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I have two problems with my DTR220 freeview digital box. Firstly every night at 11pm it stops working and I have to turn on & off the power to get it back. Secondly, The BBC 1, 2,3 channels (multiplex 1) have a problem. They will be working one minute with signal 100% then after scrolling through all the channels if i go back to the BBC1, 2, 3 it says no signal. My aerial is connected vial a booster to split the signal across the house. & if i switch that on & off it fixes the signal (back to 100%), but if I swap between channels again the signal is lost again. (because the problem happens when I swap channels on the freeview box I don't think it is an aerial problem, even though turning on/off the booster fixes it temporarily) please help

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First I would move the box closer to the booster (amplifier) if its furthest away from it. Do you have another box you can swap out in that location to see if the problem is the signal for some reason? I am not familiar with the boxes but, is it possible at 11 PM they are doing guide updates or possible software updates at that time? I know that here in the U.S. our two satelitte companies do guide and software updates but, those usually occur in the early morning hours of 2 AM. Hopefully that helps.

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