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Better Freeview reception after switchover

Existing Freeview signals will increase in power after the analogue signals shutdown

Existing Freeview signals will increase in power after the anal
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The plans for digital switchover will allow the existing Freeview signals to be replaced with higher-power signals. These will be at the old analogue signal strength, less around 10dB, which means about one tenth of the power.

The improvement in signal strength for the existing Freeview transmissions is impressive. Given that concerns over poor Freeview receptions are one of your most common issues.

The higher the figure given for the predicted improvement to Freeview signals, the better.

To 62.5kW

Sutton Coldfield +8.9dB, Sandy Heath +5.3dB, Crystal Palace +4.9dB

To 54kW

Emley Moor +8.2dB

To 31kW

Divis +10.9dB, Caradon Hill +9.1dB, Caldbeck +8.7dB, Bilsdale +7.3dB, Wenvoe +7.2dB, Belmont +6.3dB, Oxford +5.9dB, Winter Hill +5.3dB, Mendip +5.3dB, Pontop Pike +5dB, Durris +4.9dB, Rowridge +2.3dB, Black Hill +1.9dB

To 16kW

Stockland Hill +7.9dB, Waltham +5.4dB, Sudbury +4.9dB, Tacolneston +3.6dB, Hannington +1.9dB

To 6kW

Moel-Y-Parc +11.7dB, Brougher Mountain +10.9dB, Limavady +8.9dB, Eitshal (Lewis) +8.9dB, Presely +8.7dB, The Wrekin +7.9dB, Llanddona +7.9dB, Knock More +7.9dB, Keelylang Hill +7.9dB, Dover +7.9dB, Beacon Hill +7.9dB, Heathfield +7.1dB, Midhurst +6.9dB, Rumster Forest +6.7dB, Blaen-Plwyf +5.7dB, Redruth +5.2dB, Ridge Hill +4.9dB, Darvel +4.9dB, Craigkelly +4.9dB, Carmel +4.9dB, Huntshaw Cross +2.3dB, Chatton +1.7dB

To 1kW

Torosay +10dB

To 625W

Fenton +10.9dB, Keighley +8.3dB, Tunbridge Wells +7.9dB, Guildford +7.9dB, Brierley Hill +7dB, Lancaster +5.3dB, Rosneath +4.9dB, Hemel Hempsted +4.9dB, Brighton (Whitehawk Hill) +2.3dB, Kilvey Hill +2.1dB

To 213W

Sheffield +7.9dB

To 215W

Fenham +7.9dB, Saddleworth +5.4dB, Chesterfield +5.4dB, Nottingham +5.2dB

To 63W

Kings Weston Hill +1.4dB

To 31W

Ilchester Crescent +1.9dB

To 16W

Idle +4.9dB (Figures corrected 8-Mar-06)

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Wednesday, 4 April 2012
7:01 PM

Have just bought Meos DVD/FREEVIEW for car (grandkids really) when analogue goes off will the signal boost help reception of CBeebies (especially on the move)?

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Thursday, 5 April 2012

5:09 PM

bpoley: There has been no analogue signal for quite some time now in your area.

Freeview is not designed for mobile reception.

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