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By providing a full postcode (such as W1A 1AA), national grid reference (for example SE123456) or latitude, longitude pair (like 54, -0.5) this page will provide a map, terrain plot and detailed information of the location showing the UK and RoI television transmitters that it is possible you receive Freeview, Freeview HD, Youview, BT Vision and Saorview from.
 

(Don't know your postcode? Find it at Post Office Postcode finder).

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Click on these links to see how this page looks with these sample postcodes: N77NA, BR87RP, LE80HG, TR113XU, HG14JG, S418AQ, KA215NW, CV81JB, CB97DY, WN48AA.

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These predictions are based upon a rooftop aerial and depend on the suitability of the aerial, the distance to the transmitters, the power of their signals, the postcode area, and local terrain.

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Thursday, 11 July 2019
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Chris.SE
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10:57 PM

Clara Pet:

If you are getting your signals from the Craigkelly transmitter, there is engineering work there this week with "Possible weak signal".

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Chris.SE
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11:48 PM
Chippenham

Stephen Burnell:

If your aerial man was checking for signals with a meter it must have been on UHF Channel 48 where he should have got a signal as the SDN multiplex is on it!
If you put your postcode into http://www.digitaluk.co.uk/coveragechecker/main/index/dummy/NA/yes you should see that you should get the Local Mux on UHF ch.30 as mentioned by MikeP.
That is the postcode you put in your last post rather than the one you have entered for this site which is different (SN15 3XE) and predicted reception isn't quite as good. BUT as MikeP mentions you need a Wideband/Group T aerial - the old C/D group (even the enhanced one) will give much weaker reception on UHF30.

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Friday, 12 July 2019
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Stephen Burnell
12:47 PM

MikeP:

I have a wideband aerial.

If I read the situation correctly the local mux is only transmitted from the alternative low power transmitter at Mendip. Today I do not receive any of the local mux channels, and as my aerial is in the loft I will not have much hope of doing so as Mendip is 43Km away! Thank you Sony.

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D. A. Brown
1:57 PM
Stockton-on-tees

I receive free-view from the Bilsdale transmitter at a distance of 21km here, a roof top Log Periodic Antenna - height of 14 metres connected to the UHF 'IN' of a Humax Fox T2 PVR with a TV connected to UHF 'OUT' of the PVR.

My problem is this:

Every time I put my PVR into standby I loose Multiplexer Com7 & Com8. I have to manually re-tune every time I turn it on. The TVs free-view receiver does not have this problem.

Can any one suggest the cause?
Regards D. A. Brown

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MikeP
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3:51 PM

Stephen Burnell:

You are correct that the transmitters used for the local channels are substantially lower power than the main channels. I used to live on top of a hill near Bremhill and we never got any of the 'local' channels there either.



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Chris.SE
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11:37 PM

Stephen Burnell:

Did you look at the predicted reception for your location for the local mux?

Mendip (Local Mux) L-BSL Date Now 13 Jul 19 Channel 30 Served 83 Marginal 99

Granted that is for an external aerial, maybe it's worth considering moving yours BUT I know some people similar distances away who get the Local mux, one who has a loft aerial but he does have an aerial amplifier/4-way distribution even though he hasn't bothered to get a wideband aerial yet !!!

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Saturday, 13 July 2019
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Chris.SE
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12:00 AM

D. A. Brown:

I'm not personally familiar with the Humax Fox T2 PVR but a "standard fix" that works on most devices is first try clearing existing tuning by unplugging the aerial and doing an automatic scan.
Then plug the aerial back in and do a manual tune of all the UHF channels used by Bilsdale - currently 26, 29, 23, 43, 46, 40, 31 & 37 + 24 for the Local mux. Note a major retune will be required later this year. Put your postcode into http://www.digitaluk.co.uk/coveragechecker/main/index/dummy/NA/yes to get predicted reception at your location.

See also https://myhumax.org/forum/topic/hdr-fox-t2-lost-channels I would expect there to be other information by searching that forum or use your favourite search engine to look around the web.

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Sunday, 14 July 2019
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Richard
7:44 PM
Brighton

Can anyone recommend a competent installers. We used sadly 365 aerials and since then we have more issues than we started with.

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Monday, 15 July 2019
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Chris.SE
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7:46 PM

Richard:

It depends on where you are!! Even then you'll need to find someone who knows. You could try asking neighbours and any one else in your area to see who they've used.

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