Gosh, I’m glad I didn’t drop €1,200 on a new 1.8metre dish – the expected signal reduction did happen, and most of the 1.8m dishes have gone off. From skyinmadrid.com: The lower third of the country has lost all BBC. Dishes of 3 metres are receiving no signal in Costa Del Sol. Most dishes in the Málaga region are 1.2m (1.3m vertically) which will just get the Europe beam used by Sky’s pay channels. However, Continue reading BBC goes pop again – signal reduced even more
We woke up this morning and yes, all the ITV channels had gone. So that’s the BBC channels and ITV all gone. Channel 4 is expected to be next… However, some tinkering by the tame Sat engineer (still trying to lure him back into his cage with a piece of meat after he’d finished) bought them back on a 1.8 metre dish.
So in the early hours of Thursday morning, the BBC switched satellites and stopped sending the BBC across Spain. It takes a lot to get the Brits riled up, but taking away their TV usually does the trick. The good news is that you can still get it here in Almería.