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Below is a list of all the television and radio channels that you can watch in the UK using one of the free services: DAB (for radio), Freeview, Sky No Card - Sky without a viewing card (Freesat from Sky (or fSfS)) and Freesat.. Where a channel can be watched for free, the channel number is listed below. In addition, if you can watch (or listen) immediately online, press the button in the "web" column.

As some channels are exclusive to one service alone, you may need to get receive more than one service to get all the channels you want. The coverage for Freeview differs too - those channels not provided by the public service "Freeview Light" transmitters the current coverage shown thus (54%), taken from Connected Nations Report 2017: Data analysis'

Key: wb_sunny daytime; watch_later nighttime; account_box funded from the TV License; flags show Freeview channel limits.
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BBC One HDaccount_box   101   101

Regional content: BBC nations and regions TV network - 14 English regions plus Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland - for regional news. See BBC nations and regions - overview map - interactive maps. . For full details of broadcaster contacts, see the link icon BBC One HD page.

Official site: See the link icon BBC One HD website.

From Wikipedia: The channel's annual budget for 2011/12 is 1,166.6 million.3 Along with the BBC's other domestic television stations, and many European broadcasters and some in Asia, it is funded principally by the television licence fee, and therefore shows uninterrupted programming with no commercial advertising at any time. It is currently the most watched television channel in the United Kingdom, ahead of its traditional rival for ratings leadership, ITV1. This system used a vertically-scanned image of 30 lines just enough resolution for a close-up of one person, and with a bandwidth low enough to use existing radio transmitters. - link icon read more about BBC One HD on wikipedia (summary by Clipped).

Freeview multiplex: BBC One HD is on multiplex PSB3 in england flagscotland flagnorthernireland flagwales flag.

This channel carries a subtitles service for the deaf, hard of hearing and quiet environments.

Sunday, 21 August 2011
11:16 PM

JB38. Many thanks for your help and advice. I will update my post if anything changes or as you say the problem sorts itself. I bought the TV specifically for the built in HD tuner and it is most annoying that it has not picked up the HD channels! I will probably get onto Panasonice if the problem is not sorted by the end of the month. Thanks again and I will post update.

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Ricci's 6 posts GB flag
Ricci's: mapR's Freeview map terrainR's terrain plot wavesR's frequency data R's Freeview Detailed Coverage
Wednesday, 31 August 2011
4:56 PM

JB38 and anyone else following this thread - Update. Problem solved. Appears that my aerial was pointing at Waltham and not Belmont which is where according to my post code it should be pointed! Waltham went HD today ....Just re-tuned TV and since I am getting all channels including HD channels through my TV's built in DVB-T/T2 I am happy. Quality is amazing. Thanks to JB38 for the useful suggestions and patience!

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Ricci's 6 posts GB flag
Ricci's: mapR's Freeview map terrainR's terrain plot wavesR's frequency data R's Freeview Detailed Coverage
Tuesday, 13 September 2011
Murray Clayton
7:08 PM

I live in the Chesterfield, we have 2 TV's and 2 Freeview recorders (Humax & Panasonic) all are HR ready, however although we receive excellent reception on all channels we cannot get any of the HD channels, have you any advice?

Thank you

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Murray Clayton's 2 posts GB flag
Murray's: mapM's Freeview map terrainM's terrain plot wavesM's frequency data M's Freeview Detailed Coverage
Wednesday, 28 September 2011
9:58 PM

i live in worcester and on the malvern transmitter. i get all channels on my freeview tv except the 4 free hd channels. my tv is hd ready, and i have tried re-tuning several times but don't get anything.

Any pointers?

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davidl's 1 post GB flag
Thursday, 29 September 2011
p batley
9:51 AM

davidl: your tv is hd ready it will not recieve hd programmes you need an hd source to recieve hd programmes i.e a freeview hd box or a hd freesat box i suggest if you decide to bye one get an hd freeview recorder then you can watch one channel while recording another hope this as been of help to you

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p batley's 12 posts GB flag
Sunday, 9 October 2011
Jon Pearne
10:00 AM

I have just bought a Panasonic TX-L42E3B which has Freeview HD built in, but am not getting any HD chanelsbut am getting the normal Freeview chanels but some of these lose signal from time to time. (Today all normal freeview chanels are there with excellent signal quality but still no HD chanels)
Will an aerial booster improve things ?

Jon Pearne

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Jon Pearne's 1 post GB flag
Tuesday, 11 October 2011
6:47 AM

I have just bought a Tecknika TV with built in freeview. I have bought an ariel and can get all channels except BBC1 and BBC2. - Lincoln area. Any ideas?

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Nicola's 1 post GB flag
Thursday, 13 October 2011
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