part of the changes.
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Post by Bizman »

mstombs wrote:They have also started a consultation about another lcn reorganization which will happen next summer

http://www.digitaluk.co.uk/industry/Abo ... sultations

There are some questions in the document, but they expect letters or emails no webform, how 20th century!
The reorganization date has now been set for August 2nd. Expect another big retune event.

More here: http://www.digitaluk.co.uk/__data/asset ... annels.pdf
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