Retune sets in Perth for SBS

2013-05-17_1116Digital TVs, set-top boxes and PVRs s in Perth must be retuned today as part of Australia’s switch to digital-only TV (not great timing with Eurovision really!).

All SBS TV services will change frequency on different dates in different cities, due to be completed by the end of 2014.

Further info is available at:

Retune to watch SBS
digitalready.gov.au

Source: The Australian

David Knox blogs Eurovision for SBS.

7 Comments:

  1. Secret Squirrel

    @EvanOnTheGC – the simulcast period finished earlier today. All I got for SBS was “No signal” until I rescanned.

    Also, I noticed that there is now a second transmitter (relay) in Perth that seems to be rebroadcasting all of the digital streams in the UHF band around channels 50-55. So now every LCN is listed twice.

  2. @EvanOnTheGC Perth viewers will need to retune for SBS from today as the one-month simulcast period started on 16 April (just after their analogue shutdown) and ends today.

  3. Thank you so very much for alerting me to this, David. I love the way you know Australia still exists West of Wagga Wagga.
    Your blog continues to go from strength to strength. 🙂

  4. EvanOnTheGC

    There is no need for Perth residents to retune today specifically. SBS will be simulcast for a month on both the old and new channels.

    dbcde.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0010/161011/Channel_change_timetable_for_Web_-_March_2013.pdf for the full timetable

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