Some new channels are available and some existing channels have been changed by the broadcaster , how do I tune them in ?
From time to time broadcasters add new channels or change their transmission parameters so occasionally you need to update your receiver by doing a transponder (TP) scan. Further instructions down the page.
Bloomberg UK HD 11686 V 23000
CITV 10891 H 22000
Talk TV 11426 V 29500
W and W+1 12129 V 27500
4 Music 10936 V 22000
BBC Three HD (after 7PM) 10847 V 23000
Talking Pictures 11582 H 22000
CNBC HD 12168 V 27500
ITV 4 10.891 H 22000
ITV 2 10906 V 22000
ITV 4+1 10906 V 22000
ITV 3 10891 H 22000
Sporty Stuff TV 11538 V 22000
Now 70's 11582 H 22000
PBS America 11344 V 27000
France 24 11686 V 23000
Now 80's 11082 H 22000
Dave, Dave Ja Vu and Yesterday+1 12129 V 27500
ITV HD 11053 H 22000
CNBC 12285 V 27500
CNN HD 11671 H 2300
Sky Arts 12070 H 27500
Sky News 12070 H 27500
Pick TV 11914 H 27500 Pick TV +1 12070 H 27500
Smithsonian HD 11509 V 23000
Aljazeera English 11082 H 22000
Sony Movies Action 11306 V 27500
Paramount Network 10.964 H 22000
Really Ireland 11344 H 27500
Home 11344 H 27500
S4C 11426 V 29500 (changed from 27500 Edit the exitsing transpoder to 29500)
Quest UK 11426 V 29500 (changed from 27500 Edit the exitsing transpoder to 29500)
France 24 English 11426 V 29500 (changed from 27500 Edit the exitsing transpoder to 29500)
Freesports HD 11426 V 29500 (changed from 27500 Edit the exitsing transpoder to 29500)
Amiko Mini combo receiver
On the Amiko Mini Combo box press menu then arrow right and select "Installation" on the next page select "satellite installation" .
Satellite should already show as "Astra 2". Arrow down to TP Index then press Ok and select the frequency you wish to scan using the information above. Press the green button for "TP Scan" . Set "Scan Mode" to Free.
Arrow down to "Ok to Search" and prees OK.
The newly scanned channels will appear at the end of the channel list and you can now edit them into any position you like by pressing "Menu", "Service" and "Organizing Service" on the Amiko remote.
Ariva Combo receivers
On the Ariva combo receivers you can add any new transponders by pressing Menu, then move left or right using the arrows beside the OK button until you select "TP list" then press OK.
Press the green button to "Add" and enter the frequency, symbol rate, and polarity as per the details for the channel you want above. For example Movies for men has a frequency of 11344 with polarity H and symbol rate of 27500. You may see a message saying "TP already exists" in which case you can just select yes to go to the existing transponder.
Press the blue button to search. A new menu should appear, set FTA only to "Yes" to avoid tuning in pay TV channels. Leave network search at no. Press ok and you should see the channels appearing and then "Search End". Press ok and these channels should now appear at the end of you channel list or alphabetically if you have your channel list set that way.
You can then use the edit function by selecting Tv Channel list under "Edit Channel" in the menu to delete the original channel and replace it with the new channel you have just tuned in.