Is Saorview a UHF or VHF?

Is Saorview a UHF or VHF?

To receive SAORVIEW your aerial must point towards one of these sites. Digital transmissions technology is different from traditional analogue technology and is operating in the UHF frequency band only. The traditional analogue service was switched off in both the VHF and UHF frequency bands on October 24th 2012.

What channel is Saorview on?

Sky News is now available on Saorview channel 23, and radio channel UCB Ireland is on channel 211.

Why does my Saorview say no signal?

Unplug the TV and set top box. Wait about 30 seconds and then plug everything back in again. Turn on your TV first, and then the set top box. On rare occasions, a re-scan is required to allow your Saorview set top box or Saorview TV to update itself with either new channels, or a change of channel frequency.

Where should I point my Saorview aerial?

The aerial points towards nearest/strongest SAORVIEW transmitter, so it will usually go onto wall which is facing transmitter. In strong signal areas aerial can be also installed into loft/attic space.

Is Saorview digital or analogue?

digital television
Saorview is the digital television service, owned and managed by RTÉ, which has been charged with implementing this switch from analogue TV to digital as part of a Europe-wide switchover. As the name suggests it is a free-to-air television service.

Is Saorview and Freeview the same?

Saorview is ‘freeview’ in Irish. It is the new free digital terrestrial television service. To receive Saorview you need an aerial and either a Saorview ready TV or a Saorview ready set-top box. With this you will receive your favourite Irish channels and more in digital quality.

What is the frequency for RTE 1 on TV?

RTÉ Radio 1

Broadcast area Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland Worldwide (mainly the United Kingdom on satellite)
Frequency 88.2–90.0 MHz FM 252 kHz LW Saorview: 200 Saorsat: 21 Virgin Media Ireland: 901 Sky: 0160 Virgin Media (UK): 917 Freesat: 750
Format Speech and music

Do I need an outdoor aerial for Saorview?

In order to get a good signal it’s recommend you connect your Saorview equipment to an external aerial on your roof – but just make sure your cabling is good quality. However, depending on your location, you may be able to use an indoor aerial to receive Saorview. If you don’t have an existing aerial, don’t worry.

Can I get Saorview without an aerial?

No. Saorview channels and the Saorview Connect service are only received via your aerial when combined with broadband. Additional satellite channels may be received when you connect the Saorview Connect box to a satellite dish.

Why can’t I get RTÉ on my TV?

If you’re having an issue with playback of RTÉ Player content on your Smart TV, you should first of all confirm that the device is connected to the internet. If you’re able to play content from another service provider then you should check to see if your TV has the latest version of the RTÉ Player app.

Which direction should I point my TV aerial?

When up with the TV antenna, simply point it in the direction of the television transmitter mast. Obviously, this required the TV transmitter mast to be visible, but if not, it is often possible to align the antenna in the same direction as other local antennas.

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