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    I read somewhere that if you take an English free to air digibox to Spain and plug it in it will tune in to Spanish digital signal.Anybody tried it?

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    If you take an English “FREEVIEW” box to spain it will pick up the free Spanish digital channels through your tv aerial.
    Providing of course that you can receive a good enough signal.
    Where I am the terrestrial signal is poor and I even had to fit a amplifier to my aerial to receive the main Spanish analog channels TVE, A3 & Tele cinco etc.
    But when I tried with a free view box, these channels kept breaking up on the digital signal, and other channels such as La sexta would not open at all.

    However if you mean using a free to view “sky” digi box” These really are only any use for Sky due to the very restricted symbol rates embeded in them.

    You would be better off buying a cheap free to air satellite receiver (not sky) pointing a dish at either 19.2 east or 30 west and you will get loads of free Spanish channels.

    regards
    jez

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