[mythtv-users] Odd Freeview problem on BBC channels

John Pilkington johnpilk222 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 30 11:08:23 UTC 2022

On 30/01/2022 10:57, Mike Perkins wrote:
> On 29/01/2022 22:49, John Pilkington wrote:
>> On 29/01/2022 21:38, Mike Perkins wrote:
>>> Having spent part of the evening catching up with recent viewing, I 
>>> chose a BBC program recorded yesterday, Friday 28th. Unfortunately, 
>>> the program was spoilt by a black box stating (roughly):
>>> "Some channels have been moved or added on the 26th January. Please 
>>> retune if necessary. Press yellow to remove this message."
>>> Now of course I can't press yellow to remove this message! I don't 
>>> have this key programmed into my remote and myth wouldn't know what 
>>> to do if I did.
>>> Points to note here:
>>> This only seems to have affected BBC recordings. Shows on other 
>>> channels are fine.
>>> My recording route is via two HDHR duos, so it isn't a function of 
>>> any set-top-box.
>>> I haven't seen this message on my TV - which connects via a Youview 
>>> STB - at all.
>>> I'm assuming that this notice might be on some kind of subtitle 
>>> channel. Is it possible to get rid of it, either via a menu option or 
>>> by post-processing? If not, then I'll have to consider all BBC 
>>> recordings to be toast until it goes away, since the box covers the 
>>> bottom one-third of the screen.
>> I'm afraid this will give yet more 'opt out' popups, but it does seem 
>> informative.
>> https://rxtvinfo.com/2022/freeview-channel-reshuffle-retune-time-for-all-viewers 
> Wonderful. Retuning is one of my most favourite jobs! Not.

I know you have multi-transmitter problems, but things have got better.
> I may put up with this for a short while since I have an upgrade 
> (software) planned. At that point I'll install a new OS, move to v31 and 
> restore the database before doing a complete rescan.
> In the meantime, how do I get rid of that message box on existing 
> recordings?
Have you looked at 'interactive tv' in the frontend video OSD settings?

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